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Griz Sweep Cats in First Meeting of Hoops Season

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Kareem Jamar scored 20 points and Michael Weisner had all 10 of his in the last 12 minutes as Montana held on for a 70-66 win over Montana State on Monday.

The Grizzlies (10-9, 5-5 Big Sky) made 6 of 8 free throws in the final 64 seconds to hold off the Bobcats (10-11, 5-5).

Montana made 10 of its first 13 shots to open a 26-15 lead and shot 56 percent to lead 44-32 at the half. But the Grizzlies were ice cold as the second half started and the Bobcats clawed within 48-43.

Weisner made a layup at the 11:53 mark, ending a dry spell of 7:31 when the Griz missed nine straight shots and followed with 3. When the Cats got within one, he had five in a 7-0 surge.

Mario Dunn, Jr. added 13 and Jordan Gregory 11 for Montana.

Flavien Davis had 22 for MSU.


MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - Torry Hill scored 23 points, including seven in overtime, and had five assists as Montana topped Montana State 84-79 on Monday night.

Montana State got a 3-point basket from Kalli Durham followed by a steal and assist by Jasmine Hommes, who found Ashley Brumwell for a jumper to give the Bobcats a 72-67 lead just 50 seconds into the overtime.

Hill and Jackie Elliott then traded 3s before Montana (13-6, 7-3 Big Sky) went on a 10-2 run, during which Carly Selvig scored four points, opening up an 80-77 lead with 40 seconds left.

Brumwell hit a pair of free throws 13 seconds later to cut the MSU deficit to one before Hill knocked down two from the line with 26 seconds left, making it 82-79.

Durham missed a 3-pointer before a jumper from Cole iced the game.

Hommes led Montana State (11-8, 6-4) with 17 points.

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