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Oregon Tech Earns Two Seed in NAIA Tournament

The Hustlin' Owls will face Antelope Valley in the first round.

Posted: Feb 27, 2019 3:29 PM
Updated: Feb 27, 2019 9:43 PM

KLAMATH FALLS—The Oregon Tech men’s basketball team has earned a two seed in the NAIA Men’s DII Tournament.

The Hustlin’ Owls will open play on March 6 in the single elimination tournament in Sioux Falls, South Dakota at 7:45 p.m. PT. They’ll face seven-seed Antelope Valley (California), which was the Cal-Pac tournament champion. The matchup is a rematch from the team's meeting on November 16, when Oregon Tech emerged one-point winners at home.

"I really thought we'd probably be a three seed so it's good we hung on to that two seed," said head coach Justin Parnell. "Our league had two teams in the top eight which is great. It's a good matchup for us and a team we know we can beat, but a team we have to play really well to beat."

Oregon Tech, the CCC regular season champion and the eighth-ranked team in the country, makes up the eight-team Naismith quadrant, headlined by top overall seed Indiana Wesleyan. College of Idaho also earned a two seed and is the only other team from the Cascade Collegiate Conference in the tournament.

The appearance marks OIT's 17th in the NAIA Tournament and third in a row. Five wins separate the Hustlin' Owls and their fourth NAIA Championship.

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