MOSCOW, Idaho – The Idaho men's basketball team fell, 71-68, to Montana State University on Thursday evening. The Vandals (5-10, 1-3 BSC) led at the half, but the Bobcats (9-7, 3-2 BSC) won the game of runs.
The Vandals jumped out to a 16-6 lead, but the Bobcats responded with a 10-0 run to tie up the game, 16-16. The rest of the first half was a back-and-forth affair, with neither team able to gain control of the game. Idaho led, 37-35, at the break.
The Vandals pushed their lead out to nine points, 57-48, with 8:41 remaining.