Recap - Montana State Defeats Southern Utah 62-61
|Recap - Montana State Defeats Southern Utah 62-61|
Montana State earned a 62-61 victory over Southern Utah on Thursday, getting 17 points from Christian Moon at Centrum Arena.
Montana State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs.
Paul Egwuonwu had 14 points for Montana State and Xavier Blount chipped in with 13 points. Antonio Biglow had 7 assists for them, while Paul Egwuonwu was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Southern Utah got a 19-point performance from Jackson Stevenett, who was supported by 11 points from Jayson Cheesman. Damon Heuir had 6 assists in a losing cause for Southern Utah, while Jackson Stevenett grabbed 6 rebounds.
Montana State hit the break trailing 32-27 before taking care of business in the second half.
Montana State had a 41-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.