BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Bodie Hume scored 16 points, Jordan Davis added 15 and Big Sky Conference leader Northern Colorado held off Montana State 73-70 on Monday night.
The Bears (11-6, 5-1) moved a half-game over idle Weber State (10-6, 4-1) and a game ahead of Montana State (7-9, 4-2) and Montana (11-6, 4-2).
The Bears led 70-60 on Kai Edwards' dunk with 4:02 left before Montana State went on a 10-2 run. Harald Frey's 3 narrowed the deficit to 72-70 with five seconds left but Davis made 1 of 2 free throws before Sam Neumann turned it over for the Bobcats.