Montana State Billings Yellowjackets

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Central Washington erased a first-half deficit to rally past Montana State Billings 77-73 Saturday night in GNAC men's basketball.

The Yellowjackets (11-12, 3-9) led 33-31 at halftime but were outscored 46-40 in the second half.

Freshman guard Kobe Terashima led MSUB with a career-high 24 points, while freshman Zharon Richmond of Billings added 11 points and two blocked shots.

The Yellowjackets shot just 50 percent (10 of 20) from the free throw line.

Khalil Shabazz paced CWU with 20 points, while Jawan Stepney had 15 and Sage Woodruff 13.

MSUB returns to Alterowitz Gymnasium this week for games against No. 6 Western Oregon (Thursday) and Concordia (Saturday).

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