By James Vallone
MONMOUTH, Ore. – The Shorter Hawks travel to the Pacific Northwest to take on Western Oregon, with a 10 pm tip-off on Wednesday December 12.
Shorter (6-2) is coming off of a victory over Clark Atlanta on Saturday, 83-67. Anthony Banks scored 20 points, while Dedric Ware narrowly missed out on a triple double with 11 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds. C.J. Davis poured in 18 points on six 3-pointers and Brandon Pullman chipped in with 16 on 7-for-10 shooting for the Hawks. Walter Hill made his 2012-13 debut and finished with seven points on 2 of 9 shooting.
Western Oregon (6-3) is coming into the game after seeing Utah State snap the six-game winning streak the Wolves had going, 86-57. Andy Avgi led the Wolves as the freshman scored 15 points while senior Kolton Nelson added 10 points. Devon Alexander added nine points while leading with five assists.