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Utah State 56

(2-4, 1-3 away)

Montana 86

(6-1, 5-0 home)

    9:00 PM ET, December 4, 2006

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    USU 24 3256
    MONT 42 4486

    Montana 86, Utah State 56

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- Mandy Morales scored 24 points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished out nine assists Monday to lead Montana to an 86-56 victory over Utah State.

    Sonya Rogers added 15 points and Dana Conway 12 points and seven rebounds as Montana (7-1) posted its third straight win.

    Taylor Richards had 14 points and four assists for Utah State (2-4).

    Montana never trailed, jumping out to a 12-2 lead three minutes into the game.

    The 42-24 halftime lead was the largest advantage of the first half.

    After falling behind 48-28 early in the second half, the Aggies went on a 12-3 run over a span of 6:35 to pull within, 51-40. Montana scored 16 of the next 23 points to build the lead back to 67-47.

    Tamara Guardipee grabbed 11 rebounds, helping Montana to a 51-36 rebounding advantage.

    Danyelle Snelgro added 13 points for the Aggies.

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