- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 16, 2015

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - A.J. Jacobson scored 16 points, Paul Miller had 11 points and eight rebounds, and North Dakota State beat Montana State 73-64 Wednesday night for its 29th straight victory at home.

Miller made a 3-pointer to give North Dakota State a 44-42 lead and Dexter Werner had one of his career-high six blocks at the other end. Werner’s fourth blocked shot led to Malik Clements’ 3-pointer to extend the Bisons’ lead to 51-45.

Marcus Colbert’s 3 with 58 seconds left pulled Montana State to 67-64 but Miller answered with a 3 from the wing for a six-point lead with 27 seconds left.

Werner added 11 points for North Dakota State (7-3), which had lost four straight road games to Iowa State, Arkansas State, Southern Miss and North Dakota.

Colbert and Tyler Hall had 12 points apiece for Montana State (5-5). Zach Green had 10 points, seven rebounds and four assists.

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