GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Aaron Anderson scored a career-high 25 points, Troy Huff added a season-high 25 of his own and North Dakota held off Portland State for an 85-76 victory Saturday afternoon.
Anderson and Huff were a combined 16 of 25 from the field and 13 of 13 from the line, and made five of UND’s eight 3-pointers. Jamal Webb added 16 points for UND (7-10, 4-4 Big Sky), which shot 53 percent as a team and was 21 of 21 from the free-throw line, a school record for free-throw attempts without a miss.
Michael Harthun had 19 points, including four 3-pointers, and Aaron Moore added 18 for the Vikings (5-10, 3-5), who fell to 0-8 on the road.
North Dakota never trailed after halftime, but the Vikings pulled within 77-73 on Gary Winston’s jumper with 1:35 left. North Dakota made six free throws in the final minute to secure the victory.