(Undated) -- In other area college basketball, Portland returns to the hardwood tonight, hosting Pepperdine. The Panthers lost back-to-back WCC conference games last week to ranked Saint Mary's and Gonzaga. The Panthers are 8-and-15 overall and 2-and-8 in conference. Portland State will host Idaho on Thursday in a Big Sky game. The Vikings are 13-and-8 for the season and 3-and-5 in the Big Sky. 12th-ranked Gonzaga welcomes San Diego. The Zags are 19-and-4 and 9-and-1 in conference.