Montana vs Sacramento State

Montana 61, Sacramento St. 60


SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Will Cherry sank a free throw with 2 seconds left in the game, enabling Montana to escape with a 61-60 road victory over Sacramento State on Friday night.

Montana (6-4, 2-0 Big Sky) was able to overcome a rally by Sacramento State (6-4, 1-1) in the final 19 seconds.

Sacramento State's Cody Demps hit a 3-pointer with 19 seconds left to cut Montana's lead to 60-57, and another 3-pointer, this one by Dylan Garrity, tied it at 60 with 7 seconds remaining.

Cherry then stepped to the line, making 1 of 2 foul shots, and time ran out on Sacramento State.

Mathias Ward scored 16 points to lead Montana. Kareem Jamar scored 11 and Cherry 10.

John Dickson scored 15 for Sacramento State, Mikh McKinney 14, Garrity 12 and Konner Veleto 10. Veleto also had 10 rebounds.

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Montana Grizzlies
M. Ward, F365-76-651116
K. Jamar, F343-64-631311
E. Hutchison, C244-70-05028
W. Cherry, G394-81-335010
J. Gregory, G322-64-42419
M. Weisner141-40-03033
S. Coleman91-10-01003
K. Henderson60-20-00020
A. Martin60-11-21001
Totals 20-4216-2124111261
Sacramento State Hornets
J. Eberhard, F361-10-02222
J. Dickson, F346-172-272215
K. Veteto, C293-94-6101110
D. Garrity, G364-122-244212
M. McKinney, G335-103-424514
C. Demps141-20-01133
J. Quigley131-32-25014
J. Demalleville50-00-00010
Totals 21-5413-1635141760
Big Sky
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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FAU 52 Final
IND 88
NIAG 67 Final
ND 89