MISSOULA, MT (AP) - Martin Breunig scored 21 points, Brandon Gfeller added 10, including the go-ahead 3-pointer, and Montana rallied to beat Boise State 74-71 in Friday night’s season opener for both teams.
Freshman Michael Oguine scored 17 for Montana, which made 25 of 35 free throws while the Broncos were just 8 of 12.
Boise State led 10-4 on Anthony Drmic’s 3-pointer, but Montana rallied and led 23-20 after Oguine scored a layup and two free throws. The Broncs regained the lead on a layup by Mikey Thompson and went up 38-33 at halftime by shooting 60 percent from the field.
Boise State pulled ahead 49-42 in the second half on Thompson’s 3-pointer, but the Grizzlies stayed close, then led 70-69 after Gfeller’s 3-pointer with 2:01 left, finishing with a 7-3 run.
Drmic scored 23 points for the Broncos, making 5 of 11 3-pointers, and Thompson added 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting.
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