Idaho State vs Portland

Portland 51, Idaho St. 48

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Ryan Nicholas had 22 points and eight rebounds as Portland defeated Idaho State 51-48 Thursday night.

Kevin Bailey added 12 points for the Pilots (1-1), who shot 45.5 percent from the floor.

Chris Hansen led Idaho State (0-2) with 15 points and Neveij Walters had 10.

After a back-and-forth first half, Idaho State went scoreless for the first 6 1/2 minutes after the break. Tanner Riley hit a 3-pointer and Nicholas also made a basket to put Portland ahead 35-29 with 14:19 remaining. The Bengals twice got within one point, the latest coming after a Melvin Morgan jumper with 6 minutes left to make it 45-44.

But Nicholas and Korey Thieleke answered with baskets for the Pilots to put the game away.

Idaho State shot just 33 percent in the second half after hitting 48 percent of its shots before the break. The Bengals were 2 for 6 from the free-throw line.

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Scoreboard
Idaho State (0-2)291948
Portland (1-1) «302151

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Idaho State Bengals
C. Hansen, F336-130-033315
A. Preh, C160-11-21111
M. Morgan, G364-120-08429
T. Sanchez, G312-40-03216
A. Hatchett, G300-51-22111
N. Walters245-70-231210
T. Martin201-20-00033
N. Mason101-30-01213
Totals 19-472-622141448
 40.4%33.3% 
Portland Pilots
R. Nicholas, F3510-172-383122
T. Riley, F262-80-04006
T. van der Mars, C140-10-04150
K. Bailey, G264-63-330012
D. Carr, G210-20-01400
R. Barker260-10-05120
D. Rodgers191-12-41114
K. Thieleke152-41-12035
O. Reinfelds131-20-02202
J. Ehlers30-00-00000
J. Bailey20-20-00000
Totals 20-448-1131121251
 45.5%72.7% 
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Portland St.0-08-263
N. Colo.0-07-3134
Idaho0-06-3148
Montana0-05-4214
So. Utah0-05-4119
Montana St.0-06-591
North Dakota0-04-5247
Weber St.0-04-5220
Idaho St.0-03-5336
E. Wash.0-03-7187
N. Arizona0-02-8272
Sac. State0-02-8278

West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
BYU0-08-287
Gonzaga0-08-255
St. Marys0-08-289
San Diego0-07-2100
San Fran.0-05-3217
LMU0-05-4228
Pacific0-05-6234
Portland0-04-6223
Santa Clara0-03-6343
Pepperdine0-03-7302
 
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BC 74
NCST 72 Final
PSU 55
SHOU 45 Final
IND 99
SAM 54 Final
LOU 80
CHATT 55 Final
KAN 69
UTEP 51 Final
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UCLA 100