West Virginia 73, Montana 56

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP)—Frank Young scored 21 points and Joe Alexander had 18 Thursday night to lead West Virginia to a 73-56 victory over Montana in the Old Spice Classic at Disney World.

The Mountaineers (4-0) shot 52 percent in the second half, building a 7-point halftime lead into a 25-point advantage. Young made three 3-pointers and also had a tip-in during the surge that broke the game open.

Andrew Strait led Montana (1-3) with 14 points. The Grizzlies missed 14 of their first 15 shots from 3-point range and finished 4-for-18.

Young made 8-of-16 shots from the field, including 5-of-10 3-pointers. Darris Nichols scored 11 for the Mountaineers.

Strait was joined in double figures for Montana by Jordan Hasquet and Matt Dloughy, who scored 12 and 10 points, respectively.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Montana
A. Strait A. Strait
6-9,  14 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists
 West Virginia
J. Alexander J. Alexander
8-13,  18 Pts
2 Rebs, 2 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

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Rebounds
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