Broncos men lose 62-58 at Montana

MISSOULA (AP) -Matt Dlouhy scored 17 points Sunday afternoon to lead Montana to a 62-58 basketball win over Boise State.

The Grizzlies moved to 3-4 in non-conference play. Boise State fell to 2-4.

Matt Martins free throw with 4:35 left in the half gave Montana a 25-21 lead, the Grizzlies' largest in the first half. But the Broncos got two 3-pointers from Coby Karl as part of a 9-0 run late in the half, to go up 30-25 with 2:13 remaining in the opening period.

A Mike Chavez lay-up with two seconds to play cut the Bronco lead to 30-27 at the half.

In the second half, Montana went up 50-43 on an Andrew Strait lay-up with 8:38 remaining in the game. The Broncos outscored the Grizzlies 11-2 over the next five minutes to regain the lead, 54-42, with 3:42 left.

Montana took the lead 56-54 with 1:57 remaining when Jordan Hasquet hit two free throws. A Dlouhy 3-point shot put the Grizzlies up 59-54, with 53 seconds left to play.

After Bryan Ellis extended the Grizzly lead to 60-55, Kenny Wilson nailed a 3-pointer for Boise with 22 seconds left, cutting the Grizzly lead to 3. But with nine seconds left, Matt Martin sealed the win by connecting on two free throws.

Karl, the son of Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl, led all scorers with 21 points, including 12 from 3-point range. Eric Lane chipped in with 12 for the Broncos, while Reggie Larry added 11 points. Matt Nelson scored 9 points and hauled in a game-high 16 rebounds.

Strait added 13 points for the Grizzlies and Hasquet had a team-high nine rebounds.

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