Scores

Final

Montana 69

(12-11, 7-7 Big Sky)

North Dakota 74

(11-13, 8-6 Big Sky)

    3:00 PM ET, February 15, 2014

    Ralph Engelstad Arena, Grand Forks, North Dakota

    1 2 T
    MONT 33 3669
    UND 38 3674

    Top Performers

    Montana: M. Dunn Jr. 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    North Dakota: T. Huff 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    North Dakota holds off Montana 74-69

    Associated Press

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Jaron Nash came off the bench to score 19 points and Troy Huff added 18 as North Dakota held off Montana 74-69 on Saturday.

    North Dakota(11-13, 8-6) made just 3 of 6 free throws in the final minute but it was enough to hold off the Grizzlies (12-11, 7-7).

    Kareem Jamar led Montana with 18 points, Mario Dunn Jr., added 17, Jordan Gregory 16 and Michael Weisner 12.

    North Dakota was up 71-57 with 4:11 to play when the Grizzlies reeled off eight-straight points to pull within six with 1:57 to go but ultimately Montana could not overcome 17 turnovers.

    The Grizzlies shot 54.5 percent and went 16 of 19 from the foul line. They had a 30-27 rebounding advantage but UND had 11 offensive boards, which provided 13 more shots than UM got.

    Nash had 17 at the half as North Dakota led 38-33.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MONT
    UND
    Points 69 74
    FG Made-Attempted 24-48 (.500) 27-53 (.509)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 2-10 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-19 (.842) 18-26 (.692)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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