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OGDEN, Utah - The University of Montana's Kareem Jamar has been selected as the co-Big Sky Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played from Monday, Dec. 23, through Sunday, Dec. 29, the league announced Monday.

Jamar shared the award with Northern Colorado's Derrick Barden, a 6-foot-5 senior forward from Detroit, Mich.

Jamar, a 6-5, senior forward/guard from Venice, Calif., scored 26 points with eight rebounds, three assists and a block in Montana's 72-71 come-from behind non-conference win at Idaho on Dec. 28. Jamar made two free throws with 4.1 seconds remaining to lead the Griz to the win. The Grizzlies trailed by as many as 15 points late in the first half.

Jamar went 11-of-12 from the free-throw line against the Vandals, making his final 11, including eight in the second half. Jamar made 7-of-10 shots from the floor, and was 1-of-3 from 3-point range. The game at Idaho was his 100th career game (91st start).

The reigning Big Sky MVP, Jamar has been named Player of the Week twice this season and six times in his career. He has scored in double figures in all of UM's nine games this season, and tallied 20 or more points in four contests.

Barden scored 18 points with 14 rebounds as the Bears opened conference play with an 84-66 conference home win over North Dakota on Dec. 29. Barden leads the Big Sky in rebounding with an average of 9.2 per game. Barden has been named Big Sky Player of the Week twice this season and three times in his career.

OGDEN,Utah - The University of Montana's Kareem Jamar has been selected as theco-Big Sky Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played fromMonday, Dec. 23, through Sunday, Dec. 29, the league announced today (Monday,Dec. 30).

 

Jamar shared the award with NorthernColorado's Derrick Barden, a 6-foot-5 senior forward from Detroit, Mich.

 

Jamar, a 6-5, senior forward/guard from Venice, Calif., scored 26 points witheight rebounds, three assists and a block in Montana's 72-71 come-from behindnon-conference win at Idaho on Dec. 28. Jamar made two free throws with4.1 seconds remaining to lead the Griz to the win. The Grizzlies trailed by asmany as 15 points late in the first half.

 

Jamar went 11-of-12 from the free-throw line against the Vandals, making hisfinal 11, including eight in the second half. Jamar made 7-of-10 shots from thefloor, and was 1-of-3 from 3-point range.  The game at Idaho was his 100100thcareer game (9191st start).

 

The reigning Big Sky MVP, Jamar has been named Playerof the Week twice this season and six times in his career.  He has scoredin double figures in all of UM's nine games this season, and tallied 20 or morepoints in four contests.

 

Barden scored 18 points with 14 rebounds as the Bears opened conference playwith an 84-66 conference home win over North Dakota on Dec. 29. Barden leadsthe Big Sky in rebounding with an average of 9.2 per game. Barden has beennamed Big Sky Player of the Week twice this season and three times in hiscareer.

OGDEN, Utah - The University of Montana's Kareem Jamar has been selected as the co-Big Sky Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for games played from Monday, Dec. 23, through Sunday, Dec. 29, the league announced today (Monday, Dec. 30).

Jamar shared the award with Northern Colorado's Derrick Barden, a 6-foot-5 senior forward from Detroit, Mich.

Jamar, a 6-5, senior forward/guard from Venice, Calif., scored 26 points with eight rebounds, three assists and a block in Montana's 72-71 come-from behind non-conference win at Idaho on Dec. 28. Jamar made two free throws with 4.1 seconds remaining to lead the Griz to the win. The Grizzlies trailed by as many as 15 points late in the first half.

Jamar went 11-of-12 from the free-throw line against the Vandals, making his final 11, including eight in the second half. Jamar made 7-of-10 shots from the floor, and was 1-of-3 from 3-point range. The game at Idaho was his 100th career game (91st start).

The reigning Big Sky MVP, Jamar has been named Player of the Week twice this season and six times in his career. He has scored in double figures in all of UM's nine games this season, and tallied 20 or more points in four contests.

Barden scored 18 points with 14 rebounds as the Bears opened conference play with an 84-66 conference home win over North Dakota on Dec. 29. Barden leads the Big Sky in rebounding with an average of 9.2 per game. Barden has been named Big Sky Player of the Week twice this season and three times in his career.

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