NAIA title game recap



POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. — The Oregon Tech Hustin’ Owls are the national champions, beating top-ranked Northwood 63-46 Tuesday night to claim the school’s third NAIA Div. II Men’s Basketball Championship title – tied for the most in NAIA history.

Oregon Tech held the nation’s fourth-best three-point shooting team to a 1-of-19 performance, taking a one-point halftime deficit to a 17-point win.

Audio: Oregon Tech senior Kyle Gomez

Kyle Gomez won the tournament Hustle Award and was first-team all-tournament selection, as was Bobby Hunter who finished with 20 points and was named tournament MVP.

Link: Photo gallery of the Hustin’ Owls after the win

The Owls made just two field goals in the final 13:30 of the opening half, but shot 67 percent from the floor in the second half.

Audio: Oregon Tech men’s basketball head coach Danny Miles

Oregon Tech’s win was its 34th – the most in school history.

Link: Box Score – Oregon Tech 63, Northwood 46

  • Anonymous

    I don’t think enough of the players got the right recognition.