Loyola Marymount vs Portland

Loyola Marymount 76, Portland 62


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Drew Viney scored 16 points and Loyola Marymount hit 10 three-pointers as the Lions beat Portland 76-62 Thursday night.

Loyola Marymount (16-9, 9-3 WCC) had five players score in double figures. The Lions shot 51 percent from the floor and went 10 of 19 from 3-point range.

Tanner Riley and Ryan Nicholas scored 13 points each for Portland (6-19, 3-9).

Loyola Marymount led nearly the entire game, but had trouble putting away Portland. The Lions spurted to an early 21-9 lead, but Derrick Rodgers' half-court 3-pointer at the buzzer pulled the Pilots to within 29-25 at halftime.

Loyola Marymount controlled the second half, but didn't finish the Pilots until late. The Lions led 47-36, but Portland was able to cut the deficit to 63-57 with 4:08 remaining on two free throws by Thomas van der Mars. The Lions finally ran away when LaRon Armstead scored the team's final 13 points.

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Candid Coaches Series
Loyola Marymount Lions
A. Hamilton, F301-30-05012
G. Okonji, F294-42-691410
L. Armstead, F284-64-640213
A. Ireland, G365-153-535415
D. Viney, G363-87-753316
J. DuBois192-60-01415
C. Blackwell94-50-010011
A. Egbeyemi71-10-00002
A. Osborne61-10-00002
Totals 25-4916-2433131576
Portland Pilots
R. Nicholas, F206-71-232113
N. Mitrovic, F131-60-01112
T. van der Mars, C300-15-53025
D. Rodgers, G262-50-03415
K. Bailey, G244-111-222111
T. Riley245-100-001413
D. Cason230-50-04030
D. Carr201-40-02322
T. Douglas184-52-223211
J. Bailey20-00-01010
Totals 23-549-1123161862
West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Marys13-521-1068
San Diego8-1015-16157
San Fran.7-1114-18182
Santa Clara7-1114-18203
Other games
Wisc 68 Final
Minn 61
Ole Miss 60 Final
Miss St 70
TNST 72 Final
Illinois 71 Final
Indiana 84
STMA 59 Final