Posts Tagged ‘Grizzly Atheltics’

Griz Look to Defend Home Turf in 118th Brawl of the Wild

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies enter the biggest rivalry of the year this week – No. 25 Montana State.... more

A Decade Later, Griz Look to Corral Wolf Pack in Postseason

By ERIC TABER- The Grizzlies take on the Nevada Wolf Pack in the first round of the CBI Tournament tonight. Tip off is at 8 p.m. MST. ... more

Griz Return to Reno to Play in CBI

By ERIC TABER- The Grizzlies will return to Reno this week to face the University of Nevada after accepting an invitation to play in the 2016 College Basketball Invitational.... more

Griz Comeback Attempt Falls Short in Championship

By ERIC TABER- The Montana Grizzlies battled back from a 14-point first half deficit, but missed a chance to knock off Weber State in the BSC championship Sat. night in Reno.... more

Griz Advance With Season-Best Shooting Performance

By ERIC TABER- The Montana men’s basketball team will play in the Big Sky Conference championship game for the second-straight year after an 81-72 victory in the tournament semifinal.... more

Griz Swat Hornets, Advance to Semifinal

By ERIC TABER- The Montana Grizzlies smothered Sacramento State with defense en route to a 70-53 win in the Big Sky Conference quarterfinal.... more

Comeback Falls Short, Lady Griz Lose 65-62

By JOEL CARLSON - Trailing by 16 early in the fourth quarter, a potential epic comeback by Montana came up one play short, and the Lady Griz ended their season with a 65-62 loss to North Dakota Wed. ... more

Griz Face Hornets to Open Big Sky Tournament

By ERIC TABER- The No. 2 seed Grizzlies will get a shot at redemption in the Big Sky Conference quarterfinal, as UM faces No. 10 seed Sacramento State for the third time this season.... more

Montana-North Dakota: Inside The Numbers

By JOEL CARLSON-North Dakota enters Wednesday’s quarterfinal game against Montana having won 12 of its last 13 games. The Lady Griz have won nine of their last 10. ... more

Lady Griz, Fighting Hawks Meet for Third Time

By JOEL CARLSON - When the Big Sky Conference women's quarterfinals tip off Wednesday, all four games will feature teams that have played one another within the last three weeks. ... more

Two Grizzlies Named to All-Conference Team

By ERIC TABER- Montana senior forward Martin Breunig has been named to the Big Sky first team all-conference list, and junior guard Walter Wright has been given an honorable mention. ... more

Lady Griz Start Slow, Finish Fast to Advance

By JOEL CARLSON-McCalle Feller scored 28 points, 21 in the second half to lead No. 5 Montana to a 78-63 victory over No. 12 Northern Arizona Monday afternoon in Reno. ... more

Valley Named First-Team All Big Sky Conference

By JOEL CARLSON-Montana junior Kayleigh Valley, who led the league in scoring and her team to a fifth-place finish, was named a unanimous first-team All-Big Sky Conference selection.... more

Griz Fall to UNC, Miss Shot at Conference Title

By ERIC TABER- (PHOTO GALLERY) A cold second half shooting against the visiting Northern Colorado Bears cost the Montana Grizzlies a share of the Big Sky Conference regular season championship.... more

Lady Griz Enter Postseason With Comeback Win

By JOEL CARLSON-Kayleigh Valley scored a game-high 29 points and converted the game-winning three-point play with 29 seconds left in OT to help the Lady Griz win 72-66 over Northern Colorado Friday night. ... more

Montana Defense Smothers North Dakota

By ERIC TABER- The Montana Grizzlies' defense shut down the potent attack of North Dakota, holding UND to 27 points below their season average and a 71-46 victory in Missoula on Thurs. night.... more

Michael Oguine: UM’s ‘High-Motor’ Freshman

By ERIC TABER- Consider these familiar names from the past: Larry Krystkowiak, Micheal Ray Richardson, Bob Cope, Kareem Jamar. Now there's another player that could earn him a spot on that prestigious list. ... more

Lady Griz Fall, Will Play On Monday in Reno

By JOEL CARLSON-North Dakota raced out to a 17-point halftime lead and held off Montana’s second-half comeback attempt in a 73-61 victory over the Lady Griz Wed. night in Grand Forks. ... more

Lady Griz Playing For Reno Seed This Week

By JOEL CARLSON - The Montana women's basketball team will close out its regular season this week with road games at North Dakota and Northern Colorado. ... more

Griz Host North Dakota and Northern Colorado This Week

By ERIC TABER- The Grizzlies wrap up the regular season at home this week, hosting North Dakota and Northern Colorado before hitting the road to Reno for the BSC tournament.... more

