Scores

Final

Sacramento St 55

(4-6, 0-1 Big Sky)

Montana State 70

(6-6, 1-0 Big Sky)

9:05 PM ET, January 2, 2014

Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, Bozeman, Montana

1 2 T
SAC 25 3055
MTST 35 3570

Top Performers

Sacramento State: Z. Mills 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast

Montana State: C. Coleman 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Montana St. rolls past Sacramento St. 70-55

Associated Press

BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Calen Coleman came off the bench to score 13 points for Montana State as the Bobcats secured a 70-55 victory over Sacramento State in a Big Sky Opener Thursday night.

Coleman, Marcus Colbert and Stephan Holm each hit three 3's as the Bobcats (6-6, 1-0) combined to score 13 3-pointers on 29 attempts.

Montana State slowly worked its way up to a 10-point lead at the half (35-25), and three straight 3-pointers along with four points from Antonio Biglow put the Bobcats up by 21 (63-42) with 8:43 to play.

Zach Mills led Sacramento State (4-6, 0-1) with 19 points on 8 of 13 shooting. He was the only Hornet to score in double digits after the team shot 38.2 percent (21 of 55) from the field.

The teams combined for six turnovers and 12 missed shots in the final 6:15.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SAC
MTST
Points 55 70
FG Made-Attempted 21-55 (.382) 26-55 (.473)
3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 13-29 (.448)
FT Made-Attempted 7-9 (.778) 5-8 (.625)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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