Montana 86, Sacramento St. 58

Montana 86, Sacramento St. 58

Published Feb. 21, 2010 2:27 a.m. ET

Ryan Staudacher scored 17 points and Montana defeated Sacramento State, 86-58, in Big Sky Conference play on Saturday.

Staudacher hit on 5 of 7 from 3-point range. The Grizzles (19-8, 10-5) as a team hit 10 of 18 (55.6 percent) from long range.

From the field the Grizzles had a hard time missing. They hit on 32 of 52 shots (61.5 percent). Anthony Johnson and Will Cherry each went for 16 points.

The Hornets (9-19, 3-11) were led by Sultan Toles-Bey with 14 points, including making 3 of 4 from beyond the arc. Michael Selling and Justin Eller each had 12 points.


The Grizzles came out of the half and took they 37-31 lead and extended it to a 57-35 lead with a 20-4 run to open the first 7:54 of the half. There lead was never threatened the rest of the game.

Montana has won nine of their last 11 games. The Hornets are on a three-game losing streak.