Idaho vs Montana

Balance carries Montana past Idaho 69-58

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) Kareem Jamar scored 16 points to lead five players in double figures and Montana pulled away in the final five minutes to defeat Idaho 69-58 Wednesday night in the 180th meeting between the two schools.

Michael Weisner started the winning surge at 5:10 for the Grizzlies (2-4), breaking a tie at 52 with a 3-pointer. Mario Dunn made four free throws and Weisner and Jamar followed with 3s. In all it was a game-closing 17-6 surge for Montana, which hit 18 of 24 free throws while Idaho (4-6) was just 7 of 18.

Connor Jordan led Idaho with 24 points and Bira Seck had 11, plus 13 rebounds.

In addition to Jamar, who also had 10 rebounds and 6 assists, Jordan Gregory reached double figures with 12, Dunn and Weisner had 11 and Keron DeShields had 10.

Montana led 34-26 at halftime. Idaho took a 38-37 lead at 12:49.

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Scoreboard
Idaho (4-6)263258
Montana (2-4) «343569

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Big Sky
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N. Colo.0-08-3129
Portland St.0-08-361
Idaho0-06-3155
Montana0-05-4205
So. Utah0-05-4105
Montana St.0-06-599
Weber St.0-04-5219
North Dakota0-04-6262
Idaho St.0-03-5335
E. Wash.0-03-8196
N. Arizona0-02-8266
Sac. State0-02-8277
 
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