BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Christian Moon scored 23 points on 7-of-12 shooting including four 3-pointers and Montana State cruised to a 71-55 victory over Sacramento State in its regular season finale Saturday.
Montana State (13-16, 10-10 Big Sky) led 39-28 at halftime but the Hornets didn't go away easily, using a 15-3 run to begin the second half and took a 43-42 lead after a Jordan Salley dunk. Tied at 49 with 6:54 to play, Montana State outscored the Hornets 22-6 the rest of the way.
Montana State claims the No. 4 seed in the Big Sky Conference tournament in which begins Thursday. The Bobcats will play No. 5 Northern Colorado in either Missoula, Mont., or Ogden, Utah.