Hall, Frey lead Montana State past Idaho 77-67
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Tyler Hall scored 20 points with seven rebounds, Harald Frey had 19 points with seven assists and Montana State defeated Idaho 77-67 on Thursday night.
The Bobcats never trailed (7-8, 4-1 Big Sky), opened a 30-21 lead at the half and then had Hall knock down three straight 3-pointers after the Vandals (4-12, 1-4) closed within 48-45 midway through the second half.
Trevon Allen scored 23 points for the Vandals and RayQuawndis Mitchell had a career-high 15, hitting four 3-pointers.
After going 2 of 15 from 3-point range in the first half, Montana State was 6 of 12 in the second half. Hall and Frey each scored 14 points after intermission.
Idaho was 10 of 30 from distance.
Copyright 2019 by AP. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of AP is strictly prohibited.
CBS Sports HQ Daily Newsletter
Get the best highlights and stories - yeah, just the good stuff handpicked by our team to start your day.
Thanks for signing up!
Keep an eye on your inbox for the latest sports news.
There was an error processing your subscription.
SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated the Oklahoma vs. Ole Miss first-round game 10,000...
Here's the master schedule and how you can watch March Madness 2019 no matter what device you're...
SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Iowa vs. Cincinnati 10,000 times
Live scores, updates and highlights all day long from Round 1 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament
Picking three games for the night slate of the opening day of NCAA Tournament action
Auburn hung on against New Mexico State by the skin of its teeth