West Virginia bounces back with a win over Portland State

Portland, OR – After losing to Purdue in the opening round of the PK 85 Legacy tournament, the West Virginia Mountaineers (5-1) rebounded Friday night with an 89-71 win over the Portland State Vikings (2-4). Six Mountaineers posted double-digit results, with forward Trey Michell leading the way with 16 points, followed by Emmitt Matthews Jr. with 14 points.

Portland’s top scorer, guard Jorell Saterfield, netted the first bucket of the game on the Vikings’ opening possession with a three for early advantage. However, West Virginia quickly took the lead with a 5-0 sprint topped off with an old-fashioned three-pointer play.