Portland St. 85, George Fox 74

Michael Harthun scored 16 points, Renado Parker had 15 and

Portland State shot 49.2 percent from the field to hold off George

Fox 85-74 on Saturday night.

Lateef McMullan had 14 points, eight assists and four rebounds

for Portland State (2-5) while Gary Winston hit four 3-pointers and

totaled 14 points.

George Fox, an NAIA program, was 28 of 56 from the field for an

even 50 percent clip, and hit 13 3-pointers.

Seth Brent hit a 3-pointer to give George Fox (5-4) its biggest

lead of the night at 18-11 but the Vikings took over from there,

outscoring the Bruins 37-22 to lead 48-40 at halftime and never

looked back.

Brent had 15 points, six rebounds and four assists.

Sean Atkins scored 25 points on 8-of-13 shooting for George Fox,

knocking down four 3-pointers and grabbing four rebounds.