BOZEMAN -- Idaho State rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to defeat Montana State 59-58 in Big Sky Conference women's basketball Thursday night.
The Bengals (10-5, 2-0) put three players in double figures, led by Kaela Oakes' game-high 18 points.
Katie Bussey paced the Bobcats (9-6, 1-2) with 14, while Ashley Albert and Rachel Semansky had 10 apiece.
MSU led 33-26 at halftime but shot only 28 percent from the field in the second half.
ISU's Lindsey Reed hit a 3-pointer to make it 55-55 with 2:56 to play. Thirty seconds laster, teammate Chelsea Pickeing's layup gave the Bengals the lead for good.
MSU's Chelsea Banis and Semansky missed layups in the final seconds.