BILLINGS — Montana State Billings avenged an earlier overtime loss to Central Washington in a big way Thursday night as the Yellowjackets defeated the Wildcats 87-47 in Great Northwest Athletic Conference men's basketball.

Tyler Green and Brendan Howard scored 16 points apiece for MSUB (11-8, 6-5). Melvin Newbern Jr. added 15 and Zharon Richmond 13.

MSU led CWU (9-11, 3-9) by a 52-22 margin at halftime.

The Yellowjackets shot 58 percent from the field. MSUB knocked down nine 3-pointers.

The Wildcats, who shot 31 percent, were led by the 10 points of Zellie Hudson.

MSUB outrebounded CWU 46-29.

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