SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Charles Odum scored 38 points on 11 of 16 shooting and Portland State bested Sacramento State 94-88 on Thursday night.
Portland State (14-13, 8-6 Big Sky) trailed by two with 8:16 remaining until sparking a 15-3 run over the next 5:26 to lead 82-72. Sacramento State (9-18, 4-11) clawed to within 85-80 with two minutes remaining, but Odum responded with 6 of 6 free throw shooting to seal the win.
Odum hit 5 of 8 on 3-pointers and converted 11 of 12 free throws. Renado Parker added 19 points for the Vikings.
Sacramento State trailed by 10 with just under seven minutes left in the first half, but regrouped to trail 38-37 at halftime.
John Dickson led the Hornets with 26 points while Jackson Carbajal and Dylan Garrity added 18 apiece.