Dominguez leads Portland St. to 76-73 win over Weber St.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)—Jeremiah Dominguez scored 17 points, including the final eight points of the game for Portland State, to lead the Vikings to a 76-73 win over Weber State on Saturday night.
Andre Murray and Scott Morrison each scored 14 points for Portland State (17-8, 10-2 Big Sky Conference), which won its eighth straight game and padded their first-place position in the league race. Deonte Huff added 12 points.
Kellen McCoy came off the bench to lead Weber State (12-12, 7-5 Big Sky) with 21 points. Daviin Davis added 20 points for the Wildcats.
After a back-and-forth game that saw 20 lead changes, Dominguez broke a 68-68 tie with a running jumper with 2:10 left to play to give Portland State a 70-68 advantage.
Down the stretch, Dominguez connected on six straight free throws to hold off the Wildcats’ run. A last-second shot to tie by Weber State’s Juan Pablo Silveira hit the back of the rim and secured the Vikings victory.
Portland State shot 41 percent from the field and outscored Weber State in the paint 28-24.