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Montana State 63, Utah Valley State 58 (OT)

1/11/2004

BOZEMAN (AP) -- Senior Sheila Hutchison scored 16 points and
grabbed 10 rebounds for her first career double-double as she led
Montana State in a 63-58 overtime victory over Utah Valley State
Saturday night.

The Bobcats overcame a 13-point deficit in the final 3:26 with a
rally that included two 3-pointers by Jaimey Tanner. Hutchison
capped the effort with two free-throws in the last 28 seconds to
send the game into overtime tied at 53.

Brianna Fields came off the bench to convert four free throws
that helped lift Montana State (8-5) to victory.

Utah Valley State (6-10) led 31-24 at halftime. Montana State
outrebounded the Wolverines 30-20 in the second half and forced
Utah Valley State into 14 turnovers.

Kati Burrows added 14 points for the Bobcats, while Joanna Hixon
had seven points, nine rebounds, two steals and two blocks.

Miriam Palkki paced the Wolverines with 14 points while Katie
Wilson had 10 rebounds.