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Feb. 24, 2005: Portland State clinches title



by: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JIM CLARK - In a December 2004 games, Portland State's Will Funn (left)  and Jake Schroeder put the pressure on Warner Pacific forward Donny Woods. Portland State won 85-69, then went on to capture the Big Sky regular-season crown.
Portland clinches its first regular-season Big Sky Conference title in men's basketball.

The Vikings hold off Montana State 88-82 in overtime, improving to 11-2 in the league and 19-7 overall.

Blake Walker leads the Viks with 21 points, Jake Schroeder sinks two 3-pointers in the final 38 seconds of OT and teammates such as Seamus Boxley, Will Funn, Antone Jarrell and Scott Morrison get to celebrate icing the crown with one game to go under coach Heath Schroyer.