BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -Bobby Howard and Marquise Navarre had 12 points each, and Branden Johnson added 11 - including five crucial points in the final two minutes - as Montana State defeated Montana 61-52 on Saturday night.
Johnson hit a 23-foot 3-point shot with 2:01 remaining to give the Bobcats (11-8, 6-2 Big Sky) a 54-50 lead after the Grizzlies had shaved a 10-point deficit down to one. After Montana moved to within 56-52, Johnson hit a driving layup with 29.5 seconds left.
Montana State made three of four free throws in the final seconds.
Brian Qvale led Montana (13-7, 4-4) with 18 points, and Jack McGillis added 12.
Advertisement

NCAAB Headlines

Advertisement

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Utah vs. Colorado Prediction Will Utah pull off the small upset tonight when it visits Colorado tonight at 11:00PM ET?
Thumbnail USC vs. Arizona Prediction Will Arizona cover the point spread tonight as a sizable home favorite versus USC at 10:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Gonzaga vs. San Diego Pick No. 1 Gonzaga finds itself as a sizable road favorite tonight at 10PM ET when it faces San Diego. Can the Zags...
Thumbnail UCLA vs. Arizona State Pick Will No. 5 UCLA go on the road and handle its business when it takes on Arizona State tonight at 9PM ET?
Thumbnail Wisconsin vs. Ohio State Pick Is No. 16 Wisconsin going to run into any trouble when it goes on the road to face Ohio State tonight at 9PM ET?

NCAAB Team Pages