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Linfield hosting free camp Nov. 9 - October 22nd 2014
First- through eighth-grade boys and girls of all skill levels are invited to attend a free basketball camp on Sunday, Nov. 9

Rosenberg to speak at WOU clinic Sept. 6 - August 14th 2014
Linfield's second-year coach will discuss developing post players as part of the day-long Western Oregon University Coaches Clinic | Registration Form

Talented foursome headed to Linfield - April 25th 2014
Trevor Howard, Austin Murray, Connor Sende and Chase Walker finalize plans to attend Linfield and compete in basketball

Senior Night Special - February 22nd 2014
Seniors Cory Hendryx and Chris Crowell combine for 18 points and Linfield saves its most satisfying victory for the finale

Friendliness makes for easy transition - February 21st 2014
Junior Vinnie Toor has no problems settling in quickly at Linfield since migrating north from a Bay Area junior college

Pacific swamps Linfield 81-55 - February 21st 2014
NWC leading scorer Daniel Zitani goes for 28 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Boxers to a wire-to-wire win at home

Brill's 20 torches Bearcats 70-63 - February 18th 2014
Linfield freshman Tanner Brill leads Linfield to victory with a career-high 20 points, six rebounds and five assists

Sharpshooting Whitman blazes past Linfield - February 15th 2014
The Missionaries shoot 58 percent from the field in the first half and connect on 14 3-pointers to win comfortably, 91-63

Opposite Ends of the Spectrum - February 14th 2014
Nationally ranked Whitworth has its way with rebuilding LInfield, leading wire-to-wire in a NWC contest at Spokane, Wash.

Free throws, rebounding are the difference - February 11th 2014
Linfield matches Lewis & Clark shot for shot, but the Pioneers control the backboards and earn 13 more free throw chances in a 79-70 win

Totaro enlists with Wildcats for 2014-15 - February 9th 2014
Horizon Christian star Matt Totaro casts his lot with Linfield, becoming the second recruit for first-year coach Shanan Rosenberg Watch Matt Totaro in Action

Discovery Process - January 31st 2014
Tanner Brill’s decision to attend Linfield was a first step toward learning where he fits in the classroom and on the court

Furious Wildcat rally comes up short - January 31st 2014
Linfield storms back from 21 points down to make it a five-point game, but runs out of time to complete the comeback, falling to UPS 76-69

Worth the Wait - January 28th 2014
Ryan Potter serves up a career-high 27 points and Linfield makes one final defensive stop to earn its Northwest Conference victory of the year, 64-57 over George Fox |

Late Linfield rally falls short - January 25th 2014
Linfield roars from 16 points down to within three of Pacific but the Wildcats fall at home after three long-range prayers go unanswered

Second-half push lifts Lutes - January 24th 2014
Pacific Lutheran outscores Linfield 36-28 in the second half en route to a nine-point victory in Parkland, Wash.

Pirates' Plunder - January 18th 2014
Defending NWC champion Whitworth uses a 16-2 run to pull away from Linfield in the second half for a 83-59 road victory |

Opening minutes set tone - January 17th 2014
Whitman's patented pressure defense enables the Missionaries to get the early jump on Linfield during a 73-53 runaway win at Wilson Gym |

Pioneers turn tide, top Wildcats 70-57 - January 12th 2014
A three-minute lull at the end of the first half negates a decent start against a quality Northwest Conference opponent

Bearcats win 3-point shooting derby - January 10th 2014
Linfield and Willamette combine for 25 3-point baskets but the Wildcats can't produce the defensive stops they need in a 78-70 loss in Salem

Loggers prevail over Wildcats 59-50 - January 4th 2014
Though Linfield posts a season-low five turnovers, the Wildcats continue to struggle to make baskets in a battle of rebuilding Northwest Conference programs

Closing surge is too little, too late - December 30th 2013
Linfield scores 26 points in the final 6:13 but it's not enough to recover from a sizable deficit as the Wildcats fall 64-51 to Carroll (Wis.) at the D3hoops.com Classic |

One Bucket Short - December 29th 2013
A missed layup at the buzzer thwarts a Linfield rally against Bridgewater State (Mass.), overshadowing a career-high 22 points from Wildcats center Chris Dirks |

Sandoval to join program for 2014-15 season - December 27th 2013
James Sandoval, a 5-foot-11 point guard from Bishop Manogue High School in Reno, Nev., has announced his intention to attend Linfield College and play basketball KOLO News Report | Reno Gazette-Journal Feature

Cavs upend Wildcats 83-67 - December 19th 2013
Ryan Potter and Ryan Cali combine for seven 3-pointers but Concordia outscores Linfield 32-16 in the paint, handing the 'Cats their fourth-straight loss

'Cats run into HSU buzzsaw - December 16th 2013
Humboldt State shoots 69 percent in the second half on its way to a 91-58 rout of Linfield in Arcata, Calif.

