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Final

Montana 62

(5-4, 1-0 Big Sky)

N Arizona 56

(4-6, 1-1 Big Sky)

    8:35 PM ET, December 19, 2012

    1 2 T
    MONT 29 3362
    NAU 33 2356

    Top Performers

    Montana: J. Gregory 12 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Northern Arizona: G. Rogers 16 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Montana 62, N. Arizona 56

    Associated Press

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Mathias Ward connected on a 3-point shot to break a tie with 4:44 left in the game and Montana went on to defeat Northern Arizona 62-56 on Wednesday night.

    Montana (5-4, 1-0 Big Sky) had four men score 12 points -- Ward, Will Cherry, Jordan Gregory and Keron Deshields. Kareem Jamar scored 10 points.

    Northern Arizona (4-6, 1-1) led by as many as nine points in the first half and was up by four at halftime.

    DeWayne Russell hit a pair of free throws with 5:49 left in the game to knot the contest at 56 -- but Ward worked his magic about a minute later.

    Gabe Rogers led Northern Arizona with 16 points, including five 3-pointers, and Russell scored 12.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONT
    NAU
    Points 62 56
    FG Made-Attempted 23-52 (.442) 19-54 (.352)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 6-18 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 12-17 (.706)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 9

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