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Johnson helps Montana repel Fresno State 59-56

Dec 22, 2009 - 4:21 AM MISSOULA, Mont.(AP) -- Anthony Johnson sank a foul-line jumper with 6 seconds left as Montana escaped with a 59-56 victory over Fresno State on Monday night.

Montana had taken its first lead since the start of the game on two free throws by Derek Selvig with 2:47 remaining. Selvig followed that with a jumper for a three-point lead.

Sylvester Seay went 2-for-2 from the line with 41 seconds left to bring the Bulldogs within one, setting up the jumper by Johnson, who finished with 11 points.

Fresno State's Steven Shepp missed a deep 3-pointer for the tie at the buzzer.

Paul George of the Bulldogs (6-6) led all scorers with 28 points.

Freshman Will Cherry scored nine of his 11 points in the second half for the Grizzlies (9-4). Montana's bench outscored the Bulldogs' 23-2.

The Bulldogs led 45-35 with 11:46 left. Montana closed on a 24-11 run.








  • NCAA BB
    FRESNO ST 56
    MONTANA 59 FINAL

    Dec 21 10:50 PM
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  • NCAA BB
    FRESNO ST 28
    MONTANA 28 HALFTIME

    Dec 21 9:40 PM