Harding carries Weber State in Big Sky tourney win
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Jerrick Harding had 23 points as Weber State topped Portland State 81-71 in the Big Sky Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday.
Weber State meets Portland St. in Big Sky quarters
No. 5 seed Portland State (16-15, 11-9) vs. No. 4 seed Weber State (17-14, 11-9)
Big Sky Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, CenturyLink Arena, Boise, Idaho; Thursday, 3:30 p.m....
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...
Montana State looks to sweep Portland St.
Montana State (14-15, 11-8) vs. Portland State (15-15, 10-9)
The Viking Pavilion, Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Montana State goes for the season sweep over...
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.
Portland St. looks to sweep Montana
Montana (22-7, 15-3) vs. Portland State (14-15, 9-9)
The Viking Pavilion, Portland, Oregon; Thursday, 10:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Portland State goes for the season sweep over Montana...
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.
EWU looks for home win vs Portland St.
Portland State (14-14, 9-8) vs. Eastern Washington (11-17, 9-8)
Reese Court, Cheney, Washington; Saturday, 5:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Washington looks for its fourth straight...
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...
Portland St. looks to extend streak vs Idaho
Portland State (13-14, 8-8) vs. Idaho (4-23, 1-15)
Cowan Spectrum at the Kibbie Dome, Moscow, Idaho; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Portland State looks for its fifth straight...
Nuhu leads Portland St. past Sacramento St. 65-57
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sal Nuhu recorded 12 points and 14 rebounds to lead Portland State to a 65-57 win over Sacramento State on Saturday night.
Portland St. seeks revenge on Sac State
Sacramento State (12-12, 6-9) vs. Portland State (12-14, 7-8)
The Viking Pavilion, Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento State goes for the season sweep...
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.
Woods, Nuga lead Portland St. over N. Arizona 103-94
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Holland Woods had 27 points and 10 assists as Portland State got past Northern Arizona 103-94 on Thursday night. Michael Nuga added 22 points for the Vikings, while Sal Nuhu chipped in 20.
Woods also committed seven turnovers. Nuhu also had eight rebounds and six blocks for the Vikings.
Portland State is undefeated (3-0) when scoring at least 100 points this season.
Sacramento St. beats Portland St. 78-67
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ethan Esposito and Marcus Graves scored 16 points apiece as Sacramento State defeated Portland State 78-67 on Monday night. Osi Nwachukwu added 15 points for the Hornets.
Bryce Fowler had 10 points for Sacramento State (10-11, 4-8 Big Sky Conference).
Michael Nuga had 19 points for the Vikings (9-14, 4-8). Holland Woods added 11 points. Sal Nuhu had three blocks.
Radebaugh scores 28, Northern Colorado beats Portland State
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jonah Radebaugh had a career-high 28 points, Jordan Davis added 25 points, and Northern Colorado beat Portland State 80-62 on Thursday night.
Radebaugh made 8 of 10 shots, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, and grabbed eight rebounds, Bodie Hume added 12 points for the Bears (14-8, 8-3 Big Sky), who moved past Weber State into second place and stayed a game behind Montana in the conference standings.
Chivichyan with 16, Idaho St. edges Portland St. 69-67
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Gary Chivichyan scored 16 points with four 3-pointers and Idaho State held on late to edge Portland State 69-67 on Saturday night.
Brandon Boyd and Balint Mocsan added 14 points apiece for the Bengals (8-12, 4-7 Big Sky Conference), who snapped a five-game skid. Alonzo Walker had 10 points and six rebounds and Kelvin Jones led the team with 10 rebounds in addition to his seven points.
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).
Orme, Woods help Portland St. snap skid, beat E. Washington
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Holland Woods had 15 points and 11 assists and Jamie Orme also scored 15, including 12 after halftime, to help Portland State beat Eastern Washington 78-65 Thursday night to snap a three-game skid.
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.
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.
Portland St. upsets Big Sky champ Montana in overtime, 77-74
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Robert McCoy tipped in a missed 3-pointer in the final minute and Holland Woods knocked down two clutch free throws as Portland State snapped a five-game losing streak by beating defending Big Sky Conference champion Montana in Missoula for just the fourth time in 22 years, pulling out a 77-74 victory in overtime on Saturday night.
