Portland St. 69, UC Riverside 58

Chris Harriel scored 18 points to lead Portland State to a 69-58

victory over UC Riverside in the SMU Invitational on Sunday.

Nate Lozeau scored 12 points, and Charles Odum and Phillip

Thomas each had 10 for the Vikings (3-1).

Phil Martin led UC Riverside (2-3) with 13 points. BJ Shearry

had 10 points and six rebounds for the Highlanders.

The game was tied 36-36 at halftime, and stayed close until

Portland State went on a 23-6 run over an 8-minute stretch in the

middle of the second half to open up their largest lead at

66-49.