MISSOULA, Mont. -- Kendal Manuel hit two free throws with two seconds left in the game to lift Montana to a 52-50 win over Sacramento State in a Big Sky Conference showdown on Monday night.
James Bridges gave Sacramento State the lead, 49-48 with his 3-pointer with :58 left. Timmy Falls missed a 3 to retake the lead but Manuel grabbed the rebound and drew a foul he turned into two free throws to make it 50-49 with :39 left. Isayah Mouriohooho-Le' afa hit the second of two free throws with :02 remaining to pull the Hornets even at 50-50 before Manuel drew a foul from Bryce Fowler to set up the winning free throws.
Montana (6-7, 2-0 Big Sky) needed a comeback to win its conference opener Saturday, knocking off Northern Arizona and the two-game sweep to open conference play gives the Grizzlies five straight wins at home.
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