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Lady Griz Open Tournament Play Against MSU

The Montana Lady Griz hope to prove that the 3rd time is still the charm... even if you've been successful the first two times too.

The Lady Griz open the Big Sky Conference Tournament on Thursday in Grand Forks, North Dakota against a Montana State team they beat twice during the regular season. However, Robin Selvig's team had to work hard for those two wins, beating the Cats by a combined 12 points. The first meeting between the two teams required overtime before Montana eventually prevailed.

Lady Griz Jr. Forward Carly Selvig knows winning three straight against their rival won't be easy.

"I think it's going to be difficult. Beating a team 3 times in a row is always difficult, but we'll prepare ourselves for it... get it done on the road in North Dakota and hopefully that first game will be just as easy as it was when we played them at their house."

This is the first meeting in the postseason between the Lady Griz and the Cats since the 2011-12 campaign. Montana State won that game, which was also in the first round of tournament play. Thursday's game is a 4:00pm tip.

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