After two weeks off, the Bobcats will play three games in five days.
Beattie is the daughter of a former Montana standout.
Darian White, who missed MSU's last game because of COVID-19, scored a game-high 21 points.
A void has endured for Butte's Thatcher since her sister Alex died in a horrific accident nearly five years ago.
MSU was originally scheduled to play the two conference games this week.
The Bobcats played without their leading scorer on Saturday because of COVID protocols.
The Bobcats were playing without their leading scorer.
Darian White scored 29 points, but Weber State rallied past Montana State in Ogden, Utah.
Candace Parker wrestled with the decision to make a huge change in her life and leave Los Angeles — where she had played her entire WNBA career — and head home to Chicago.
The Cougars snapped MSU's six-game winning streak.
Montana State does not keep records for most offensive rebounds in a game, but Kola Bad Bear’s 13 on Thursday surely would have challenged that mark.
Beattie made history by joining her mother, a former Montana player, as a conference player of the week.
Saturday's home win over Sacramento State was MSU's third straight.
The Bobcats were missing a couple key players due to injuries.
The Billings Senior grad feels lighter after shedding her knee brace.
Montana State’s high-quality shooting at the Holiday Beach Classic lasted one game — Friday in a loss against North Texas.
Kola Bad Bear led the Bobcats with 18 points.
North Dakota overcame a slow start Saturday afternoon to send Montana State to its fourth consecutive loss.
The Bobcats lost by nearly 30 points despite leading after one quarter.
The Bobcats have lost two straight after earning an inconsistent win in their opener.
The Bobcats trailed by 19 at halftime and never threatened the Rebels.
Darian White led the cold-shooting Bobcats with 15 points.
Katelynn Limardo and Lindsey Hein helped the Bobcats beat the Saints.
The Bobcats begin their season today against Carroll.