Southern Utah vs Portland State

Portland St. 90, S. Utah 69

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Michael Harthun scored 19 points, Renado Parker added 16 points and eight rebounds, and Portland State snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 90-69 blowout of Southern Utah on Thursday night.

Michael Harvey chipped in 13 points off the bench for the Vikings (6-16, 4-11 Big Sky), who shot 52 percent from the floor, including 59 percent in the second half.

Jackson Stevenett led the Thunderbirds (10-14, 8-7) with 26 points, and Damon Heuir had 14.

Portland State led 40-34 at halftime, but Southern Utah pulled within 46-44 on Heuir's 3-pointer 2 minutes into the second half. That sparked an 18-2 run that put Portland State up 64-46 with 11:33 left, and the Vikings weren't seriously threatened again.

Portland State now leads the all-time series 2-1; Southern Utah won 76-63 in Cedar City, Utah, on Jan. 24. Before that, the teams' only previous meeting had been in 1969.

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Southern Utah Thunderbirds
J. Stevenett, F328-179-961326
J. Jeffery, F151-22-31054
J. Cheesman, C183-82-29148
D. Heuir, G343-147-806414
J. Johnson, G342-53-64127
A. Hess191-20-02023
C. Hanks181-32-65044
C. Nsenki161-40-01103
T. Koehler110-20-01000
D. Thomas20-00-00000
Z. Ghormley10-30-00000
Totals 20-6025-3436102469
 33.3%73.5% 
Portland State Vikings
R. Parker, F317-132-280416
A. Moore, F264-84-630412
M. Harthun, G307-114-454319
L. McMullan, G292-56-624311
G. Winston, G263-74-473311
D. Winston Jr.301-41-15523
M. Harvey162-49-1040213
B. Cataldo72-21-20045
A. Foster40-00-00010
J. King10-00-00000
Totals 28-5431-3537162690
 51.9%88.6% 
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Weber St.14-619-12
Montana12-817-13
North Dakota12-817-17
N. Arizona12-815-17
N. Colo.11-918-14
Portland St.11-917-15
E. Wash.10-1015-16
Sac. State10-1014-16
Montana St.9-1114-17
Idaho St.8-1211-18
So. Utah1-192-27
 
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