Montana vs Eastern Washington

Montana 65, E. Washington 46


CHENEY, Wash. (AP) - Will Cherry and Mathias Ward scored 13 points apiece to lead Montana to its 12th consecutive victory, 65-46 over Eastern Washington on Saturday night.

Mike Weisner added 11 points and Keron DeShields had 10 for the Grizzlies (16-4, 12-0 Big Sky), who also won their 23rd consecutive Big Sky Conference game - moving them within one win of Weber State's conference record from 1967-70.

Thomas Reuter led the Eagles (6-16, 4-8) with 11 points. Eastern Washington committed 16 turnovers and shot 37.5 percent from the floor.

The Eagles came out hot, opening the game on an 11-2 run. But Montana made quick work of Eastern Washington's lead, ripping off a 26-3 run and cruising from there. The Grizzlies led by as many as 20 after halftime.

Montana was 9 of 11 from the line, improving upon its 76.9 percent free-throw shooting that ranked fifth in Division I entering the game.

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Montana (16-4) «303565
Eastern Washington (6-16)182846

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Montana Grizzlies
M. Ward, F315-102-250313
S. Coleman, F181-50-01122
E. Hutchison, C191-10-03102
W. Cherry, G365-82-267113
K. Jamar, G-F274-120-17348
K. DeShields, G234-40-051210
M. Weisner, F233-72-210011
J. Gregory, G181-52-21125
N. Emerson, F10-00-00000
K. Henderson, F10-01-20001
A. Martin, C10-00-00000
J. Wiley, F10-00-01000
M. Young, G10-00-00000
Total 24-529-1132141465
Eastern Washington Eagles
T. Reuter, F325-90-040111
C. Chiverton, F232-70-01115
M. Seiferth, F294-71-35029
P. Kelly, G342-64-77028
K. Winford, G343-71-21518
J. Hickert, F140-40-05210
I. Dorsey, G121-40-01002
D. Hill, G110-10-02010
T. Harvey, G101-20-11013
F. Jorg, F10-10-00000
J. Forbes, G00-00-00000
Total 18-486-132881046
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
CINCY 65 Final
SYR 55 Final
AUB 77 Final
DUKE 79 Final
FSU 60
SDSU 67 Final
AF 70
BRAD 58 Final
RI 68 Final
OKST 85 Final
KAN 80
MIAMI 79 Final
WICH 52 Final
ORE 54 Final
CAL 58
KSU 52 Final
OHST 63 Final
NEB 56
MISS 64 Final
FLA 78
NEV 62 Final
MICH 73 Final
IND 81
ARIZ 79 Final
WSU 65
GONZ 65 Final
USD 63