Northern Arizona vs Montana

Montana 63, N. Arizona 50

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Will Cherry scored 14 points and Spencer Coleman 12 as Montana defeated Northern Arizona 63-50 on Saturday night.

The Grizzlies (19-1, 23-6 Big Sky) earned the top seed and hosting privileges for the conference tournament earlier on Saturday, when Sacramento State lost against Montana State.

Max Jacobsen led the Lumberjacks (8-12, 11-20) with 17 points, but only three after intermission. Northern Arizona earned the No. 7 seed in the conference tournament and plays No. 2 Weber State on Thursday.

Montana led 49-48 with six minutes remaining before a 12-1 run broke open the game.

The Grizzlies, who are 36-2 against Big Sky opponents the last two seasons, earned a bye to Friday's tournament semifinals and will play the highest remaining seed after Thursday's games.

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Northern Arizona Lumberjacks
G. Bewernick, F382-62-210026
M. Jacobsen, F308-121-270217
S. Saldivar, G380-31-25011
D. Russell, G343-131-41228
G. Rogers, G265-130-031212
M. Dunn220-10-02030
J. Martin90-00-03020
B. Hamilton21-10-00023
E. Ekanem11-20-00002
L. Flores00-01-20001
C. Heine00-00-00000
Totals 20-516-123331650
 39.2%50% 
Montana Grizzlies
S. Coleman, F292-75-68229
E. Hutchison, C102-50-02014
K. Jamar, G365-71-235412
J. Gregory, G343-70-06117
W. Cherry, G304-85-741314
M. Weisner284-70-041011
K. DeShields170-41-20201
A. Martin131-13-30005
K. Henderson30-10-01000
N. Emerson00-00-01000
J. Wiley00-00-00000
Totals 21-4715-2031121163
 44.7%75% 
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Weber St.15-326-9108
Montana14-421-12144
Idaho12-621-13190
Idaho St.11-716-15256
E. Wash.10-818-16232
North Dakota10-817-16218
Montana St.9-914-17260
Portland St.8-1013-18282
N. Colo.7-1110-21304
Sac. State6-1214-17273
So. Utah3-156-24335
N. Arizona3-155-25333
 
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MEMP 86
SYR 39 Final
GTOWN 61
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UK 61
LAS 54 Final
STL 78
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OKST 76
PITT 81 Final
DEP 66
MU 69 Final
SJU 67
UCLA 61 Final
WASH 54
CLEM 49 Final
MIAMI 62
ORE 62 Final
UTAH 72
ND 57 Final
LOU 73
AZST 58 Final
ARIZ 73
NMEX 88 Final
AF 89
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BAYL 81
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UNC 53
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GONZ 66