Montana (24-6) vs. Weber State (26-5) in Big Sky Championship

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Big Sky Conference Tourney



1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Weber State 34 30 64 -0.5
  Montana 34 33 67 +0.5
Sat, Mar 16 2013, 08:00 PM MDT

Dahlberg Arena
Missoula, MT
Attendance: 7,172
TV: ESPN U

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Montana takes on Weber State in the championship of the Big Sky Tournament at Dahlberg Arena on Saturday. The game gets underway at 9 p.m. ET and you can see it on ESPN U. The Grizzlies lost to the Wildcats 87-63 on Feb. 14 and are 7-6 against them over the last four years.

The 21 points by Will Cherry helped the Grizzlies to a 70-56 victory over Northern Colorado on Mar. 15. He leads the team in assists with 4.2 per game and steals with 1.8 per game. For the Wildcats, Scott Bamforth finished with 13 points and seven rebounds in the 76-74 win over North Dakota on Mar. 15. He contributes 3.7 rebounds per game in addition to his 13.2 points per game. Weber State can be found near the top of the conference standings in the following categories: effective field goal percentage at 57.4 and defensive rebounding percentage at 73.8.

StatSmack! Montana is better than Weber State
  • Montana has more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Weber State (four vs. two).
  • Montana has a better overall winning percentage over the last 30 years (62.9 percent to 59.7 percent).
  • The Montana assist leader (Kareem Jamar, 119 assists) has more assists than the Weber State assist leader (Davion Berry, 104 assists).
  • Property crime happens more often per capita in Ogden so you better protect your valuables if you visit (when compared to Missoula -- according to the FBI).
WEBER Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Davion Berry 32 15 4 4 1 0 2
B- Scott Bamforth 30 13 4 3 1 0 1
C+ Kyle Tresnak 24 12 6 0 1 1 1
C+ Frank Otis 23 9 6 1 1 1 1
C+ Joel Bolomboy 22 7 8 0 0 2 2
C J. Richardson 26 8 2 3 0 0 1
C- G. Wheelwright 22 7 2 2 0 0 2
D+ Byron Fulton 6 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Wayne Bradford 5 1 1 1 0 0 1
D James Hajek 11 3 2 0 0 1 1
D Royce Williams 10 3 1 1 0 0 1
D Logan Foster 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
UM Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Kareem Jamar 0 14 6 4 1 1 3
B Will Cherry 33 13 4 4 2 0 3
B- Mathias Ward 32 15 4 1 0 0 2
C Jordan Gregory 27 8 3 1 1 0 1
C Spencer Coleman 22 8 4 1 1 0 1
C Keron DeShields 22 7 2 2 1 0 1
C Michael Weisner 21 6 2 1 0 0 1
D+ Eric Hutchison 15 3 2 0 0 1 1
D Kevin Henderson 12 3 2 0 0 0 1
D Andy Martin 8 2 1 0 0 1 0
D Jake Wiley 3 1 1 0 0 0 0

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1 Weber State 19-12 14-6
 2Montana 17-13 12-8
2 North Dakota 17-17 12-8
2 NAU 15-17 12-8
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5 Portland State 17-15 11-9
7 EWU 15-16 10-10
7 SacSt 14-16 10-10
9 Montana State 14-17 9-11
10 Idaho State 11-18 8-12
11 Southern Utah 2-27 1-19
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