COLLEGE HOOPS: Concordia 7-1, Oregon 6-0 after mens victories
The Concordia Cavaliers beat visiting Lewis & Clark 103-94 Saturday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
Adam Herman's 38 points led the Cavs (7-1), who have their longest win streak since they started 9-0 in 2009.
Concordia led 59-40 at the half, but L&C closed to within 92-89 with five minutes remaining.
But Cavalier reserve guards Willy Ligon and Tyler Velasquez helped the NAIA team hang on. Ligon finished with 26 points, making 10 of 15 shots from the field, and Velasquez totaled 15 points and eight assists.
The 6-6 Herman was 13 of 19 from the floor and sank 10 of 13 free throws.
The Pioneers (4-2) had six players in double figures, with 5-11 sophomore guard Kurt Parker notching a team-high 22 points.
Concordia opens the Cascade Collegiate Conference season Friday at Southern Oregon and Saturday at Oregon Tech.
Lewis & Clark is off until Dec. 18, when it visits Multnomah University.
The 14th-ranked Oregon Ducks climbed to 6-0 Saturday afternoon with a 91-76 victory over North Dakota in the Global Sports Hardwood Challenge at Matthew Knight Arena.
Oregon will conclude the tournament at 7 p.m. Sunday against Cal Poly (2-4), which lost 73-71 Saturday to University of the Pacific.
The Ducks are off to their best start since 2006, when they got out of the gate with 13 straight wins.
Joseph Young led Oregon with 23 points, as the transfer guard from Houston continued his run of double-figure outings in every game since he joined the Ducks this season.
Another transfer, forward Mike Moser from UNVL and Grant High, had 13 points and a game-high 15 rebounds for the Ducks.
Oregon led by as many as 20 points, as UND fell to 2-3.
The Princeton Tigers topped Portland State 94-76 Saturday afternoon at Stott Center.
Princeton improved to 2-3, while PSU dropped to 1-2.
Reserve pivot Angela Misa led four Viks in double figures with 18 points, and PSU led 44-42 at the half.
Princeton shot 62.5 percent from the field, though, outscoring the Vikings 48-26 in the paint.
Guards Kate Lanz and Emily Easom had 14 points each for Portland State, and forward Allie Brock scored 13 points.
The Vikings hit 40.8 percent from the floor.
PSU's next game is 2 p.m. Sunday at home against another Ivy League team, Columbia.
Oregon State dropped its second close game in as many days at the Junkajoo Jam in Freeport, Bahamas. Florida pulled ahead at the end for a 73-70 decision in the second and final day of the tournament.
Guard Jamie Weisner of OSU led all scorers with 26 points, making 9 of 21 shots from the field.
OSU's last lead was 66-65 just under the four-minute mark.
Florida (5-3) used a 6-0 spurt to gain control.
The Beavers (4-2) shot 40.7 percent from the field and held the Gators to 37.3 percent.
Ali Gibson added 13 points for Oregon State, and Alyssa Martin had 12.
OSU returns to action against Portland at 7 p.m. Friday at Chiles Center.