Scores

Final

TX-Pan American 56

(7-8, 1-5 away)

Portland 52

(7-8, 6-2 home)

10:30 PM ET, December 29, 2012

Earle A. Chiles Center, Portland, Oregon

1 2 T
UTPA 19 3756
PORT 23 2952

Top Performers

Texas-Pan American: B. Provost 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Stl

Portland: R. Nicholas 15 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Blk

Texas-Pan American 56, Portland 52

Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Brandon Provost scored 20 points on 7-of-13 shooting including five 3-pointers and Texas-Pan American went on to beat Portland 56-52 on Saturday night.

Texas-Pan American (7-8) shot 43.9 percent from the field, hitting 18 of 41 attempts, and was 12 of 15 from the free-throw line including a perfect 6 for 6 in the final 1:52 of the game.

Portland (7-8) led 23-19 at halftime but Texas-Pan American went on a 17-6 run to begin the second half capped by a Provost 3-pointer to give his team a 36-29 lead with 12:42 to play.

Ryan Nicholas led Portland with 15 points and 12 rebounds but the Pilots shot just 34.4 percent from the field, including a 3 for 16 mark from beyond the arc. Portland outscored the Broncs 32-14 inside the paint and out-rebounded Texas-Pan American 44-22.

Ruben Cabrera had 11 points and Aaron Urbanus scored 10 with four assists for the Broncs.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UTPA
PORT
Points 56 52
FG Made-Attempted 18-41 (.439) 22-64 (.344)
3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 3-16 (.188)
FT Made-Attempted 12-15 (.800) 5-7 (.714)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 7

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