Montana St. drills SD School of Mines 79-41

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Michael Dison scored a career-high 24 points and Marcus Colbert added a career-best 10 assists as Montana State drilled the Division II South Dakota School of Mines 79-41 on Wednesday night.

Dison, with five 3-pointers Wednesday, has scored 73 points in the Bobcats' (2-5) last three games. Stephan Holm added 16 points with four 3-pointers and Terrell Brown scored 11 points as Montana State dominated. The Bobcats scored 29 points off 20 forced turnovers, hit 12 3-pointers and outrebounded the Hardrockers 49-40.

The Hardrockers (2-7) scored just 15 points on 14-percent shooting in the first half and finished at 23 percent, making 14 of 59 shots.

Brian Orr led with 17 points.

Montana State made just 10 of 25 baskets in the first half, Colbert assisting on six. He also grabbed a career-high six steals and scored nine points. Eric Norman added a career-high six blocks.

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