Big Sky Champs!
THE GREATEST MOMENT in Portland State men's basketball history took place March 12, when the Vikings defeated Northern Arizona, 67-51, in the Big Sky Conference Championship game at the Rose Garden Arena.
The Vikings, who were also Big Sky regular season champions, earned a first-ever berth in the men's NCAA Division I basketball championship in Omaha, Nebraska. They lost to the eventual 2008 National Champion, Kansas, 85-61, but the Viks finished with a 23-10 record--the best in school history.
All this winning earned head coach Ken Bone the 2007-08 Big Sky Conference Men's Basketball Coach of the Year, and Jeremiah Dominguez Player of the Year.
[photo: Deonte Huff is surrounded by fans following the team's Big Sky Championship win. Photo by Bruce Ely/The Oregonian]
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