Montana women overcome Vikings
MONTANA 69, Portland State 53
PACIFIC 91, Portland 55
ALASKA ANCHORAGE 76, Concordia 68
Lewis & Clark 60, PACIFIC LUTHERAN 51
EASTERN OREGON 101, Warner Pacific 69
COLLEGE OF IDAHO 73, Multnomah 44
• PSU took its shot at Big Sky-leading Montana but faltered in the second half at Missoula.
At the half, the Vikings had a 31-29 lead, with Sidney Rielly at 14 points and PSU hitting 12 of 13 free throws.
Montana won the third quarter, though, 19-4, to take command.
Rielly finished with 18 points, and K Brown had 15 for the Viks, who hit 32.1 percent from the field to UM's 44.3 percent.
The Vikings, who made 32.1 percent from the field for the game (27.6 percent in the second half) fell to 3-2 in the conference and 9-7 overall.
The Grizzlies improved to 5-1, 9-8.
• At Stockton, California, UP fell behind 44-22 after two quarters en route to its West Coast Conference defeat.
The Tigers (2-4 WCC, 8-9 overall) made 55.7 of their field-goal attempts and limited Portland to 38.2 percent.
The Pilots slipped to 0-6 in conference and 4-13 for the season.
Portland's Julie Spencer and Darian Slaga each scored 10 points.
• Concordia's five-game win streak came to an end on the road against the No. 6 NCAA Division II team, Alaska Anchorage.
Bailey Cartwright had 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Cavaliers. Danielle Hartzog had 15 points, and Keesha Sarman chipped in with 15 points and six assists.
Concordia fell to 10-5 overall and 4-3 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.
Alaska Anchorage is 15-1, 8-1.
The Seawolves shot 55.6 percent from the field in the first half and held the Cavs to 33.3 percent in taking a 37-30 lead.
• Lewis & Clark rallied from a 33-24 halftime deficit to knock off host PLU by 11 points.
Miyah Leith scored 15 points and Lauren Wood 14 off the bench for the Pios, who won the fourth quarter, 23-11.
L&C hiked its Northwest Conference record to 4-2 and went to 9-6 overall, while the Lutes slipped to 0-6, 4-11.