Southern Utah vs Montana

Montana 73, S. Utah 67


MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Mathias Ward scored 20 points and Montana picked up a 73-67 victory over Southern Utah on Thursday night.

Montana (11-4, 7-0 Big Sky) won for the sixth time in seven home games this season.

Ward continued his consistent play as he has through the season. He is averaging 15.6 points, shooting 53.2 percent from the floor and 81 percent from the free-throw line.

Kareem Jamar had 12 points and seven rebounds. Spencer Coleman scored 12 points and Will Cherry 10. Coleman and Cherry had three steals apiece and Montana had 14 as a team.

Southern Utah (5-11, 3-4) couldn't get over the top despite hitting 10 of 19 shots from 3-point range. Damon Heuir scored 19 points, including five 3-pointers, and Jackson Stevenett scored 16.

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Southern Utah Thunderbirds
J. Stevenett, F366-134-451516
J. Jeffery, F182-20-02254
J. Cheesman, C182-31-15025
D. Heuir, G367-130-026219
J. Johnson, G211-30-03253
A. Hess303-50-04048
W. Collie234-80-021410
C. Hanks111-40-02032
T. Koehler40-10-01000
C. Nsenki30-10-00030
Totals 26-535-530123367
Montana Grizzlies
M. Ward, F354-1011-1340220
K. Jamar, F342-67-1371312
E. Hutchison, C121-30-20012
W. Cherry, G283-94-515410
J. Gregory, G222-50-02114
K. DeShields273-43-42309
S. Coleman214-44-850112
K. Henderson81-20-01102
M. Weisner80-02-20002
A. Martin50-00-02010
Totals 20-4331-4728111373
Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
North Dakota14-422-10144
E. Wash.13-522-12148
Weber St.12-620-14185
Montana St.11-716-16254
Sac. State9-913-18293
Portland St.7-1115-16268
N. Colo.7-1111-18287
N. Arizona6-129-23335
Idaho St.3-156-26340
So. Utah3-156-27341
Other games
MICH 83 Final
FLA 68 Final
NW 68 Final
ILL 54
GT 57 Final
ORST 64 Final
STJOE 86 Final
VCU 92
GONZ 71 Final
ORE 76 Final
USC 74