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Big Sky Basketball Scores & Highlights, Thursday 1/29

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Montana beats Portland State 73-54

Martin Breunig scored 23 points, Jordan Gregory added 15, and Montana rolled over Portland State 73-54 on Thursday with a big second half.

Mario Dunn and Michael Weisner scored 12 apiece, Weisner had four 3-pointers, and Montana (11-8, 7-1 Big Sky Conference) made 10 of 20 from distance.

Montana led 14-7 on a layup by Breunig, then pulled ahead on a 7-2 run. The Vikings closed with a 10-3 run in which Zach Gengler scored five, but trailed 32-31 at halftime.

Montana opened the second half with a 15-2 run, then scored 19 unanswered points while the Vikings went scoreless for nearly eight minutes.

Gregory's layup with 4:04 left marked his 1,000th career point, making him the 29th player to score 1,000 or more at Montana.

The Grizzlies outscored the Vikings 41-23 in the second half and shot 54.9 percent overall.

DaShaun Wiggins led Portland State (10-9, 4-5) with 17 points.

McKinney scores 23, Sacramento St. beats Montana St. 75-59

Mikh McKinney had 23 points and eight assists, and Dylan Garrity scored 18 on Thursday night to help Sacramento State pull away from Montana State for a 75-59 win.

Nick Hornsby added 12 points and seven rebounds for Sacramento State (14-6, 8-1 Big Sky), which has won five in a row and 9 of 10.

The first eight minutes of the second half included three ties and three lead changes before McKinney's jumper - which started a 10-2 run - with 11 minutes left gave the Hornets the lead, 46-44, for good.

Stephan Holm and Marcus Colbert hit 3-pointers 39 seconds apart to keep Montana State (4-16, 1-7) within five with six minutes remaining, but a layup by McKinney sparked a 16-3 spurt that gave Sacramento State a 73-55 lead with 1:24 to play.

The Hornets made 14 of 24 (58 percent) field goals, including 4 of 8 from 3-point range, in the second half.

Colbert led Montana State with 13 points.

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