College men’s basketball

Oregon State 60, Colorado 56, at Gill Coliseum

The Buffaloes erased the Beavers’ 11-point halftime lead and tied the score 55-55 in the final minute.

But Oregon State freshman guard Stephen Thompson Jr. made three free throws in the final 29 seconds to help clinch the weekend home sweep for OSU, which beat Utah on Thursday.

Gary Payton II scored a game-high 17 points, had seven steals, six rebounds and four assists to lead the Beavers. Payton capped his all-around performance by making two key insurance free throws with 12 seconds remaining for the game’s final points.

Thompson Jr. added 14 points for Oregon State (14-8, 5-6 Pac-12), which led 30-19 at halftime.

Tre’Shaun Fletcher scored 15 points and Wesley Gordon added 13 points to lead the Buffaloes (17-7, 6-5). Gordon also grabbed 11 rebounds for Colorado, which outrebounded Oregon State 47-29.

The Beavers scored 21 points off of Colorado’s 24 turnovers.

The Beavers, who beat Utah 71-69 on Thursday, play at Stanford on Thursday to start a key closing stretch of road games. Oregon State, which has lost its last 10 conference road games, plays five of its final seven Pac-12 games away from Gill Coliseum.

Portland 92, Loyola Marymount 78, at Los Angeles

Junior point guard Alec Wintering and sophomore guard D’Marques Tyson combined for 52 points to lead the Pilots to the 14-point victory Saturday.

Portland, which beat Pepperdine on the road on Thursday, left the Los Angeles area with their first road sweep over Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine since 2009.

Wintering led Portland with a team-high 29 points on 10 of 16 shooting. That included a 5 of 9 performance from beyond the 3-point arc. Wintering also had a team-high seven assists and had seven rebounds.

Tyson scored 23 points on 7 of 13 shooting, with six of his seven baskets being 3-pointers. Tyson also had a career-high eight rebounds.

In all, the Pilots equaled their season-high with 15 3-pointers made in the game, including two by Jarrel Marshall and one each from Bryce Pressley and Lake Oswego High graduate Jazz Johnson.

Marshall had 13 points and a team-high eight rebounds off the bench and Pressley had 11 rebounds and seven rebounds.

Adom Jacko scored a game-high 35 points to lead the LMU Lions.

After a halftime score of 46-46, Portland took control of the game with a dominant second half. The Pilots made three 3-pointers in a 9-0 run that gave them a 68-54 lead with 12:45 remaining.

The Pilots, whose biggest lead was 18 points, return home to face Gonzaga on Thursday in an anticipated showdown that will be nationally broadcast on ESPNU at 8 p.m.

Lewis & Clark 93, George Fox 75, at Newberg

Junior Cannen Roberson sored season-high 30 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help the Pioneers snap a five-game losing streak.

Roberson made 9 of 14 shots from the field, including 2 of 3 on 3-pointers.

Forward Alex Jones added 22 points and guard Jason Luhnow had 15 points to help Lewis & Clark score its most points since its season-opening 94-65 win over Valley Forge on Nov. 13.

The Pioneers took control early and led 51-29 at halftime.

JJ Lacey scored 18 points and Willie Perkins added 12 points to lead George Fox.

Montana 82, Portland State 80, at Stott Center

The Vikings led by nine at halftime and held an 11-point advantage with 17:12 remaining in the game. But led by senior Martin Breunig’s sterling second half performance, the Grizzlies stormed back to nip the Vikings.

Breunig, a returning first-team all-Big Sky Conference player, scored 26 of his game-high 32 points in the second half to help Montana (9-2, 14-8) remain atop the Big Sky standings in first place.

Four of Portland State’s five starters scored in double figures, led by Donivine Stewart’s team-high 17 points. Calaen Robinson and Cameron Forte both scored 13 points and Collin Spickerman added 12 points for the Vikings.

Zach Gengler and Isaiah Pineiro each added nine points off the bench for Portland State, which shot 61.7 percent from the field as a team.

The Vikings (8-13, 4-6) led 39-30 at halftime.

College of Idaho 91, Multnomah 58, at Caldwell, Idaho

Freshman guard Ben Grandle scored a team-high 20 points and teammate Blake Updike added 16 points to lead the Lions in a 33-point road loss.

The Coyotes jumped out to a 47-23 halftime lead and finished with five players scoring in double figures. Joey Nebeker led C of I with a game-high 22 points and Marck Coffin added 17 points and a game-high 16 rebounds.

Jason Wyncoop grabbed a team-high 11 rebounds for Multnomah, which attempted 46 3-pointers and made eight.

Saint Martin’s 81, Concordia 64, at Lacey, Wash.

The Cavaliers led 39-32 at halftime, but got outscored 49-25 in the second half by the Saints.

Drew Martin scored a team-high 25 points and had a game-high 12 rebounds to lead Concordia. Latrell Wilson added 12 points for the Cavaliers (6-15, 4-10 GNAC).

Trey Ingram had a game-high 28 points and Isaac Bianchini scored 23 points to lead Saint Martin’s (10-12, 4-10 GNAC).

The Saints used a 25-4 run in the second to take a 16-point lead.

