LAS VEGAS (AP) — Isaiah Pineiro scored 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead San Diego to a 67-47 victory over Portland on Thursday night in the first round of the West Coast Conference...
Portland and San Diego meet in WCC tourney
No. 10 seed Portland (7-24, 0-16) vs. No. 7 seed San Diego (18-13, 7-9)
West Coast Conference Tourney First Round, Orleans Arena, Las Vegas; Thursday, 11 p.m. EST
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tahj Eaddy had 26 points as Santa Clara topped Portland 78-62 on Saturday night.
Fitts lifts Saint Mary’s (Cal) over Portland 65-48
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Malik Fitts had 17 points and eight rebounds as Saint Mary's beat Portland 65-48 on Thursday night.
Jordan Ford had 15 points for Saint Mary's (20-10, 11-4 West Coast...
St. Mary’s looks to extend streak vs Portland
Portland (7-22, 0-14) vs. Saint Mary's (19-10, 10-4)
McKeon Pavilion, Moraga, California; Thursday, 11 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Saint Mary's looks for its eighth straight win in the...
Ross scores 23 to carry Pepperdine past Portland 86-80
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Colbey Ross had 23 points and 10 assists as Pepperdine defeated Portland 86-80 on Saturday.
Portland looks to end streak vs Pepperdine
Portland (7-21, 0-13) vs. Pepperdine (12-16, 5-9)
Firestone Fieldhouse, Malibu, California; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Pepperdine looks to extend Portland's conference losing...
Pineiro scores 22 to lift San Diego past Portland 63-52
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Isaiah Pineiro had 22 points and 16 rebounds as San Diego beat Portland 63-52 on Thursday night.
Olin Carter III had 16 points for San Diego (17-11, 6-7 West Coast...
Batemon leads Loyola Marymount over Portland 72-55
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — James Batemon had 28 points as Loyola Marymount topped Portland 72-55 on Saturday night.
Joe Quintana had 11 points for Loyola Marymount (17-8, 5-6 West Coast Conference). Eli Scott added seven rebounds and five assists.
Mattias Markusson, the Lions' second leading scorer heading into the matchup at 11 points per game, shot only 20 percent in the game (1 of 5).
Haws, Childs help BYU hand Portland 11th straight loss 83-48
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — T.J. Haws scored 22 points, Yoeli Childs added 17 points with 11 rebounds and BYU handed Portland its 11th straight loss, 83-48 on Thursday night.
The Cougars (15-10, 7-3 West Coast Conference) had their best defensive half of the season, holding the Pilots (7-18, 0-10) to 21 points in the first half to lead by 19. Haws had seven points as BYU closed the half on a 17-3 run and opened the second half with a 14-3 surge to go up by 30.
Santa Clara rebounds in OT to beat Portland 69-63
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Keshawn Justice scored 17 points on Saturday night, including the first four points of overtime, and Santa Clara beat Portland 69-63 despite blowing an 11-point, second-half lead.
Gallinat with 16, Pacific holds on to edge Portland 74-70
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Roberto Gallinat scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Pacific held on to edge Portland 74-70 on Saturday afternoon.
Gallinat was 10 of 12 from the free throw line for the Tigers (12-10, 2-5 West Coast Conference), who snapped a two-game skid. Jeremiah Bailey added 12 points and nine rebounds and Lafayette Dorsey had 11 points.
Pacific had a 42-26 rebounding advantage over Portland.
McCarthy, Ferrari lead San Francisco past Portland 83-61
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt McCarthy scored 20 points on 8-of-9 shooting, Frankie Ferrari scored 18 and San Francisco beat Portland 83-61 on Thursday night.
McCarthy and Ferrari combined to shoot 15 of 19 from the field and Ferrari made four 3-pointers. San Francisco finished shooting 30 of 55 (54.5 percent) and committed just six turnovers.
San Diego grounds Portland with a 76-55 win behind Martinez
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Isaiah Pineiro scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and San Diego overwhelmed Portland from the start and beat the Pilots 76-55 on Thursday night.
