Two decades ago, when the Loggers were regularly making it to the NCAA Division III tournament, they played at an unrelenting pace. But now, they’ve taken fast to a new level, rotating players in every 45 seconds or so and launching 3-points at will.
In a tension-filled game better suited for March than December, the Loggers outlasted eighth-ranked George Fox, 86-85, on Saturday afternoon in a matchup of Northwest Conference unbeatens at Memorial Fieldhouse in Tacoma.
Riding Michael Hannon’s scorching-hot, two-minute scoring stretch, 10th-ranked St. Thomas of Minnesota erased an early deficit in the first half, and handled Pacific Lutheran University a 80-72 loss at the annual Doug McArthur Classic at Memorial Fieldhouse.
The University of Puget Sound poured nearly $20 million last fall into upgrading its athletic facilities. The centerpiece of the project was building a state-of-the-art aquatics center – the new eight-lane Wallace Memorial Pool - which is located