Portland St. 85, Sacramento St. 67
Chehales Tapscott had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Portland
State led by as many as 31 points en route to an 85-67 victory over
Sacramento State on Wednesday night.
Charles Odum added 16 points for the Vikings (13-12, 7-6 Big
Sky), who have won three straight as they scramble for position in
the conference standings behind leaders Weber State and
Jackson Carbajal had 19 points for the Hornets (9-16, 4-10).
Heath Hoffman added 17.
Portland State took a 22-9 lead midway through the first half
when Odum’s dunk capped an 8-0 Vikings run. Odum’s layup with just
over three minutes left put Portland State ahead 42-22.
A dunk by Nate Lozeau and a pair of free throws from Tapscott to
open the second half gave the Vikings their biggest margin of the
game at 53-22.
The Vikings hold a 16-1 advantage over Sacramento State in