John Dickson had 11 points and Joe Eberhard five points and 10 rebounds for the Hornets (6-3, 1-0 Big Sky), who never trailed in their first home game since Nov. 27 and first contest in 11 days due to final exams.
Antonio Biglow's 3-pointer got Montana State within 57-54 with 58 seconds remaining, but Sacramento State made 5 of 6 free-throw attempts down the stretch to protect its lead.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
ESPN college basketball reporter Andy Katz looks into the two decommitments from the NBA draft and what they're looking forward to.