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PSU Vikings – It’s Your Turn

Every dog has his day; have you heard that one? How about, what comes around goes around? Or…ah, forget it.  My point is; the Blazers are coming off an exciting year that left the city looking forward to more.  The Timbers – in their 2nd season – made a deep run into the MLS playoffs.  The Beavers, while disappointed in their finish, ended the college baseball regular season...
Via Oregon Sports News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Even Van Dyk was surprised when the Rams drafted him

Rams general manager Les Snead said he would have fun with the last few picks of the 2014 NFL Draft, which included three seventh-round selections. The first of those picks, offensive tackle Mitchell Van Dyk, was as surprised as anybody when St. Louis selected him at No. 226 overall. "I honestly didn't think I would get drafted," the Portland State product said, ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Even Van Dyk was surprised when the Rams drafted him

ST. LOUIS -- Rams general manager Les Snead said he would have fun with the last few picks of the 2014 NFL Draft, which included three seventh-round selections. The first of those picks, offensive tackle Mitchell Van Dyk, was as surprised as anybody when St. Louis selected him at No. 226 overall. "I honestly didn't think I would get drafted," the Portland State product...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

100 Days Until College Football: The 100-point game

It has been over a decade since the last 100-point game in college football, and no division one team has done so since 1980 when Portland State blanked Delaware State...
Via No 2 Minute Warning
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The Madness Begins This Week At Stott As Vikings Think Post-Season

The calendar has turned to March, so let the madness begin. The madness is certain to occur this week at the Peter W. Stott Center as the Portland State Vikings will battle for their post-season lives against Weber State and Idaho State. The Vikings, at 9-9 in the Big Sky Conference, are in a three-way tie for seventh place and in the middle of an eight-team log-jam in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota defeats Portland State 83-73

Troy Huff scored 24 points to lead North Dakota to an 83-73 win over Portland State on Thursday. Aaron Anderson added 12 points and Josh Schuler had 11 off the bench as the reserves for North Dakota (13-14, 10-7 Big Sky) out-scored the reserves for the Vikings (13-13, 8-9) 32-10. Andrew Winston had 20 points, Kyle Richardson 19 and Tim Douglas and Gary Winston 12 each for Portland...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland State 87, Eastern Washington 76: Vikings outshoot Eagles

The Viking shooters warmed up in the second half and Portland State came away with an important Big Sky Conference road win at Eastern Washington, 87-76, on Monday. PSU made eight three-pointers and shot .607 from the field overall in the second half. The Vikings also hit 14-19 at the line scoring 56 points after intermission. Kyle Richardson had one of his best games of the season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland State gets past Southern Utah 86-79

Gary Winston scored a career-high 26 points and Portland State survived a late scare from Southern Utah on Thursday night holding on for an 86-79 win. Portland State (12-12, 7-8 Big Sky) couldn't shake the Thunderbirds in the second half after posting a slim 3-point, 29-26 halftime lead. The teams traded leads in the second period with no team pulling ahead by more than five...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU women dominate Portland State in blowout win

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona women's basketball team routed Portland State 84-61 on Thursday thanks to a complete effort on both ends of the court. In front of a boisterous and energetic crowd on Field Trip Day, the Lumberjacks jumped on the Vikings early and used one of their strong defensive efforts of the season to improve to 7-14 ovreall and 4-9 in Big Sky play...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland St. stays hot, tops North Dakota 70-68

Gary Winston scored 19 points on 7-of-8 shooting as Portland State won its fourth straight game, beating North Dakota 70-68 Saturday night. Winston, who came into the game averaging nine points per game, scored in double-digits for the seventh consecutive game and eighth time in nine contests. Portland State shot a season-high 61.4 percent (27 of 44) from the floor, recording 17...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland St. shocks Northern Colorado 80-57

Gary Winston finished with 19 points and six assists and Portland State beat Northern Colorado 80-57 Thursday night. Winston scored the final five points in a 14-4 run by Portland State (10-8, 5-4 Big Sky) to open the game. Connor Osborne pulled Northern Colorado within nine, 28-17, with 5:34 left in the first half but Winston knocked down a 3-pointer to spark a 15-5 run to close...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland State knocks off Eastern Washington 92-83

Andre Winston Jr. scored 23 points as Portland State got hot in the second half and came back to defeat Eastern Washington 92-83 Monday night. Eastern Washington started off hot, making 69.6 percent of its field goal attempts in the first half to take a 40-30 halftime lead. The Eagles cooled to 36.1 percent shooting in the second period while Portland State hit 65.5 percent, outscoring...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland State edges Southern Utah 67-64

DaShaun Wiggins scored 15 points and Marcus Hall hit a late go-ahead 3-pointer to propel Portland State past Southern Utah 67-64. The Vikings (8-8, 3-4 Big Sky) outrebounded the Thunderbirds 35-28. Gary Winston scored 13 points and Andre Winston, Jr. had 11. Jaren Jeffery and McKay Anderson each scored 12 points for Southern Utah (1-16, 0-8). Portland State led by eight after...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU women dominate first half in blowout win

