Posted: Wednesday, 06 March 2013 11:43PM

C of O men pull upset at national tournament



POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. -- Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video Player

College of the Ozarks (22-12) entered this year's NAIA-II national tournament unseeded, but should hardly be considered an underdog on their home floor.  The Bobcats used a 17-3 2nd half run to beat 3-seed Northwood, FL (30-4) 57-49, advancing to round two.

C of O trailed by nine at the break, but stormed back to pull the upset.  Forsyth native Nathane Simniok led the way with 20 points.  Branson native Mike Wiebe chipped in with 14 points. 

The Bobcats have Thursday off before facing Southern Oregon on Friday at 7:30 pm.  The championship game is Tuesday March 12th at Keeter Gym.


Filed Under :  
Topics : C of OMen's Basketball
People : Mike WiebeNathan Simniok
Photo Galleries

Pictures: Best of 2013-14 Springfield Central Bulldogs


Catch the best photos from the 2013-14 Central Bulldogs.

Pictures: Lasers vs Kastles


The Springfield Lasers hosted the Washington Kastles for the World Team Tennis title match.

Pictures: Best of 2013-14 Springfield Catholic Irish


Catch the best photos from the 2013-14 Irish athletic year.
Videos
O-Zone Opinion
Mohawk Chronicles: Oklahoma the right choice for Dorial Green-Beckham
Dorial Green-Beckham is now an Oklahoma Sooner. If you're scratching your head right now, you're not alone. Yes, DGB will have to sit out the entire 2014 season, something that he wouldn't have had to do had he transferred to a FCS or D-2, but is...
Read More
Mohawk Chronicles: Ozark Conference 7v7 Football recap
For the third summer in a row Kickapoo hosted the Ozark Conference 7v7 Tournament. Here is a recap from the 3rd annual event. The Champs are here For the first time in the 3-year history of the Ozark Conference 7-on-7 Tournament someone...
Read More
The future is now for local soccer
We’re graduating a great crop of senior soccer players this spring. Anywhere from 15-25 will not only contend for all-state honors once the season is over, but also keep playing in college next school year. So, who replaces some of those top...
Read More
Most Viewed