Minot State vs Montana

Montana 82, Minot State 53

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Mathias Ward scored 19, Kareem Jamar chipped in 18 and Montana dominated the second half Wednesday night to put away a pesky Minot State squad 82-51.

The Grizzlies (1-1) outscored Minot State 43-24 in the second half after leading by only 10 at the break, 39-29. Josh Johnson refused to let his team go quietly, scoring 23 points on 8 of 15 shooting while pulling nine rebounds for the Beavers (1-1).

Montana opened the season with a tough 72-65 loss to Colorado State on Nov. 9, but rebounded against Minot State, a Division II school.

Jamar six rebounds and five assists to his point total. Spencer Coleman had 10 points including a perfect 6 for 6 from the free-throw line and added four rebounds. Keron Deshields had four points, seven assists and five rebounds.

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Scoreboard
Minot State (0-1)292453
Montana (1-1) «394382

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Minot State Beavers
J. Johnson, F338-155-792323
T. Korf, F212-70-04026
K. Fraser, F192-40-03024
D. McDonald, G251-71-24313
I. Gandy, G242-70-04025
C. East230-42-24022
E. Williams161-62-21234
A. Randall151-40-04032
A. Enriquez120-22-20012
M. Yale70-10-00000
D. Yale31-10-00002
O. Zaghdane20-00-00000
Totals 18-5812-153771953
 31%80% 
Montana Grizzlies
M. Ward, F287-122-221019
S. Coleman, F222-66-641410
E. Hutchison, C131-20-02202
K. DeShields, G302-70-05714
K. Jamar, G305-105-765118
J. Gregory233-50-03338
K. Henderson232-62-55026
M. Weisner184-60-010311
J. Wiley51-10-00012
M. Young40-00-00010
A. Martin30-02-20002
N. Emerson10-00-00000
Totals 27-5517-2234191682
 49.1%77.3% 

Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Portland St.0-08-263
N. Colo.0-07-3134
Idaho0-06-3148
Montana0-05-4214
So. Utah0-05-4119
Montana St.0-06-591
North Dakota0-04-5247
Weber St.0-04-5220
Idaho St.0-03-5336
E. Wash.0-03-7187
N. Arizona0-02-8272
Sac. State0-02-8278
 
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WISC 56 Final
FLA 74
UAB 60 Final
CREI 77