MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Sal Nuhu was a force in the final 22 seconds, blocking a shot, scooping up a defensive rebound and making two free throws as Portland State rallied past Idaho 67-65 on...
Strickland’s late 3 lifts Portland St. over Weber St., 76-75
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Deante Strickland nailed a deep 3-pointer to give Portland State the lead with 24 seconds left and the Vikings held on to beat Weber State 76-75 on Thursday night.
Derek Brown added a pair of free throws with four seconds left to make it a four-point lead for Portland State (9-11, 4-5 Big Sky).
Oluyitan sparks Southern Utah past Portland St
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Cameron Oluyitan scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures and Southern Utah cruised to an 83-69 victory over Portland State on Thursday night.
Oluyitan sank 7 of 9 shots for the Thunderbirds (8-7, 3-3 Big Sky Conference), who shot 56 percent from the floor, but were outrebounded 38-18. Jacob Calloway finished with 16 points and five assists, while Andre Adams had 14 points and five rebounds. Brandon Better and Harrison Butler scored 13 and 11, respectively.
Haws scores 30 points, leads BYU over Portland State 85-66
PROVO, Utah (AP) — TJ Haws made five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 30 points to lead BYU to an 85-66 victory over Portland State on Wednesday night.
BYU (8-4) has won two straight since snapping a three-game skid. Portland State (5-4) has lost two of its last four games.
Haws was 9 of 15 from the floor and had five assists. Yoeli Childs added 13 points, and Zac Seljaas and Connor Harding 11 apiece for the Cougars. Nick Emery scored five points in 24 minutes in his third game of the season.
Portland State rolls past NW Nazarene 91-75
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Derek Brown and Holland Woods scored 16 points apiece and Portland State rolled to a 91-75 victory over Division II-member Northwest Nazarene on Saturday night at the Vandal Holiday Hoops Showcase.
The Vikings (3-2) scored the first seven points and never looked back. Portland State's lead grew to 20 by the 8:45 mark and it upped its advantage to 48-23 at halftime. Michael Nuga made back-to-back layups to push the Vikings' lead to 30 with 14:52 to play.
Portland State beats UC Riverside 71-64
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Derek Brown scored eight of his 12 points in the final nine minutes on Saturday night and Portland State rallied to beat UC Riverside 71-64.
RENO, Nevada (AP) — Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 35 points and third-seeded Eastern Washington held off a late Portland State rally to beat the sixth-seeded Vikings 78-72 in a Big Sky Conference Tournament quarterfinal game Thursday night.
Eastern Washington (19-13) faces No. 10 seed Southern Utah in a semifinal game on Friday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Andre Spight scored 37 points on 15-of-24 shooting to help Northern Colorado beat Portland State 85-78 on Thursday night.
Jordan Davis added 17 points, five assists and two steals for the Bears. Northern Colorado (20-10, 11-6 Big Sky) has won four in a row and six of its last seven.
Edwards leads Portland State to sweep of Idaho State 91-77
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ryan Edwards scored 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting, a 3-pointer from Holland Woods helped spark a breakaway run and Portland State defeated Idaho State 91-77 on Saturday, completing a sweep of the Bengals.
Trailing by four at halftime, the Vikings (16-11, 6-8 Big Sky Conference) shot 63 percent after the break. With the game tied 55-55, a pair of Derek Brown free throws and a Woods 3-pointer ignited a 20-8 run over the next 5:44 to put the game away.
Canda’s 3-pointer lifts Portland State past Montana State
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Bryce Canda hit his fourth 3-pointer of the game with 20 seconds left, giving Portland State an 80-77 victory over Montana State on Saturday.
Oguine’s 39 lifts Montana past Portland State 92-89
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Michael Oguine 24 of his career-high 39 points in the second half and Montana made 8 of 10 free throws in the final minute to remain on top of the Big Sky Conference with a 92-89 win over Portland State on Saturday.