Pilot, Viking men lose in hoops; Ducks home to open NCAA volleyball playoffs



SCORE — New Mexico 69, Portland 54 at Albuquerque

Records — Portland 2-3, New Mexico 6-0

Game notes — Before 13,487 at The Pit, the Pilots were within 30-27 of the Lobos at halftime, but then fell behind by as many as 19 points. … New Mexico shot 33 percent from the field but made 29 of 38 free throws. Portland shot 32 percent from the floor, including 1 of 10 from 3-point range. The Pilots made 17 of 21 free throws. … Pilot guards Korey Thieleke and Kevin Bailey each had 11 points. … Off the bench, guard Tanner Riley — who had burned Portland State last week with his hot shooting, was 1 of 3 for 2 points in 13 minutes.

SCORE — No. 20 Oklahoma, Portland State 58 at Stillwater, Okla.

Records — PSU 1-3 (0-3 on the road), Oklahoma 5-0

Game notes — The Cowboys led by as many as 19 points in the first half and 40-22 at intermission, with the Vikings shooting 31 percent from the field at that point. A 13-2 run then made the score 52-24. … Michael Harthun and Renado Parker had 12 points each for the Viks, and Aaron Moore had six rebounds. PSU's leading scorer coming into the game, Dre Winston Jr. (14.7 points per game) went scoreless (0 of 5 from the floor).

Quote — "They are as good as advertised. Their length is such an issue, you are at a mismatch from the get-go. When they have that size advantage on the wing, they are tough to beat." — Tyler Geving, PSU coach


SCORE — Arkansas 79, Oregon 67 in the Rainbow Wahine Showdown at Honolulu's Stan Sheriff Center.

Records — Oregon 0-5, Hawaii 5-1

Game notes — UO senior Laura Stanulis left midway through the second half with an apparent leg injury, after scoring 13 points and eight assists in 26 minutes. … Sophomore Amanda Delgado had a career-high 20 points for the Ducks. … Oregon trailed 45-28 at the half.

Next — Denver at Oregon, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2.


Ducks will open NCAA volleyball at home

Fifth-ranked Oregon is in the NCAA volleyball tournament and will open at 8 p.m. Friday against Northern Colorado at Matthew Knight Arena.

With a win, the Ducks (25-4) would face the winner of the Pepperdine (20-11)-Dayton (26-4) game, which starts at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Matt Knight.

That second-round game is set for 8 p.m. Saturday, also at UO.

Oregon, which finished second in the Pac-12 behind No. 2 Stanford, is one of seven Pac-12 teams in the field of 64.

Northern Colorado won the Big Sky tournament at home over the weekend, raising its record to 24-10.

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