Portland Downs Bradley 74-53 - Match Report
The battle between Portland and Bradley didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Bradley was handed a 74-53 defeat on Friday at South Point Arena.
Portland won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as favorites.
Portland got 18 points from Ryan Nicholas and another 15 points from Thomas van der Mars. Alec Wintering contributed 3 assists, while Thomas van der Mars cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Bradley got 17 points from Omari Grier in a losing cause and another 10 points from Auston Barnes. Walt Lemon, Jr. contributed 3 assists for them, while Xzavier Taylor had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 28-23 at the break.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-27.