Montana 67 at Montana St. 58

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Montana beats in-state rival Montana State 67-58
Sunday, Feb 5, 2012

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP)—Kareem Jamar scored 21 points and Derek Selvig added 15 to lead Montana to a 67-58 win over Montana State on Saturday night.

Jamar scored 10 points in a 12-2 Grizzlies run that ballooned a 37-34 advantage to 49-36 with under 13 minutes to play.

The Bobcats (11-11, 6-5 Big Sky) got within 56-53 on a 3-pointer by Christian Moon with 4:31 to play. Selvig answered by sandwiching two 3-pointers around a basket by Montana State’s Mohammed Fall to make it 62-55 and end the Bobcats’ run.

Will Cherry added 11 points for the Grizzlies (16-6, 9-1), who took a 5-4 lead on an early 3-pointer by Jamar and never trailed the rest of the way.

Jourdain Allou led Montana State with 15 points and Tre Johnson added 11. The Bobcats shot just 38 percent from the field, including 2 of 16 from 3-point range.

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