Scores

Final

Sacramento St 66

(6-9, 1-2 Big Sky)

Montana State 57

(1-13, 0-2 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, January 19, 2006

    1 2 T
    SAC 32 3466
    MTST 32 2557

    Sacramento State 66, Montana State 57

    BOZEMAN (AP) -- Lindsay Heard came off the bench to score 18 points and grab seven rebounds to lead Sacramento State to a 66-57 victory over Montana State on Thursday night.

    Montana State (1-13, 0-2 Big Sky) took a 54-53 lead with 5:05 remaining on a jumper by Scotta Morton jumper, before Sacramento State (6-9, 1-2) went on a 7-0 run to pull away.

    Cindy Alldrin converted all eight of her free throws in the final 3:30 to seal the win for the Hornets.

    Whitney Connolly had a season high 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting. Morton and Jenny Heringer both had 10. Heringer also had six rebounds, four assists two steals and a block.

    Montana State built its largest lead of the game at 21-14 on a layin by Connolly with 9:36 left in the first half. Sacrament State rallied to tie the score at 32 at halftime.

    In the second half, Sacramento State opened a 41-34 advantage at the 14:50 mark on a 3-pointer by Lindsay Calmettes.

    MSU fought back to take a 43-42 advantage on a jumper by Alyssa Nelson with 11:59 left. The two team traded leads nine times until the Hornets pulled away in the final five minutes.

    Kim Sheehy added 11 points and Cindy Alldrin finished with 10 for Sacramento.

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