Owls head to the Willamette Valley for CCC openers

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The Cascade Collegiate Conference basketball season gets started Friday night with Oregon Tech basketball traveling to the Willamette Valley.

Men’s basketball senior David Clarke remembers last season’s 90-79 loss at Corban.

The loss last season in Salem was the second meeting of the teams and Oregon Tech didn’t lose another game on its way to a national championship.

The men’s broadcast starts at 7 p.m. on 92-5 KLAD, as does Saturday’s game with Northwest Christian.

Other CCC Men’s Basketball Games
All 7:30 p.m. starts

Southern Oregon is at NCU Friday night. Both teams are 6-3 with SOU ranked 16th in the NAIA Top 25 poll.

No. 4 Eastern Oregon is 12-0 and welcomes in 2-3 Concordia.

No. 20 Northwest has won three straight and at 9-2, waits to play Evergreen State College on Saturday.

No. 13 Warner Pacific travels to College of Idaho.

Cascade Collegiate Conference Women’s Basketball

The Oregon Tech Lady Owls are the hottest team in the entire Cascade Collegiate Conference, touting a four-game winning streak entering conference play.

OIT faces Corban Friday night before Northwest Christian hosts Tech on Saturday.

Junior Kassi Conditt is averaging a double-double for the Lady Owls.

Conditt is third in the league in rebounding average and in the top 16 in scoring. OIT’s Karissa Dixon is fourth in the points per game.

The broadcast begins at 5:15 p.m. on 960 the Sports Legend both nights.

No other team in the CCC has consecutive wins.

Other CCC Women’s Basketball Games 
All 5:30 p.m. starts

Southern Oregon is 8-1, but is not in the NAIA Top 25 poll. The Raiders play in Eugene at 6-3 Northwest Christian Friday night.

College of Idaho has lost two in a row, but is in the top 25 at No. 24. COI plays 3-2 Warner Pacific.

Concordia is 4-1, but lost its last game and play at No. 10 Eastern Oregon. EOU is 3-0 at home.

Northwest plays at Evergreen State on Saturday for each team’s only game this weekend.