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DSU men’s basketball competes with Div. I Montana Tech

BUTTE, Mont. -- Despite being down 50-30 at the half, the Dickinson State men's basketball team outscored Montana Tech 51-41 in the second half, losing 91-81 on Friday, Nov. 2, during the Montana Tournament.

BUTTE, Mont.  - Despite being down 50-30 at the half, the Dickinson State men’s basketball team outscored Montana Tech 51-41 in the second half, losing 91-81 on Friday, Nov. 2, during the Montana Tournament.

A 3-pointer from junior guard / forward Malcohm Hill got the Blue Hawks within six points, 66-60, with 10:50 left to play. Four made three throws from Orediggers leading scorer Dylan Pannabecker helped stretch the lead back to 10 points. Pannabecker finished with 26 points.

Junior guard Kenny Jackson led Dickinson State with 21 points, while Hill followed with 12 and senior forward / guard Austin Payne added 10. Jackson went 7-for-11 from the field and before fouling out, Hill shot 5-for-9, draining two of his three-point attempts.

The Blue Hawks outrebounded Montana Tech 42-32, led by junior guard Donte Walker and freshman Shawn Stoltz who earned six a piece.

Stoltz also had a block, while sophomore guard Travon Hamilton had a team-high two blocks.

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Results FridayMontana Tech 91, Dickinson State 81Dickinson State (2-2): Kenny Jackson 21, Malcohm Hill 12, Austin Payne 10, Melvin Collins 9, Travon Hamilton 9, Donte Walker 8, Shawn Stoltz 5, Ethan Caton 4, Nick Obazuaye 3.  Montana Tech (3-2): Dylan Pannabecker 26, Taylor England 21, Carson Dummer 10.Halftime: MT 50, DSU 30. Total fouls: DSU 24, MT 22. Fouled out: DSU, Hill. 3-point goals: DSU 5-17 (Hill 2-4), MT 6-14 (D Collins 2-3). Rebounds: DSU 42 (Walker, Stoltz 6), MT 32 (Dummer 5). Assists: DSU 9 (Walker 3), MT 12 (Drew Huse 2). Steals: DSU 2 (Hamilton 2), MT 6 (Derrius Collins 4). Blocks: DSU 3 (Caton, Collins, Stoltz), MT 5 (England 2). Turnovers: DSU 14, MT 9.

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