BOZEMAN (AP) -- Rosalyn Omoruyi scored 21 points Thursday night,
leading Long Beach State to an 83-66 victory over Montana State in
Long Beach (4-2) used a commanding 52-34 advantage in rebounding
to notch its fourth straight victory. Included in the total were 24
"We need to do a better job defending and boxing out under the
boards," MSU coach Tricia Binford said. "We didn't come close to
competing in the rebound category, and that's something we'll be
LBSU jumped out to an early 21-6 advantage before Montana State
(0-6) closed to within 33-32 at the 2:44 mark. The 49ers answered
with a 10-0 run to enter intermission with a 43-32 lead.
In addition to Omoruyi, the 49ers had two players in
double-digits. Crystal McCutcheon and Jayme Connors chipped in 20
and 18 points, respectively.
MSU was led by Scotta Morton, with a career-high 20 points. She
converted 7-of-12 from the field, including a 4-of-7 effort from
Katy Proietti came off the bench to notch a career-best 13
points for the Bobcats on 4-of-5 from the floor.