Portland vs Loyola Marymount Final: 68-64 - Recap
Portland earned a 68-64 victory over Loyola Marymount on Saturday, getting 17 points from Ryan Nicholas at Gersten Pavilion.
Portland was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5.5-point spread as an underdog.
Portland got 14 points from Kevin Bailey and another 11 points from Thomas van der Mars. Derrick Rodgers contributed 9 assists, while Ryan Nicholas cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Loyola Marymount got 22 points from Anthony Ireland in a losing cause and another 17 points from Ashley Hamilton. Anthony Ireland contributed 4 assists for them, while Alex Osborne had 4 rebounds.
Portland hit the break trailing 31-21 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 43 boards, while Loyola Marymount only had 19.