BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Troy Huff scored 25 points on 10-of-17 shooting, leading North Dakota's second-half comeback in an 82-73 victory over Montana State on Thursday night.
Aaron Anderson added 17 points, including the last seven by the Green and White (10-12, 7-6 Big Sky), who trailed 55-41 after MSU's Michael Dison made a jumper with 13:36 to play. North Dakota responded with a 26-4 run, capped by Huff's dunk with 4:38 left, to take the lead for good, and Anderson's three-point play, layup and two free throws in the final 1:01 sealed the victory.
The Green and White swept the season series, having won 86-73 in Grand Forks, N.D. on Jan 12, and edged ahead 9-8 in the all-time series between the schools.
Shooting guard Jaylen Nowell, ranked No. 45 in the ESPN 100, chose the Washington Huskies on Wednesday over California. As a junior he led Garfield Heights to a state championship and was named MVP of the tournament.
Donnie Tyndall is appealing the 10-year show-cause penalty that was handed down by the NCAA in April for violations stemming from his time as men's basketball coach at Southern Mississippi.
Top-50 prospect Jaylen Nowell committed to Washington on Wednesday. Nowell, a shooting guard, is No. 45 on the ESPN 100.