Scores

Final

E Washington 77

(10-13, 5-7 Big Sky)

Montana 82

(12-9, 7-5 Big Sky)

    9:00 PM ET, February 8, 2014

    Dahlberg Arena, Missoula, Montana

    1 2 T
    EWU 32 4577
    MONT 41 4182

    Top Performers

    Eastern Washington: D. Brandon 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast

    Montana: K. Jamar 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast

    Montana holds off Eastern Washington 82-77

    Associated Press

    MISSOULA, Mont. -- Kareem Jamar scored 23 points -- 14 in the second half -- and Montana held off Eastern Washington 82-77 on Saturday night.

    Montana missed 3 free throws in the final minute and Eastern Washington responded by scoring nine points to close within three with 4 seconds remaining. Keron DeShields knocked down both of his free throws for Montana's final possession to seal it for the Grizzlies.

    The Grizzlies (12-9, 7-5 Big Sky) closed out the first half on an 11-5 run after leading by just three, and entered the break ahead 41-32. They opened the second half on a 7-0 run as the Eagles went 4:08 without a basket.

    Tyler Harvey led Eastern Washington (10-13, 5-7) with 24 points after making all 11 shots from the free-throw line and Drew Brandon added 19.

    Montana knocked down 10 3-pointers and shot 41.7 percent from distance.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    EWU
    MONT
    Points 77 82
    FG Made-Attempted 24-62 (.387) 26-58 (.448)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-22 (.227) 10-24 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-30 (.800) 20-28 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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