La Grande, Ore. - - Oregon Tech’s Mihajlo Matic has been chosen the Cascade Collegiate Conference Red Lion Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for Oct. 29-Nov. 4.
Matic, a junior from Belgrade, Serbia, led No. 2 Oregon Tech to a 2-0 start to the season as he scored for 57 points in the two games. Matic made 15 of 29 shots from long range, shooting 52% in the two games.
Oregon Tech will next travel to Reno, Nevada playing a exhibition game against NCAA Division I University of Nevada on Tuesday, November 6 at 7:00pm at the Lawler Event Center. The game will be a free exhibition contest. . The Wolf Pack is coming off a 28-7 season, WAC title and the school’s first trip to the NIT quarterfinals. Oregon Tech went 34-4 last year and captured the 2012 NAIA DII National Championship. The game will be broadcast locally on 92-5 KLAD-FM in Klamath Falls, Ore. and everywhere in the world at www.OITsports.com.