Number one seed Clippers face Big Bend at NWAC Championships Thursday

Published: 
Monday, March 6, 2017

Update 3/9

The Clippers move on to the Elite 8 after beating the Big Bend Vikings 78-67 on Thursday.  They will play against Umpqua Community College on Friday, March 10, at Everett Community College (tip-off at 4:00 p.m.).

Dez Stoudamire reaches for a layup with Big Bend defensive player blocking.

Update 3/8

Join The Clipper Nation for a viewing party of the game from the SUB, right here at SPSCC on March 9 at 2 p.m. in building 27.  Snacks will be provided and all are welcome to come cheer on the Clippers.  Wear blue and silver to support our men!

Original News Story

Clippers Men’s Basketball will play the Big Bend Vikings on day one of the NWAC Championships this Thursday at Everett Community College (tip-off at 2:00 p.m.)  The men finished the regular season 13-1 in the West region (22-5 overall).

Led by Head Coach Aaron Landon, the men secured their sixth tournament appearance in program history—and first as a number one seed.  The Clippers finished the regular season in the NWAC West with a 13-1 record, the best record for a NWAC West Champion since former member Clark College finished undefeated in 2013-2014.

The matchup against East region number four seed Big Bend will determine which team will advance to the Elite 8 on Friday at 4:00 p.m to face the winner of South number two Umpqua vs. North number three Bellevue.  Big Bend finished their season 11-5 in the East region (19-10 overall).

Keep up-to-date on the stats or watch the game live.

Men's championship bracket for 2017.

Two Clippers players on defense on the court versus Centralia