Montana St. 94, Johnson &, Wales, Colo. 60

BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Erik Rush scored 21 points and Montana State hit 55.4 percent from the field to defeat Johnson & Wales, Colo., 94-60 on Friday night.

Bobby Howard added 15 points and a team-high seven rebounds for the Bobcats (6-4), who ended a four-game losing streak. Cody Anderson hit 7 of 9 shots to score 14 points for Montana State, and Rush added six steals.

Jake Campbell scored 16 points to pace the NAIA Division III Wildcats (3-10). Nick Maly added 15 points, and Montana native Eric Gardzina had 14.

Montana State outrebounded Johnson & Wales 40-35, had 16 assists to the Wildcats' nine and forced 18 turnovers while committing only nine.

Montana State led 44-23 at intermission and increased the margin with a 50-37 second-half advantage.