Portland State vs. Southern Utah: Recap and Stats

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Portland State vs. Southern Utah: Recap and Stats
Portland State 63
(5-11, 0-9 away)
Southern Utah 76
(6-12, 5-4 home)
Venue: Centrum Arena
9:05PM ET / 6:05PM PT, January 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Portland State 27 36 63
Southern Utah 36 40 76
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Portland State A Moore 14 A Moore 7 L McMullan 3
Southern Utah J Stevenett 16 J Cheesman 6 D Heuir 2

On Thursday, January 24th, Southern Utah took on Portland State and beat the Vikings 76-63 in Big Sky action. Jayson Cheesman got 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Thunderbirds, earning a double-double. Jackson Stevenett also had an excellent game, scoring a game-high 21 points and adding three rebounds. For the Vikings, Aaron Moore finished with a team-high 19 points and nine rebounds. Southern Utah (6-12, 4-5 Big Sky) takes on Eastern Washington (4-14, 2-6 Big Sky) on Saturday, January 26th on their home court.

Southern Utah Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 1:33 left to go.
  • Southern Utah started 6-12 during the 2010, 2008, and 2003 seasons (since 1996).
  • SUU beat the spread by 10.0 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Thunderbirds have beaten the spread.
  • The Thunderbirds have won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after recording 76 or more total points.
  • SUU set a season low for turnovers.
  • The Thunderbirds have recorded more blocks than their opponents for the past 8 games.
  • Southern Utah has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 8th game at home this season--SUU has a 5.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Jackson Stevenett and Damon Heuir) accounted for 52.6% of the points.
  • Jayson Cheesman accounted for 33.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Jackson Stevenett has led the team in scoring in 9 out of 18 games this season.
  • Jayson Cheesman has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 18 games this season.
  • Damon Heuir has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 13th 20-point game of Jackson Stevenett's career.
  • Jackson Stevenett has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jayson Cheesman recorded the 2nd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jayson Cheesman recorded a double-double. It was the 1st of his career.

Portland State Game Notes

  • Portland State lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Vikings losing streak to 3 games.
  • Aaron Moore recorded a team season high in free throws made with 9 and free throws attempted with 12.
  • Aaron Moore accounted for 30.1% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Aaron Moore and Dre` Winston Jr.) accounted for 40.6% of the rebounds.
  • Aaron Moore has led the team in scoring 5 times and in rebounding 11 times in 16 games this season.
PSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAaron Moore341990022
ALateef McMullan351436001
C+Martin Whitmore8500200
C+D. Winston Jr.21541304
CGary Winston26921002
CRenado Parker24720113
D+Michael Harthun27221001
-Michael Harvey9210001
D+Brandon Cataldo15030000
SUU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jayson Cheesman1911110011
AJ. Stevenett342133012
ADamon Heuir361946005
BCal Hanks21930021
BJaren Jeffery20342110
B-A.J. Hess15510100
C+Jordan Johnson25621311
CTyson Koehler11230000
FWade Collie14000001
-Drake Thomas3000000

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