Portland 80, Wis.-Milwaukee 60
Jared Stohl scored 15 points, all on 3-pointers, to lead
Portland to an 80-60 season-opening victory over
Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Friday at the Athletes in Action
Luke Sikma added 14 points and 12 rebounds and freshman Tanner
Riley 14 points to lead the Pilots. Tone Boyle scored 13 points to
pace the Panthers.
The Pilots never trailed and set the tone early with a 19-2 lead
behind eight points from Sikma. Stohl had a trio of 3-pointers in
the first half, including one that put Portland ahead 40-18.
Wisconsin-Milwaukee ended the half with eight unanswered points,
including back-to-back 3-pointers by Boyle and Lonnie Boga.
The Panthers closed within nine points five times early in the
second half, thanks partly to Anthony Hill, who finished with
Nemenja Mitrovic hit three 3-pointers and finished with 11
points for Portland.