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BIG SKY WOMEN’S TOURNEY: Portland State ousts Bobcats

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In the quarterfinals of the women’s Big Sky Tournament in Boise on Tuesday, Montana State hit eight of its first 10 shots from beyond the arc but missed 10 of its next 12. Portland State’s zone limited penetration and forced 22 turnovers on the way to a 68-56 win.

The fourth-seeded Vikings move on to play No. 1 Idaho on Wednesday. MSU’s season ends at 16-15.

Portland State head coach Lynn Kennedy, senior Courtney West (middle) and freshman Desirae Hansen along with Montana State head coach Tricia Binford and juniors Oliana Squires (left) and Martha Kuderer address the media.

About Colter Nuanez

Colter Nuanez is the co-founder and senior writer for Skyline Sports. After spending six years in the newspaper industry with stops at the Missoulian, the Ellensburg Daily Record and the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, the former Washington Newspaper Association Sportswriter of the Year and University of Montana Journalism School graduate ('09) has cultivated a deep passion for sports journalism during his 13-year career covering the Big Sky Conference. In August of 2014, Colter and brother Brooks merged their passions of writing and art to found Skyline Sports.

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