Oregon Institute of Technology

Warner Pacific Overcomes Second Half Deficit to Defeat Oregon Tech

Dec 21, 2012

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon Tech relinquished their second half lead with just under 10 minutes to play and never could recover, as Warner Pacific College escaped Bart Valentine Court in Portland with a 61-54 victory tonight in Cascade Collegiate Conference men’s basketball action.

Derek Evans tallied a career-high 18 points to go with his 4 rebounds and 3 assists. (photo by Kelly Caleb)
Derek Evans tallied a career-high 18 points to go with his 4 rebounds and 3 assists. (photo by Kelly Caleb)

Oregon Tech falls to 10-7 on the season and will take a 1-4 CCC record to Concordia University on Saturday.

Derek Evans recorded a career-high 18 points to go with 4 rebounds and 3 assists tonight for the Hustlin’ Owls.  Mihajlo Matic added 15 points with Josh Johnson scoring 8 points and Brandon Bautista 10 assists in the loss for Tech.

Oregon Tech hit just 35.2% from the floor (19-of-54), including 8-for-24 from long range and 8-of-13 at the free throw line.  WPC, meanwhile, connected on 42.6% of their tries, but struggled from the 3-point line (4-of-15) and hit only 17-of-27 from the charity stripe.

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