Portland beats Howard 98-73
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)—Nik Raivio had 19 points, nine rebounds and five assists to lead Portland to a 98-73 win over Howard on Monday.
Jared Stohl added 13 points for the Pilots (6-5) while Luke Sikma had 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Calvin Thompson led Howard (1-8) with 20 points and Eugene Myatt added 18.
Portland shot a season-high 60.6 percent and crushed Howard on the boards, outrebounding the Bison 49-15.
Raivio scored 15 of his points in the first half, helping the Pilots to a 46-30 lead. The Pilots opened the second half on 13-2 run to take a 27-point lead.
The Bison, helped by three consecutive 3-pointers from Chris McHenry, later trimmed the deficit to 81-68 with 4:23 left. But the Pilots pulled away.