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.
Alabama shooting star John Petty Jr. will return for senior season
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