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Final

Montana 56

(19-8, 11-3 Big Sky)

Long Beach St 74

(17-10, 11-2 Big West)

    Coverage: ESPN2/WatchESPN

    11:00 PM ET, February 19, 2011

    Walter Pyramid, Long Beach, California

    1 2 T
    MONT 24 3256
    LBSU 36 3874

    Top Performers

    Montana: B. Qvale 17 Pts, 8 Reb

    Long Beach St: E. Phelps 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast

    Long Beach St. 74, Montana 56

    Associated Press

    LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Eugene Phelps scored 19 points and Larry Anderson added 17 as Long Beach State defeated Montana 74-56 on Saturday night.

    Casper Ware scored 12 points and T.J. Robinson had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the 49ers (17-10).

    Brian Qvale scored 17 points and Art Steward 13 for the Grizzlies (19-8).

    Long Beach State maintained a consistent cushion for the entire BracketBuster game, which matched the leaders of the Big West and Big Sky conferences.

    Montana got as close as 54-46 in the second half. But the 49ers pulled away with a 14-2 run over the next 4:41, sparked by Phelps' three consecutive baskets.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONT
    LBSU
    Points 56 74
    FG Made-Attempted 21-55 (.382) 28-52 (.538)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-18 (.222) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-17 (.588) 13-17 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

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