Strickland’s late 3 lifts Portland St. over Weber St., 76-75
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Deante Strickland nailed a deep 3-pointer to give Portland State the lead with 24 seconds left and the Vikings held on to beat Weber State 76-75 on Thursday night.
Derek Brown added a pair of free throws with four seconds left to make it a four-point lead for Portland State (9-11, 4-5 Big Sky).
Weber State (13-8, 7-3) had the lead for 37 minutes and led by as many as 12 points in the second half. Portland State had two 8-0 runs in the final nine minutes.
Jerrick Harding had 28 points and Zach Braxton scored 15 for the Wildcats.
Portland State had a 19-6 edge on the offensive glass and outrebounded Weber State 44-27.
The Wildcats entered the game with a shot to tie Northern Colorado (8-2) for first place in the conference standings.