Published January 08, 2015
Alec Wintering scored 24 points and Kevin Bailey added 22 on Sunday and Portland came back to beat San Jose State 73-68 in overtime.
Volodymyr Gerun scored 13 points, including a jumper that tied it at 62 at the end of regulation, and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Pilots.
Wintering hit all four of his 3-point shots and Portland outshot the Spartans 50 percent to 30 percent from beyond the arc, but trailed 37.1 percent to 41.4 percent from the floor.
Jordan Baker led the Spartans with 17 points, Frank Rogers had 16 and Jaleel Williams grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Spartans led 37-26 at halftime, but Portland used a 10-0 second half run to stay close and Gerun tied it with 22 seconds to play. Portland pulled ahead 67-66 in OT on a layup by Bryce Pressley before he and Wintering each hit two free throws to ice the game.