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2009-03-11 23:49:06

A slam dunk by Julius Thomas with 4 seconds remaining Wednesday brought Portland State a 79-77 win over Montana State in the Big Sky Tournament final. Portland State let a 10-point lead get away in the game's final stages and Montana State tied it on Branden Johnson's 3-pointer with 14 seconds to go. Thomas, however, came through with the last of his 17 points to give the Vikings the win. They will take a 22-9 record into the NCAA Tournament. Montana State was unable to finish off a second...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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