MISSOULA, Mont. -- — Josh Bannan had 23 points as Montana turned back Montana State 80-74 on Sunday.
Brandon Whitney had 17 points for the Grizzlies (18-11, 11-7 Big Sky Conference). Robby Beasley III added 13 points and Lonnell Martin Jr. scored 12.
Xavier Bishop scored a season-high 27 points for the Bobcats (21-7, 13-4). Jubrile Belo added 21 points and 16 rebounds.
The Grizzlies evened the season series against the Bobcats. Montana State defeated Montana 66-59 on Jan. 9.
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