Montana State beats Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo 73-57

Erik Rush scored 19 points and Bobby Howard added 18 as Montana
State broke open a tight game in the second half and defeated Cal
Poly-San Luis Obispo 73-57 on Sunday night.

Danny Piepoli and Rod Singleton each scored all 10 of their
points in the second half for the Bobcats (4-1), who shot 65.2
percent after intermission while outscoring the Mustangs 47-32.

Piepoli scored six points and Singleton scored four in a Montana
State run that turned a three-point deficit into a 40-34 lead with
14:23 to play. The Bobcats eventually built their lead to 19
points.

Shawn Lewis and David Hanson each scored 15 points for the
Mustangs (1-2), who trailed 26-25 at halftime. Will Donahue had 10
rebounds for the third consecutive game for Cal Poly, which
outrebounded Montana State 36-30 but committed 22 turnovers and
shot only 40 percent from the floor.