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Idaho colleges roundup (Feb. 21): College of Idaho men’s basketball hosting playoff game

The College of Idaho men’s basketball team is the No. 4 seed in the Cascade Conference Championships and will host fifth-seeded Oregon Tech (22-8, 12-8) in the first round at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the J.A. Albertson Activities Center.

The Yotes (17-12, 12-8) won both regular-season meetings over the Hustlin’ Owls by a combined six points. It will be the final Caldwell visit for Oregon Tech coach Danny Miles, who is retiring after 45 seasons and has 1,039 victories.

General admission tickets are available ($7-12), and reserved season-ticket holders have until noon Tuesday to purchase their seats at YoteAthletics.com. The Yotes completed their regular season late Saturday with a 57-43 victory over Walla Walla in College Place, Wash.

Regular-season champion Northwest Christian has an automatic berth to the NAIA Division II national tournament. The conference tournament champion also receives a national bid. If Northwest Christian also wins the tourney, second-seeded Southern Oregon would take the other qualifying spot.

BOISE STATE WRESTLING: Oregon State won the first four matches, and the Beavers routed the Broncos 36-9 at the Border War in Corvallis, Ore. No. 15 Geordan Martinez won his 15th straight match, a 7-3 decision over Joey Delgado at 149 pounds, to put Boise State (3-9, 1-4 Pac-12) on the board, and 174-pounder Austin Dewey (Centennial High) pinned Tyler Chay for his fourth fall of the season. Oregon State (11-6, 3-2) had three pins, a technical fall and a major decision while handing BSU its seventh straight dual-meet loss. The Broncos will compete in the Pac-12 Championships on Saturday in Tempe, Ariz.

BSU WOMEN’S TENNIS: The Broncos (4-3) lost the doubles point, but swept the singles matches to earn a 6-1 victory over South Dakota at the Boas Indoor Tennis Center.

BSU MEN’S TENNIS: The No. 67 Broncos (7-5) lost to No. 37 Oregon 6-1 in Eugene. Lewis Roskilly scored Boise State’s point at No. 6 singles.

BSU SOFTBALL: The Broncos (0-11) lost to Wichita State 6-5 in a time-shortened, six-inning game, then lost to Oregon State 5-4 in eight innings at the DeMarini Desert Classic in Las Vegas. Boise State also fell to Utah 9-1 and to Weber State 10-0 on Saturday.

C OF I SOFTBALL: The Yotes (3-4-1) lost to Concordia-Irvine 10-2 and to Concordia-Portland 12-7 on the final day of the Northwest Cup in Happy Valley, Ore.

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