December 06, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Anthony Drmic scored 24 points and James Webb III grabbed 14 rebounds as Boise State pulled away from Portland in the second half for an 81-71 victory Saturday night.

The game was the last road game of December for the Broncos (5-4), who open a five-game home stand Wednesday against Loyola-Marymount. Boise State's next road game is January 5 at Utah State.

Alec Wintering and Jarrel Marshall hit back-to-baskets to close the first half and cut the Boise State lead to three at halftime, 43-40. Bryce Pressley made back-to-back 3-pointers to open the second to give the Pilots a 46-43 lead.

Webb tipped in a missed shot and Mikey Thompson and Drmic made consecutive 3-pointers to start a 17-2 run to put the Broncos up 60-48.

Wintering scored 26 points to lead Portland (4-5).

Under coach Leon Rice Boise State is now 85-17 when scoring 70 or more points.

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