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Big run Doomed the Vandals & Allen on Saturday Night

MOSCOW, Idaho – A pair of big runs by the Griz doomed the Vandals on Saturday night in the Cowan Spectrum, with Idaho (4-13, 1-5 BSC) falling to Montana (12-6, 5-2 BSC), 69-51.

Trevon Allen ended the night with 24 points to go along with six rebounds. He shot 10-for-17 from the field and 4-for-7 from downtown.

The Vandals got out to a good start, taking a 10-7 advantage in the opening minutes.  Idaho would hit a cold stretch, going scoreless over the next 7:36, as Montana took over with a 16-0 run.  After the teams traded buckets to put Montana up 28-16, Trevon Allen stepped.

The most veteran Vandal went on a 9-0 run from there, helping cut the deficit to just 31-25 at the break.

The Vandals chipped away over the early part of the second half behind Allen, getting within three points on a pair of occasions. Allen got the Vandals within one possession, at 49-46, after this crossover.

Montana then went on its second run.  The Griz went on a 19-2 run, including 13 straight at one point, to reclaim the lead and cruise to the 69-51 win.


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