GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Harald Frey banked in a half-court buzzer beater to lift Montana State to a thrilling 67-66 men's basketball win over UNC Greensboro at the Spartan Invitational on Saturday.
Greensboro took a 66-65 lead with less than four seconds to play when Isaiah Miller drove the lane and banked in a runner. Frey received the inbound pass and dribbled the ball to near half court before firing off the left-handed runner. The shot banked in and improved the Bobcats to 3-1 in coach Danny Sprinkle's first year at the helm.
Frey had a difficult shooting night overall -- he made just three of 10 field goal attempts and two of six 3-point attempts -- but he filled the stat sheet with seven rebounds and seven assists. Jubrile Belo had a team-high 15 points, while Mychael Paulo and Ladan Ricketts each added 11.
While Frey's late heroics will get the attention, Montana State's defense can't be overlooked. The Bobcats limited Greensboro to just 36 percent shooting for the game. Miller had a game-high 20 points, but it took him 21 field goal attempts. He missed all five of his 3-point attempts.
MSU will close out its stay in Greensboro on Sunday with a game against Tennessee Tech. Tipoff is scheduled for 10 a.m.