Scores

Final

Montana 62

(5-4, 1-0 Big Sky)

N Arizona 56

(4-6, 1-1 Big Sky)

8:35 PM ET, December 19, 2012

1 2 T
MONT 29 3362
NAU 33 2356

Top Performers

Montana: J. Gregory 12 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

Northern Arizona: G. Rogers 16 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Montana 62, N. Arizona 56

Associated Press

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Mathias Ward connected on a 3-point shot to break a tie with 4:44 left in the game and Montana went on to defeat Northern Arizona 62-56 on Wednesday night.

Montana (5-4, 1-0 Big Sky) had four men score 12 points -- Ward, Will Cherry, Jordan Gregory and Keron Deshields. Kareem Jamar scored 10 points.

Northern Arizona (4-6, 1-1) led by as many as nine points in the first half and was up by four at halftime.

DeWayne Russell hit a pair of free throws with 5:49 left in the game to knot the contest at 56 -- but Ward worked his magic about a minute later.

Gabe Rogers led Northern Arizona with 16 points, including five 3-pointers, and Russell scored 12.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MONT
NAU
Points 62 56
FG Made-Attempted 23-52 (.442) 19-54 (.352)
3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 6-18 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 12-17 (.706)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 9

2012-13 Season

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