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Akoh, Montana beat Georgia State 81-74

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) Jamar Akoh had 22 points and eight rebounds Friday night and had a key dunk with 38 seconds left to help Montana open its season with an 81-74 win over Georgia State.

Michael Oguine added 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who extended their home winning streak to 16 games.

Akoh's dunk in the final minute made it 76-71 and Montana made 5 of 6 from the foul line to hold on for the win.

After a 33-all tie at halftime, the Panthers (1-1) opened the second half with a 9-2 run to take their largest lead at 42-35. Montana closed the deficit at 46-all and the teams went back-and-forth with five more ties before the Grizzlies took the lead for good at 60-58.

D'Marcus Simonds led Georgia State with 30 points and Kane Williams added 17.

Montana got to the free-throw line for 43 attempts and made 28. Georgia State made 12 of 24 at the foul line.

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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
12T
away team logo Georgia State 1-1 334174
home team logo Montana 1-0 334881
Team Stats
away team logo Georgia State 1-1 76.4 PPG 35.4 RPG 12.1 APG
home team logo Montana 1-0 77.2 PPG 37.2 RPG 13.9 APG
Key Players
15
D. Simonds 19.3 PPG 5.2 RPG 3.6 APG 42.7 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