July 21, 2014
BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Fifteen home games and a trip to Puerto Rico highlight the 2014-15 men's basketball schedule for Western Washington University.
The Vikings, who just missed a third straight trip to the NCAA Division II West Regional last season, open their campaign at home with the Chuck Randall Classic, meeting Notre Dame de Namur on Nov. 14 and Hawaii Hilo on Nov. 15. They then travel to Puerto Rico for counting games with Puerto Rico-Bayamon on Nov. 18 and Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras on Nov. 19 and an exhibition with American University-Puerto Rico on Nov. 22.
WWU returns home for contests with Multnomah on Nov. 25, Douglas BC on Nov. 29 and Quest BC on Dec. 2 before beginning Great Northwest Athletic Conference play at Simon Fraser on Dec. 6.
The Vikings then have three non-conference games, playing host to Thompson Rivers BC on Dec. 15 and competing in the South Point Holiday Hoops Classic at Las Vegas against Tarleton State TX on Dec. 18 and Cal State San Bernardino on Dec. 19.
Seventeen GNAC contests end WWU's regular season. The home encounters are Montana State Billings on Jan. 8, Seattle Pacific on Jan. 10, Saint Martin's on Jan. 22, Western Oregon on Jan. 24, Alaska Anchorage on Jan. 29, Alaska Fairbanks on Jan. 31, Central Washington on Feb. 12, Northwest Nazarene on Feb. 14 and Simon Fraser on Feb. 26.
Besides Simon Fraser, the Vikings' other GNAC road games are at Alaska Fairbanks on Jan. 1, Alaska Anchorage on Jan. 3, Northwest Nazarene on Jan. 15, Central Washington on Jan. 17, Seattle Pacific on Feb. 5, Montana State Billings on Feb. 7, Western Oregon on Feb. 19, and Saint Martin's on Feb. 21.
WWU opens its season with an exhibition home game versus Team Another Level on Nov. 4.
Head coach Tony Dominguez (3rd year, 51-11) returns three starters. They are 6-7 senior Anye Turner (Olympia/Black Hills, 8.5 ppg, 7.5 rpg), 6-6 sophomore Jeffrey Parker (Richmond, CA/Salesian, 11.9 ppg) and 6-7 sophomore Joey Schreiber (Renton/Eastside Catholic, 10.7 ppg). Also expected to play a big role is junior guard Ricardo Maxwell (Cincinnati, OH/Withrow), who was a redshirt last year after transferring from Edmonds CC where he earned first-team NWAC North Region all-star honors.
The Vikings won the national title in 2012 and reached the national semifinals in 2013.
Viking Jam Set for Wednesday at 7 pm
The WWU basketball teams will be showcased at WECU Court in Carver Gym
Blue-White Game Saturday Opens Men's Hoops Preseason
The annual Blue-White scrimmage is set for Saturday at 5 pm on WECU Court at Carver Gym
Vikings Men's Hoops Selected for National ESPN3 Game
WWU’s Feb. 1 game at Central Washington will stream live on ESPN3
Men's Basketball Announces 2017-18 Schedule
WWU will play 28 regular-season games in return to Carver Gym
Men's Hoops Helps Move in New Students to WWU Dorms
Vikings role up sleeves for campus and community service
Three Vikings Named to NABC Honors Court
WWU Men's Basketball earns the NABC Team Academic Excellence Award for team GPA over 3.0
Stafford Dominating Seattle's Crawsover Pro-Am
2016-17 GNAC Player of the Year is averaging 34.0 points per game
Vikings Add Pair of Transfers from Cerritos College
Tyler Payne and Micah Winn set to join WWU for 2017-18 season after standout careers at Cerritos College
Stafford to Play Professionally in Iceland
Feature story on Taylor Stafford in the Western Front
Parker and Stafford to Play for Bellingham Slam
WWU basketball standouts to play in 2017 Seattle Pro-Am League
2016-17 Men's Basketball Season in Review
The Vikings won the GNAC Regular-Season and Conference Tournament Title
Taylor Stafford To Play Professionally in Iceland
Stafford was the 2016-17 GNAC Player of the Year and a First Team All-American
Alumni Edge Slam in Back 2 Bellingham Battle
David Gage and Anye Turner combine for 60 points for the WWU Alumni squad
Alumni Men's Basketball Game Set for Saturday
Former WWU basketball players will take the court in an exhibition game vs. the Bellingham Slam
Men's Basketball Banquet To Celebrate Season
GNAC champion Vikings will hold 2016-17 banquet May 2 at Bellingham Golf & Country Club