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COLLEGE WATCH: Vikings rally for men's hoop triumph; PSU earns share of first in volleyball

MEN'S BASKETBALL

• Portland State erased a 43-33 halftime deficit and beat Southern Illinois Edwardsville 77-74 Saturday night at Stott Center.

In the first game of the day at the PSU gym, UC Davis downed Loyola Chicago 64-61 in overtime.

Tim Douglas scored 19 points and Dashaun Wiggins had 18 for Portland State (2-1).

The visitors fell to 1-3, after shooting 65.4 percent from the field in the opening 20 minutes.

• The Portland Pilots fell 77-72 to North Texas in two overtimes at Chiles Center in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic on Saturday night.

Portland shot just 37 percent from the field and was 3 of 18 on 3-point attempts. North Texas hit 44 percent from the floor, sinking 8 of 16 from beyond the arc.

Thomas van der Mars led the Pilots with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Ryan Nicholas added 15 points and 16 rebounds, and Kevin Bailey had 15 points.

Both teams are 3-3.

  • VOLLEYBALL

    • Portland State survived its regular-season finale, winning 3-2 Saturday night at Idaho State to earn the top seed in the Big Sky tournament.

    PSU won 25-21, 21-25, 19-25, 25-21, 15-12.

    The Vikings and North Dakota finished 17-3, and PSU gets the higher tourney seed because it outscored UND in splitting their two conference matches.

    Kaeli Patton (16), Jaklyn Wheeler (14) and Aubrey Mitchell (14) combined for 44 kills for the Vikings.

    The Big Sky tournament is next Friday and Saturday at Stott Center.

    North Dakota won its final regular-season match Saturday 3-0 at home over Southern Utah.

    Portland State and North Dakota are co-regular season champions.

  • WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

    • Evergreen State knocked off visiting Lewis & Clark 84-75 Saturday night at Olympia, Wash. The Geoducks are 3-2; the Pioneers slipped to 1-3.

    Tayler Wang scored 34 points for L&C, and Katie Anderson added 20.