Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Big Sky Conference Tournament: Vikings, Hornets, T-Birds (In 3 OT) Advance To Quarterfinals

The Big Sky Conference's men's basketball tournament opened on Tuesday with three first-round games, all played at the Reno Events Center in Reno, Nevada.

Game #1:

Deontae North scored 25 points and came away with three steals as the eighth-seeded Portland State Vikings (15-15) defeated the ninth-seeded Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (9-23) 80-67.

Game #2:

Nick Hornsby and Marcus Graves each scored 18 points as the seventh-seeded Sacramento State Hornets (13-17) downed the tenth-seeded Idaho State Bengals (5-26) 91-76.  Ethan Telfair scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to pace the Bengals.

Game #3:

Randy Onwuasor scored a career-best and tournament record 43 points as the eleventh-seeded Southern Utah Thunderbirds (6-26), with five players scoring in double figures, knocked off the sixth-seeded Montana State Bobcats (16-16) 108-105 in a triple-overtime thriller.  Tyler Hall topped the Bobcats with 33 points (while grabbing 12 rebounds) while DeVonte Klines added 25 points to the Montana State coffers.

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