Updated: Portland State (5-13) Squares Off with Montana State (9-10)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Montana State 33 37 70 +3.5
  Portland State 30 34 64 -3.5
Sat, Feb 02 2013, 07:35 PM PST

Stott Center
Portland, OR
Attendance: 921

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On Saturday, Portland State hosts Montana State at Stott Center. Tip-off is at 10:35 EST. The Vikings lost to the Bobcats 62-59 on January 3rd and are 5-7 against them over the last four years.

Portland State is currently in 10th place in the conference and Montana State is in 3rd.

In spite of 14 points from Aaron Moore, the Vikings came up short 81-68 against Montana on January 31st. He leads the team in points with 12.4 per game and rebounds with 6.7 per game. For the Bobcats, Paul Egwuonwu finished with 10 points and 7 rebounds in the 72-68 loss to Eastern Washington on January 31st. With 5.9 rebounds per game and 1.0 blocks per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. One category in which Montana State is especially proficient is turnover percentage at 17.4, ranking 1st in their conference (and 31st nationally).

StatSmack! Portland State is better than Montana State
  • At least you keep showing up. Portland State has an average margin of victory of 11 over Montana State in 16 wins since 1996.
  • The Portland State scoring leader (Aaron Moore) has more points than the Montana State scoring leader (Flavien Davis).
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Portland State has a stronger schedule than Montana State this season (SOS Rank: #287 vs #340).
  • The Portland State rebounding leader (Aaron Moore) has more rebounds than the Montana State rebounding leader (Paul Egwuonwu).
MTST Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Christian Moon 32 14 4 1 1 0 1
C Xavier Blount 31 11 5 2 1 0 2
C Paul Egwuonwu 28 9 6 1 1 1 1
C Antonio Biglow 26 10 2 3 2 0 2
C Flavien Davis 24 10 5 1 1 0 2
C- Jamie Stewart 23 9 4 1 1 0 2
D+ Calen Coleman 20 8 3 1 1 0 1
D+ Marcus Colbert 20 6 2 2 1 0 1
D Danny Robison 11 3 3 0 1 0 1
D Michael Dison 15 4 2 1 1 0 1
D- Eric Norman 7 1 2 0 0 0 0
F Jeff Budinich 5 2 1 0 0 0 0
F Blake Brumwell 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
PSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Aaron Moore 30 12 7 2 1 1 2
C Lateef McMullan 32 10 3 4 1 0 2
C- Renado Parker 27 11 5 1 1 0 1
C- Michael Harthun 30 11 2 1 1 0 1
D+ D. Winston Jr. 24 8 3 2 1 0 2
D Gary Winston 25 7 2 2 1 0 2
D Marcus Hall 12 4 2 1 0 0 1
D- Martin Whitmore 7 3 2 0 0 0 0
D- Brandon Cataldo 9 2 1 0 0 1 0
D- Lamont Prosser 9 2 2 0 0 0 1
D- Michael Harvey 11 2 2 0 0 0 1
D- Joel King 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Alyx Foster 4 0 0 1 0 0 0

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