C of I ready to face 11th ranked Southern Oregon

Posted at 8:09 PM, Jan 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-11 22:09:34-05

The College of Idaho men's basketball team are riding a four game win streak and return home for the first time this year.  The Yotes will have no easy task as they will square off against 11th ranked Southern Oregon friday night.

C-of-I will get some help against Southern with their point guard Emanuel Morgan who just recently was named Cascade Conference player of the week.

led the Yotes to a pair of road victories – completing a weekend sweep in Portland for the first time since the 2004-05 season.

Morgan averaged 9.5 points, 11.0 assists, 6.0 rebounds, and 3.0 steals in the wins over Multnomah and Warner Pacific.  Against MU, he scored seven points and set a career-high with 11 assists, while at WP, Morgan scored 12 points, logged 11 assists, grabbed eight rebounds and had a game-high five steals.

He became the first C of I player in 31 years to record back-to-back games with 11-or-more assists.  Coach Garson says their is no better time for his team and Morgan to be playing than now.