Share the Score

Odum leads Portland State past N. Arizona 76-65
Saturday, Feb 4, 2012

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP)—Charles Odum scored 20 points to lead five Portland State players in double figures as the Vikings beat Northern Arizona 76-65 Saturday night.

Michael Harthun scored 12 points, Chehales Tapscott had 11, and Renado Parker and Nate Lozeau added 10 apiece for Portland State (11-12, 5-6 Big Sky), which snapped a three-game losing streak.

Ephraim Ekanem led the Lumberjacks (5-19, 1-11) with 14 points and eight rebounds.

The Lumberjacks have lost 11 straight, their longest losing streak since dropping their final 14 games of the 1988-89 season.

Portland State gained separation late in the first half, turning a tie game into a 15-point lead in five minutes’ time. Harthun sparked a 17-2 run with six straight points, giving the Vikings a 41-26 halftime lead.

Northern Arizona cut a 17-point deficit to eight with just under eight minutes left, but Odum scored 13 points in the final seven minutes.

Related Articles

Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Portland St.
Charles Odum Charles Odum
6-11,  20 Pts
1 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Northern Arizona
Gaellen Bewernick Gaellen Bewernick
6-9,  12 Pts
10 Rebs, 3 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

Points
Rebounds
Assists

Conference Scoreboard

Saturday, Feb 4