MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Tyler Hall scored 20 points with seven rebounds, Harald Frey had 19 points with seven assists and Montana State defeated Idaho 77-67 on Thursday night.
The Bobcats never trailed (7-8, 4-1 Big Sky), opened a 30-21 lead at the half and then had Hall knock down three straight 3-pointers after the Vandals (4-12, 1-4) closed within 48-45 midway through the second half.
Trevon Allen scored 23 points for the Vandals and RayQuawndis Mitchell had a career-high 15, hitting four 3-pointers.
After going 2 of 15 from 3-point range in the first half, Montana State was 6 of 12 in the second half. Hall and Frey each scored 14 points after intermission.
Idaho was 10 of 30 from distance.