Jim Hayford Brings Winning Ways to Seattle U

Jim Hayford has been hired as the new men’s head basketball coach and hopes to revitalize a program that hasn’t been to the NCAA tournament since 1969. He left a successful sixyear run at Eastern Washington, where he led the Eagles to the NCAA tournament in 2015. RICK MAY • SEATTLE U ATHLETICS Jim Hayford […]

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 […]

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 Fights to the Finish on Senior Night

The Connolly Complex was full of emotion on Saturday, Feb. 18. It was senior night and the Seattle University men’s basketball team (12-15, 4-7 Western Athletic Conference) was up against California State University Bakersfield Men’s Basketball team (19-7, 10-1), the leading team in the WAC standings. KYLE KOTANI • THE SPECTATOR #0 Brendan Westendorf absorbs the […]

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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