Friday's Men's Basketball Recap
Lewis & Clark 72, George Fox 71
In a finish reminiscent of North Carolina State’s upset of Houston in the 1983 NCAA Tournament, Conner Freeberg put back an air ball with 0.2 seconds left to give the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers a stunning 72-71 Northwest Conference men’s basketball win in overtime over the George Fox University Bruins Saturday night here at the Wheeler Sports Center’s Miller Gym.
Pacific Lutheran 74, Whitman 68
Despite shooting just 18-for-35 from the free throw line, Pacific Lutheran picked up a much-needed 74-68 victory over Whitman in a Northwest Conference men's basketball game played Friday night in Olson Auditorium.
Whitworth 62, Puget Sound 53
Rex Nelson turned in a double-double off the bench but it wasn't quite enough as the Puget Sound men's basketball team fell 62-53 to fourth-ranked Whitworth. Nelson scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the loss.
Pacific (Ore.) 97, Willamette 96
Pacific University edged out Willamette University, 97-96, in overtime on Friday, Jan. 25, in a Northwest Conference men's basketball game at Cone Field House. The game came down to the final second and almost continued beyond the first overtime.