Pacific jumps out early, beats Portland 65-57
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lafayette Dorsey scored 15 of his 21 points in the first half as Pacific jumped out early and cruised to a 65-57 victory over Portland on Saturday night for its first conference win.
Jahlil Tripp added 17 points and 11 rebounds for Pacific (11-8, 1-3 West Coast Conference), which has won four in a row against Portland. Dorsey and Tripp each made three of the Tigers' eight 3-pointers.
Allman, Ahmad lead CSU Fullerton past Portland, 79-64
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Allman Jr. had 26 points, including six 3-pointers, and Khalil Ahmad scored 21 to help CSU Fullerton beat Portland 79-64 on Saturday night to snap a four-game skid.
Austen Awosika added 12 points, a career-high 11 rebounds and a career-best tying seven assists for CSU Fullerton. Johnny Wang grabbed 11 boards and Jackson Rowe 10 as the Titans (4-9) outrebounded Portland 44-22, including 16-4 on the offensive glass.
Grambling pulls away early to beat Portland 70-58
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ivy Smith Jr. had 13 points and nine assists and Grambling pulled away early to beat Portland 70-58 on Saturday night.
Grambling (5-6) snapped a two-game skid while Portland (6-6) has lost four of its last five games.
Dallas Polk-Hilliard added 12 points, Lasani Johnson had 11 and Zavier Peart chipped in with 10 for Grambling. Johnson made three 3-pointers and Peart had a game-high nine rebounds.
Portland snaps 3-game skid, beats Sacramento State 76-67
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — JoJo Walker scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half to help Portland snap a three-game skid with a 76-67 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday night.
Marcus Shaver Jr. added 14 of his 21 points after the break, and finished 10-of-12 shooting from the line for Portland (6-5). Walker was 6 of 11 from the field and made five 3-pointers. Hugh Hogland chipped in 13 points.
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.
MVP Pearson sets career high; Texas St. wallops Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored a career-high 33 points and Texas State used a second-half offensive eruption to blast Portland 91-68 on Saturday night in the Portland Classic Championship game.
Texas State (5-1) led 36-34 at halftime, and after intermission, proceeded to shoot 20 of 32 (62.5 percent) including 9 of 13 (69) from 3-point range. Portland's shooting went in the opposite direction as the Pilots (5-3) shot 25 percent (7 of 28) from the field.
McSwiggan scores 17; Portland cruises past USC Upstate 73-56
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Josh McSwiggan opened the game with a 3-point basket from the right wing, made three more in 21 minutes and scored 17 points as Portland cruised past USC Upstate 73-56 Wednesday night in the opening game of the Portland Classic.
McSwiggan scored 14 of his points in the first half as 12 Pilots (4-2) saw game time. Marcus Shaver, Jr. added 13 points, JoJo Walker 11 and Theo Akwuba grabbed 11 rebounds.
Portland pulls away from Lewis & Clark in 2nd half, 77-57
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marcus Shaver Jr. scored 10 of his team-high 16 points in the second half and Portland pulled away from Division III Lewis & Clark to take a 77-57 win Monday night.
Portland (3-2) opened the season with three straight wins, but dropped both of its games in Hawaii at the Rainbow Classic before bouncing back to beat Cal State-Northridge Saturday.
Portland rallies from 18 down to beat CSU Northridge 80-77
LOS ANGELES (AP) — JoJo Walker had 23 points and seven assists and made 6 of 8 3-point attempts on Saturday night, and Portland rallied to beat CSU Northridge 80-77.
The Pilots (2-2) never led for nearly the first 35 minutes, trailing by as much as 18 early in the second half. Walker scored 11 during a 22-5 run that gave Portland its first lead at 69-67 with 5:09 left in the game. The Pilots would not trail again.
Simmons, Woolridge help North Texas beat Portland 78-73
HONOLULU (AP) — Zachary Simmons had a career-high 23 points on 10-of-12 shooting and Ryan Woolridge scored 22 to help North Texas beat Portland 78-73 on Saturday night at the Rainbow Classic.
