(3-3, 2-2 Big Sky)
(5-2, 4-1 Big Sky)
3:05 PM ET, October 15, 2011
Washington-Grizzly Stadium, MISSOULA, MT
Passing: J. Johnson (MONT) - 128 YDS
Rushing: J. Canada (MONT) - 14 CAR, 159 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: J. Sambrano (MONT) - 2 REC, 73 YDS
MISSOULA, Mont. -- Jordan Canada ran for 159 yards and a touchdown Saturday to lead Montana to 30-24 win over Portland State.
The Grizzlies (5-2, 3-1 Big Sky) rallied from a 11-point halftime deficit, starting with Canada's touchdown to cut Portland State's lead to 21-16 midway through the third quarter.
The Vikings (3-3, 2-2) dominated the first half with two field goals by Zach Brown and touchdown runs by Connor Kavanaugh and Cory McCaffrey.
Montana got on the board in the second quarter with a short scoring run by Jordan Johnson and a field goal by Brody McKnight.
After Canada's score, Dan Moore added a touchdown run for the Grizzlies and McKnight iced the game in the fourth quarter with a pair of field goals.
The Vikings' final attempt to win came ended when Houston Roots snagged an interception with less than a minute left.
Brown finished with three field goals.