Scores

Final

Sacramento St 42

(1-15, 0-3 Big Sky)

Montana State 61

(7-6, 1-2 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, January 8, 2009

    1 2 T
    SAC 15 2742
    MTST 30 3161

    Top Performers

    Sacramento State: D. Thomas 10 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

    Montana State: B. Johnson 9 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Blk

    Montana St. 61, Sacramento St. 42

    Associated Press

    BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Erik Rush scored 12 points and Will Bynum added 11 to lead Montana State to a 61-42 win over Sacramento State on Thursday night.

    Divaldo Mbunga had a career-high seven blocked shots and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Bobcats (8-6, 1-2 Big Sky). MSU finished with a season-best 12 blocked shots and limited Sacramento State to 27 percent shooting, including 15 percent in the first half.

    Sacramento State (1-15, 0-3) fell behind 11-0 in the first 5:17 and went without a field goal for the final 11:15 of the first half. The Hornets trailed 30-15 at the break.

    Justin Eller scored 11 points for Sacramento State, while Donald Thomas finished with 10. Loren Leath, who entered the game averaging 15 points, was held to four.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAC
    MTST
    Points 42 61
    FG Made-Attempted 15-55 (.273) 21-51 (.412)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-9 (.111) 10-23 (.435)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-18 (.611) 9-14 (.643)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

    2008-09 Season

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