SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Mikh McKinney scored 30 points, including 13 of 18 shots from the floor, and Sacramento State emerged with a 77-71 victory over Portland State on Saturday night.
Sacramento state was 12 of 15 at the free-throw line, had a 16-5 scoring edge off turnovers and a 34-28 scoring advantage in the paint.
Portland State (12-10, 7-7) got 17 points from Lateef McMullan, including three 3-pointers.
Portland State only shot nine free throws for the game, making just three.
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