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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Joiner helps CSU Bakersfield hold off Portland St 76-71
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jarkel Joiner tossed in a career-high 24 points, Damiyne Durham scored all 18 of his points in a dominant first half and Cal State Bakersfield held off Portland State 76-71 on Thursday night.
Joiner hit 10 of 16 shots for the Roadrunners, who shot 63 percent (19 of 30) in the first half, including 5 of 11 from 3-point range, and led 47-29 at intermission. Durham hit 7 of 9 shots, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range, in the opening half.
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.
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.