BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Aanen Moody scored 28 points to propel Montana to an 83-74 victory over Idaho State on Monday night in the semifinal round of the Big Sky Conference tournament.
Moody added seven assists and five rebounds for the fourth-seeded Grizzlies (17-13). Brandon Whitney scored 18 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the floor and 6-for-6 from the free throw line. Josh Bannon had 13 points and eight rebounds.
The Bengals (11-21), seeded No. 5, were led by Brock McKenzie’s 31 points. Austin Smellie and Colby Lee each had 10 points.
Moody scored 14 in each half. The game was tied at 34 at halftime.
Montana will play the winner of the semifinal matchup between Sacramento State and Weber State on Tuesday.
The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and Sportradar data.