Recap: Portland State vs. UC Riverside
Portland, OR (Sports Network) - Michael Harthun scored 15 points and Aaron Moore just missed a double-double as the Portland State Vikings earned a 66-58 victory over the UC Riverside Highlanders in a BracketBusters challenge at the Sott Center.
Moore had 13 points and nine rebounds and Gary Winston tacked on 10 points for Portland State (8-16) which has won three straight.
Chris Patton had a game-high 22 points and Josh Fox managed a 10-point, 12-rebound double-double for UC Riverisde (6-21) which has lost eight straight.
Portland State took a 33-26 lead into the break by shooting an even 50 percent from the floor while UC Riverisde shot just 37 percent.
Though the Highlanders shot 51.9 percent from the field in the final 20 minutes they missed all six attempts from beyond the arc and were outscored 13-4 from the free-throw line.
Portland State had an 18-6 edge in points from 3-point range and a 18-8 advantage from the charity stripe.Game Notes