Lady Griz open Big Sky play with big win over Lumberjacks, 78-62
McKenzie Johnston led the way with 18 points, but it was a complete team effort that allowed Montana to pull away from Northern Arizona and open its Big Sky Conference schedule with a 78-62 victory over the Lumberjacks on Saturday afternoon at Dahlberg Arena.
Grizzlies open league play with road win over Northern Arizona, 86-73
Montana began its Big Sky Conference title defense with a road win over Northern Arizona on Saturday afternoon, overcoming a halftime deficit to win handedly, 86-73. The Grizzlies led for the final 16 minutes, 30 seconds of the game, including by as many as 16 points. The Grizzlies had five players score at least nine points, including a pair of scorers with more than 20 points.
Grizzlies launch Big Sky season Saturday at Northern Arizona
A year ago, Montana won two of its final three non-conference games before opening Big Sky play at Northern Arizona and Southern Utah. The Grizzlies were dominant in both road contests, setting the course for a 13-0 start to league play and a Big Sky Conference title. This year, Montana also won two of its final three non-conference games and this week will again open Big Sky play at Northern Arizona and Southern Utah. The results and the trajectory of the next several weeks is still to be seen, but Montana is seemingly beginning to peak at the right time.
Grizzlies end nation’s longest home winning streak, knock off Jackrabbits
For the first time in 714 days, an opposing team came to Frost Arena and walked away with a win. Montana led for the final 23 minutes on Saturday, stealing an 85-74 road victory to close non-conference play.
Lady Griz roll into holiday break with 81-49 win over Montana Tech
Playing for the first time since Feb. 3, when she crashed to the floor with a season-ending knee injury against North Dakota, Sophia Stiles didn't waste any time on Thursday night reminding people what was lost that day and what the Lady Griz had been missing in the interim...
Tough Montana defense can’t overcome Arizona in 61-42 road loss
Montana held Arizona to a season-low-tying 22 first-half points, but while the defense was dominant, the Grizzlies couldn't get their offense going, scoring just 42 points in a 61-42 defeat Wednesday night at the McKale Center.
Grizzlies sign 21 in Montana-heavy early signing day for Class of 2019
Montana head coach Bobby Hauck filled his team's coffers with 20 prep stars and one transfer on the first day of the December early signing period to make a total of 21 new Grizzlies.
Four Montana Grizzlies earn All-America honors
Montana junior linebacker Dante Olson has picked up his third First-Team All-America award in the past week, and three other Grizzlies have also been named All-Americans in a trio of releases on Monday and Tuesday. Olson was named to the 2018 STATS FCS All-America Defensive First-Team, the only defensive player in the Big Sky Conference to earn First-Team honors.
Montana fights past Bison in second half for 60-53 win
Good teams find ways to win, and that's what the Montana Grizzlies did on Monday night, defeating North Dakota State, 60-53, inside Dahlberg Arena. The win guaranteed Montana a winning non-conference record for the second season in a row, and just the sixth time in the past two decades.
Husky Classic: Montana holds on for nail-biter win over Saint Francis, 79-77
Things changed for Montana on Sunday afternoon at the Husky Classic in Seattle faster than you can say Jessica Kovatch. Holding a 20-point lead early in the fourth quarter against Saint Francis, Montana had to sweat it out until the final second before winning 79-77.