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Portland uses 3s to beat Loyola Marymount 69-60
PORTLAND 69, LOYOLA MARYMNT 60
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Ryan Nicholas and Tanner Riley combined to
hit 9 of 10 3-pointers as Portland defeated Loyola Marymount
69-60 Thursday night in a battle of teams mired in six-game
Nicholas converted all five of his 3-point attempts and finished
with 21 points, while Riley was 4 for 5 and had 17 points for
the Pilots (9-16, 2-8 West Coast), who were 11 for 16 as team
from beyond the arc and shot 56 percent overall from the field.
Both of Portland's conference wins this season have come against
Loyola Marymount (8-15, 1-9).
Anthony Ireland scored 21 points for the Lions, who lost despite
shooting 47 percent and making 5 of 9 3-point attempts.
Thomas van der Mars added 14 points and Derrick Rodgers had 11
assists for the Pilots.
Portland led 60-58 with 1:52 remaining but got a 3-pointer from
Nicholas that sparked a 9-2 game-ending run.
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