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

Wyoming (4-1).

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

58-38 advantage.

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.