Portland St. 79, Md.-Eastern Shore 69
Charles Odum scored 25 points to lead Portland State to a 79-69
victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore in the Jim Thorpe Classic on
Chehales Tapscott added 16 points and Michael Harthun 15 while
Nate Lozeau scored 11 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for Portland
Maryland-Eastern Shore (1-7), which dropped its sixth straight,
was paced by Ishaq Pitt with 16 points while Percy Woods added 12
and Tyler Hines 11. Pina Guillaume scored eight points and pulled
down 11 rebounds for the Hawks.
Woods’ layup and free throw with 4:25 to go drew the Hawks
within 64-60, but on the next play, Tapscott saved a teammate’s air
ball from going out of bounds, flicking the ball to Lozeau for a
After a missed 3 by Maryland-Eastern Shore’s Louis Bell, Lozeau
drained a 16-footer and Portland State held on.