OIT, Northwest battle for CCC men’s lead

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KIRKLAND, Wash. — Oregon Tech is on the road for the first multiple day road trip of the year, facing Northwest tonight and Evergreen State College Saturday in Washington.

The Hustin’ Owls remain third in the nation, defeating Southern Oregon 69-56 last week. Junior Jordan Kiely likes where his team is, as this weekend rounds out the first half of the conference schedule

Audio: Oregon Tech junior Jordan Kiely

Meanwhile, the Lady Owls were beaten for only the third time this season against SOU 57-53.


Audio: Oregon Tech women’s head coach Scott Meredith

Northwest’s women feature Jessalyn Jackson – the nation’s second best scorer at 22 points per game.

Broadcast time is 5:15 PM from Kirkland, Washington on 960 the Sports Legend. The men’s game only on 92.5-FM KLAD at 7:00 PM.

Other Cascade Conference pairings

Southern Oregon at Evergreen State College
Warner Pacific at Corban
Concordia at Northwest Christian University
College of Idaho at Eastern Oregon.

EOU and COI are each 6-2 leading the women’s standings, while OIT is a half game back at 5-2. Meanwhile, Northwest, OIT and Warner Pac all lead the men’s conference records; SOU is 5-2.

Head-to-Head (2011-2012 Stats)
Oregon Tech vs Northwest – Men’s Basketball

Points Per Game: OIT 85.7; NU 81.9
Rebounds Per Game: OIT 36.2; NU 41.3
Field Goal Percentage: OIT 50.3; NU 47.0
3-Point Percentage: OIT 40.1; NU 35.7
Free Throw Percentage: OIT 75.5; NU 69.3
Assists Per Game: OIT 18.2; NU 18.2
Leading Scorers: OIT: Bobby Hunter – 19.7; NU: Jordan Call – 14.1

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Oregon Tech vs Northwest – Women’s Basketball

Points Per Game: OIT 69.8; NU 70.3
Rebounds Per Game: OIT 43.7; NU 40.4
Field Goal Percentage: OIT 45.8; NU 39.2
3-Point Percentage: OIT 32.9; NU 29.7
Free Throw Percentage: OIT 69.6; NU 74.2
Assists Per Game: OIT 14.1; NU 13.5
Leading Scorers: OIT: Aundrea Albright – 11.1; NU: Jessalyn Jackson – 21.4