Wyoming 65, Portland St. 51
Adam Waddell scored 15 points and Luke Martinez returned from a
one-game layoff to add 13 as Wyoming defeated Portland State 65-51
in the Jim Thorpe Classic on Friday night.
Leonard Washington added 12 points and Francisco Cruz 11 for
Nate Lozeau led Portland State (2-2) with 11 points.
Wyoming sank its first six shots of the second half, including
two 3-pointers and a layup by Martinez, to take a 49-32 lead.
Martinez, who sat out a game because of a head injury suffered in
practice, swished a floater with 7:37 left that gave Wyoming a
Portland State ended a seven-minute scoreless drought on Charles
Odum’s layup at the 6:46 mark, but the Vikings were down 58-40.
They would come no closer than 14 after that.