The Washington men's basketball team gets back into action Tuesday against Portland State.
State is a more veteran and more athletic team than the University of Portland, which gave UW fits on Saturday. The Vikings also are coached by former Lorenzo Romar assistant Ken Bone. However, UW transfer Phil Nelson is redshirting this season.
A quick look ahead to the Vikings:
PORTLAND STATE (7-4)
AT WASHINGTON (5-4)
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Hec Edmundson Pavilion.
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Series: Washington leads, 6-0, including a 105-73 win last season. All games have been played in Seattle.
Statistical leaders: For PSU, G Jeremiah Dominguez (11.8 ppg and 3.1 apg); C Scott Morrison (6.1 rpg).
Scouting report: The Vikings top three scorers are separated by less than a point in scoring average: Dominguez (11.8), Deonte Huff (11.6) and Morrison (11.1). Portland State is 4-38 all-time against schools from the Pacific-10 Conference, including losses to top-10 UCLA and Washington State already this season. … G Alex Teifenthaler, a sophomore from Spanaway and Bethel H.S., has appeared in two games since transferring from the University of Portland and is averaging 5.5 points.
Next: 3 p.m. Saturday, vs. Cal State Northridge, Hec Edmundson Pavilion.