Portland Never Trails, Holds Off Sacramento State 80-75Thomas van der Mars shot 9 of 10 from the field to score 20 points and Portland led wire-to-wire to hold off Sacramento State 80-75 on Sunday night. Bobby Sharp scored 16 points for the Pilots, including four straight free throws in the final nine seconds after the Hornets cut the lead to one, 76-75. Portland led by 11 points early only to have Sacramento State battle, cutting the Pilots' lead to 39-37 in the final minute of the first half. Bryce Pressley hit a pair of free throws and van der Mars converted a three-point play to push the lead to 44-39 at intermission. Mikh McKinney led the Hornets with a career-high 32 points, while Eric Stuteville added another 14. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – December 15, 2014
E Washington Over San Francisco
Ognjen Miljkovic scored 20 points and Eastern Washington knocked off San Francisco 81-76 on Thursday. Venky Jois' three-point play with 2:56 gave Eastern a 70-67 lead, Parker Kelly's trey extended the lead to six, and the Eagles made 8 of 10 free throws down the stretch to ice it. Jois - who was coming off back-to-back 38 point games - finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds.