On Saturday, Montana travels to Belk Arena to take on Davidson. It gets started at 3 p.m. EST and you can see it on ESPN U.
In their last outing, behind 12 points from Mathias Ward, the Grizzlies defeated Idaho State 61-54 on Feb. 16. He leads the team with 14.8 points per game. In a 73-36 blowout of Furman on Feb. 20, Jake Cohen put up 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Wildcats. He leads the team in points with 15 per game and blocks with 1.8 per game. From a tempo-free perspective, Davidson is strong in the following categories: turnover percentage at 17.0 percent and effective field goal percentage at 52.4 percent.
StatSmack! Montana is better than Davidson
The Montana steals leader (Will Cherry, 35 steals) has more steals than the Davidson steals leader (De`Mon Brooks, 26 steals).
Last year the Big Sky lost fewer non-conference blowout games than SoCon (18 vs. 26).
The Big Sky has 4 teams - Weber State (51.3 percent), Montana (47.2 percent), Northern Colorado (46.0 percent), and Portland State (46.0 percent) - that shoot a better field goal percentage than SoCon leader, Citadel (45.4 percent).