BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Flavien Davis scored 16 points and Christian Moon added 15 as Montana State withstood two second-half comebacks from Portland State to hold on for a 62-59 victory Thursday night.
Paul Egwuonwu added 14 points and seven rebounds for the Bobcats (4-7, 1-2 Big Sky).
Aaron Moore had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Vikings (3-7, 1-2). Lateef McMullan also had 17 points, including six in the final 5 seconds.
Montana State led 52-38 with 7:35 remaining when Portland State went on a 15-1 run to tie the game at 53-53 with 3:05 to go.
Two jumpers by Egwuonwu and four free throws from Moon put the Bobcats ahead 61-53 with 12 seconds left. But McMullen hit a 3-pointer with 5 seconds remaining, then made a steal and another 3-pointer with 3 seconds left to make it 61-59.
Michael Dison hit 1 of 2 free throws for Montana State before a desperation 3-pointer by Dre Winston at the buzzer came up short.
Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.