BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Marcus Colbert scored 16 points, sank four 3-pointers and dished out six assists as Montana State defeated Cal State Northridge 77-62 Tuesday night.
The Bobcats (2-4) broke a 15-15 tie in the first half with an 8-0 run fueled by a three-point play from Flavien Davis and a 3-pointer and layup from Colbert. They held a 37-30 advantage at the break, and extended that lead to 15 early in the second half with a Paul Egwuonwu jumper.
Cal State Northridge (3-3) trailed 64-44 midway through the second half, and could only cut the deficit to 10 on a Stephan Hicks jumper with 1:04 remaining.
Hicks led the Matadors with 23 points and 10 rebounds, both game-highs.
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