Scores

Final

Portland State 52

(2-6, 2-5 away)

Portland 70

(3-5, 3-3 home)

    10:00 PM ET, December 7, 2005

    Earle A. Chiles Center, Portland, Oregon

    1 2 T
    PRST 20 3252
    PORT 31 3970

    Top Performers

    Portland State: R. Sommer 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast

    Portland: D. Cooper 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Portland 70, Portland State 52

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Darren Cooper had 18 points and five assists to lead Portland to a 70-52 victory over Portland State on Wednesday.

    Cooper was 7-for-8 from the floor, including 4-of-5 from 3-point range, as the Pilots won for the fifth time in their last six meetings with their crosstown rival.

    Portland (3-5) led the entire way and had its biggest lead at 56-29 midway through the second half. Faced with possibility of suffering its worst loss in series history, Portland State scored 11 straight points to the cut the lead to 16.

    Cooper stopped the mini-comeback with a 3-pointer and a lay-up, and the Pilots were never threatened.

    Ryan Sommer had 15 points to lead the Vikings (2-6) and Josh Neeley added 13.

    Pooh Jeter and Kevin Field scored 14 points apiece for Portland, which shot 54 percent from the field.

    The Vikings shot less than 40 percent and turned the ball over 22 times. ^

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PRST
    PORT
    Points 52 70
    FG Made-Attempted 19-48 (.396) 27-50 (.540)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-13 (.385) 6-15 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-18 (.500) 10-15 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 19

    2005-06 Season

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