Durham scores 19, Montana State beats Long Beach State 74-56
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Casey Durham scored 19 points to help Montana State to a 74-56 win over Long Beach State on Tuesday night.
Carlos Taylor scored 16 points, while Divaldo Mbunga had 14 points and nine rebounds for the Bobcats (1-1). Adrian Zamora had a career-high 11 points and 10 rebounds.
MSU trailed by as many as 12 points in the first half but took a 41-40 lead with 17:09 to play. The Bobcats led by as many as 20 points in the second half.
Donovan Morris led the 49ers (0-2) with 14 points. The only other Long Beach State player to reach double digits was Brian Freeman with 10 points.
The 49ers made 64 percent of their first-half shots, but dropped to 31 percent shooting after the half.