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Montana hangs on to beat Pepperdine 71-70

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) Ahmaad Rorie scored 20 points and dished out eight assists as Montana held on down the stretch to beat Pepperdine 71-70 on Thursday night.

Brandon Gfeller hit five 3s and scored 17 points for Montana (5-8), which was outshot by the Waves by nearly 10 percent (52-43.4). But the Grizzlies drilled seven more 3-pointers (13-6) and forced 19 Pepperdine turnovers.

Montana led 37-29 at the half but two Nate Gehring free throws gave Pepperdine a 62-60 lead with 5:08 to go. The Grizzlies fought back, regaining a 70-65 edge after a Rorie 3 and a Bobby Morehead 3-point play.

Rorie added a final free throw with three seconds left, giving Montana a 71-67 lead, and preventing Elijah Lee's 3-pointer at the buzzer for Pepperdine from sending the game to overtime.

Lamond Murray Jr. led the Waves (4-8) with 14 points. Chris Reyes added 12.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
Team Stats
away team logo Pepperdine 16-18 75.6 PPG 34.9 RPG 14.1 APG
home team logo Montana 26-9 76.1 PPG 36.7 RPG 14.6 APG
Key Players
4
C. Ross 19.4 PPG 2.9 RPG 7.0 APG 43.7 FG%
15
J. Akoh 15.5 PPG 8.7 RPG 1.7 APG 58.7 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB