MISSOULA -- Kareem Jamar has been named the University of Montana men’s basketball MVP.
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The sting -- and yes, embarrassment -- of a 47-point loss in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament will linger with the Montana Grizzlies for a few days.
OGDEN, Utah -- Montana’s Wayne Tinkle has been named the Big Sky Conference men’s basketball coach of the year for the second consecutive season.
Well, the Montana Grizzlies have at least one believer. CBS college basketball analyst Seth Davis raised eyebrows Sunday when he predicted 13-seeded Montana would beat No. 4 seed Syracuse in their upcoming NCAA tournament game.
The Big Sky Conference men’s basketball tournament is a two-horse race between Montana and Weber State and the other five teams might as well warm up the bus right now.
Dahlberg Arena has never been so busy. Well, that’s not true. The University of Montana last hosted both the men’s and women’s Big Sky Conference tournaments back in 2000.
CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Jordan Gregory hit a 3-pointer to force overtime, and the Montana Grizzlies went on to defeat Southern Utah 86-74 in a Big Sky Conference game Monday at Centrum Arena.
BOZEMAN -- No seniors, no problem. The Montana men’s basketball team has sophomores to spare.
The men’s and women’s basketball teams from Montana and Montana State are set for their second meeting of the season, a doubleheader at Worthington Arena on Saturday in Bozeman.
The hoops teams at Montana and Montana State are set to go at it again Saturday with another doubleheader in Bozeman. The women’s game starts it off at 3 p.m. with the men following at 7.
OGDEN, Utah — Kyle Tresnak scored 19 points and Davion Berry had 16 as Weber State knocked off Big Sky-leading Montana 87-63, snapping the Grizzlies' 25-game conference winning streak in the regular season.
CHENEY, Wash. — Will Cherry and Mathias Ward scored 13 points apiece to lead Montana to its 12th consecutive victory, 65-46 over Eastern Washington on Saturday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Will Cherry scored 16 points, Mathias Ward added 15 and Big Sky Conference leader Montana won its 11th consecutive game Thursday night, 81-68 over Portland State.
The men’s and women’s basketball teams from Montana and Montana State tangle for the first time this season Saturday at Dahlberg Arena in Missoula.
MISSOULA — Mathias Ward scored 20 points and Montana picked up a 73-67 victory over Southern Utah on Thursday night.
With two more victories over the weekend, Montana’s men’s basketball team continued its yearlong dominance of the Big Sky Conference.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Mathias Ward scored a season-high 27 points Thursday night, helping Montana break open a close game after halftime and rout North Dakota 77-62 to remain unbeaten in conference play.
Will Cherry was uncontainable last season.
MISSOULA — Will Cherry scored 16 points to lead Montana to a 62-55 win over Portland State on Saturday night.
The new year brings our first men’s basketball blog post since last March. Now that we’re past the holiday break, the Big Sky Conference season is about to hit its stride.