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Montana 72, Minnesota 65

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Andrew Strait scored 17 points and
Jordan Hasquet had 14 to lead Montana to a 72-65 victory over
Minnesota on Sunday in the seventh-place game of the Old Spice
Classic at Disney World.

Bryan Ellis and Cameron Rundles each scored 10 points to help
Montana (2-4) snap a four-game losing streak. Ellis, who also had
10 assists, hit four free throws in the final minute after
Minnesota (2-4) closed to within two points.

Strait and Hasquet scored 11 points each in the first half and
the Grizzlies rallied from an eight-point deficit for a 35-31 edge
at the break.

Matt Dlouhy contributed eight points and 10 rebounds for
Montana, which opened the second half with a 10-2 run to go up by a
dozen.

Dan Coleman scored 13 points and Jamal Abu-Shamala finished with
12 for Minnesota, which has dropped four consecutive games.
Lawrence Westbrook had 11 points and Lawrence McKenzie added 10 for
the Golden Gophers.