BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP)Jubrile Belo scored 19 points as Montana State beat Idaho 72-58 in a Big Sky Conference opener on Thursday.

Belo added eight rebounds for the Bobcats (8-6). Tyler Patterson scored 17 points, going 6 of 11 (5 for 9 from distance). Raequan Battle was 5 of 9 shooting (2 for 4 from distance) to finish with 13 points.

Divant’e Moffitt led the way for the Vandals (6-8) with 19 points and four assists. Idaho also got 11 points and 11 rebounds from Nigel Burris. In addition, Trey Smith finished with 10 points.

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Both teams next play Saturday. Montana State hosts Eastern Washington while Idaho visits Montana.

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