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.
Illinois coach John Groce says forward Leron Black has rejoined the team but will sit out the first six games next season after pleading guilty to misdemeanor aggravated assault.
Penn State's board of trustees has approved allowing some fans to buy alcohol at the university's football and basketball stadiums, as well as other athletic facilities.
Auburn point guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen will not play his senior season after battling shoulder problems over the last two seasons.