Scores

Final

Montana 69

(9-9, 4-5 Big Sky)

Southern Utah 61

(1-17, 0-9 Big Sky)

    9:00 PM ET, January 30, 2014

    Centrum Arena, Cedar City, Utah

    1 2 T
    MONT 22 4769
    SUU 25 3661

    Top Performers

    Montana: K. Jamar 25 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Southern Utah: C. Oliverson 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl

    Montana defeats Southern Utah 69-61

    Associated Press

    CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Kareem Jamar scored 25 points as Montana defeated Southern Utah 69-61 on Thursday night, giving Wayne Tinkle his 150th victory as Grizzlies head coach.

    Jordan Gregory added 15 points, Keron DeShields 12 and Mario Dunn 11 for Montana (9-9, 4-5 Big Sky). The Grizzlies made 7 of 16 3-point attempts.

    Southern Utah (1-17, 0-9) tumbled to its 17th straight loss. The Thunderbirds have lost their last four games by an average of six points.

    The Thunderbirds led 25-22 at halftime and were up by six early in the second half but the game tightened from there. The Grizzlies took the lead for good on two free throws by Andy Martin to go up 53-52 with 4:57 left which started a 14-5 run that left Montana up 67-57 with 33 seconds remaining.

    Trey Kennedy scored 17 points, hitting 11 of 14 free throws, and Casey Oliverson 14 for the Thunderbirds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONT
    SUU
    Points 69 61
    FG Made-Attempted 20-42 (.476) 21-46 (.457)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 2-8 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-33 (.667) 17-21 (.810)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 24 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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