Xavier Bishop scored 18 points leading Montana State to a 75-69 victory over Sacramento State at Max Worthington Arena on Thursday.
Bettors who backed Montana State were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of -13.0.
RaeQuan Battle had 17 points for Montana State and Jubrile Belo chipped in with 11 points. Xavier Bishop had 7 assists for them, while Great Osobor was the team’s top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Sacramento State got a 22-point performance from Zach Chappell, who was supported by 15 points from William FitzPatrick. Bryce Fowler had 3 assists in a losing cause for Sacramento State, while Jonathan Komagum grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Sacramento State were victorious, as the score was 38-33 at the break.
Montana State had a 37-25 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Montana State heads into a battle against Northern Colorado. Sacramento State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Montana.