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Northern Arizona women's basketball team racked up 57 first-half points, its highest point total for a half this season, and cruised to an 88-67 victory over Portland State at the Peter W. Stott Center on Saturday. The Lumberjacks shot 66.7 percent in the first half in building up a 26-point halftime lead to pick up their first victory in Portland since...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU pulls away from Portland State in second half

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- After being tied with Portland State at 31-all at the half, Northern Arizona scored 46 points in the second half to pull away for a 77-56 victory Saturday at the Walkup Skydome. "I think we weren't pushing the pace in the first half," said NAU coach Jack Murphy. "In the second half we got stops, began to push the basketball and got some good...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland State beats Sacramento State 68-64 in OT

Andre Winston scored only six points but he had Portland State's last four on free throws as the Vikings ended a 20-game road losing streak with a 68-64 overtime victory over Sacramento State on Thursday night. Dylan Garrity's basket got the Hornets (5-9, 1-4 Big Sky) within three with 10 seconds left before Winston was fouled with 4 seconds remaining. The game ended on...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland State knocks off Montana, 81-78 in 3OT

Gary Winston's 3-pointer with four seconds left in the third overtime lifted Portland State to an 81-78 win over Montana Saturday night. Keron DeShields hit the second of two free throws with 16 seconds left in regulation for Montana (6-7, 1-3 Big Sky) to force overtime. Brandon Cataldo's tip-in with :47 left in the first overtime for Portland State (6-7, 1-3) forced the...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland State beats Evergreen State 98-65

Aaron Moore led Portland State with 21 points and seven rebounds in a 98-65 victory over NAIA Evergreen State on Monday. Portland State (5-4) used a 21-3 run in the second half to put the game comfortably out of reach at 87-56 with 3:43 to play. The victory ends Portland State's three-game losing streak and allows the Vikings to take a winning record into Big Sky conference...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland State Mitchell Van Dyk NFL Draft Breakdown

Mitchell Van Dyk, a 6-9, 290-pound right tackle from Paso Robles, CA, was a three-year starter on the Viking offensive line. He was part of a unit that led the Viking offense to school records of 6,486 total yards, 3,330 rushing yards, a 277.7 rushing average, 540.5 total offense average and 36 rushing touchdowns. PSU ranked third in the nation in total offense and rushing offen...
Via College2Pro.com
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland State DJ Adams NFL Draft Breakdown

Senior running back DJ Adams came away with the team Most Valuable Player honor, as the Portland State football program handed out its 2013 season awards. Adams was a worthy honoree as the team's MVP. He led the Vikings in rushing (1,600 yards) and touchdowns (19) this season. Adams, a 5-10, 210-pounder from Atlanta, led the Big Sky Conference in rushing and ranks fifth in the...
Via College2Pro.com
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 24 Gonzaga routs Portland State 96-47

Keani Albanez scored 17 points and Haiden Palmer had 16 as No. 24 Gonzaga routed Portland State 96-47 on Friday night in a dominating performance. Gonzaga (6-1) scored the game's first 19 points and was up 40-8 with less than six minutes left in the first half. The Bulldogs led 53-13 at the break. Gonzaga held Portland State's leading scorer, Kate Lanz, to just 2 points...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Kobayashi Took On Portland State’s Cheerleaders In A Wiener Eating Contest

Two weeks ago, the Kansas State University women’s basketball team raised the bar for promotional events when they offered every student or fan that attended a game their very own basket of bacon. Well, the Portland State Vikings men’s basketball team offered a hearty “Big whoop” to that generous promotion and announced that not only can fans at PSU purchase season tickets...
Via With Leather
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland State defeats UC Davis 79-63

DaShaun Wiggins scored 21 points and Aaron Moore added 16 as Portland State defeated UC Davis 79-63 Sunday. The Vikings (4-1) held a two-point lead late in the first half, but closed on a 10-4 surge to lead 40-32 at the break. They moved out to a 15-point lead in the second half as Moore netted a pair of jumpers and Marcus Hall hit a 3-pointer. UC Davis (3-3) looked to crawl back...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

E. Washington tops Portland St. 42-41 in wild game

Vernon Adams' fifth touchdown pass, with 31 seconds to play, lifted Eastern Washington to a wild 42-41 win over Portland State Saturday night. The Vikings (6-6, 3-5 Big Sky) had taken the lead on a Collin Ramirez pass to Victor Dean with a minute left but Marcus Kinsella missed the extra point. Adams then took the Eagles 74 yards in four plays, hitting Cooper Kupp for a 15...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland St beats Loyola Chicago in 67-63 comeback

Aaron Moore scored 20 points and hauled in 11 rebounds to lead Portland State to a 67-63 comeback win over Loyola Chicago on Friday night. Moore scored 14 points in the second half and got help from Andre Winston Jr., who tied a career-high with 16 points. The Vikings (2-1) trailed 35-20 at the break but closed in with an 11-0 run and tied the game at 57-all on a Zach Gengler 3...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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