Posts Tagged ‘Grizzly basketball’

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

UM Sports Trivia | Week of March 7

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- The Montana Lady Griz open Big Sky Touranament play facing Northern Arizona who struggled to a last place finish in 2016. ... 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

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

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

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Feb 29

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- The Lady Griz are going to get plenty of frequent flyer miles in the next 10 days with flights to Grand Forks, Greeley and then Reno for the league 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

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

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

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Feb 22

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- The Griz will find their last regular season road trip easy in the way of travel, but the two foes awaiting them do not promise to be overly hospitable. ... 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

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

Jordan Gregory Gets Pro Hoops Opportunity in Australia

By ERIC TABER - Former Montana basketball standout, Jordan Gregory signed a one-year deal with the Rockhampton Rockets of the Queensland Basketball League.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Feb 15

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN-Currently the Lady Griz are just a half a game out of fourth place, a spot they need to reach to ensure a first round tournament.... 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

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

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Feb 8

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- On Sunday the Denver Broncos became only the 8th NFL franchise to win at least 3 Super Bowl Titles.... 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

Hornets Rally to Defeat Griz

By ERIC TABER - After a rock solid first half by the Grizzlies, Sacramento State erased a 20-point lead in the second, defeating UM 83-79 in California.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Feb 1

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- No Super Bowl has gone into overtime and none have ended in a shutout.... more

Griz Win 11th Straight Brawl of the Wild

By ERIC TABER - Walter Wright and Michael Oguine combined for 45 points leading the Grizzlies to an 80-72 come-from-behind victory over the Bobcats on Saturday.... more

Griz Face Cats on Saturday

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies make the three-hour trip to Bozeman on Saturday seeking their 11th win in a row over the cross-state rivals Montana State Bobcats.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Jan 25

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- For the first time in a very long time the Montana Lady Griz head to Bozeman for their annual " Brawl Of the wild" with the MSU women's team with a lot of the line.... more

Griz Shoot Hot to Defeat Eagles 74-69

By ERIC TABER - The Griz enacted revenge on the Eagles from last year’s loss with a fiery 74-69 victory in Dahlberg Arena on Saturday.... more

Vandals Snap Grizzlies’ Win Streak

By ERIC TABER - A second half comeback was not enough to overcome a cold shooting performance by UM, as Idaho snapped Montana's seven-game win streak with a 63-58 victory in Missoula.... more

Griz Set to Host Old Foes Idaho and E. Washington

By ERIC TABER - The Grizzlies look to remain perfect on home soil this season, when the Idaho Vandals and Eastern Washington Eagles come to town on Thurs. and Sat.... more

Breunig Named BigSky Player of the Week

By ERIC TABER - With 49 points and 20 rebounds over the course of two road wins for Montana, Martin Breunig has been named this week’s Big Sky Player of the Week.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Jan 18

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- Thursday night the Idaho Vandals are at Dahlberg Arena to face the league-leading Griz. The Vandals will be looking for their first win in Missoula since December of 1999.... more

Griz Finish Strong at UND to Remain Undefeated in Big Sky

By ERIC TABER - Montana went on a 10-0 run during the final three minutes of UM’s 65-61 win over North Dakota in Grand Forks, to keep the Grizzlies at a perfect 6-0 in Conference play.... more

Griz Grind Out 73-66 Win at Northern Colorado

By ERIC TABER - Though Montana led the game from whistle to whistle, it took a Michael Oguine three-pointer in the final minutes to win 73-66 over Northern Colorado in Big Sky play.... more

Griz Seek to Remain Perfect in League on Difficult Road Trip

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies embark on its second Big Sky road trip of the season to play against Northern Colorado and North Dakota State.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Jan 11

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN-One thing that could be a major factor in this weekend's Grizzly basketball home stands are the crowds.... more

Griz Remain Undefeated at Home with 77-58 Win Over Hornets

By ERIC TABER - (PHOTO GALLERY) The Montana Grizzlies moved to 7-0 at home, and 4-0 in Big Sky Conference play with a high flying 77-58 victory over the visiting Sacramento State Hornets. ... more

Shooting Hand Remains Hot for Griz in 79-66 Win over Portland State

By ERIC TABER - The Grizzlies moved to 3-0 in Big Sky Conference play with a lights out shooting performance and stifling second half defense, leading to a 79-66 win over PSU.... more

Griz Road Sweep Sign of Good Things to Come

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies get set to host their first Big Sky Conference home games of the season this coming Thurs. and Sat. against Portland State and Sac State.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Jan 4

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN-One thing that could be a major factor in this weekend's Grizzly basketball home stands are the crowds.... more

Griz Thump Thunderbirds to Pick Up Road Sweep

By ERIC TABER - Montana picked up the sweep of its first BSC road trip of the season on Saturday, defeating Southern Utah 83-66 to follow up on its 90-84, 2OT win at NAU on New Years Eve.... more

UM Defeats NAU in Double OT Thriller With Three Point Barrage

By ERIC TABER - The Grizzlies made 18 three-point shots to break a school record, in a dramatic, come from behind, 90-84 double-overtime victory over NAU in Flagstaff.... more

Griz and Lumberjacks Open League Play Today at Noon

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies (5-6) and Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (2-9) are set to renew a budding Big Sky Conference rivalry today at Noon.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Dec 28

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN-The Griz and Lady Griz basketball begin the "Road To Reno" this weekend as Big Sky play begins.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Dec 21

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- McCallie Feller had a tournament for the ages in this past weekend's Lady Griz holiday Classic.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Dec 14

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN-There have been big wins, tremendous upsets, and heroic effort, but nothing quite compares to December 16, 1995 in Huntington West Virginia.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Dec 7

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN-It has been nearly a decade since the Montana Grizzlies have traveled to Gonzaga to take on their old friends the Gonzaga Bulldogs. ... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Nov 30

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN-The Montana Grizzlies renew their long-running post-season rivalry this Saturday in Fargo North Dakota.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Nov 23

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- When the South Dakota State Jackrabbits come to town you know something exciting is going to happen.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Nov 16

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- The Montana Grizzly football team has made a habit of beating the MSU Bobcats in Bozeman. ... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Nov 2

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- Since the Portland State Vikings joined the Big Sky Conference they have manged just two narrow wins over Montana... more