HELENA — The rubber match goes to the Saints.
Ryan Imhoff scored 28 points to lead the way Wednesday night as No. 14 Carroll College knocked off Montana Tech in a 65-60 thriller at the P.E. Center. (Stats)
The Frontier Conference men’s basketball victory gave the Saints the 2-1 regular-season series win over the Orediggers.
The Orediggers, though, once again proved they are no pushover.
Carson Dummer and Jake Miles each scored 12 points to lead Tech (3-10, 11-13) as the Orediggers again took a ranked team to the limit.
Dylan Pannabecker scored 11 points for Tech, and John Chapman tossed in 10.
Imhoff, a 6-foot-6 senior, hit 14 of 15 free throw attempts. He also pulled down seven rebounds.
Matt Wymann added 12 points and seven rebounds in the win. Match Burnham tossed in nine points.
The Orediggers are back in action Saturday when they head to Billings to take on Rocky Mountain College.