Muhammad Scores Season-High 23 Points At Portland

Nov. 27, 2013

Box Score

Portland, Ore.—Rashad Muhammad scored a season-best 23 points, but a hot-shooting Portland team defeated San José State, 86-69, Wednesday night in a non-conference game at the Chiles Center.

Muhammad was 7-for-11 from the field including 4-for-5 from three-point range and a perfect 5-of-5 from the free throw line.  He also had three rebounds in 33 minutes played.

Two other Spartans scored in double figures.  Jaleel Williams scored 11 points and grabbed three rebounds.  Jalen James added 10 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the field and led the Spartans in rebounding with eight.

Portland (4-3) shot 53.2 percent from the field for the game including 62.5 percent in the second half (20-32).  The Pilots used a 14-4 run in the middle of the second half to open the game and take a 66-47 lead with 8:21 left in the game and led by as many as 21 in the game.

The Spartans (2-5) committed 14 turnovers in the loss and shot 37.3 percent from the field.

San José State continues on the road this weekend with a game Saturday at Weber State.  Game time is 7 p.m. MST.  Listen to Justin Allegri on the Spartan Radio Network on KLIV 1590 AM or www.kliv.com.

 

Non-Conference Game

San José State vs Portland

11/27/13 7:00 p.m. at Portland, Ore. (Chiles Center)

PORTLAND 86, SAN JOSÉ STATE 69


 

 

SAN JOSÉ STATE (2-5)

Muhammad, Rashad 7-11 5-5 23; Williams, Jaleel 4-13 2-5 11; James, Jalen 5-8 0-0 10; Wilson, Devante 2-8 2-2 8; Cunningham, Chris 2-8 0-0 5; Mitchell, Brandon 0-2 4-4 4; Brown, D.J. 1-5 2-4 4; Pollard, Matt 1-1 0-0 2; Thornton, Isaac 0-2 2-2 2; VanKirk, Mike 0-0 0-0 0; Alexander, Dylan 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 22-59 17-22 69.

PORTLAND (4-3)

BAILEY, Kevin 9-13 1-3 22; VAN DER MARS, Thomas 4-9 3-3 11; NICHOLAS, Ryan 4-11 2-4 11; WINTERING, Alec 3-7 2-2 10; PRESSLEY, Bryce 3-5 2-4 8; CARR, David 3-4 1-2 7; THIELEKE, Korey 3-3 0-0 6; GERUN, Volodymyr 2-5 2-2 6; SHARP, Bobby 1-3 0-0 3; BARKER, Riley 1-2 0-0 2; ZUBIZARRETA, Aitor 0-0 0-0 0; RILEY, Tanner 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-62 13-20 86.

San José State................   33   36  -   69

Portland......................   37   49  -   86

3-point goals--San José State 8-22 (Muhammad, Rashad 4-5; Wilson, Devante 2-6; Williams, Jaleel 1-5; Cunningham, Chris 1-2; Alexander, Dylan 0-1; Brown, D.J. 0-3), Portland 7-11 (BAILEY, Kevin 3-4; WINTERING, Alec 2-3; NICHOLAS, Ryan 1-1; SHARP, Bobby 1-1; CARR, David 0-1; PRESSLEY, Bryce 0-1).  Fouled out--San José State-None, Portland-None. Rebounds--San José State 34 (James, Jalen 8), Portland 38 (NICHOLAS, Ryan 14). Assists--San José State 8 (Brown, D.J. 2; James, Jalen 2), Portland 19 (PRESSLEY, Bryce 6). Total fouls--San José State 18, Portland 16. Technical fouls--San José State-None, Portland-None. A-1036

 

 

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