Scores

Final

Montana State 78

(12-12, 7-6 Big Sky)

North Dakota 70

(10-13, 7-6 Big Sky)

    8:00 PM ET, February 13, 2014

    Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks, North Dakota

    1 2 T
    MTST 36 4278
    UND 25 4570

    Top Performers

    Montana State: F. Davis 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast

    North Dakota: A. Anderson 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Montana St. holds on, beats N. Dakota 78-70

    Associated Press

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Flavien Davis scored 19 points and Marcus Colbert added 16 as Montana State held on to beat North Dakota 78-70 on Thursday night.

    Montana State (12-12, 7-6 Big Sky) went on a 15-3 run in the first half to take a 27-15 lead and was up by as many as 20 in the second, mounting a 48-28 advantage with less than 15 minutes to play.

    North Dakota(10-13, 7-6) then went on a 24-7 run to pull within 55-52 with 8:01 remaining. North Dakota trailed 67-63 with 1:38 left but Montana State hit 11 of 12 free throws in the final minute to seal the victory.

    Eric Norman, Stephan Holm and Paul Egwuonwu each added 10 points for Montana State, which shot 52.4 percent from the field.

    Aaron Anderson led North Dakota with 20 points while Troy Huff added 17 points and 10 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MTST
    UND
    Points 78 70
    FG Made-Attempted 22-42 (.524) 26-60 (.433)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-9 (.667) 11-32 (.344)
    FT Made-Attempted 28-32 (.875) 7-15 (.467)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 18, 2014 UND 72, @MTST 69Recap
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