Scores

Final

Montana 65

(16-4, 12-0 Big Sky)

E Washington 46

(6-16, 4-8 Big Sky)

    9:05 PM ET, February 2, 2013

    Reese Court, Cheney, Washington

    1 2 T
    MONT 30 3565
    EWASH 18 2846

    Top Performers

    Montana: W. Cherry 13 Pts, 6 Reb, 7 Ast

    Eastern Washington: M. Seiferth 9 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Montana 65, E. Washington 46

    Associated Press

    CHENEY, Wash. -- Will Cherry and Mathias Ward scored 13 points apiece to lead Montana to its 12th consecutive victory, 65-46 over Eastern Washington on Saturday night.

    Mike Weisner added 11 points and Keron DeShields had 10 for the Grizzlies (16-4, 12-0 Big Sky), who also won their 23rd consecutive Big Sky Conference game -- moving them within one win of Weber State's conference record from 1967-70.

    Thomas Reuter led the Eagles (6-16, 4-8) with 11 points. Eastern Washington committed 16 turnovers and shot 37.5 percent from the floor.

    The Eagles came out hot, opening the game on an 11-2 run. But Montana made quick work of Eastern Washington's lead, ripping off a 26-3 run and cruising from there. The Grizzlies led by as many as 20 after halftime.

    Montana was 9 of 11 from the line, improving upon its 76.9 percent free-throw shooting that ranked fifth in Division I entering the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONT
    EWASH
    Points 65 46
    FG Made-Attempted 24-52 (.462) 18-48 (.375)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-22 (.364) 4-16 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-11 (.818) 6-13 (.462)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 9

    2012-13 Season

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