Whitman College
Men's Basketball

Junior Varsity Highlights
1997-98 Season


Friday, November 28
Whitman JV 77,
Eastern Oregon University JV 74

Whitman freshman Kevin Justice hit 16 of 19 shots from the floor to score 37 points and lead the Missionary junior varsity to a 77-74 victory over the Eastern Oregon University junior varsity in the opening round of the Red Apple Invitational basketball tournament, which was hosted by Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario, Oregon.

Justice also had six rebounds and two assists. Teammate Tom Storey added 11 points and seven rebounds, while freshman Rob Lambert contributed 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists.


Saturday, November 29
College of Eastern Utah 90, Whitman JV 79

The Whitman junior varsity fell behind 42-21 at halftime before bouncing back to grab a 63- 61 lead midway through the second half against the College of Eastern Utah in the second round of the Red Apple Invitational basketball tournament in Ontario, Oregon. But Eastern Utah, which won its community college conference championship a year ago, mounted one final surge to claim a 90-79 victory.

Tom Storey led Whitman's second-half rally and finished with 21 points and 14 rebounds. Freshman Kevin Justice added 21 points, four assists and three rebounds. Diallo Jackson nailed three of five attempts from the 3-point line while scoring 19 points. Greg Durkin scored 10 points and collared six rebounds.


Sunday, November 30
Treasure Valley Community College 91, Whitman JV 48

Treasure Valley, a perennial community college powerhouse, closed out its Red Apple Invitational basketball tournament with a 91-48 drubbing of the Whitman junior varsity.

Whitman's Diallo Jackson hit five 3-pointers and paced the offense with 17 points. Kevin Justice had 16 points, six rebounds and three assists.

Justice, who averaged 24.7 points in his three tournament games, was named to the tourney's first team. Whitman's Tom Storey, who did not play in the tournament finale against Treasure Valley, was named to the tournament's second team.