Portland Rumors & News

  • Portland Pilots hire NBA veteran Terry Porter as head coach

    ESPN "Terry Porter, the former coach of the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns and 17-year NBA point guard, was hired Friday as coach of the NCAA Division I Portland Pilots. On Friday night, the school said Porter will be introduced as the team's coach at a campus event Tuesday. He will replace Eric..." April 02

  • Portland Pilots fire men's basketball coach Eric Reveno

    Oregonian "University of Portland men's basketball coach Eric Reveno has been dismissed from the school, a source within the program has confirmed. The news was first reported by ESPN. Reveno had a 10-year run on the Bluff, where his record was 140-178. The Pilots are coming off a 12-20 campaign, a..." March 15

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • WCC tournament key to Bay Area teams' NCAA hopes

    San Jose Mercury News "USF, having posted its highest West Coast Conference victory total since 1977, can realistically aspire to its first NCAA tournament bid in 16 seasons when it treks to Las Vegas this week for the WCC tournament. For Santa Clara, the prospects are more daunting, and the wait has been two years..." March 04

  • Pilots open with Loyola Marymount in West Coast Conference men's tournament

    Oregonian "The West Coast Conference men's basketball tournament bracket is set and Portland is a No. 7 seed. Play runs Thursday-Tuesday in Las Vegas. Here's how the men's bracket breaks down: Thursday 6 p.m.: 7 Portland vs. 10 Loyola Marymount 8 p.m.: 8 Pacific vs. 9 Santa Clara Saturday Noon:..." March 04

  • Small in size, freshman Alec Wintering fills a big void for the Portland Pilots

    Oregonian "Alec Wintering is Portland’s freshman point guard, but to the Pilots, he’s a 5-foot-11 problem solver. Portland’s offense was an ineffective mess the past two years. The Pilots ranked among the country’s bottom third in nearly every offensive statistical category. To most watching the team,..." February 07

  • Zags get back at Portland with win at home

    Seattle Times "David Stockton, Angel Nunez and Kevin Pangos all scored 13 points and No. 23 Gonzaga hung on to beat Portland 71-66 on Wednesday night, avenging a January loss to the Pilots. Sam Dower Jr. added 10 points for Gonzaga (21-3, 11-1 West Coast), which has a three-game lead over BYU and San..." February 06

  • Zags lose to Portland 82-73

    Gonzaga Bulletin "The Portland Pilots came ready to play. So did their fans. The 22nd ranked Bulldogs never led once, losing 82-73 at a wild and raucous Chiles Center in Portland marking UP’s first win over the Zags since 2003. The difference for the Zags was energy. In the absence of guard Gary..." January 19