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McCoy scores 24 in Portland State’s record-setting win

December 2, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Robert McCoy scored 26 points to lead seven Portland State players in double figures and the Vikings beat Portland Bible 123-40 on Saturday night.

Portland State set program records for turnovers forced (43), steals (31) and margin of victory (83) — breaking the previous mark of 75 set almost a year ago. The Vikings (4-3) beat Portland Bible, a member of the National Christian Collegiate Athletics Association, 125-50 on Dec. 2, 2017.

McCoy was fouled on a dunk and made the ensuing free throw to open the scoring and converted another 3-point play to make it 12-2 with 15 minutes left in the first half. Payton Moore hit a 3-pointer to pull the Wildcats within seven a couple minutes later but Portland State scored 26 of the next 28 points to take 31-point lead. Sal Nuhu’s dunk made it capped a 9-0 run that made it 65-18 at halftime.

Durham Rosser led Portland Bible with 23 points on 9-of-17 shooting. The rest of the Wildcats made just 5 of 28 (17.9 percent) from the field.

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