SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Andre Winston scored only six points but he had Portland State’s last four on free throws as the Vikings ended a 20-game road losing streak with a 68-64 overtime victory over Sacramento State on Thursday night.
Dylan Garrity’s basket got the Hornets (5-9, 1-4 Big Sky) within three with 10 seconds left before Winston was fouled with 4 seconds remaining.
The game ended on a missed 3-pointer by the Hornets, indicative of their long-range futility. The Hornets missed all 14 3-point attempts, bringing to an end a stretch of 561 consecutive games covering over 20 years with at least one 3-pointer.
Sacramento’s Cody Demps scored with 4 seconds left to send the game into overtime.
Tim Douglas led PSU (7-7, 2-3) with 13 points. Gary Winston and Kyle Richardson scored 12 each. Richardson had 10 rebounds.
Sacramento’s Mikh McKinney’s scored 18 points. Eric Stuteville added 11 and Jordan Salley 10.