E Washington 55

(6-9, 1-1 Big Sky)

Montana 92

(14-1, 2-0 Big Sky)

    9:00 PM ET, January 6, 2007

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    EWU 55 55
    MONT 92 92

    Montana 92, Eastern Wash. 55

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- Tamara Guardipee scored a career-high 18 points to lead the University of Montana women's basketball team to a 92-55 victory over Eastern Washington on Saturday.

    It was Montana's 11th consecutive win.

    The Lady Griz (14-1, 2-0) shot 41.9 percent in the first half, taking a 47-22 lead into intermission.

    Including Guardipee, UM finished with five players in double figures. Britney Lohman scored 13 points, Mandy Morales and Sonya Rogers both had 11, and Laura Cote added 10.

    Morales scored all 11 points at the line. She also added a team-high five assists and two steals. Guardipee grabbed 10 rebounds to secure her second consecutive double-double.

    Joanna Chadd was the lone Eastern Washington player to reach double figures, finishing with 12 points. Sydney Benson had nine points and 12 rebounds, while Tara Holgate added eight points and 10 rebounds.

    Eastern Washington (6-9, 1-1) shot 19.4 percent in the first half, 21.6 percent in the second half and 20.5 percent for the game. Montana shot 41.2 percent in the second half and 41.5 percent for the game.

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