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Tucker with 21; Portland St. beats Weber St. 69-63



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OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Braxton Tucker scored 21 points, DaShaun Wiggins chipped in 17 and Portland State beat Weber State 69-63 on Thursday night.

Tucker was 9 of 12 from the field and Wiggins finished on 5-of-11 shooting, including 3 of 6 from long range. Tiegbe Bamba grabbed 11 rebounds and added 10 points for Portland State (10-7, 4-3 Big Sky).

Weber State used an 11-2 run to take its only lead of the second half, 53-52 with 7:49 to play. Portland State answered with an 11-3 surge to make it 63-55 with 2:56 left. Chris Golden split a pair of free throws and Ryan Richardson hit a 3-pointer to pull the Wildcats within 63-59 with 2:30 remaining. The Vikings made 6 of 6 free throws down the stretch to seal it.

Jeremy Senglin scored 21 points, Golden finished with 14 and Joel Bolomboy grabbed 10 rebounds for Weber State (8-10, 3-4).

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