Warner Pacific 88, Eastern Oregon 77, at La Grande

Earl Jones scored a game-high 27 points, Taylor Young added 19 points and Collin Malcolm had 14 points to lead the high-scoring Knights to the road win.

Xavier Cannefax added 10 points for Warner Pacific, which scored at least 100 points in four of its previous wins before Saturday.

De’Jon Bowman scored eight points and had a team-high nine rebounds for the Knights, who outrebounded the Mountaineers 44-35.

Trell Washington scored a team-high 26 points and Kalvin Johanson added 23 points to lead Eastern Oregon.

College women’s basketball

Montana 76, Portland State 57, at Missoula, Mont.

Vikings junior Ashley Torres Negron made a 3-pointer at the end of the quarter to tie the score at 50-50 heading into the fourth quarter.

But the Grizzlies (13-9, 6-5 Big Sky Conference) closed the game on a 26-7 run in the final quarter to pull away from the pesky Vikings (3-18, 1-9).

Kian McNair scored a team-high 22 points and made all eight of her free throw attempts to lead Portland State. Cici West added 14 points and eight rebounds and Torres had nine points and seven rebounds.

Alicia Carline grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds for the Vikings, who narrowly lost the rebounding battle 43-41 against the Grizzlies.

Alycia Sims scored a game-high 29 points to lead Montana.

Loyola Marymount 77, Portland 62, at Chiles Center

Ashley Gray scored 14 points, Darian Slaga added 13 points and Kaylie Van Loo had 12 points to lead the Pilots in Saturday’s home loss to the Lions.

The Pilots trimmed their deficit to 68-62 on a layup by Corissa Turley, but it would be their final points of the game. The Lions closed the contest on a 9-0 run over the last four minutes.

Gray had a team-high seven rebounds and Van Loo led Portland with seven assists.

Leslie Lopez-Wood scored a game-high 20 points, including six 3 pointers, to lead LMU.

Concordia 72, Alaska Fairbanks 70, at Cavalier Gymnasium

Freshman Nakiyah LeSure grabbed a rebound and made a game-winning layup just before the buzzer to deliver the Cavaliers a dramatic home win.

Concordia led 70-68 in the closing seconds before Kaillee Skjold sank a jump shot for the Nanooks to even the score at 70-70. LeSure then rebounded a missed shot attempt by Danielle Hartzog and put it back in the basket as the horn sounded.

Hartzog scored a game-high 22 points and made four 3-pointers to lead Concordia. She also had a team-high seven rebounds. Lexi Campbell added 15 points and McKenna Daly had nine points for the Cavaliers.

LeSure’s game-winner capped her eight-point outing.

Jaylee Mays scored a team-high 21 points and Jordan Wilson added 16 points to lead the Nanooks, the northern-most NCAA team in the country.

George Fox 72, Lewis & Clark 57, at Newberg

The Pioneers outscored the Foxes 22-13 in the second quarter to take a 35-27 halftime lead. But George Fox showed why it is undefeated this season by outscoring the Pioneers 31-11 in the third quarter en route to their 21st consecutive victory.

Guard Natalie Kelly scored a team-high 14 points and Rachel Cox added 13 points off the bench to lead Lewis & Clark. The Pioneers (2-19, 1-11 NWC) also received 10 points from Miyah Leith and a game-high 13 rebounds from Ayisat Afolabi.

Forward Justine Benner sored a game-high 24 points and Sammy Nalual added 14 points to lead George Fox (21-0, 12-0 NWC).

College of Idaho 71, Multnomah 57, at Caldwell, Idaho

Senior Lexie Govert had a game-high 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Lions in a losing effort on the road.

Multnomah kept pace with the host Coyotes for the first half. The score was 16-16 after the first quarter and C of I led 36-32 at halftime.

But the Lions were outscored 23-8 in a game-changing third quarter that all but sealed the victory for the Coyotes.

Bethany George added 11 points and Miranda Schmillen had 10 points for Multnomah. The Lions also received eight points and a game-high 14 rebounds from Lacie Kamper.

Haylee Burnham and Petra Lumpert both scored 11 points to lead the Coyotes.

Eastern Oregon 87, Warner Pacific 47, at La Grande

After holding a slim 15-14 lead at the end of the first quarter, the Mountaineers outscored the Knights 22-6 in the second quarter to seize control.

Taylor Howlett scored a team-high 13 points for Warner Pacific, which briefly held a one-point lead early in the second quarter before EOU went on its run.

Senior forward Madeline Laan scored a career-high 27 points to lead the Mountaineers on their Senior Night. Laan made 11 of 12 field goals.

Umpqua CC 118, Portland CC 83, at Roseburg

The Panthers had no answer for Riverhawks sophomore forward Anna Mumm, who had a game-high 52 points and 26 rebounds to lead her team to the 35-point home win.

Mumm, who also had five blocks, made 22 of 32 shots from the field and 8 of 10 from the free-throw line. Mumm scored early and often, helping UCC take a 36-17 lead after the first quarter.

Shyanne Akles scored at team-high 13 points and had a team-high nine rebounds to lead PCC.

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