Bishop lifts Montana St. past Northern Colorado 79-67
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) Xavier Bishop tied his career high with 28 points as Montana State rallied in the second half to beat Northern Colorado 79-67 on Thursday night in its Big Sky opener.
Jubrile Belo had 16 points and seven rebounds for Montana State (4-3). Amin Adamu added 10 points.
Matt Johnson II had 20 points for the Bears (5-5, 2-3). Bodie Hume added 11 points and 11 rebounds. Daylen Kountz had 12 points.
Northern Colorado led 60-52 midway through the second half when Bishop hit a jump shot that sparked a 17-0 surge that had the Bobcats in control 71-60 with 3:49 to play. Bishop added seven rebounds and five assists.
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Updated January 8, 2021