Vikings roll into Big Sky semifinals
COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
Portland State 82, Eastern Washington 73
• The No. 6-seeded Vikings posted a comfortable quarterfinal victory over third seed EWU in the Big Sky tournament at Reno, Nevada.
Portland State will face Idaho in the semifinals at 2:30 p.m. PT Friday.
The championship game is noon Saturday.
Four Viks scored in double figures as PSU went to 2-0 in the tourney. Sidney Rielly and Ashley Bolston each had 20 points, Courtney West 17 and Kylie Jimenez 12 points.
The Vikings trailed 25-19 after one quarter on Wednesday, but led 37-35 at the half and won the third quarter, 29-19.
PSU won despite going 1 of 13 from 3-point range to the Eagles' 12 of 28.
The Vikings had the edge in points off turnovers, 21-11, and in the paint, 44-20.
Portland State improved to 18-12, while Eastern Washington bowed out at 17-13.
OTHER QUARTERFINAL SCORES
Northern Colorado 78, Montana 69
Idaho State 113, Weber State 109 (OT)
Idaho 78, Montana State 74