Portland State game delayed due to snow

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)An unexpected snow fall paralyzed Portland

area freeways and has delayed the tip-off of the Portland State

men’s basketball game against Willamette University on Tuesday

night.

Willamette was late in arriving for the contest from its

location in Salem, about 30 miles south of Portland. Portland State

officials pushed back the game’s tip-off to 9:15 p.m. The game will

was schedule to start at 5:05 p.m. but will face more than a four

hour delay.

The men’s game was scheduled to be the first of a doubleheader

on the Portland State campus. The women’s contest against Oregon

State will still start as scheduled at 7:05 p.m.