BOISE, Idaho (AP) Austin Smellie scored 16 points, Chier Maker had 15 points and 12 rebounds and Idaho State won its first Big Sky Conference Tournament game in 11 years with a 64-62 victory over Northern Arizona on Wednesday.
No. 11 seed Idaho State will play No. 3 seed Montana on Thursday for a chance to end a 19-game losing streak in the series. The Bengals haven't defeated the Grizzlies since Dec. 13, 2010.
Malik Porter added 12 points and three blocks for Idaho State (8-22).