Montana St. pulls away late to beat Eastern Washington 74-66

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Harald Frey scored eight of his 22 points during a 10-2 run in the final two minutes to help Montana State beat Eastern Washington 74-66 on Thursday night.

Jesse Hunt's layup gave Eastern Washington a 66-64 lead with 2:35 to play. Frey answered with a 3-pointer, a jumper and three free throws and the Bobcats led 72-66. The Eagles had three turnovers and missed three shots during the stretch.

Montana State (10-12, 7-5 Big Sky Conference) has won three of its last four games. Eastern Washington (8-14, 6-5) had its three-game win streak snapped.

Frey made three 3-pointers and was 9 of 12 at the free-throw line. Devin Kirby added 19 points for Montana State.

Jacob Davison scored 24 points and Tyler Kidd added 18 for the Eagles (8-14, 6-5). Mason Peatling chipped in with eight points and 10 rebounds.

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