The men’s basketball team took third place in its own Portland Community College Crossover Tournament on Dec. 22 at the Cascade Campus. The Panthers beat Edmonds 97-85 win over Edmonds to take the third third-place trophy. The Panthers went up 88-81 with 4:36 to play following Carl Appleton’s reverse layup. Edmonds cut the gap to a one-possession game in the final minutes, but Portland ended the game on a nine-point surge. Portland improved to 7-4 on the season. For more on the men’s and women’s basketball teams visit the athletics webpage.