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Bishop Lifts Montana St. Past Northern Colorado 79-67

Bishop Lifts Montana St. Past Northern Colorado 79-67

Xavier Bishop tied his career high with 28 points as Montana State rallied in the second half to beat Northern Colorado 7967 on Thursday night in its Big Sky opener.

GREELEY, Colo.: 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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