Woolridge made 8 of 12 from the field, including two 3-pointers, and added seven rebounds and eight assists.
Raimo, Stepteau help Hawaii beat Portland 82-64
HONOLULU (AP) — Zigmars Raimo tied his career-high with 17 points and Brocke Stepteau scored 16, including four 3-pointers, to help Hawaii beat Portland 82-64 on Friday night.
Jack Purchase added 15 points and five assists and Eddie Stansberry scored 12 for Hawaii (1-0).
Loyola Marymount beats Portland 78-72 to advance
LAS VEGAS (AP) — James Batemon scored 29 points and made 11 of 12 free throws and eight-seeded Loyola Marymount rallied from 15 points down in the first half to beat ninth-seeded Portland 78-72 in Friday night's opening round of the West Coast Conference Tournament.
Eli Scott scored 12 points with 10 rebounds and four assists and Mattias Markusson added 11 points for the Lions (11-19), who face No. 7-ranked and top-seeded Gonzaga in Saturday's quarterfinals.
Bryant, Childs score 15, BYU turns back Portland 72-60
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Elijah Bryant and Yoeli Childs scored 15 points apiece and Brigham Young defeated Portland 72-60 on Thursday night.
Dalton Nixon added 14 points for the Cougars (22-8, 11-6 West Coast Conference) and Childs had 13 rebounds for his 14th double-double. The third-place Cougars close the regular season at home on Saturday against league-leader and No. 6 ranked Gonzaga.
Marcus Shaver Jr. scored 21 points for the Pilots (10-20, 4-13), who dropped their fifth straight.
No. 15 Saint Mary’s pulls away to beat Portland 73-61
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Saint Mary's coach Randy Bennett eyed the final stats before heading into the locker room.
"We needed that one," he said.
Jock Landale had 23 points and 10 rebounds and No. 15 Saint Mary's rebounded from a pair of losses with a 73-61 victory over Portland on Saturday night.
Ndumanya scores 23 as Santa Clara holds off Portland 81-72
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Emmanuel Ndumanya scored a career-high 23 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and Josip Vrankic tossed in 19 points in Santa Clara's 81-72 win at Portland Thursday night.
Ndumanya threw down a dunk with 1:36 remaining after Portland cut the gap to 72-70 and the Broncos (10-17, 7-8 West Coast Conference) closed out the game making five of six from the line in the last 23 seconds to fend off the Pilots rally.
San Francisco holds off Portland for 65-63 win
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Frankie Ferrari had 13 points on 4-of-5 shooting and Nate Renfro scored 12 points to help San Francisco hold on for a 65-63 win over Portland on Thursday night.
Chase Foster added 11 points and Matt McCarthy 10 for USF (14-12, 6-7 West Coast Conference).
Tyson scores 22, Shaver makes game-winning FTs for Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — D'Marques Tyson made six 3-pointers and scored 22 points, and Marcus Shaver Jr. sank the winning free throws with two seconds left as Portland edged Loyola Marymount 68-66 on Saturday.
LMU's Steven Haney tied the game with two free throws with 13 seconds left before Shaver was fouled at the rim. James Batemon got a decent look at a 3-point try but was too strong.
Shaver Jr. sparks Portland to 85-76 OT win over Pepperdine
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Freshman Marcus Shaver Jr. scored seven of his nine points in overtime and Tahirou Diabate had 19 points on 8-of-11 shooting to help Portland hold on for an 85-76 victory over Pepperdine on Thursday night.
Gonzaga-Portland key matchup: Marcus Shaver Jr. helps fuel Pilots’ offense
True freshman guard Marcus Shaver Jr. has been the Pilots’ top scoring threat through eight WCC games. Shaver, re-inserted into the starting lineup two games ago, is averaging 10.8 points in conference and 11.3 overall.
Shaver’s shooting numbers aren’t eye-catching (40.6 percent field goal, 26.4 percent 3-point), but the 6-foot-2 guard has been a resourceful scorer. The Zags saw it first-hand ago when Shaver had 16 points in 20 minutes in GU’s blowout victory two weeks ago.
