Oregon Tech up to No. 7 in the Nation
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – Riding a 51 game home win streak, the Oregon Tech men’s basketball Team moved up two spots to No. 7 in the seventh regular-season edition of the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 poll, the NAIA announced Monday.
No. 7 Oregon Tech (21-3, 12-1 CCC) and No. 1 Walsh (22-0) own the Division II active streak for longest run in the Top-25 at 72 straight weeks - the last time either was not ranked was Jan. 11, 2005.
Eastern Oregon University (15-5, 9-4 CCC) moved down three spots from the No. 12 spot to No. 15, while Northwest University (16-5, 8-4 CCC) stayed at No. 16 despite winning its last 4 games. Both are the only other Cascade Conference schools in the Top-25. Warner Pacific College (15-7, 8-4 CCC) received votes and has a 7 game winning streak the longest currently in the Cascade Conference.
Walsh (Ohio) holds steady in the No. 1 position for the seventh straight poll. The Cavs are the only unbeaten team left in NAIA Division II with a record of 22-0. With 436 total points, Walsh also earned all 16 first-place votes.
Oregon Tech will hit the road this weekend playing at Evergreen State on Friday night and at No. 16 Northwest on Saturday night with the opening tip scheduled for 7:30 pm both nights. Both games can be heard live locally on 92.5 KLAD-FM or anywhere in the world at www.OITsports.com beginning at 7:00pm with The Danny Miles Coaches Show with Mike Garrard and Bobby Thompson.
To view the complete poll click on the link below
Click here to view NAIA D II Coaches Poll (MEN)
Click here to view NAIA DII Coaches Poll (Women)
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