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Saterfield leads Portland St to 1st win over Oregon St.

Saterfield leads Portland St to 1st win over Oregon St.

Saterfield leads Portland St to 1st win over Oregon St.

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Jorell Saterfield scored a game-high 26 points and Portland State beat Oregon State 79-66 on Saturday night for its first win in the series.

Portland State (2-2) took the lead for good on Isiah Kirby’s 3-pointer with 6:44 left. Jordan Pope’s jumper pulled Oregon State within 70-66 with 2:32 to play before the Vikings closed with a 9-0 run.

Saterfield, a 6-foot-4 junior transfer from UTEP, shot 8-for-17 from the floor. Hunter Woods added 19 points and the pair combined for seven of the Vikings’ eight 3-pointers. Kirby finished with 12 points.

Glenn Taylor Jr. scored a career-best 25 points to lead Oregon State (3-1), which had won 16 straight in the series. Pope added 14 points.

Oregon State shot 50 percent from the floor but committed 12 turnovers in the first half and trailed 37-33 at halftime.

The Beavers opened the second half with a 13-3 run for their biggest lead of the game, 46-40, with 13:17 to play. But they went cold from there, finishing the half 9-for-24 from the field (37.5 percent) which included going 8-for-9 from the 3-point line.

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