Scores

Final

Montana 64

(6-9, 0-2 Big Sky)

N Arizona 72

(11-6, 3-1 Big Sky)

    8:35 PM ET, January 10, 2008

    J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome, Flagstaff, Arizona

    1 2 T
    MONT 35 2964
    NAU 26 4672

    Top Performers

    Montana: A. Strait 12 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    Northern Arizona: K. Landry 27 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Stl

    N. Arizona 72, Montana 64

    Associated Press

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Kyle Landry scored a career-high 27 points and Josh Wilson added 19 as Northern Arizona used a second-half rally to beat Montana 72-64 Thursday night.

    Landry also pulled down 11 rebounds for the Lumberjacks (11-6, 3-1 Big Sky) while Wilson had a game-high eight assists.

    Matt Martin had 15 points to pace Montana (6-9, 0-2), which has now lost seven of its last eight.

    Ryan Staudacher finished with 14 points for the Grizzlies while Andrew Strait had 12 and Jordan Hasquet 10.

    Montana led 35-26 at halftime but Northern Arizona went ahead to stay at 57-55 on Landry's off-balance jumper with 5:20 remaining.

    Landry then made six free throws in the final 1:06 to seal the victory.

    The Grizzlies had beaten the Lumberjacks in their last two meetings in Flagstaff- in the regular-season finale last year and in the 2006 conference tournament title game.

    Strait made all 11 of his field goals in a game here last season but was just 5-of-7 from the floor on Thursday night.

    Staudacher's 3-pointer with 10:20 left in the first half capped an 8-0 run to give Montana a 12-point lead.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONT
    NAU
    Points 64 72
    FG Made-Attempted 23-48 (.479) 27-57 (.474)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 2-11 (.182)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-15 (.733) 16-23 (.696)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 8

    2007-08 Season

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