Tricia Binford

Coach Tricia Binford and Montana State fell to 6-5 after Friday's loss at BYU. file photo

PROVO, Utah — Hannah Caudill, Oliana Squires and Delany Junkermier all scored in double figures, but Montana State couldn't keep pace with BYU in a 75-54 loss Friday at the Marriott Center.

Cassie Broadhead Devashrayee scored 17 points and dished out seven assists for the Cougars, who improved to 5-6. Montana State closed the nonconference portion of its schedule at 6-5.

Caudill led the Bobcats with 12 points, but MSU shot just 38 percent from the floor (21 of 56) despite making 11 3-pointers. Squires added 11 points and Junkermier had 10 for the Bobcats.

Madeline Smith's 11 rebounds were a game-high. 

BYU shot 50 percent (31 of 62) and got 14 points from Brenna Chase. Malia Nawahine added 11 points. The Cougars scored 26 points off of 22 Montana State turnovers. 

The Bobcats begin the Big Sky Conference portion of their schedule Thursday night against Southern Utah at Worthington Arena in Bozeman. They host Northern Arizona on Saturday.

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