Rookie coach Luke Jackson and the Northwest Christian University Beacons denied veteran coach Danny Miles his 1,000th career win on Friday night, beating Miles' visiting Oregon Tech Owls 62-55 at Eugene.
Miles' team goes to Corban on Saturday night in search of win No. 1,000 for the coach.
Former UO star Jackson's squad led by 18 points before an Oregon Tech run sliced that to six points.
Northwest Christian improved to 13-9 overall and 7-5 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference, while OIT slipped to 12-12, 5-7.
Coleton Baker's 20 points led the Beacons, and Austin Kuemper had a team-high three assists to go with 13 points.
Corban is 6-15 overall and 2-10 in the conference.