Montana vs Idaho State

Montana 68, Idaho St. 44


POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Will Cherry scored 15 points to lead five players in double figures as Montana defeated Idaho State 68-44 on Saturday night.

Kareem Jamar added 12 points, Derek Selvig and Mathias Ward 11 apiece and Art Steward 10 for the Grizzlies (10-5, 3-0 Big Sky).

Selvig scored six of his points when Montana opened the game with a 12-2 run. The Grizzlies capitalized on 18 first-half turnovers by Idaho State (3-12, 1-3) en route to a 36-18 lead at intermission.

Melvin Morgan led the Bengals with 15 points, and Chase Grabau added 14.

Idaho State made one brief run, opening the second half with an 8-2 surge to get within 38-26 before Montana pulled away again.

The Grizzlies shot 60 percent from the field to Idaho State's 37 percent.

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Montana Grizzlies
A. Steward, F334-62-232310
D. Selvig, F315-80-073411
M. Ward, F294-83-340111
W. Cherry, G355-83-403315
K. Jamar, G335-80-172212
J. Wood171-10-00003
S. Stockton152-50-01204
K. DeShields30-00-01010
K. Henderson21-10-00002
J. Gregory10-00-00000
E. Hutchison10-00-00000
Totals 27-458-1026121468
Idaho State Bengals
A. Hatchett, F211-52-24114
A. Moreira, C342-30-08214
M. Morgan, G356-122-431015
C. Grabau, G345-61-230214
K. McGowen, G320-80-00540
G. Swanson151-40-03012
D. Kostur121-23-61015
S. Baldwin90-20-00010
J. Kusmieruk50-00-01000
N. Mason20-00-00000
T. Martin10-10-00000
Totals 16-438-142391144
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
North Dakota14-422-10144
E. Wash.13-522-12148
Weber St.12-620-14185
Montana St.11-716-16254
Sac. State9-913-18293
Portland St.7-1115-16268
N. Colo.7-1111-18287
N. Arizona6-129-23335
Idaho St.3-156-26340
So. Utah3-156-27341
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