Montana Downs Montana State 53-50 - Match Report
Montana grabbed a 53-50 win over Montana State on Monday, behind a 13-point effort from Keron DeShields at Dahlberg Arena.
Montana won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread.
Jordan Gregory had 13 points for Montana and Michael Weisner chipped in with 11 points. Kareem Jamar had 4 assists for them, while Keron DeShields was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Montana State got 14 points from Paul Egwuonwu in a losing cause and another 14 points from Flavien Davis. Marcus Colbert contributed 4 assists for them, while Paul Egwuonwu had 6 rebounds.
Montana hit the break leading 26-23 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Montana State as they grabbed 29 boards, while Montana only had 25.