Oregon State Downs Portland 79-73 - Match Report
Oregon State grabbed a 79-73 win over Portland on Wednesday, behind a 24-point effort from Roberto Nelson at Gill Coliseum.
Oregon State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread.
Angus Brandt had 13 points for Oregon State and Devon Collier chipped in with 11 points. Roberto Nelson had 7 assists for them, while Devon Collier was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Portland got an 18-point performance from Bobby Sharp, who was supported by 14 points from Ryan Nicholas. Kevin Bailey had 5 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while Ryan Nicholas grabbed 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oregon State were victorious, as the score was 41-33 at the break.
Oregon State had a 40-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.