Hall scores 32, leads Montana St. over Portland St. 98-88
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Tyler Hall made six 3-pointers and finished with a season-high 32 points to lead Montana State to a 98-88 victory over Portland State on Thursday night.
Montana State (5-8, 2-1 Big Sky Conference) has won four of its last six games. Portland State (5-8, 0-2) has lost five straight.
Harald Frey added 25 points, with seven assists and six rebounds for the Bobcats. Keljin Blevins and Lassi Nikkarinen each added 10 points.
Davis, Hunter lead Northern Colorado by Portland State 73-60
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 26 points and Bodie Hume had 19 with a back-breaking 3-pointer to lead Northern Colorado to a 73-60 win over Portland State on Monday.
With the game clock dipping under a minute and the shot clock running out, Hume drilled a 3-pointer that gave the Bears a 68-60 lead. The Vikings missed their next four shots and Northern Colorado got a runout layup for Davis and three free throws to close with an 8-0 run.
Batemon scores 26 as LMU beats Portland St. 85-58
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — James Batemon scored 17 of his 26 points the first half and Loyola Marymount never trailed in its 85-58 win over Portland State on Saturday night.
Joe Quintana added 16 points, Dameane Douglas scored 12 and Mattias Markusson had six points and 12 rebounds for LMU (10-1). Eli Scott, who missed the first seven games of the season with mononucleosis, finished with 14 points and eight rebounds — both season highs.
Portland State goes to 4-0 at home, tames Portland, 87-78
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Holland Woods poured in 27 points and Portland State won its fourth straight game in its new home, knocking off cross-town rival Portland, 87-78 in a nonconference game on Wednesday night.
Portland State brought its rivalry with the Pilots to Viking Pavilion after winning back-to-back games at Portland the last two seasons. The Vikings are 4-0 in their new digs.
Da Silva, Sharma lead Stanford past Vikings, 79-67
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Oscar da Silva had last year's loss to Portland State on his mind and used it for motivation. Josh Sharma said it felt like he had a chip on his shoulder.
Da Silva scored 12 points, Bryce Wills added 10 and six others scored at least seven points in helping Stanford down Portland State 79-67 on Wednesday night.
"It was heartbreaking, tough loss in Portland," da Silva said.
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.
UC Santa Barbara beats Portland State 76-69
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ar'mond Davis had 20 points and six rebounds to help UC Santa Barbara beat Portland State 76-69 in the Vandal Holiday Hoops Showcase on Friday night.
The Gauchos (4-1) pulled away for good with an 11-4 run to lead 70-58 on JaQuori McLaughlin's 3-point play with 2:37 left in the game.
Portland State routs Division III Willamette 125-61
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jamie Orme had 19 points and 13 rebounds and Portland State routed Division III Willamette 125-61 on Saturday night.
Holland Woods and Michael Nuga scored 22 points apiece to lead Portland State (2-1). Juwan Williams added 13 points and Sal Nuhu had 12. Robert McCoy had his first career double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds. The Vikings shot 46 of 84 (55 percent) from the field, made 13 3-pointers and outrebounded Willamette 52-27.
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.
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.
Woods leads Portland State to overtime victory over SUU
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Holland Woods scored 20, including a 3-pointer to send the game to overtime, as Portland State stormed back to beat Southern Utah 96-91 in overtime on Thursday night.
Woods hit the game-tying 3-pointer with 3.1 left in regulation. He hit another with 1:52 left in overtime to give the Vikings (17-11, 7-8 Big Sky) their first lead of the period.
Southern Utah led by 14 in the first half before the Vikings closed within three at the break.
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.
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.
Weber State turns back Portland State 82-79
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Ryan Richardson tallied 17 points, five rebounds and five assists and Ricky Nelson scored 17 on 5-of-6 shooting from the floor and free-throw line as Weber State slipped past Portland State 82-79 on Saturday night.
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.
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 State jumps on Cal early on way to 106-81 win
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — After getting a steal in the backcourt and scoring an easy bucket, something Portland State did numerous times throughout the night, Brandon Hollins walked toward the visitor's bench and emphatically celebrated.
The Vikings are definitely enjoying themselves these days. With another win over a power conference school, it's easy to see why too.
Portland State hits final 16 FGs, beats Santa Clara 87-84
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Deontae North scored 25 of his career-high-tying 30 points in the second half and Portland State ended the game with 16 consecutive field goals to rally past Santa Clara 87-84 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.
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.