Strickland lifts Portland St. past Montana St. 84-80
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Deante Strickland came off the bench to score 19 points to lift Portland State to an 84-80 win over Montana State on Saturday night, the Vikings' eighth consecutive home...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Holland Woods had 20 points as Portland State stretched its home winning streak to seven games, defeating Montana 81-69 on Thursday night.
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Kim Aiken Jr. drained a 3-pointer from the corner at the buzzer to give Eastern Washington a 68-66 win over Portland State on Saturday.
Strickland lifts Portland St. over Idaho St. 99-93
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Deante Strickland had a career-high 20 points as Portland State got past Idaho State 99-93 on Thursday night.
Strickland shot 5 for 6 on 3-pointers. He added six...
Woods scores 19 to lead Portland St. over S. Utah 78-69
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Holland Woods registered 19 points and eight assists as Portland State topped Southern Utah 78-69 on Saturday night.
Michael Nuga had 12 points for Portland State (11-14, 6-8 Big Sky Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory. Deante Strickland added 11 points. Jamie Orme had 10 points for the home team.
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).
Andre leads Northern Arizona past Portland State 82-75
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Sophomore Jonathan Andre posted career highs of 21 points and seven rebounds to spark Northern Arizona to an 82-75 victory over Portland State on Saturday.
Andre knocked down 8 of his 14 shots to help the Lumberjacks (5-12, 3-4 Big Sky Conference) shoot 49 percent from the floor. Freshman Luke Avdalovic and Ted McCree added 18 points each for NAU, while freshman reserve Cameron Shelton pitched in with 14 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Holland Woods scored 11 of his 18 points in the last four minutes to help Portland State hold off Sacramento State 71-67 on Tuesday night in the first round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament.
The sixth-seeded Vikings (20-12) will face No. 3 seed Eastern Washington (18-13) in a Thursday quarterfinal. Portland State has won five of its last six games, and split the regular season series with the Eagles.
Portland State holds on for 72-66 win over Northern Arizona
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Deante Strickland and Holland Woods scored 12 points apiece to lead Portland State to a 72-66 win over Northern Arizona on Saturday night.
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.
Montana wins 12th straight, 80-60 over Portland St
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Jamar Akoh grabbed 10 rebounds and scored 21 points for his second straight 20-point game and Montana overcame a slow start to win its 12th straight Big Sky Conference game, 80-60 over Portland State on Thursday night.
The 20-point loss is Portland State's largest of the season.
Woods scores 29, Portland State tops Eastern Washington
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Holland Woods scored a career-high 29 points on a school record 10-for-10 shooting and Portland State lead from wire-to-wire for a 94-81 win over Eastern Washington on Saturday.
Traylin Farris and Deante Strickland each added 13 points for the Vikings (14-9, 4-6 Big Sky Conference), who ended a three-game losing skid and stopped the Eagles' three-game winning streak. Brandon Hollins and Michael Mayhew scored 12 apiece.
Portland St. rallies to beat Idaho St. 87-83
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Deontae North scored 24 points, Holland Woods added 13 and a go-ahead jumper, and Portland State rallied from 16 down to beat Idaho State 87-83 on Thursday night.
Ryan Edwards scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Deante Strickland scored 14 points for the Vikings (13-6, 3-3 Big Sky Conference), who outrebounded the Bengals 37-27 and scored 22 second-chance points off of 12 offensive rebounds.
North has 22, Portland State defeats Montana State 93-74
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Deontae North scored 22 points, Michael Mayhew hit 6 of 9 3-pointers for 18 points and Portland State handed Montana State its first league loss, 93-74, Thursday night.
Ryan Edwards, Bryce Canda and Deante Strickland all added 11 for the Vikings (12-5, 2-2 Big Sky Conference).
Mayhew had half of Portland State's eight 3s in the first half and the Vikings were 9 of 14 from close range, and opened a 44-32 lead. Montana State never got closer in the second half.
Portland State edges Idaho 73-72 with last-second put-back
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Deontae North scored 30 points and Holland Woods got the winning putback to lift Portland State to a 73-72 win over Idaho on Saturday night.
Portland St. sets program record 125-50 over Portland Bible
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Bryce Canda had 20 points on Saturday and Portland State set a program record for margin of victory with a 125-50 win over Portland Bible.
The 125 points are the most scored by Portland State since notching 133 against Rocky Mountain on Feb. 3, 1978. The Vikings (6-2) crossed the 100-point mark on Jamie Orme's putback with 8:55 left in the game.
Portland St. starts strong, holds off Utah St. for 83-79 win
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Bryce Canda and Michael Mayhew had 17 points apiece as Portland State charged out to an early lead and then held on to defeat Utah State 83-79 on Monday night to remain unbeaten.
Deante Strickland nailed a 3-pointer that led to Portland State (4-0) closing the first period on a 21-11 run to go into the break leading 45-29.
Canda’s career night leads Portland State over UC Riverside
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bryce Canda had a career-high 20 points to go with 10 rebounds, four assists and four steals on Saturday and Portland State beat UC Riverside 94-82.
The Vikings (3-0) took the lead for good during a 17-3 run that ended at 37-27 on Deontae North's 3-pointer with 4:09 left in the first half. The lead stayed around 10 for most of the second half until Chance Murray pulled the Highlanders (1-2) within 83-76 on a 3-point play with 3:11 to go.
North, Holland help Portland St. beat Willamette 111-60
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Deontae North had 19 points to lead seven Portland State players in double figures and the Vikings cruised to a 111-60 win over Division III Willamette on Tuesday night.
Bryce Canda and Deante Strickland scored 15 points apiece; Brandon Hollins, Ryan Edwards and Brendan Rumel each added 13 for Portland State (2-0) and Holland Woods had 11. Hollins grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds while North and Woods set career bests with seven assists.