Sacramento State holds off Montana State 74-71
Alpha N’Diaye and Sultan Toles-Bey each scored 18 points and
Sacramento State defeated Montana State 74-71 Sunday.
John Dickson added 13 points for the Hornets (7-17, 4-9 Big
Sky), who shot 77.8 percent (14 of 18) in the second half.
Bobby Howard scored a career-high 28 points and added 11
rebounds for the Bobcats (11-14, 5-8), who have lost seven in a
row, their longest losing streak since dropping eight straight to
end the 1999-2000 season. Erik Rush had 20 points.
Despite shooting only 34.8 percent, Montana State stayed close
by collecting 19 offensive rebounds and scoring 24 points off
Sacramento State’s 19 turnovers, while committing just seven
The Hornets led 27-25 at halftime and extended their advantage
to 15 with 13:46 remaining, then held on to end a six-game losing
streak against the Bobcats.