Posts Tagged ‘Montana Basketball’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lady Griz Open League With Two Home Games

By JOEL CARLSON-The Montana women’s basketball team will open its Big Sky Conference schedule this week with home games against Northern Arizona and Southern Utah. ... more

Women’s Basketball Big Sky Conference Pre-League Power Poll

By JOEL CARLSON-The BSC women’s basketball schedule opens Thurs. with four league games: NAU at Montana, Southern Utah at MSU, Northern Colorado at EWU and NDSU at Idaho.... more

Griz Prep for Big Sky with Big Win Over Montana-Western

By ERIC TABER- (PHOTO GALLERY) The Griz han an authoritative 75-43 victory over Montana-Western to cap the nonconference season.... more

Montana Hosts Montana Western in Final Non Conference Game

By ERIC TABER-The Montana Grizzlies play its final nonconference game the year against the Montana-Western Bulldogs on Tuesday. Tip-off is at 1:00 p.m.... more

Jayhawks Fly Past Griz 88-46

By ERIC TABER-In a game that resembled a 16/1 seed matchup in the NCAA tournament, Montana couldn’t buy a bucket, shooting 26 percent from the field in a 88-46 loss to Kansas.... more

Griz Set to Take on #2 Kansas Jayhawks

By ERIC TABER-The Montana Grizzlies’ challenging nonconference schedule reaches its zenith on Sat., Dec. 19 as the Griz travel to to take on the nation’s No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks.... more

Griz Work Past Argos 79-59

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies took care of business against the visiting Great Falls Argos, but the 79-59 win wasn't a walk in the park.... more

Huskies Outrun Griz 92-62

By ERIC TABER-A fast start by the Huskies, cold shooting from the Griz and a slew of unforced errors spelled disaster for the Montana, resulting in a 92-62 loss on Saturday in Seattle.... more

Grizzlies Seek First Road Win at Washington

By ERIC TABER- The Grizzlies head back to the State of Washington, to face the Washington Huskies on Saturday, Dec. 12. Tipoff is at 4 p.m.... more

Griz Upset Bid Over Zags Falls Just Short

By ERIC TABER- The Griz were in a position to hand the Zags its second defeat at home, but a missed shot at the buzzer allowed Gonzaga to sneak away with the 61-58 victory.... more

Montana Tops Boise State in Thriller to Open Season

By ERIC TABER - The Grizzlies pulled out a physical 74-72 victory over last year’s Mountain West Champion Boise State Broncos Friday night in a packed Dahlberg Arena.... more

Griz Host Broncos Tonight (Friday) in Big Sky Flash Back

By ERIC TABER - Griz fans get “Noisy for Boise” tonight as Griz Hoops Hosts the Broncos. Former UM coaches Stew Morrill and Blaine Taylor will aso be in the house.... more

Montana Men’s Basketball to Face Some of Nation’s Best at Paradise Jam

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies were officially announced as one of eight teams scheduled to take part in the 2016 Paradise Jam at the University of the Virgin Islands.... more

Griz Hoops Prepares to Defend Title

By ERIC TABER - About a year ago, men’s basketball coaches around the Big Sky Conference looked at the Montana Grizzlies and saw a team with a new coaching staff, and only one returning starter.... more

New Faces Shine in First Griz Hoops Scrimmage

By ERIC TABER-The Montana men’s basketball team took the court for the first time in 2015 in the first intrasquad scrimmage of the season on Saturday morning in Dahlberg Arena.... more

Breunig Earns Big Sky Preseason Nod

By ERIC TABER - Montana men’s basketball standout Martin Breunig has been named to the Big Sky Conference preseason All-Conference team following a breakout 2014-15 season.... more

Roundball Roast Draws Big Names With a Love of the Griz

Mike Montgomery, Stew Morrill, Blaine Taylor, Larry Krystkowiak, and Wayne Tinkle will be in Missoula on Wednesday Sept 23, for the Roundball Roast.... more

Griz Basketball Releases Strong 2015-16 Schedule

By Eric Taber - The defending Big Sky Conference champion Montana Grizzlies will play one of the toughest nonconference schedules in program history to start the 2015-16 season.... more

Breunig & Gregory named Griz Hoops Co-MVPs

By DAVE GUFFEY-Martin Breunig and Jordan Gregory have been named the co-recipients of the Carl E. Dragstedt Award (Most Valuable Player) following the 2014-15 season in which UM went 20-13. ... more

Big Sky Basketball Tournaments Heading to Reno

The men's and women's BSC postseason basketball tournaments are headed to Reno. The Big Sky and the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority announced a three-year agreement.... more

UM’s Breunig Named to NABC’s 2014-15 Division I All-District Team

By DAVE GUFFEY-the University of Montana’s Martin Breunig has been named to the 2014-15 NABC’s Division I All-District 6 team.... more

Lady Griz Fall to Notre Dame 77-43

By JOEL CARLSON-No. 16-seed Montana’s season came to an end with a 77-43 loss to the No. 1-seed Fighting Irish in front of 6,231 fans at Notre Dame’s Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind.... more

Lady Griz Face Fighting Irish Tonight in NCAA Opener

By JOEL CARLSON-The Lady Griz will face Notre Dame tonight (Friday) in the opening round of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship. The Game will tip off at 5:30 p.m.... more

NIT First Round: At Texas A & M 81, Montana 64

By DAVE GUFFEY-The Grizzlies made a gallant run, but their 2014-15 season ended Tuesday evening, as the host Texas A&M Aggies defeated them 81-64 Tuesday in a first round NIT game.... more

Griz at Texas A & M for NIT First Round Match-Up

By DAVE GUFFEY-The Montana Grizzlies play the Texas A&M Aggies in a first round NIT game on Tuesday, March 17, in the Aggies’ Reed Arena , with tip-off at 7:00 p.m. (MST)... more

Lady Griz Draw Notre Dame in NCAA Tournament

The Lady Griz received a No. 16 seed and will face No. 1 Notre Dame Friday night at South Bend, Ind., in the opening round of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship.... more

Montana Plays at Texas A & M in a First Round NIT

The Montana Grizzlies will play the Texas A&M Aggies in College Station, Texas, in an NIT first round game on Tues. March 17 at 7 p.m. (Mountain). ... more

Kellie Cole Rubel Named Big Sky Conference CO-MVP

Montana senior guard Kellie Rubel, who led the Lady Griz to the regular-season championship, was named the Big Sky Conference co-MVP Tuesday. She was also named first-team All-Big Sky.... more

Three Griz Named to Mens Basketball All-Big Sky Team

Montana’s Martin Breunig and Jordan Gregory have been named first team All-Big Sky Conference in 2015 as chosen by the conference coaches, announced the league office today. ... more

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament Information

The pairings and schedules have been set for the eight-team BSC women’s and men’s basketball tournaments, which will be held Wed.-Sat. at Dahlberg Arena in Missoula.... more

Big Sky Women’s Basketball Tournament Field Set

The seeds for the Big Sky women’s basketball tournament are set. Montana will be the No. 1 seed as the Lady Griz host the No. 8 seeded Idaho State Bengals. Sacramento State locked up the No. 2 seed with a ... more

Breunig Earns League Honor

The Big Sky Conference has selected the University of Montana’s Martin Breunig the co-men’s basketball Player of the Week.... more