BOZEMAN — Erik Rush scored all of his game-high 17 points in the second half as Montana State reached the century mark for the first time in nine seasons in a 103-54 rout of Northern New Mexico Saturday night.
Rush led six Montana State players in double figures. Marquise Navarre had 16 points, Danny Piepoli 15 and Will Bynum 14 for Montana State (5-4), which hit triple digits in a 100-79 defeat of Hawaii-Hilo on Nov. 25, 2000.
MSU raced to a 16-2 lead, were ahead 55-26 at halftime and built leads of as much as 52 against the NAIA Eagles (2-8).
Milos Bucalo had 13 points and Eddie Fields added 12 for Northern New Mexico.