The Portland State Vikings (1-1)
are rolling into
The Vikings are led by Jake Schroeder who is currently averaging 20 points a game and almost five rebounds per game. Schroeder is a 6'2, 180 pound guard that is vital in not only production but senior leadership for the Vikings. Schroeder is an excellent three point shooter as he knocked down 53 three pointers in only 23 games before his junior season was shortened to an injury.
Schroeder is partnered by the
teams starting center, Anthony Washington who is also averaging 19 points a
game, so there is definitely a dual scoring threat when it comes to
Tyler Hollist and Scott Morrison are two other major contributors for the Vikings. Hollist is averaging 10.5 points a game. Hollist is a 6'7 forward Morrison is averaging 9 points a game and is also grabbing 7.5 rebounds per contest. Morrison is a 6'11 sophomore who was one of the best freshmen in the Big Sky Conference last season. He'll be another bright spot down low for the Vikings.
The Cyclones are heading into the
contest riding high after an exciting opening win against
Cyclone fans will be interested in watching freshman center, Shawn Taggart as he scored 16 points in his debut, ranking himself 5th all-time for freshman scoring debuts in Cyclone history. Taggart is in good company on that list joining: Ron Harris, Curtis Stinson, Jeff Grayer and Gary Thompson.