- National Teams
Josh McSwiggan started the season with a bang after putting up a career-high 37 points to lead University of Portland to an opening 111-103 victory.
The redshirt junior went 17 of 25 from the field and also added 11 rebounds – also a career-high – in the win over Multnomah.
MBB: PILOTS WIN! A career night for Junior Josh McSwiggan. He finished with 37 points and 11 rebounds, both career highs. Portland secured the W in their home opener against Multnomah. #GoPilots pic.twitter.com/ktPNyjD1cH
— Portland Pilots (@PortlandPilots) November 7, 2018
McSwiggan had 16 points at half-time with the Pilots trailing 54-56 before exploding for 21 in the second half with just two misses from 11 attempts from the field.
In the 2017-18 season, the former GB Under-20 averaged 10.9 points and 3.6 rebounds per game with 31 starts in 32 appearances.
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