The NAIA small college National Tournament field has been selected and the Cascade Collegiate Conference will send 5 teams to Branson, Missouri next Wednesday.
Northwest Christian, coached by former Duck great Luke Jackson, got an automatic bid winning the regular season crown, but getting bumped out of the League playoffs by Corban College of Salem who won the Cascade Tourney Title and heads to Mizzou.
Joining the Beacons and Warriors at the NAIA Tournament is Oregon Tech, Eastern Oregon, and College of Idaho.
Men’s college hoops last night saw 3rd ranked UCLA improve to 27-and-3 with the Bruins 98-66 win over Washington. USC beat Wazzu by twenty-three, 87-64. 2 games in the Pac this evening feature Colorado hosting Stanford at 6, followed by Utah greeting Cal at 8.
Pac-12 Women’s Tourney opens in Seattle today with 4-games on the docket. 6th seed Oregon faces #11 seed Arizona at 830pm. The winner gets 11th ranked Washington. Meantime…10th ranked Oregon State, 27-3, will play Friday morning against the winner of Cal versus USC. The Pac-12 Tourney Title game is Sunday night.