Dueling Sharpshooters - December 14th 2013
Linfield's Ryan Potter and Northwest Christian's Coleton Baker put on a shooting clinic in Eugene, where the Beacons prevail 73-57

George Fox nets 84-69 victory in fast-paced NWC opener - December 7th 2013
The Bruins spin a nine-point halftime advantage into a 15-point victory in a rivalry matchup between two programs playing under first-year head coaches

'Cats top Beavers, fall to Banana Slugs - November 23rd 2013
Mason Rodby scores 17 points on 8 of 9 shooting and Linfield downs CalTech 60-54 at the Hilton Winter Tournament, squaring its season record at 2-2 CalTech Box Score | UC-Santa Cruz Box Score

Balanced scoring nets first win for Rosenberg's Wildcats - November 17th 2013
Jackson Gion scores 19 points, Ryan Potter has 15, and Chris Dirks and Nick Cantonwine each contribute 10 as the Wildcats give coach Shanan Rosenberg his first victory as Linfield coach

Panthers prevail, spoil Wildcats' opener - November 16th 2013
A slow start against an experienced SUNY-Old Westbury team puts a damper on new coach Shanan Rosenberg's debut in a 73-62 loss

Polis joins coaching staff - September 5th 2013
With Division I experience as a player and coach, Mickey Polis joins the Linfield men's basketball coaching staf

Shanan Rosenberg named next coach - April 19th 2013
Linfield hires veteran college coach Shanan Rosenberg to restore prestige to the Wildcats basketball program

Larry Doty retires after lengthy career - March 12th 2013
The longest tenured and winningest men's basketball coach in Linfield history steps aside but will remain as a faculty member within the Health, Human Performance and Athletics Department Position Announcement

Batiuk repeats as NWC honorable mention selection - February 20th 2013
Sophomore center Andrew Batiuk leads the league in scoring and rebounding en route to his second recognition on the All-Northwest Conference Men's Basketball Team

'Cats outmatched as Missionaries race to victory - February 16th 2013
Eleven days after taking out nationally ranked Whitworth, Whitman dominates Linfield from start to finish for its seventh consecutive NWC victory

Whitworth displays dominance in title-clinching victory - February 15th 2013
After a sluggish opening 10 minutes, nationally ranked Whitworth establishes an insurmountable lead to down Linfield in a one-sided NWC matchup that assures the Pirates of a fourth straight regular-season crown

Unlikely hero Logan leads 'Cats to first road win - February 9th 2013
Led by reserve Tim Logan's career-best 17 points and 5 rebounds, the Wildcats complete a season sweep of Puget Sound

'Cats count on Cantonwine to assume leadership - February 8th 2013
Sophomore guard Nick Cantonwine has matured quickly and become a reason to be excited about watching Wildcat basketball

Wildcats lose steam down stretch, fall at hands of Boxers - February 8th 2013
Pacific pulls away from Linfield over the final 10 minutes of play as a pair of 20-point scorers propel the Boxers to a NWC victory

Bruins run roughshod on Wildcats, 75-55 - February 2nd 2013
Despite a double-double from Chris Dirks and 10 points off the bench from Jordan Russell, a beat up Linfield team limps to the finish line |

Victory slips through Wildcats' fingers - February 1st 2013
Deadlocked with Pacific Lutheran with four minutes to play, Linfield fades down the stretch and loses its sixth straight contest 62-54 |

Pioneers avenge early loss, beat Wildcats 61-45 - January 26th 2013
Playing without all-star center Andrew Batiuk, Linfield shoots just 24 percent from the field en route to a double-digit road loss |

