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Montana State30321577
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NCAA Game Summary - Southern Utah at Montana State



(Thursday, February 27th)

Final Score: Montana State 77, Southern Utah 72 (OT)

Bozeman, MT (SportsNetwork.com) - Stephan Holm finished with a game-high 22 points as the Montana State Bobcats escaped with a 77-72 overtime win over the Southern Utah Thunderbirds in a Big Sky Conference thriller at Worthington Arena.

Flavien Davis added 18 points for the Bobcats (14-14, 9-8 Big Sky), who also received 12 points and six rebounds courtesy of Paul Egwuonwu. Marcus Colbert chipped in 11 points in the victory.

SUU (1-25, 0-17) lost its 25th game in a row despite a strong showing from A.J. Hess, who tallied 15 points and eight boards. Casey Oliverson scored 13 points, while Trey Kennedy and Race Parsons had 12 points apiece.

Although Montana State was limited to 36.7 percent efficiency from the floor in the opening period, it managed to outscore the visitors, 6-1, at the free- throw line en route to a 30-23 halftime lead. The Thunderbirds missed all six of their shots from beyond the arc in the first half.

SUU stormed back after the break as it knocked down 56.5 percent of its field goal attempts, including a 6-of-10 clip from 3-point range in the second half. The Bobcats made 14-of-19 shots at the charity stripe in the second stanza. The Thunderbirds missed a pair of 3-point field goal attempts in the final minute of regulation after Terrell Brown evened the score at 62 with a make at the charity stripe with 55 seconds showing on the game clock.

Montana State made 10 more free-throw attempts in the extra session and held SUU to just three makes from the floor to clinch the decision.

The Thunderbirds finished 11-of-23 at the charity stripe. The Bobcats enjoyed a 36-33 edge in the rebounding battle.

02/27 23:51:10 ET

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