Montana vs Montana State

Montana 71, Montana St. 68


BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Keron DeShields scored 17 points and injury-plagued Montana survived a furious Montana State rally for a 71-68 win Saturday night.

The Grizzlies (20-6, 16-1) held onto first place in the Big Sky Conference despite playing without star point guard Will Cherry and forward Mathias Ward.

The Bobcats (11-16, 8-10) trailed 59-43 midway through the second half but went on a 16-3 run behind 11 points from Flavien Davis, who finished the game with 30.

Montana extended the lead back to 70-60 with 2:58 to go. Montana State came back with an 8-1 run, but couldn't get a shot off on its last possession as Antonio Biglow was called for charging with 3.3 seconds to play.

Spencer Coleman and Kareem Jamar both had 14 points for the Grizzlies, who made 11 of 22 3-pointers compared to just 3 of 14 for the Bobcats.Christian Moon had 14 points for Montana State.

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Montana (20-6) «373471
Montana State (11-16)274168

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Montana Grizzlies
K. Jamar, F355-83-551414
S. Coleman, F295-81-261214
E. Hutchison, C181-30-02012
K. DeShields, G385-126-645417
J. Gregory, G344-70-031211
M. Weisner293-70-12038
K. Henderson141-30-04003
J. Wiley31-30-01002
Totals 25-5110-143081671
Montana State Bobcats
F. Davis, F3511-137-843430
X. Blount, F321-50-25002
P. Egwuonwu, C214-100-18028
C. Moon, G404-104-442114
M. Colbert, G141-20-01112
A. Biglow252-82-20126
C. Coleman132-40-01234
J. Budinich81-20-01002
M. Dison80-00-02010
B. Brumwell40-10-01000
Totals 26-5513-173091468
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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BAMA 52 Final
FLA 64
LOU 58 Final
SYR 53
BUTL 52 Final
VCU 84
MEMP 76 Final
UCF 67
WVU 65 Final
KAN 91
ND 64 Final
MU 72
STL 66 Final
GW 58
TEXAS 65 Final
WYO 42 Final
PORT 52 Final
MIAMI 76 Final
KSU 64 Final
IOWA 60 Final
IND 73
SJST 61 Final
LT 88
RUT 51 Final
ARIZ 69 Final