Portland State defeats Cal State-Fullerton 93-89
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)—Charles Odum scored 21 points and Portland State rallied for a 93-89 victory over Cal State-Fullerton on Sunday.
Chris Harriel added 20 points, including 18 in the second half, and Melvin Jones chipped in 18 points as the Vikings (6-2) won their sixth straight home game.
Orane Chin led the Titans (3-7) with 32 points and Jer’Vaughn Johnson had 19.
Portland State rallied from an 11-point deficit in the final 13:40 thanks to 16 points from Harriel down the stretch.
Harriel scored 13 straight at one point to cut the Fullerton lead to 79-77 with 3:10 to play. The Vikings took their first lead of the second half, 84-83, with 1 minute remaining when Chehales Tapscott hit two free throws.
After Chin fouled out, Odum converted a three-point play to put the Vikings up 87-83 and then hit six straight free throws to secure the victory.