KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — After a disappointing loss to Concordia Friday night, the Oregon Tech Hustlin’ Owls bounced back to beat No. 6 Warner Pacific 90-82 on Saturday at Danny Miles Court.
It was the highest point total by OIT this season and helped the Owls stay in the top eight of the Cascade Collegiate Conference. Only eight teams make the postseason CCC tournament.
Oregon Tech men’s basketball head coach Danny Miles on the 92-5 KLAD postgame show
David Clarke and Brandon Bautista combined to hit 9 of 12 shots from long range. Clarke scored 22 points and Bautista had 21 points.
Oregon Tech Lady Owls Sweep Weekend
Trailing by seven points at halftime, the Oregon Tech Lady Owls came out hot to begin the second half en route to a 71-62 win over Warner Pacific.
OIT took a 42-41 lead after outscoring Warner Pacific 14-6 to open the second half.
The win helped Oregon Tech claim the third spot in the CCC, now a half-game ahead of Warner Pac.
Karissa Dixon led all scorers with a game-high 24 points to go with nine rebounds. Nicole Aboumrad notched 14 points, while Colleen Hunt and Maria Ramirez each added 8 points.
The Lady Owls win Saturday followed a 63-51 victory over Concordia on Friday.
Both Oregon Tech teams play at Southern Oregon University on Saturday in Ashland. The women’s game starts around 5 p.m. on 960 the Sports Legend and the men’s game broadcast starts at 7 p.m. on 92-5 KLAD.
Cascade Collegiate Conference Men’s Basketball Standings
|College of Idaho||8-5||0.615||12-11||0.522||5-7||5-3||2-1||W2|
Cascade Collegiate Conference Women’s Basketball Standings
|College of Idaho||11-2||0.846||15-6||0.714||7-3||5-2||3-1||W4|