Scores

Final

Montana 75

(14-5, 6-1 Big Sky)

Idaho State 65

(5-13, 1-5 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, January 20, 2011

    Holt Arena, Pocatello, Idaho

    1 2 T
    MONT 30 4575
    IDST 28 3765

    Top Performers

    Montana: B. Qvale 19 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Idaho State: D. Busma 11 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk

    Montana 75, Idaho St. 65

    Associated Press

    POCATELLO, Idaho -- Brian Qvale had 19 points and 10 rebounds Thursday night to lead Montana past Idaho State 75-65.

    Art Steward scored 15 points, Will Cherry had 14 points and five assists and Derek Selvig scored 10 points for the Grizzlies (14-5, 6-1 Big Sky), who shot 53 percent from the field.

    The game was tied 10 times, but Montana outscored the hosts 14-4 down the stretch, going ahead to stay at 63-61 with 3:40 to play on Cherry's layup. Selvig's 3-pointer from the top of the arc with 1:56 left made it 70-64 Grizzlies.

    Qvale scored 14 of his points in the second half.

    Broderick Gilchrest led the Bengals (5-13, 1-5) with 19 points. Deividas Busma had 11 points, 10 rebounds and three blocked shots for Idaho State.

    Phyllip Taylor scored 16 points for the Bengals but was 0 for 5 from 3-point range. Reserve Kenny McGowen added 12 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONT
    IDST
    Points 75 65
    FG Made-Attempted 28-53 (.528) 21-57 (.368)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-10 (.300) 4-15 (.267)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-20 (.800) 19-22 (.864)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 4

    2010-11 Season

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