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C of I men advance to the Round of Eight at nationals

Senior guard Demetrius Perkins poured in 32 points to lead four College of Idaho players in double figures as the Yotes steamrolled Cardinal Stritch, 99-80, in the second round of the NAIA National Tournament on Friday night in Point Lookout, Missouri.

Marko Kovacevic had 17 points and eight rebounds, Sydney Donaldson added 15 points and Marck Coffin chipped in 10 points for the No. 4-seeded Yotes (30-5), who pulled away for the win by scoring 60 second-half points.

Click here for full game coverage at YoteAthletics.com.

The C of I advances to play in the Round of Eight at 4 p.m. Saturday. The game is available via radio (630 AM or www.630thefan.com with Mike Safford), live streaming video (available for $20 at www.naianetwork.com) or Daktronics live stats (click here).

To view the complete NAIA National Tournament Bracket, click here.

Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private liberal arts college. The C of I has a legacy of academic excellence, a winning athletics tradition and a history of producing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars and 14 Marshall, Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College’s close-knit, residential campus is located in Caldwell. Its distinctive PEAK Curriculum challenges students to attain competency in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field—empowering them to earn a major and three minors in four years. For more information, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu.

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