MSUB's Damen Thacker forced overtime with a late basket, but his winning shot attempt missed.
The Yellowjackets trailed 51-40 after the third but outscored NNU 31-16 in the final 10 minutes.
The MSUB women host Northwest Nazarene on 5:15 p.m. Thursday, followed by the Yellowjacket men facing NNU at 7:30.
Coach Mick Durham and the Yellowjackets are back in a normal routine, but putting the pieces together after being ravaged by the transfer portal.
It's the first time since 2016 that multiple Yellowjackets made the all-conference team.
Eleven Yellowjackets scored in the lopsided victory, which pushed MSUB’s winning streak to four games.
Saturday marked the final match for Bayli Monck and MSUB teammates Marissa Logozzo and Joelle Mahowald.
Lance Schaaf (baseball) and Taylor Moore (men's soccer) have signed letters of intent with the Yellowjackets.
Halil Yilmaz and Marvin Putu were unanimous first-team all-conference selections.
Sievertsen, a midfielder, capped her high school career by helping the Golden Bears to the Class AA girls state title.
Palmer, from Maple Valley, Washington, shared the top award for freshmen with Seattle Pacific’s Lauren Forster.
Shelley had 25 points, nine rebounds and three blocked shots in MSUB's opening game at the Division II CCA Tipoff Classic at the Trailhead.
Gardner had never experienced a moment quite like what happened last Feb. 13.
Wednesday marked a new beginning for both programs as they opened the 2021-22 season against one another at a loud and crowded Fortin Center.
The Yellowjackets won by scores of 25-22, 25-20, 26-24.
The Yellowjackets swept two meetings between the teams last year, winning 70-68 on Feb. 10 and 69-57 on Feb. 17.
The Jackets were led with 23 assists by Hannah Hasbarger, which give her 1,793 in her career, sixth most in school history.
In 2020-21, Thacker averaged 11.8 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game in Big Sky play.
Shelley, formerly of Washington State, was a unanimous selection to the all-conference team.
The match scores were 25-19, 25-21, 25-19. MSUB dipped to 7-10 overall and 3-5 in the GNAC.
Alaska Anchorage is picked to win the conference.
Kaercher fired an even-par 72 on Tuesday at The Links at Rolling Hills.
The Jackets next play at Western Oregon on Saturday at noon Mountain time.
Blake Finn shot 1-under-par 71 on Tuesday at Loomis Trail Golf Club.
Clancy, a Billings Central graduate, finished the three-round tournament with an overall score of 219.