Northern Arizona vs. Montana State final score: Lumberjacks win first Big Sky game

Jennifer Hilderbrand-US PRESSWIRE

Northern Arizona beat Montana State to win their first conference contest.

The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks beat the Montana State Bobcats, 87-80, to improve to 4-5 on the season and win their first Big Sky game on the season. Northern Arizona has now equaled its conference win total from 2011-12, when they won only one game. Northern Arizona took a 46-28 lead and held off the Montana State second-half rally to win at home in Flagstaff.

Northern Arizona shot 55.6 percent from the field, out-rebounding Montana State 35-25, and had all five starters score in double figures. Max Jacobsen scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds, shooting 9-12 from the field. Dewayne Russell added 16 points (9-13 from the free throw line) and eight rebounds. Gaellan Bewernick scored 13 points, Stallon Saldivar put in 12 points, and Gabe Rogers added 11 points.

Northern Arizona held Montana State to 45 percent shooting and forced 17 turnovers. Montana State was led by Antonio Biglow with 15 points and Flavien Davis with 14 points.

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