Loyola Marymount vs Portland Recap - Portland Wins 71-64
|Loyola Marymount vs Portland Recap - Portland Wins 71-64|
Ryan Nicholas scored 16 points leading Portland to a 71-64 victory over Loyola Marymount at Earle A. Chiles Center on Thursday.
The match was decisive in favor of Portland, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread.
Thomas van der Mars had 14 points for Portland and Bryce Pressley chipped in with 14 points. Alec Wintering had 10 assists for them, while Thomas van der Mars was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Loyola Marymount got a 21-point performance from Evan Payne, who was supported by 15 points from Anthony Ireland. Anthony Ireland had 6 assists in a losing cause for Loyola Marymount, while Alex Osborne grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Loyola Marymount were victorious, as the score was 36-29 at the break.
Portland had a 35-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.