NCAA Game Summary - Northern Arizona at Montana State
(Saturday, January 4th)
Final Score: Montana State 68, Northern Arizona 66
Bozeman, MT (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Dison scored the game-winning basket
as time expired for the Montana State Bobcats in their thrilling 68-66 win
over the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in Big Sky Conference play at
Dison finished the contest with 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the floor,
while Flavien Davis accounted for a team-best 19 points in the meeting. Paul
Egwuonwu registered a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds for the
Bobcats (7-6, 2-0 Big Sky) as they won for the fifth time in six tries.
The Lumberjacks (4-9, 1-1) were led by Aaseem Dixon with 18 points and five
assists, followed by Gaellan Bewernick with 15 points and five rebounds.
Quinton Upshur pitched in with 11 points and Kris Yanku 10 off the bench.
Both programs knocked down 10 field goals in the first half, but MSU managed
to outscore the visitors at the free-throw line in the period, 8-2, in order
to claim a 30-26 advantage at the break.
In the second half the teams converted better than 51 percent from the floor
and while NAU was able to make good on 6-of-11 beyond the arc, the meeting
still came down to the final play of the game for Dison and the Bobcats.
Montana State managed to overcome 15 turnovers by outscoring the 'Jacks at the
free-throw line, 15-6.
01/05 01:44:24 ET
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