BILLINGS — Western Oregon used a strong second half to pull away from Montana State Billings 81-65 Thursday night in GNAC men's basketball.
The Yellowjackets (7-6, 2-3) host Concordia on Saturday at 7 p.m. MSUB has lost three straight.
The GNAC-leading Wolves (12-3, 5-1) had four players finish in double figures, led by Dalven Brushier's 19 points. Kaleb Warner added 15 while Etan Collins and Brandell Evans had 11 each.
MSUB pulled within 44-41 in the second half when WOU scored eight straight points, including two 3-pointers by Warner.
Melvin Newbern Jr. led the Yellowjackets with 21 points and eight rebounds. Zack Rollins had 14 points. Tyler Green and Brendan Howard each had 12.
MSUB made just 5 of 19 3-point attempts.