Portland St. 75, Montana St. 53
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)
Mohammed Fall led the sixth-seeded Bobcats (12-17) with 14 points while Christian Moon chipped in 12.
Portland State never trailed and led 24-15 after a Gary Winston free throw with 5:23 left before halftime. A Parker put-back at the buzzer put PSU up 31-23 at the break.
The Vikings took control in the second half with a 12-0 run that put them ahead 57-37 after Tapscott hit a 3-pointer with 8:12 to play, and Montana State never threatened again.