Montana vs Portland State Final: 62-55 - Recap
|Montana vs Portland State Final: 62-55 - Recap|
Montana got 16 points from Will Cherry as they ran past Portland State 62-55 on Saturday at Dahlberg Arena.
Montana did not, however, defeat Portland State against the spread, which closed at 10 at most sportsbooks.
Kareem Jamar had 14 points for Montana and Mathias Ward chipped in with 11 points. Will Cherry had 7 assists for them, while Kareem Jamar was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Portland State got a 14-point performance from Aaron Moore, who was supported by 12 points from Renado Parker. Lateef McMullan had 4 assists in a losing cause for Portland State, while Aaron Moore grabbed 11 rebounds.
Montana hit the break leading 35-21 before taking care of business in the second half.
Portland State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-30.