MISSOULA, Mont. -- Michael Weisner scored 11 points and hit a late 3-pointer to help Montana earn its eighth-straight victory over Montana State, 53-50 on Monday night.
Montana erased an eight-point deficit, closing the first half on a 14-3 run, with a DeShields 3-pointer giving them the lead at halftime. Kareem Jamar made a layup to put the Grizzlies up 42-29 in the second half. MSU crawled within two late, but Weisner answered with a trey.
Egwuonwu made a layup, and Michael Dison couldn't hit a 3-pointer in the final seconds following a DeShields turnover.