Portland State downs Eastern Washington 69-64
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Chehales Tapscott had 20 points and 14 rebounds as Portland State beat Eastern Washington 69-64 Saturday to clinch the No. 3 seed and a first-round home game in the Big Sky Conference tournament.
Cliff Colimon had 19 points for Eastern Washington (13-16, 7-8) while Laron Griffin and Tremayne Johnson each added 11. The Eagles can secure the No. 4 seed and a first-round home game in the conference tournament with a win against Idaho State (7-8) on Tuesday.
Portland State trailed 37-35 early in the second half before going on a 12-2 run that put them ahead 47-39 after Lateef McMullan hit two free throws with 12:48 left to play.
Updated February 26, 2012