UP Pilot women, men post home hoops wins on Saturday
SATURDAY, NOV. 13
Portland 67, Weber State 46 —Â Lucy Cochran had 14 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks to lead the Pilots (2-0) past the visiting Wildcats. The Portland made 17 steals and forced 30 turnovers. Emme Schearer led Portland with 16 points and Haylee Andrews had 14 points, eight assists and five rebounds.
Portland 62, Alcorn State 58 — The host Pilots improved to 2-1 by holding off the visiting Braves. Tyler Robertson scored 19 points, 16 in the second half, for Portland. Chris Austin scored 16 and Moses Wood 14.
FRIDAY, NOV. 12
Oregon 86, Southern Methodist 63 — At Matthew Knight Arena, the No. 13 Ducks (2-0) were in control start to finish against the Mustangs.
Eric Williams Jr. scored 19 points, Will Richardson and Jacob Young 18 for Oregon. Richardson made 4 of 5 3-pointers.
The Ducks visit Moda Center on Tuesday to face BYU at 7 p.m. (ESPN).
Iowa State 60, Oregon State 50 — At Ames, Iowa, the Beavers (1-1) shot only 34%, including making only 3 of 22 3-pointers. Warith Alatishe had eight points, nine rebounds and four assists and Maurice Calloo eight points.
Portland State 100, Evergreen State 44 — Twelve Vikings scored, five of them in double figures, in a runaway win over the NAIA Geoducks in PSU's home opener. Marlon Ruffin had 18 points in 18 minutes and James Jean-Marie 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Vikings (1-1).
Lewis & Clark 100, Western Baptist 70 — Brendan Patrick scored 24 points for the Pioneers.
Pacific 102, Multnomah 90 —Â A 58-point second half lifted the host Boxers (2-1) over the Lions (3-2).
Oregon State 82, Loyola Marymount 52 — The No. 14-ranked Beavers opened the season by routing LMU at Gill Coliseum.
Talia von Oelhoffen had 19 points and five steals. Taylor Jones had 15 points, eight rebounds and two of OSU's 13 blocked shots. Kennedy Brown, after missing last season, scored 10 points. AJ Marotte had 15 points.
Portland State 80, Dixie State 52 — Jada Lewis made 6 of 9 3-pointers and scored 22 points for the Vikings (2-0). Rheme Ogele added 14 points and 13 rebounds, Savannah Dhaliwal 11 points and nine boards and Esmeralda Morales 11 points and nine assists.
Arizona Christian 62, Warner Pacific 59 — At Glendale, Arizona, the Knights lost their opener on a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Puget Sound 86, Multnomah 62 —Â Shaila Mays scored 16 points for the Lions (0-3), but the host Loggers rolled at Tacoma.
THURSDAY, NOV. 11
Portland 122, Willamette 78 — Mike Meadows recorded the first triple-double in Pilots' history (15 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds), and Portland turned a nine-point halftime lead into a blowout win over the NCAA Division III Bearcats.
All 10 Pilots scored, eight of them in double figures in Shantay Legans' first home game as coach at UP.
Multnomah 122, Western Baptist 89 — Six Lions scored in double figures led by Zach Richardson and Taylor Peppinger with 21 apiece as the Lions scored 61 in each half to down the visiting Eagles.
Portland 91, UC San Diego 48 — The Pilots took command from the start of their season opener, leading 21-4 after one quarter and 44-18 at halftime. Alex Fowler had 17 points and three steals in 17 minutes and Maisie Burnham had 15 points and six rebounds off the bench. Lucy Cochrane had 12 rebounds and two blocked shots.
Lewis & Clark 76, Multnomah 70 — In a game played Wednesday, the host Pioneers held off the Lions behind 24 points and 13 rebounds from Peyton Romo.
TUESDAY, NOV. 9
The college basketball season began on Tuesday, Nov. 9, for Division I teams. After a season without fans, it was an enjoyable return for spectators supporting home teams at Matthew Knight Arena (twice), Gill Coliseum and Viking Pavilion.
Oregon State 73, Portland State 64 — The Beavers' defense took over in the second half and their offense came alive as they rallied past the Vikings at Gill Coliseum. A 14-0 Oregon State run midway through the second half, fueled by strong interior defense, erased an 11-point Portland State lead.
Jarod Lucas scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half for the Beavers. Warithe Alatishe led the Beavers with 21 points and eight rebounds and Maurice Calloo had 16 points, eight rebounds and hit 2 of 3 3-pointers.
In the first game as head coach for Portland State's Jase Coburn, his Vikings made the Beavers work. Khalid Thomas led Portland State with 16 points and James Jean-Marie had 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Ian Burke hit a half-court shot to close the first half for Portland State, putting the Vikings up 32-28.
Oregon State scored 17 points from 17 PSU turnovers compared with seven points for Portland State from 14 OSU turnovers.
Arizona State 76, Portland 60 — In Shantay Legans' debut as Portland coach, the Pilots were within six at halftime, but the Sun Devils led by double-digits for most of the second half. Chris Austin (22 points in 36 minutes) and Mike Meadows (16 points, seven rebounds in 39 minutes) led Portland.
The Pilots made nine steals and forced 19 ASU turnovers, but made 21 turnovers.
Oregon 83, Texas Southern 66 — The No. 13 Ducks pulled away in the second half. Will Richardson had 20 points and four of Oregon's 15 assists on 26 field goals. De'Vion Harmon had 15 points, Jacob Young 14 and Rivaldo Soares 10.
Multnomah 111, Portland Bible 64 — Kell Estep had 22 points and Taylor Peppinger 21 as the host Lions (2-1) rolled.
Portland State 87, Warner Pacific 64 — PSU dominated the middle two quarters and opened the Chelsey Gregg era with a 23-point win over the NAIA Knights.
Freshmen led the way. Esmeralda Morales made 8 of 11 3-pointers on her way to 32 points. Alaya Fitzgerald scored 16 points and Rheme Ogele had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Senior Savannah Dhaliwal had 13 points and six assists.
For Warner Pacific, Hannah Myers had 20 points and eight rebounds and Lynden Harry 14 points and eight assists.
Oregon 91, Idaho State 34 — The No. 10 Ducks were shorthanded but played perhaps one of their most efficient games in recent memory at both ends of the court to rout a Bengals team that returns the core of its NCAA Tournament team.
Oregon led 27-6 after one quarter and never looked back. Sedona Prince scored 18 points on 9-of-10 shooting, Nyara Sabally 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting and Maddie Scherer 14 points.
Freshman 6-8 post Phillipina Kyei grabbed 10 defensive rebounds in 13 minutes.
Oregon starting guards Te-Hina Paopao and Endyna Rogers are out with injuries. Sabally left after 16 minutes with a knee injury but is expected to be fine, according to coach Kelly Graves.
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