Scores

Final

Montana 75

(18-6, 11-1 Big Sky)

N Colorado 68

(7-16, 4-8 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, February 9, 2012

    Butler-Hancock Hall, Greeley, Colorado

    1 2 T
    MONT 36 3975
    UNCO 35 3368

    Top Performers

    Montana: W. Cherry 30 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 8 Stl

    Northern Colorado: M. Proctor 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Montana 75, N. Colorado 68

    Associated Press

    GREELEY, Colo. -- Will Cherry scored a career-high 30 points as Montana rallied past mistake-plagued Northern Colorado 75-68 Thursday night

    Derek Selvig and Kareem Jamar had 12 points each for Montana (18-6, 11-1), which has won seven straight and four in a row on the road. The Grizzlies overcame an eight-point deficit in the second half to complete a season sweep of the defending Big Sky champions.

    The win helped the Grizzlies keep pace with Weber State for a share of the Big Sky lead. Weber State beat Northern Arizona 67-49.

    Cherry had eight steals and moved into 10th place on the conference's all-time list with 201 steals.

    Mike Proctor led Northern Colorado (7-16, 4-8) with 18 points. Tate Unruh added 15 points for the Bears, who committed 27 turnovers that were turned into 36 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONT
    UNCO
    Points 75 68
    FG Made-Attempted 27-56 (.482) 24-41 (.585)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-18 (.556) 6-11 (.545)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-20 (.550) 14-20 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 3

    2011-12 Season

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