March 24, 2012
Rico Wilkins wasn’t a starter for Western Washington this past season, but he is a national champion.
Wilkins, who played the 2008-09 season at Yakima Valley and led the Yaks to a third-place finish in the NWAACC Tournament, served as a highly-capable backup to WWU point guard John Allen.
Colleges: YVCC men turn back Pierce
December 17, 2011
SHORELINE, Wash. — Behind a balanced attack that featured four players in double figures scoring, Yakima Valley held off Pierce College 82-77 in the first round of the North Seattle Crossover men’s basketball tournament Friday.
Men's basketball: Yaks knock off Green River
December 19, 2011
SEATTLE — DeShawn Battle hit a put-back shot as time expired to lift the Yakima Valley men past Green River 83-81 in the consolation final of the Seattle Crossover Tournament at North Seattle Community College.
YVCC take fifth at NWAACC tournament
March 8, 2011
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Having battled so hard just to reach the final day of the NWAAC Tournament, it seemed like the short-handed Yakima Valley men had simply nothing left in the tank Tuesday.
Colleges: YVCC men bounce back to win
March 7, 2011
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Willie Blodgett and Terrell Evans each scored 26 points to help lead Yakima Valley past Chemeketa 84-78 in a consolation game Sunday at the NWAACC men’s basketball tournament in the Toyota Center.
YVCC men ramp up defense in win over Clark
March 7, 2011
KENNEWICK — Willie Blodgett led five Yaks in double-figures with 19 points, and Yakima Valley came back from an eight-point deficit in the second half to beat Clark 85-79 on Monday afternoon at the Toyota Center.
YVCC basketball: Evans scores 29 to lift men
February 19, 2011
YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima Valley’s men needed a big performance in a big game Friday night, and Terrell Evans gave them one.
Blodgett, YVCC men target NWAACC tournament
February 18, 2011
YAKIMA, Wash. — It started the way Willie Blodgett and the Yakima Valley men had hoped it would end — with four straight victories and a No. 1 ranking.
Hill, Yaks improve playoff bid
PASCO, Wash. — Jordan Hill, given a rare start by Yakima Valley coach Ray Funk, scored 22 points while Terrell Evans had 21 points and eight rebounds as the Yaks strengthened their NWAACC Tournament prospects with an 84-69 victory Saturday over Columbia Basin.