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SILENCED: Saints beat Lights at the buzzer

Carroll steals a win in Northern's Frontier-opener


Last updated 1/5/2021 at 7:39am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Montana State University-Northern's C.J. Nelson, right, tries to drive past Carroll College's Gui Pedra during Monday night's game in the Armory Gymnasium. Pedra scored the game-winning basket in the final seconds of what was just Northern's second contest this season.

The Montana State University-Northern Lights did almost everything they needed to do to win their Frontier Conference opener Monday night in the Armory Gymnasium. Everything but stop Carroll College freshman Guilherme Pedra in the final seconds.

Northern led 69-68 with :08 left, but Carroll had the ball and Ifeyni Okeke found a wide-open Pedra under the basket for a score and an and-one. The play lifted the Saints to a 71-69 win, and handed Northern a heartbreaking first loss of the season.

"I was really happy with our physical effort and how we played, with all things considered," MSU-N...

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