Tyler Patterson
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Xavier Bishop scored 19 points to help Montana State advance to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 26 years as the Bobcats routed Northern Colorado 87-66 in the Big Sky Conference tournament championship game on Saturday night.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Jubrile Belo’s 19 points helped Montana State defeat Northern Colorado 75-62 on Saturday night.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Darius Brown II scored 22 points and Montana State breezed to a 69-54 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday night.
Saint Thomas Tommies (7-3) at Montana State Bobcats (4-5)

Bozeman, Montana; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST