In Defense of NBA Youngsters

Now that the NCAA men’s basketball season has wrapped up, basketball analysts will turn their attention to the 2017 NBA Draft, where 60 of the best college and international prospects will be drafted by NBA teams. This leads to a lot of overanalyzing about what the talent level of these young players will be years […]

North Carolina Claims Their Sixth National Title

Gonzaga’s first chance at a national championship ended in heartbreak as North Carolina claimed its sixth national title with a final score of 71-65. A year in the making, North Carolina got their redemption from 2016’s championship game. BOB DONNAN • USA TODAY UNC won their sixth championship in program history. The Zags had a […]

Men’s Basketball End Regular Season with a Loss

Seattle University men’s basketball lost against Utah Valley University on Saturday, March 4 in Orem, Utah, their final Western Athletic Conference regular-season game, 61-54. With this loss included, the Redhawks stand at 13-16 overall and 5-9 in the WAC standings. MANDY RUSCH • THE SPECTATOR “They beat us up inside. We didn’t fight them hard […]

NBA 2/3 Season Awards

As the NBA season comes to two-thirds completion, Willy names some of the most noteworthy players and coaches so far. VIA GETTY IMAGES – JONATHAN BACHMAN LeBron James is leading the Cavaliers who are the currently the top seed in the East. MVP: Lebron James There are so many ways this one could go. You’ve […]

Redhawks Drop Game Against NMSU, Ready for Rematch

Seattle University’s women’s basketball team (12-16, 9-4 Western Athletic Conference) went head to head with the WAC’s undefeated number one in standings, New Mexico State University’s women’s basketball team (21-6, 13-0 WAC). KYLE KOTANI • THE SPECTATOR #1 Claire Metoyer tries to finish a tough shot against a NMSU defender. “My thought coming into the […]

Time Out Session: Men’s Basketball Seniors Reflect

As the season wraps up, Seattle University Men’s Basketball senior student-athletes Emmanuel (Manny) Chibuogwu, William Powell and Brendan Westendorf reminisce on their time playing for the Redhawks. KYLE KOTANI • THE SPECTATOR Seniors Emmanueal Chibuogwu, Brendan Westendorf and William Powell addressed the crowd at Connolly in their final home game for Seattle U Men’s Basketball. […]

Men’s Basketball Splits Road Trip

The Seattle University men’s basketball team (12-12, 4-5 WAC) experienced the good and the bad in their last two games. On Feb. 9, the Redhawks won against the Chicago State University men’s basketball team (0-24, 0-10 WAC), 90-64, and lost against the University of Missouri Kansas City men’s basketball team (6-17, 1-9 WAC) on Feb. […]

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