Pilots face LMU in WCC tournament quarterfinals

Tournament time! The Portland Pilots are the third seed to face the LMU Lions in the WCC Tournament

Both teams will play on Saturday, March 9 at 3:30 pm

The Pilots are 18-12 on the year and 10-6 in WCC play after losing to the No. 16 Gonzaga Bulldogs before defeating the LMU Lions 75-63.

The Pilots lost to the Zags 90–40. Emmy Shearer led with 13 points

McKell Meek also made the WCC All-Academic First Team for the second consecutive year

Ananiev is the first Pilot since Shearer to make the All-WCC Freshman Team in 2020-21

Portland bounced back with a 75-63 win over LMU, snapping their four-game losing streak

Shearer scored a team-high 18 points while Macy Burnham added 16 points.

Three Pilots earned All-WCC honors last Tuesday, with Emmy Shearer making the All-WCC First Team,

Shearer has had at least one player make the first team for the Pilots in five consecutive years

Shearer averaged a team-high 12.1 points per game, while leading the WCC in total steals (70) and steals per game (2.3).

Ananiev is one of two players ranked in the top 12 in the WCC in both steals and blocks per game