Cold Shooting Dooms Griz at Weber State

By ERIC TABER- The Montana Grizzlies, held back by a cold shooting night, missed an opportunity to beat Weber State for the first time on their home court in a regular season game since 2004.... more

Juniors Highjack Senior Day, Lead Lady Griz to Win

By JOEL CARLSON - Kayleigh Valley scored a career-high 31 points, and Alycia Sims had her sixth double-double to lead Montana to a hard-fought 84-75 victory over Weber State Sat. afternoon.... more

Montana at Weber State in Marquee Showdown

By ERIC TABER- The outright first place spot on the Big Sky Conference men's basketball table is up for grabs on Sat. as the Grizzlies take on Weber State in Ogden, Utah, at 7 p.m.... more

Career Nights for Wright and Moorehead Lead Griz Past Bengals

By ERIC TABER- Bobby Moorehead, a true freshman, put down eight three-pointers to set a new career high of 24 points, helping Montana to a 90-77 win over ISU in Pocatello on Thursday.... more

Lady Griz Shut Down Bengals, Win Sixth Straight

By JOEL CARLSON - (PHOTO GALLERY) Montana put Idaho State's leading scorers in a defensive vice grip and held the Bengals to 24.2 percent shooting in a 62-47 Lady Griz victory Thurs. night.... more

Griz on the Road to Face Idaho State and Weber This Week

By ERIC TABER- The Montana Grizzlies will set out on one of the most challenging road trips of the season this week, facing Idaho State on Thurs. night and Weber State on Sat. night.... more

Final Home Games of the Season for Lady Griz

By JOEL CARLSON - The Lady Griz host Idaho State on Thurs. at 7PM and Weber State on Sat. at 2PM at Dahlberg Arena.... more

Vining Plays Hero, Lady Griz Win

By JOEL CARLSON - (PHOTO GALLERY) Haley Vining hit the 3-pointer of her life with 14 seconds left and her team trailing by one, to propel Montana to a 70-66 victory over MSU Saturday afternoon. ... more

Griz Pick Up Sweep of Cats in Physical Brawl of the Wild

By ERIC TABER-The Montana Grizzlies scrapped and clawed their way to an 87-78 victory over the Montana State Bobcats Saturday night in Missoula.... more

Lady Griz Aiming to Make it Five Straight Saturday

By JOEL CARLSON - The Lady will host Big Sky Conference leader Montana State Saturday afternoon in the only game of the week for both teams. Tip off is at 2 p.m. at Dahlberg Arena.... more

Griz-Cat Round Two Set For Saturday

By ERIC TABER-The Grizzlies and Bobcats will square off for the 293rd time as the Brawl of the Wild series continues in Missoula on Saturday, Feb. 20.... more

All peaks, No Valleys for Big Sky POW

By JOEL CARLSON - Montana's Kayleigh Valley is named Big Sky Player of the Week for the fourth time in her career. The junior forward averaged 28 points on 61.1 percent shooting and six rebounds in the two ... more

Griz look to make it two-for-two Against Jacks

By ERIC TABER-The Grizzlies will be looking for their third-straight win, and their second win of the year over the NAU Lumberjacks tonight in Missoula. ... more

Valley Reaches Milestone, Lady Griz Cruise

By JOEL CARLSON - The Lady Griz shot a season-best 54.1 percent on their way to a convincing 81-50 victory over Southern Utah in Cedar City, UT.... more

Hot Shooting Griz Burn T-Birds 86-53

By ERIC TABER-(PHOTO GALLERY) Montana shot over 70 percent from three-point land, and four players reached double figures in a blowout 86-53 victory over Southern Utah Thursday night.... more

Griz Hosting Southern Utah and Northern Arizona This Week

By ERIC TABER - The Griz return home this week for the team's longest home stand of the year as Southern Utah and Northern Arizona pay a visit on Thurs. and Sat.... more

Lady Griz Look to Add to Winning Streak

By JOEL CARLSON - The Lady Griz, on a modest two-game winning streak after dropping four straight, will be on the road this week with games at Southern Utah and NAU.... more

Sims Named Big Sky Player of the Week

By JOEL CARLSON - Alycia Sims was named the Big Sky Conference Player of the Week on Tuesday for her role in last week’s wins over Sacramento State and Portland State.... more

Breunig Sets Career High in Come from Behind Griz Win

By ERIC TABER - Martin Breunig had a career high night of 32 points and led UM to a 82-80, come from behind win over Portland State in Oregon on Saturday.... more

Sims Leads Montana Past Portland State

By JOEL CARLSON - (PHOTO GALLERY) Alycia Sims hit a career high 29 points and 15 rebounds as Montana pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 76-57 victory over the Vikings.... more