Bearcats run wild, leave Linfield with bitter loss - January 22nd 2013
A trio of double-digit scorers can't hold off the Bearcats as Linfield suffers a tough road defeat at the hands of its NWC rival to begin the second half of the conference calendar

Powerhouse Whitworth lays loss on Linfield - January 19th 2013
Fourth-ranked Whitworth capitalizes on an early lead to take down visiting Linfield and extend its winning streak to 16 |

Unlucky 13 - January 18th 2013
Sherwood Center is a house of horrors as Whitman pours in 13 three-pointers on its way to a 102-53 rout of Linfield |

Pacific runs away from Linfield 69-53 - January 12th 2013
Pacific dominates the second half to down visiting Linfield in a Northwest Conference faceoff

'Cats close, cut down Loggers in wild finish - January 11th 2013
Linfield claims the lead with 83 seconds to go and out-fights Puget Sound to the end of an intense matchup to snap a five-game losing stretch |

PLU runs away with victory, 'Cats lose fifth straight - January 5th 2013
After host Linfield opens the game with a 13-2 run, PLU takes over and finishes with a convincing Northwest Conference road win |

On Point; Harris Runs the Show for 'Cats - January 4th 2013
A sophomore nursing major, Brandon Harris has burst onto the scene as a mature star in the bittersweet final season of an abbreviated collegiate career

'Cats come close in overtime, edged by Bruins - January 4th 2013
In a classic rivalry matchup featuring the NWC’s top two scorers, George Fox prevails over Linfield in a down-to-the-wire memorable finish |

Linfield falls in D3hoops.com Classic finale - December 30th 2012
Linfield fights tough but can't keep pace with Wisconsin Lutheran in a nonconference D3hoops.com Classic loss to the Warriors

Cowboys hit jackpot, take down 'Cats in Vegas - December 29th 2012
Despite a career-high 10 points from Nick Cantonwine, Linfield suffers a one-sided defeat in a nonconference loss to Hardin Simmons in the D3hoops.com Classic

Threes key as 'Cats fall to Montana State-Northern - December 21st 2012
Linfield holds its own against NAIA-ranked opponent Montana State-Northern, rallying from a 15-point deficit to a single possession in the closing minutes, but the Lights escape with the 71-67 victory

Batiuk gets nod as NWC Student-Athlete of the Week - December 11th 2012
Sophomore center and Northwest Conference leading scorer Andrew Batiuk is picked as the league's top player this week after averaging 23.3 points during a three-game stretch

Linfield works overtime, beats NW Christian 82-72 - December 8th 2012
Andrew Batiuk and Brandon Harris combine for 46 points and the Wildcats outscore the Beacons 13-3 in the extra session

Cavs hold off 'Cats down the stretch, win 86-78 - December 7th 2012
Seven free throws in the final 37 seconds prevents Linfield from overtaking Concordia-Portland in a nonconference game at Ted Wilson Gym

Wildcats battle, but Bearcats pull out victory - December 4th 2012
Dueling point guards highlight a competitive, hard-fought matchup that ends in a gut-wrenching loss to NWC rival Willamette

'Cats fight hard to win first game of 2012-13 - November 30th 2012
Despite trailing nearly the entire game, Linfield regains momentum in the closing minutes to win its Northwest Conference opener over Lewis & Clark

Purple and Red Haze: Hendryx Energizes Wildcats - November 30th 2012
Junior guard Cory Hendryx has developed into an intelligent and energetic role model whom the 'Cats turn to for leadership in 2012-13

'Cats fall short, drop fourth straight - November 24th 2012
Hope International starts the game with a 12-0 run and maintains control throughout to deny Linfield its first win of 2012-13

Knights run away from 'Cats in second half - November 20th 2012
Despite 16 points and six rebounds from Andrew Batiuk, Warner Pacific outscores Linfield 42-28 in the final 20 minutes

Down by the Bay, where the Wildcats lose two close ones - November 18th 2012
Andrew Batiuk averages 25.5 points to highlight a season-opening trip to California that includes losses to Menlo and the California Maritime Academy

Videos

Men's Basketball Press Conference (1/14) 01/14/2014
Men's Basketball Press Conference (1/8) 01/09/2014
Men's Basketball Press Conference (12/3) 12/03/2013
Men's Basketball Press Conference (11/20) 11/20/2013
Men's Basketball Press Conference (11/14) 11/14/2013