Blount lifts Montana St. past N. Arizona 74-72
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) Xavier Blount's steal and layup with just over a minute remaining lifted Montana State over Northern Arizona 74-72 on Saturday night.
Blount's short jumper with 2 minutes remaining tied the game, then he stole an inbounds pass near midcourt and scored on an uncontested layup with 1:07 left.
Douglas led the Lumberjacks with 13 points. Durrell Norman and Ephraim Ekanem each scored 10 points for Northern Arizona, which has lost five straight conference games for the first time since the 1995-96 season.
Updated January 14, 2012