PORTLAND, Ore. -- Flavien Davis scored 22 points on 10-of-16 shooting, grabbed six rebounds and Montana State held off Big Sky rival Portland State 70-64 on Saturday night.
Montana State (10-10, 7-5 Big Sky) shot 47.3 percent from the field, out-rebounded the Vikings 37-27 and was 13 of 20 from the free-throw line. The Bobcats took a 33-30 lead at halftime, despite leading by as many as 15 with 6:10 remaining in the first half.
Portland State had 19 assists as a team and shot 48.3 percent in the game.
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