Who's Playing

Alcorn State @ Portland

Current Records: Alcorn State 0-2; Portland 1-1

What to Know

The Alcorn State Braves are staying on the road this past Saturday to face off against the Portland Pilots at 8 p.m. ET Nov. 13 at Earle A. Chiles Center. Alcorn State will be seeking to avenge the 97-65 loss they suffered the last time these two teams played Nov. 24 of 2015.

The Braves were close but no cigar this past Wednesday as they fell 69-66 to the Seattle Redhawks.

Meanwhile, everything came up roses for Portland at home against Willamette this past Thursday as the team secured a 122-78 win.

Alcorn State is expected to lose this next one by 6.5. However, those who like betting on the underdog should be happy to hear that they are 2-0 against the spread when expected to lose.

Portland's victory lifted them to 1-1 while Alcorn State's defeat dropped them down to 0-2. We'll see if Portland can repeat their recent success or if Alcorn State bounces back and reverse their fortune.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Earle A. Chiles Center -- Portland, Oregon
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Pilots are a solid 6.5-point favorite against the Braves, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Pilots as a 5.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -108

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Series History

Portland won the only game these two teams have played in the last seven years.

  • Nov 24, 2015 - Portland 97 vs. Alcorn State 65