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Griz Sweep Cats in 2nd and Final Meeting of the Season

GRIZ HOLD OFF MSU, 53-50

Michael Weisner scored 11 points and hit a late 3-pointer to help Montana earn its eighth-straight victory over Montana State, 53-50 on Monday night.
    
The Grizzlies (16-11, 11-7 Big Sky) shot 42.6 percent from the field. Keron DeShields and Jordan Gregory led Montana with 13 points apiece, and DeShields had eight boards.
    
Montana State (14-15 9-9) was led by Paul Egwuonwu and Flavien Davis, each finishing with 14 points and six boards. The Bobcats were 0 for 7 beyond the arc.
    
Montana erased an eight-point deficit, closing the first half on a 14-3 run, with a DeShields 3-pointer giving them the lead at halftime. Kareem Jamar made a layup to put the Grizzlies up 42-29 in the second half. MSU crawled within two late, but Weisner answered with a trey.
    
Egwuonwu made a layup, and Michael Dison couldn't hit a 3-pointer in the final seconds following a DeShields turnover.

 

LADY GRIZ BEAT MSU IN BOZEMAN, 72-65

Maggie Rickman and Kellie Cole scored 14 points apiece as Montana beat Montana State for the sixth straight time on the road, 72-65 on Monday.
    
Torry Hill added 13 points for Montana (18-9, 12-6 Big Sky). The Lady Griz forced 19 turnovers and held Montana State to 32.3 percent shooting.
    
Montana State (13-14, 8-10) was led by Jasmine Hommes with 15 points and eight rebounds. Margreet Barhoum and Alexa Dawkins had 10 each. Jackie Elliott added a game-high 13 rebounds.
    
The Bobcats dropped below the .500 mark for the first time all season and are one win away from clinching a spot in the conference tournament.
    
Montana led by as many as 10 in the second half but the Bobcats got within single-digits, with under a minute to play, after a 7-0 run capped by an Elliott free throw.

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