GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Jamal Webb had 19 points, nine rebounds, five assists and four steals on Saturday and North Dakota won its regular-season finale, defeating Southern Utah 68-61.
Josh Schuler scored 16 points and Troy Huff added 15 for the winners. North Dakota (15-15, 12-8) will be the No. 3 seed in next week’s Big Sky Conference tournament.
A.J. Hess had 16 points to lead the Thunderbirds (11-19, 8-12), who have lost seven Big Sky games in a row — their only win came against Cal State Northridge on Feb. 23 in a nonconference game. Damon Heuir scored 12 and Cal Hanks had 10 points for Southern Utah.
• MONTANA STATE 71, SACRAMENTO STATE 55: At Bozeman, Mont., Christian Moon scored 23 points on 7-of-12 shooting including four 3-pointers and Montana State cruised to a victory over Sacramento State.
Montana State (13-16, 10-10 Big Sky) led 39-28 at halftime but the Hornets didn’t go away easily, using a 15-3 run to begin the second half and took a 43-42 lead after a Jordan Salley dunk. Tied at 49 with 6:54 to play, Montana State outscored the Hornets 22-6 the rest of the way.
Flavien Davis had 14 points and Paul Eqwuonwo scored 11 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Bobcats.
John Dickson, Dylan Garrity and Mikh McKinney each scored 13 points for Sacramento State (14-15, 8-12).
Montana State claims the No. 4 seed in the Big Sky Conference tournament in which begins Thursday. The Bobcats will play No. 5 Northern Colorado.
• IDAHO STATE 72, PORTLAND STATE 71: At Pocatello, Idaho, Tomas Sanchez scored with 6.2 seconds remaining to lift Idaho State over Portland State.
Portland State led 71-70 when Dre Winston missed the front end of a one-and-one with 19.8 seconds remaining in the game. Andre Hatchett grabbed the rebound for Idaho State (6-24, 5-15 Big Sky) and Melvin Morgan missed a shot for the Bengals but Neveij Walters got the rebound and dished to Sanchez for the game-winner.
Chris Hansen led Idaho State with 16 points, Hatchett added 13, Sherrod Baldwin had 11 and Morgan finished with 10.
Gary Winston led Portland State with 14 points. Lateef McMullan added 13, Aaron Moore had 12 and Renado Parker and Winston each had 10 points.
Portland State (8-20, 5-15) had its biggest lead of six points with 15 minutes left in the first half. Idaho State had a five-point lead with 7:56 remaining in the game.
• DENVER 78, LOUISIANA TECH 54: At Denver, University of Denver junior forward Chris Udofia scored 18 points and had five blocked shots, leading the Pioneers to a share of the Western Athletic Conference regular-season championship and their 10th-straight win with a rout of Louisiana Tech.
Denver (21-8, 16-2 WAC), which shares the WAC crown with the Bulldogs (26-5, 16-2), will head to the conference tournament in Las Vegas with a 17-1 record since New Year’s Eve and will open WAC Tournament play on Thursday at the Orleans Arena.
Louisiana Tech had three men with 9 points — Raheem Appleby, Cordarius Johnson and Alex Hamilton.
• CAL BAKERSFIELD 73, UTAY VALLEY 58: At Orem, the Wolverines lost their regular season finale.
Jason Johnson scored 20 points, Ben Aird added 16 and Holton Hunsaker added 13.
• BOISE STATE 69, SAN DIEGO STATE 65: At Boise, Idaho, Derrick Marks scored 27 points, Anthony Drmic finished with 23 and Boise State led from start to finish.
Marks scored 22 of his 27 in the second half and the Broncos (21-9, 9-7 Mountain West) held off a comeback attempt by the San Diego State to earn a split of the season series.
The teams will play Wednesday in a conference tournament quarterfinal in Las Vegas.
Marks finished with six assists, nine rebounds and blocked two shots — including a San Diego State layup attempt in the final minute — to help Boise State hang on for the victory. The Aztecs, which trailed by as many as 15 points in the second half, had pulled within 66-63 with 26 seconds left on a 3-pointer by Chase Tapley, who had 17.
Xavier Thames led San Diego State (21-9, 9-7) with 18 points while Jamaal Franklin added 15 points and 13 rebounds. San Diego State made only 3 of 16 shots from 3-point range, including 0 of 7 in the first half when Boise State took a 31-19 lead.
Drmic scored 11 of his 23 points in the first half, when he sank three of his four 3-pointers in the game. Boise State won despite shooting only 40 percent from the field and 26.3 percent from 3-point range.