The Whitworth Pirate men's basketball team will face Redlands in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament. The game will be played Saturday at the Whitworth Fieldhouse, with a 7pm tip off.
This is the 7th straight tournament appearance for the Pirates who finished the regular season with a 24-3 record. Whitworth beat Whitman 93-71 to win their 7th straight Northwest Conference Title.
The two schools met earlier this season at Chapman University, Whitworth winning 70-57. Redlands finished the season 22-5 winning the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletics Conference tournament title.