Courtesy Whitworth athletics
SPOKANE, Wash. –For the first time ever, Whitworth will host an NCAA Division III men's basketball tournament round of 16 game. The 6th-ranked Pirates will take on the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Crusaders on Saturday night at 7:00 pm in the Whitworth Fieldhouse. The game will be heard in the Spokane area on KSBN 1230 am and online at KSBN.net.
Whitworth comes into the game 26-3 following an 86-67 win over Emory in the tournament's second round. UMHB is 24-5 after rolling past Concordia (Texas) 117-92 in the second round. It is the second time in three games that Whitworth will face a rematch from the regular season in the NCAA Division III tournament.