PARKLAND, Wash. – Pacific Lutheran’s men’s basketball team earned their second consecutive Pierce County Volunteer of the Year Award as presented by Lakewood Recreation Center Leader Meredith Smith. Following the award presentation, the team hosted the 10th Annual Basketball Clinic on April 18.
SPOKANE – A back-and-forth first half gave way to Whitworth late as the third-ranked Pirates ended Pacific Lutheran's quest for its first-ever Northwest Conference Men's Basketball Tournament championship Saturday night, defeating the Lutes 75-62.
WALLA WALLA – For the first time since 1998, the Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team will play for the Northwest Conference Championship after the Lutes downed ninth-ranked Whitman 82-68 in Thursday's semifinal matchup.
PARKLAND – Following the most successful regular season in nearly 20 years for the Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team, three Lutes received All-Northwest Conference recognition as the conference announced its postseason honors Wednesday. The three honorees are PLU's most in more than 15 years.
PARKLAND – After wrapping up the 2015-16 regular season third in the Northwest Conference standings, the Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team heads to Walla Walla this week to take on ninth-ranked Whitman in an NWC Tournament semifinal matchup Thursday at 7 p.m.
PARKLAND – Dylan Foreman hit a 3-pointer with 48 seconds left in the game to bring the Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team to within two points of third-ranked Whitworth, however PLU never pulled closer as the Pirates held off the upset-minded Lutes 73-31 in the 2015-16 regular season finale.
PARKLAND – An 11-point streak by ninth-ranked Whitman midway through the second half helped the Missionaries pull away from the upset-minded Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team, as the Lutes' bid for a regular-season sweep of the Missionaries fell short 82-72 Friday night.
PARKLAND – The Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team returns home riding a five-game win streak for the final home stand of the 2015-16 regular season. The Lutes take on a couple top-10 teams this weekend as they host ninth-ranked Whitman Friday at 8 p.m. on Breast Cancer Awareness Night, sponsored by MultiCare Regional Cancer Center. PLU celebrates Senior Night Saturday, when they take on third-ranked Whitworth, with tip-off scheduled for 6 p.m.
From the latest edition of ResoLUTE: Every summer, PLU men’s basketball coach Steve Dickerson assigns his team a book to read – usually something sports-related and always one that provides a literary lesson that instills the power of collective responsibility and embracing the grind. If there is a history lesson woven into the book, it’s a slam-dunk pick for Dickerson.
PARKLAND – Pacific Lutheran Athletics capped one of the most successful weekends in department history Sunday as the PLU women’s swimming team clinched its third straight Northwest Conference Championship to finish a dominant competition weekend for all six active programs.
PORTLAND – A big night from Brandon Lester combined with a near-perfect team effort from the free throw line led to a postseason berth-clinching Northwest Conference win for the Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team Saturday night as the Lutes edged Lewis & Clark 66-65 at Pamplin Sports Center.
FOREST GROVE, Ore. – Late-game heroics, tough defense, and a solid night at the free throw line allowed the Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team to edge past the Pacific Boxers for a tight 54-51 Northwest Conference road win Friday night at the Stoller Center.
PARKLAND - Coming off of three straight Northwest Conference home victories, the Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team looks to continue the momentum this weekend with road games against Pacific on Friday at 8 p.m. and Lewis & Clark on Saturday at 6 p.m.
PARKLAND – The Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team showed relentless effort on both ends of the floor Saturday night, as PLU built a 39-12 first-half lead and never looked back in an 81-63 Northwest Conference win over the Wildcats.
PARKLAND – In a game that featured 12 ties and 15 lead changes, the Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team scored the final six points of the night to claim a 67-61 Northwest Conference win over George Fox at Names Family Court.
PARKLAND – The Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team will look to repeat the hot shooting performance it had last week against Willamette this weekend as the Lutes host George Fox Friday at 8 p.m. and Linfield Saturday at 6 p.m.
PARKLAND – Pacific Lutheran made a season-high 12 3-pointers and closed the game on a 39-11 run to turn a one-point lead into a 29-point blowout of Willamette Friday night in Northwest Conference men's basketball action at Names Family Court.
Courtesy of The News Tribune: Dylan Foreman used to block shots — and break hearts. If you had to compile a list of NCAA Division I-bound scorers Foreman put the clamps on while at Bellevue High School, it gets pretty long.
TACOMA – A 14-0 run midway to close the first half pulled Pacific Lutheran within three points at halftime, but a cold streak from the 3-point line and a season-high 21 turnovers cost the Lutes as Puget Sound defeated PLU 73-58 Tuesday night at Memorial Fieldhouse.
PARKLAND – Coming off a road upset win over 16th-ranked Whitman on Saturday, the Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team gets right back on the court Tuesday as the Lutes visit cross-town rival Puget Sound before returning home to host Willamette on Friday.
WALLA WALLA – Brandon Lester made six 3-pointers – including the go-ahead 3 in the final minute – and scored 27 points to lead Pacific Lutheran to a 79-74 Northwest Conference men's basketball upset of 16th-ranked Whitman Saturday night at Sherwood Center.
SPOKANE – Bryce Miller scored 19 points to lead Pacific Lutheran, but the Whitworth Pirates showed why they're ranked No. 1 in the nation as they defeated the Lutes 93-62 in Northwest Conference men's basketball action Friday night at Whitworth Fieldhouse.
PARKLAND – The Pacific Lutheran men's basketball team has a chance to help solidify its position in the top half of the Northwest Conference standings this weekend as the Lutes close out the first half of the league season with road games against Whitworth and Whitman.
Men’s basketball continues to have a great season as the Lutes head east this weekend for a two-game road trip. Take a moment and get to know junior guard Brandon Lester in this week’s Student-Athlete Spotlight.
PARKLAND – Pacific Lutheran tied a season-best with 11 three-pointers as the Lutes built a 21-point second-half lead and held off a late Pacific run to defeat the Boxers 73-61 in a Northwest Conference men's basketball game Saturday night at Names Family Court.
PARKLAND – Pacific Lutheran built a 10-point lead with five minutes to play, but Lewis & Clark hit three-pointers on five straight possessions down the stretch to defeat the Lutes 68-65 in Northwest Conference men's basketball action Friday night at Names Family Court.