POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) Kendal Manuel had 21 points as Montana held off Idaho State 77-74 on Thursday night.
Tarik Cool made one of two free throws with nine seconds remaining to draw Idaho State within 75-74, then Josh Vazquez made two free throws with two seconds left to seal the win for Montana.
Jared Samuelson had 16 points and seven rebounds for the Grizzlies (11-8, 7-1 Big Sky Conference), winners of four straight. Sayeed Pridgett added 13 points and six rebounds. Timmy Falls had 10 points.