Rocky Basketball

BILLINGS — Jared Samuelson made five straight free throws with 69 seconds remaining to help Rocky Mountain College outlast Lewis-Clark State 84-81 in overtime in Frontier Conference men's basketball at the Fortin Center.

There were no individual statistics available from the game at press time.

Satchel McDonald clinched the win for the Battlin' Bears (15-7, 6-4) with a single free throw with 4.1 seconds remaining in the game.

Samuelson made four consecutive free throws after the Warriors' head coach was whistled for a technical foul after the play.

Damek Mitchell converted a 3-point play to pull Lewis-Clark State within 83-81 before McDonald's free throw. The Warriors missed on their final shot attempt.

Derrick White of Lewis-Clark State sent the game into overtime with a 3-pointer at the buzzer in regulation.

Samuelson surpassed 1,000 career points at Rocky in less than two seasons. He came into the game with 997. He passed 1,000 career points for his college career earlier in the season after scoring 164 with the University of Montana.

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