Porter scores 16; Portland holds off Loyola Marymount 72-65
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Franklin Porter made a key 3-pointer and finished with 16 points to lead Portland to a 72-65 victory over Loyola Marymount on Saturday night.
Portland (8-13, 2-6 West Coast Conference) has won consecutive games since snapping a six-game losing skid. Loyola Marymount (6-13, 1-7) has lost three straight and nine of its last 10 games.
Gallinat scores 18 as Pacific turns back Portland 66-54
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Roberto Gallinat scored 18 points to lead four players in double figures and Pacific rolled to a 66-54 victory over Portland on Saturday night.
Miles Reynolds and Anthony Townes added 12 points apiece for the Tigers (9-10, 4-2 West Coast Conference), while Jack Williams scored 10 and Jahlil Tripp contributed eight rebounds and six assists.
Caruso’s steal helps Santa Clara hold off Portland 70-68
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Henry Caruso made the game-saving steal, Matt Hauser matched a career high with 22 points and Santa Clara beat Portland 70-68 on Saturday night.
Wright scores 30, San Diego down Portland 81-74 in OT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Isaiah Wright scored a career-high 30 points with four 3-pointers, Olin Carter III hit a go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime, and San Diego beat Portland 81-74 on Thursday night to win its fourth straight.
Carter's 3 sparked a 7-0 run and San Diego led 79-74 in overtime after Portland missed four of five shots and committed two turnovers. San Diego's Juwan Gray and Jose Martinez each added a free throw and Portland missed three more shots in the final 19 seconds.
Boum scores 26 in San Francisco’s 84-61 romp over Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Souley Boum scored a career-high 26 points and San Francisco cruised to an 84-61 victory over Portland on Saturday night.
Boum made 8 of 11 shots from the floor, including 3 of 6 from 3-point range, and 7 of 9 free throws for the Dons (9-6, 1-1 West Coast Conference). Chase Foster added 13 points and seven rebounds, Erik Poulsen scored 14 and Jordan Ratinho 12. Matt McCarthy grabbed 11 rebounds as San Francisco controlled the boards 51-23.
Porters, Portland turn back Hartford 78-67
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Franklin Porter scored 21 points and Portland used a strong first half to defeat Hartford 78-67 on Tuesday night.
JoJo Walker added 18 points and Marcus Shaver Jr. had 17 for the Pilots (5-7). Josh McSwiggan had four of Portland's 10 3-pointers and had 14 points.
Hill hits 6 3s, scores 23; Seattle beats Portland 89-76
SEATTLE (AP) — Jordan Hill hit six 3-pointers and finished with 23 points, both career highs, to help Seattle beat Portland 89-76 on Saturday night for its seventh consecutive home win.
Matej Kavas added 18 points, including four 3-pointers, and Aaron Menzies had 16 points and eight rebounds for Seattle (8-5).
Portland slips past San Jose State for 64-55 win
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Josh McSwiggan scored 14 points, including the go-ahead bucket in the second half, to help Portland get past San Jose State for a 64-55 win Saturday night.
JoJo Walker added 13 points, Marcus Shaver Jr. had 11 and Franklin Porter 10 for Portland (4-6), which snapped a two-game skid with the win. McSwiggan was 6 for 10 from the field with two 3-pointers.
Portland halts 3-game skid, beats Multnomah 112-65
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Franklin Porter and Josh McSwiggan had career nights as they combined for 39 points as Portland rolled over NAIA's Multnomah 112-65 to halt a three-game skid on Thursday night.
Portland St. uses late run to beat crosstown rival Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Bryce Canda hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 34.3 seconds left and Portland State ended the game with 12 straight points to beat crosstown rival Portland 80-75 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night.
Canda finished with six of his 18 points during the Vikings' late run and Deontae North added 14 points. Ryan Edwards had 10 of his 12 points in the second half and Traylin Farris had 11 points and 12 boards.