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Portland St. 79, Sacramento St. 67

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Andre Murray had 16 points and Jamie Jones added 14 in Portland State's 79-67 victory over Sacramento State on Friday night.

Julius Thomas had 11 points, and Phil Nelson and Dominic Waters scored 10 points each for the Portland State Vikings (11-4, 2-0 Big Sky).

Loren Leath had 23 points and Antonio Flaggs added 12 points for the Sacramento State Hornets (1-13, 0-1 Big Sky), who lost their eighth consecutive game.

After Jonathan Malloy's basket gave the Hornets a 13-11 lead with 14:11 left in the first half, the Vikings responded with a 20-4 run that ended with a lay up by Julius Thomas that made the score 31-17.

The Vikings shot 52 percent (13 of 25) from the floor in the first half to take a 33-22 halftime lead. The Hornets went seven minutes without a basket in the first half.