Scores

Final

Portland St 55

(3-8, 1-3 Big Sky)

Montana 62

(8-4, 4-0 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, January 5, 2013

    Dahlberg Arena, Missoula, Montana

    1 2 T
    PRST 21 3455
    MONT 35 2762

    Top Performers

    Portland St: A. Moore 14 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Montana: W. Cherry 16 Pts, 2 Reb, 7 Ast

    Montana 62, Portland St. 55

    Associated Press

    MISSOULA, Mont. -- Will Cherry scored 16 points to lead Montana to a 62-55 win over Portland State on Saturday night.

    Cherry also had seven assists and was 9 of 11 from the free-throw line.

    Kareem Jamar had 14 points and seven rebounds for Montana (8-4, 4-0 Big Sky). Mathias Ward added 11 points.

    Montana, the defending Big Sky Champion, led 35-21 at halftime and never looked back.

    The Vikings outrebounded Montana 34-30, but Montana had the advantage in shooting. Montana shot 41.7 percent from the field for the game, while the Vikings (3-8, 1-3) shot 37.7 percent.

    Aaron Moore led Portland State with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Renado Parker had 12 points.

    Portland State has lost eight consecutive games to Montana.

    Montana is scheduled to visit North Dakota on Thursday, while Portland State has Sacramento State scheduled on Thursday.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PRST
    MONT
    Points 55 62
    FG Made-Attempted 20-53 (.377) 20-48 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 4-11 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-16 (.688) 18-20 (.900)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 14

    2012-13 Season

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