Week In review

Men’s basketball
PSU 79 Sacramento 69

PSU 91 Northern Arizona 78

The men’s team had an extremely successful week, notching two wins against Big Sky foes Sacramento State and Northern Arizona. The 11-4 (3-0 Big Sky) Viks look ahead to a Saturday night date in Cheney, WA for a chance to extend their winning streak to eight.

Women’s basketball
PSU 60 San Jose State 69

PSU 50 BYU 77

The young Lady Vikings suffered another pair of setbacks last week with a close loss to San Jose State and a drubbing in Provo against BYU. The ladies return home to face Eastern Washington Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. with a chance to break their three-game losing streak.

Track and field
The men and women’s track and field teams will travel this week to compete in the BYU Winter Pentathlon/Heptathlon in Provo on Thursday. Immediately following the two-day event Portland State will have to muster strength to travel to the Dempsey Indoor Preview in Seattle on Saturday, Jan. 15.

PSU 9 Cal Poly 36

PSU 12 OSU 33

PSU 20 South Dakota State 29

Portland State (0-5 Pac-10, 0-8 overall) lost three times to D-1 schools last week, including shortcomings against Cal Poly, OSU and South Dakota State. They look ahead to a Thursday meet against Utah Valley State College and a chance to crack the win column.