Montana State vs Northern Arizona

Northern Arizona dumps Montana State 61-48


FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) Max Jacobsen and Kris Yanku both scored 16 points as Northern Arizona ran away with a 61-48 win over Montana State on Thursday.

Yanku was just 4 of 13 from the floor, but hit 7 of 9 free throws. Jacobsen was 7 of 10 shooting with nine rebounds. Gaellan Bewernick added 10 points and nine boards. Northern Arizona (14-16, 11-8 Big Sky) benefited from a 19-9 advantage on points off turnovers and 38-19 rebounding edge.

Marcus Colbert led Montana State (14-16, 9-10) with 13 points, while Terrell Brown had 12.

Montana State led 21-12 on Colbert's 3-pointer midway through the first half, but Northern Arizona clawed back to tie, then lead 33-29 at the break.

The Bobcats went stone cold in the second half, shooting just 6 of 23. The Lumberjacks used a 14-0 run early in the frame that covered 9:02 and ran away with the win.

Copyright 2015 by STATS LLC. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC is strictly prohibited.
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Montana State (14-16)291948
Northern Arizona (14-16) «332861

Related Video


CBSSports Shop

Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Wash.14-426-974
Sac. State13-521-12142
N. Arizona13-523-15166
N. Colo.10-815-15246
Portland St.9-915-14225
Weber St.8-1013-17261
So. Utah7-1110-19307
North Dakota4-148-22310
Idaho St.4-147-23343
Montana St.4-147-23324
Other games
MEMP 84 Final
NOVA 77 Final
XAV 70
IOWA 76 Final