Scores

Final

Montana State 79

(8-6, 3-0 Big Sky)

Portland State 76

(5-7, 0-3 Big Sky)

10:05 PM ET, January 9, 2014

Peter W Stott Center, Portland, Oregon

1 2 T
MTST 37 4279
PRST 35 4176

Top Performers

Montana State: P. Egwuonwu 13 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Portland State: M. Hall 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

Montana State beats Portland State 79-76

Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Antonio Biglow scored 15 points Thursday night and Paul Egwuonwu added 13 and Montana State beat Portland State 79-76 in a Big Sky Conference shootout in which the lead changed hands 18 times.

Flavien Davis scored 11 for the Bobcats (8-6, 3-0) and Michael Dison added 10.

The lead flip-flopped 12 times and the Bobcats led 37-35 at halftime on a trey by Eric Norman.

Portland State (5-7, 0-3) took a 44-42 second-half lead on an 8-2 run, and the lead traded hands six more times until Norman hit another trey to make it 61-57. DaShaun Wiggins' layup at 1:35 made it a one-point game, but the Bobcats stayed ahead, then Tim Douglas made a layup with 4 seconds left to make it a two-point game. Marcus Colbert and Egwuonwu hit a free throw each to seal the win.

Wiggins led Portland State with 20 and Marcus Hall had 19.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MTST
PRST
Points 79 76
FG Made-Attempted 27-48 (.563) 30-55 (.545)
3P Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 8-18 (.444)
FT Made-Attempted 17-25 (.680) 8-10 (.800)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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» Jan 9, 2014 MTST 79, @PRST 76Recap
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