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Final

Montana State 103

(5-4, 2-0 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, December 12, 2009

    1 2 T
    NNM 26 2854
    MTST 55 48103

    Top Performers

    Northern New Mexico: M. Tate 11 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast

    Montana St: W. Bynum 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Montana St. 103, Northern New Mexico 54

    Associated Press

    BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Erik Rush scored all of his game-high 17 points in the second half as Montana State reached the century mark for the first time in nine seasons in a 103-54 rout of Northern New Mexico Saturday night.

    Rush led six Montana State players in double figures.

    Marquise Navarre had 16 points, Danny Piepoli 15 and Will Bynum 14 for Montana State (5-4), which hit triple digits in a 100-79 defeat of Hawaii-Hilo on Nov. 25, 2000.

    MSU raced to a 16-2 lead, were ahead 55-26 at halftime and built leads of as much as 52 against the NAIA Eagles (2-8).

    Milos Bucalo had 13 points and Eddie Fields added 12 for Northern New Mexico, which committed 23 turnovers and shot 28.1 percent for the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NNM
    MTST
    Points 54 103
    FG Made-Attempted 16-57 (.281) 39-73 (.534)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-18 (.167) 9-27 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-22 (.864) 16-19 (.842)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 49

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