Fans' first chance to see the 2018-19 Griz and Lady Griz basketball teams is Tuesday evening. Both teams will participate in the annual Maroon-Silver Scrimmage inside Dahlberg Arena. The women will compete at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Fans can also pick up their men's basketball season tickets at the event. Those interested can purchase season tickets, mini plans and single-game tickets now, either online or at the Adams Center box office.

The Montana men's basketball team was picked to repeat as Big Sky Conference champions, earning all 10 opposing head coaches' first-place votes. Senior Ahmaad Rorie was named the preseason player of the year, while fellow senior guard Michael Oguine was one of six players named to the preseason all-conference team.

Montana hosts Whitworth in an exhibition game on Nov. 2 before officially opening its season Nov. 9 vs. 2018 NCAA tournament participant Georgia State.