Dawson scores 15 to carry Portland St. past Montana 61-56

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Paris Dawson posted 15 points as Portland State narrowly beat Montana 61-56 on Saturday.

Khalid Thomas had 12 points and seven rebounds for Portland State (5-9, 3-5 Big Sky Conference). James Scott added six rebounds. Jacob Eyman had three blocks.

Derrick Carter-Hollinger had 14 points for the Grizzlies (8-9, 4-6). Michael Steadman added 13 points.

The Vikings evened the season series against the Grizzlies with the win. Montana defeated Portland State 70-64 on Thursday.

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