Scores

Final

N Colorado 58

(6-11, 3-3 Big Sky)

Montana 76

(12-6, 5-1 Big Sky)

    9:00 PM ET, January 19, 2012

    Dahlberg Arena, Missoula, Montana

    1 2 T
    UNCO 36 2258
    MONT 37 3976

    Top Performers

    Northern Colorado: M. Proctor 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Montana: W. Cherry 27 Pts, 2 Reb, 6 Ast, 4 Stl

    Montana 76, N. Colorado 58

    Associated Press

    MISSOULA, Mont. -- Will Cherry had 27 points, six assists and four steals and Montana took advantage of 28 Northern Colorado turnovers in a 76-58 victory Thursday night.

    Kareem Jamar, Mathias Ward and Derek Selvig added 11 points each for the Grizzlies (12-6, 5-1 Big Sky), who won for the seventh time in eight games.

    Mike Proctor had 14 points and nine rebounds for Northern Colorado (6-11, 3-3). Tevin Svihovec added 12 points.

    The Bears led by 12 points midway through the first half, but then committed 10 turnovers during an 18-8 Montana run. A steal by Jordan Wood led to a layup by Cherry with 1 second left in the half to put the Grizzlies ahead 37-36.

    Montana went ahead 58-48 on a layup by Jamar with 15:40 left in the game, then outscored the Bears 19-3 to take a 26-point lead with 7:27 left when Ward canned a 3-pointer.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNCO
    MONT
    Points 58 76
    FG Made-Attempted 19-40 (.475) 26-57 (.456)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-13 (.385) 9-24 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-20 (.750) 15-21 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 26

    2011-12 Season

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