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.