Portland St survives OT, beating Idaho St. 78-74

Save Story

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kyle Richardson scored 28 points and grabbed 14 boards in leading Portland State to a 78-74 overtime victory over Idaho State in a regular-season finale Saturday night.

Portland State (16-13, 11-9 Big Sky) jumped to a 33-27 lead over Idaho State (11-18, 8-12) in the final minutes of the first half, but the Bengals rebounded and led 65-63 before the Vikings' Richardson scored inside to tie the score at 65 and send the game to OT.

Richardson's heroics continued in the extra period, scoring eight of PSU's 10 points leading into the final 52 seconds before the Vikings added three free throws en route to the buzzer.

Hall added 19 points and eight rebounds for the Vikings, who shot 47 percent to the Bengals' 44 percent.

Tomas Sanchez netted 22 points for ISU.

PSU heads into the conference tournament as the No. 5 seed. ISU did not qualify.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent College stories

Related topics

The Associated Press


    From first downs to buzzer beaters, get KSL.com’s top sports stories delivered to your inbox weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast