Scores

Final

Montana 67

(9-8, 3-2 Big Sky)

Idaho State 77

(5-13, 2-2 Big Sky)

    9:00 PM ET, January 15, 2009

    Holt Arena, Pocatello, Idaho

    1 2 T
    MONT 26 4167
    IDST 33 4477

    Top Performers

    Montana: A. Johnson 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

    Idaho State: A. Morgan 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

    Idaho St. 77, Montana 67

    Associated Press

    POCATELLO, Idaho -- Led by 23 points from Amorrow Morgan and 17 from Matt Stucki, Idaho State defeated Montana 77-67 Thursday night.

    Morgan and Stucki also led the Bengals (5-13, 2-2 Big Sky Conference) in assists, with five and four, respectively.

    Montana (9-8, 3-2) was led by Anthony Johnson, who scored 20 points, had four rebounds and three assists, and Jordan Hasquet, who had 12 points, 10 rebounds and four assists.

    The Bengals never trailed in the first half and led 33-26 at halftime.

    Trailing by nine points early in the second half, Montana came back to take a lead with 11 minutes remaining. But then, with the score tied at 50 and 8:34 left, Idaho State went on an 18-4 scoring run during the next 5 1/2 minutes to pull away.

    Also scoring in double figures for Idaho State was Austin Kilpatrick, who had 10 points, four rebounds and four assists.

    Kyle Sharp scored 10 points for Montana.

    The Grizzlies out-rebounded Idaho State 32-30.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONT
    IDST
    Points 67 77
    FG Made-Attempted 27-64 (.422) 26-44 (.591)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-21 (.238) 5-12 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-12 (.667) 20-29 (.690)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 14

    2008-09 Season

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