The Portland men's basketball team cruised past Southern Utah 86-57 on Sunday in Portland, Ore., handing the Thunderbirds their fourth straight loss.
Thomas van der Mars scored 17 points, and Alec Wintering had a career-high 10 assists for Portland.
After missing his first two shots, van der Mars hit four in a row as Portland (5-3) jumped to a 16-5 lead and never trailed. Van der Mars made a layup to start the second half, and did not take a shot from the field the rest of the way. He went 5 of 8 from the line in the second half to cap his scoring.