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Western Oregon's Andy Avgi, shown here in a game against Northwest Christian Nov. 1, scored 20 and 21 points, respectively, in WOU's two losses last week.
November 14, 2012
WOU/Phoenix Inn Shootout
Notre Dame de Namur at Western Oregon (0-2)
When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Emporia State at Western Oregon
When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Both games at New Physical Education Building.
Admission: $6 adults; $4 seniors/non-WOU students.
MONMOUTH -- Despite two strong outings by redshirt freshman Andy Avgi, the Western Oregon University men's basketball team dropped both games in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference/Pac West Challenge last weekend.
Agvi, a 6-foot-6 forward from Woodburn High, netted 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting in WOU's 89-80 loss to Hawaii Hilo Friday.
Rodney Webster added 11 points for WOU in a game that the Wolves led 32-26 at the half before the Vulcans came out of the break on a 14-4 run.
Hawaii Hilo held a huge advantage at the free-throw line, making 39 of 52 attempts.
WOU, on the other hand, made 13 of 16 shots at the charity stripe.
Saturday, Avgi scored a team-high 21 points and snagged eight boards, but the Wolves again gave up a big advantage at the free-throw line in an 84-76 loss to Chaminade.
Chaminade, which led 40-33 at the half, finished the game 28 for 33 from the charity stripe while WOU shot just 9 for 11.
Webster added 14 points and James Gehring had 12 points to round out the Wolves scoring in double figures.
Western Oregon (0-2) returns to action this weekend in Monmouth, as it opens the WOU/Phoenix Inn Shootout with a 7:30 p.m. matchup against Notre Dame de Namur Friday.
The Wolves will play again Saturday, when they host Emporia State beginning at 7:30 p.m.