Scores

Final

Portland 78

(3-3, 3-0 home)

10:00 PM ET, November 27, 2012

Earle A. Chiles Center, Portland, Oregon

1 2 T
LEW 36 3773
PORT 36 4278

Top Performers

Lewis & Clark: R. Erickson 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast

Portland: R. Nicholas 12 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Portland 78, Lewis &, Clark 73

Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Ryan Nicholas and Kevin Bailey scored 12 points each as Portland held off Division III Lewis & Clark College for a 78-73 victory on Tuesday night.

Nicholas and Bailey had key jumpers down the stretch for the Pilots (3-3) after the Pioneers trailed by just two, 71-69, with 2:17 remaining. Nicholas' two free throws clinched the game, making it 77-70 with 17 seconds to play.

Ross Erickson scored 26 points and Quentin Sims added 15 on five 3-pointers for Lewis & Clark (3-1).

In a game with eight lead changes and five ties, the Pilots' seven-point cushion in the second half was the largest for either team.

Both teams made half their attempts from the floor, with Portland shooting 29 of 57, Lewis & Clark 27 of 54. While the Pilots enjoyed a 34-16 scoring advantage in the paint, the Pioneers made 14 of 26 shots from 3-point range.

Derrick Rodgers added 11 points for Portland.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LEW
PORT
Points 73 78
FG Made-Attempted 27-54 (.500) 29-57 (.509)
3P Made-Attempted 14-26 (.538) 4-13 (.308)
FT Made-Attempted 5-8 (.625) 16-20 (.800)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 10

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