BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Raequan Battle's 19 points helped Montana State defeat Montana 72-68 on Saturday night.

Battle also had five rebounds for the Bobcats (19-9, 12-3 Big Sky Conference). Great Osobor shot 1 of 1 from the field and 12 for 16 from the free-throw line to add 14 points. Darius Brown II shot 5 for 9, including 2 for 3 from beyond the arc to finish with 14 points.

Josh Bannan finished with 25 points and eight rebounds for the Grizzlies (14-13, 8-7). Aanen Moody added 21 points and six rebounds for Montana. In addition, Josh Vazquez finished with 13 points. The loss ended a five-game win streak for the Grizzlies.


Both teams next play Thursday. Montana State hosts Sacramento State and Montana hosts Portland State.


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