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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.