Southern Utah vs Portland St Pick: Saturday, March 6th

Southern Utah vs Portland St Pick: Saturday, March 6th: Southern Utah won their 8th straight game here in Viking Pavilion Thursday night 68-58. It was a much lower scoring game than what Thunderbird fans have become accustomed to. Southern Utah going just 5/24 from 3 played a part in that. It’s impressive that this team can shoot so poorly from a distance and still win by double digits. 3rd leading scorer Senior John Knight Jr, scored a career high 26p and added 7r and 4a. He’s averaging 13p 4.3r 4.3a on the season. Leading scorer Tevian Jones did his thing scoring 21p. He averages 17.3 on the season. The Thunderbirds score 84.8ppg; they hit 47.4% from the field, 33.5% from 3, and 74% from the line.

American U vs Army Pick: Saturday, March 6th

Portland had won 5/6 before running into Southern Utah Thursday night at home. In that 68-58 loss, they shot poorly, hitting 31.3% from the field and 28% from 3. It took them a few games to get over the loss of starting center senior Amari Mccray in late January. They are led by senior guard James Scott who averages 13.5ppg and went for 20 in game 1. The rest of the starters were awful, going 7/27 from the field for just 18p. Portland State scores 69.6ppg, hits only 40.3% from the field, 30.1% from 3, and 67.7% from the stripe.

Southern Utah vs Portland St Odds

Opening Odds Spread
Southern Utah
Portland St
Total 133
Where/When Viking Pavilion, Portland, OR | 3:05 PM ET