West Coast Conference Tournament - Portland Falls 67-64 to Loyola Marymount - Recap
|West Coast Conference Tournament - Portland Falls 67-64 to Loyola Marymount - Recap|
Loyola Marymount grabbed a 67-64 win over Portland on Thursday, behind a 19-point effort from Evan Payne at Orleans Arena.
Loyola Marymount was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3.5-point spread as an underdog.
Anthony Ireland had 14 points for Loyola Marymount and Nick Stover chipped in with 14 points. Anthony Ireland had 6 assists for them, while Nick Stover was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Portland got 18 points from Thomas van der Mars in a losing cause and another 18 points from Bobby Sharp. David Carr contributed 4 assists for them, while Ryan Nicholas had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Loyola Marymount were victorious, as the score was 31-30 at the break.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-28.