MISSOULA, Mont. -- Kendal Manuel scored 27 points and Montana pulled away from Portland State in the second half to take an 85-70 victory on Monday night.
The Grizzlies shot 32 of 53 from the floor (60.4%) and knocked down 9 of 20 from long range while outscoring the Vikings 39-28 in the second half.
Montana plays host to Idaho Saturday. Portland State returns home to face Idaho State Saturday.
Gonzaga's Tommy Lloyd helped construct -- and is heir to the throne of -- a remarkable hoops dynasty
Gonzaga wouldn't be Gonzaga without its international recruiting wizardry. Tommy Lloyd is that wizard -- and the Zags' head coach in waiting.
Smith leads Texas A&M-CC past New Orleans
— Myles Smith scored 17 points and Nolan Bertain and Jordan Hairston each scored 16 and Texas A&M Corpus Christi beat New Orleans 81-75 on Wednesday.
Hardy, Hamilton propel UNLV past Boise State 76-66
Amauri Hardy and Bryce Hamilton combined to score 46 points and UNLV breezed to a 76-66 victory over Boise State on Wednesday night.