Montana vs Northern Arizona

Montana 62, N. Arizona 56

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Mathias Ward connected on a 3-point shot to break a tie with 4:44 left in the game and Montana went on to defeat Northern Arizona 62-56 on Wednesday night.

Montana (5-4, 1-0 Big Sky) had four men score 12 points -- Ward, Will Cherry, Jordan Gregory and Keron Deshields. Kareem Jamar scored 10 points.

Northern Arizona (4-6, 1-1) led by as many as nine points in the first half and was up by four at halftime.

DeWayne Russell hit a pair of free throws with 5:49 left in the game to knot the contest at 56 -- but Ward worked his magic about a minute later.

Gabe Rogers led Northern Arizona with 16 points, including five 3-pointers, and Russell scored 12.

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Montana Grizzlies
M. Ward, F335-81-262512
E. Hutchison, C151-30-23012
W. Cherry, G353-94-433412
K. Jamar, G344-91-293010
J. Gregory, G244-63-373112
M. Weisner240-20-00230
K. DeShields185-120-040112
K. Henderson81-10-02012
S. Coleman50-20-02020
A. Martin30-00-01000
J. Wiley10-00-00000
Totals 23-529-1338131862
 44.2%69.2% 
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks
M. Jacobsen, F272-34-47218
G. Bewernick, F242-71-34025
G. Rogers, G375-131-213116
S. Saldivar, G372-70-08534
D. Russell, G283-145-704312
M. Dunn182-41-11025
J. Martin170-00-04020
E. Ekanem123-60-03006
Totals 19-5412-1734141456
 35.2%70.6% 
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Portland St.9-915-14225
Idaho8-1013-17266
Weber St.8-1013-17261
So. Utah7-1110-19307
North Dakota4-148-22310
Idaho St.4-147-23343
Montana St.4-147-23324
 
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