PORTLAND, Ore. -- 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 EWU 62-43.
Portland State quickly took control in the second period, opening with a 17-6 run to take a 46-44 lead with 14:00 remaining. EWU battled back to close to 59-58 following a 3-point shot by Tyler Harvey. The Vikings answered with a 13-3 run for a 72-61 advantage with 4:52 remaining.
Ognjen Miljkoic scored 32 for EWU (8-11, 3-5).
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.