POCATELLO, Idaho -- — James Jean-Marie had 16 points and 10 rebounds to lift Portland State to a 63-55 win over Idaho State on Thursday night in a Big Sky Conference opener for both teams.
Marlon Ruffin had 10 points and nine rebounds for Portland State (3-3, 1-0).
Tarik Cool had 27 points for the Bengals (1-6, 0-1), whose losing streak reached six games.
Austin Smellie grabbed seven rebounds and Robert Ford snared six in defeat.
No. 21 Providence hosts Georgetown after Watson's 22-point game
Georgetown Hoyas (6-8, 0-3 Big East) at Providence Friars (14-2, 4-1 Big East)
Stroud scores 14 to carry Fresno St. over Utah St. 61-54
— Deon Stroud came off the bench to score 14 points to carry Fresno State to a 61-54 win over Utah State on Tuesday night, the Bulldogs' ninth consecutive home victory.
FSU upsets No. 6 Duke in OT thriller
North Carolina native Caleb Mills leads Florida State with an 18-point performance in a 79-78 win over Duke.