Martin Breunig had 20 points, seven rebounds and four blocks to lead Montana to an 86-53 win over Southern Utah on Thursday night in Missoula.
Breunig hit 7 of 10 shots, was 6 of 9 from the foul line and had four steals for the Grizzlies. Montana hit 8 of 10 3-pointers in the first half and 15 of 20 overall to open a 43-23 lead. The Grizzlies ended up 12 of 17 behind the arc.
Weber State 63, Sacramento State 50: Joel Bolomboy scored 22 points and tied his career-high with 23 rebounds to help the Wildcats to a win over the Hornets in Ogden, Utah, and remain one game behind Montana for the Big Sky Conference lead.
The double-double was the senior’s third 20-point, 20-rebound game this season. Bolomboy also is tied for the Division-I with 21 double-doubles.
Idaho State 88, Portland State 71: Ethan Telfair had 35 points with five 3-pointers and the Bengals used a strong finish to beat the Vikings in Pocatello. Telfair was 12 of 20 from the field, including 5 of 11 from 3-point range, and finished two points short of the career high he set on Jan. 9 against North Dakota.
Montana State 101, Northern Arizona 58: Tyler Hall scored 29 points on 10-for-14 shooting – 8 for 11 from 3 – to lead the Bobcats to a victory over the Lumberjacks in Bozeman. Montana State hit a school record 25 3s and were just three shy of the all-time Division I mark set by Troy in 1994.
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