Scores

Final

Montana 85

(10-4, 6-0 Big Sky)

N Colorado 77

(3-11, 1-5 Big Sky)

6:35 PM ET, January 12, 2013

Butler-Hancock Hall, Greeley, Colorado

1 2 T
MONT 44 4185
UNCO 41 3677

Top Performers

Montana: K. Jamar 26 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Northern Colorado: D. Barden 21 Pts, 15 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Montana 85, N. Colorado 77

Associated Press

GREELEY, Colo. -- Kareem Jamar scored 26 points on 9-of-10 shooting including four 3-pointers and Montana defeated Big Sky foe Northern Colorado 85-77 on Saturday night.

Montana (10-5, 6-0 Big Sky) needed 12 3-pointers to get past the Bears, which led 17-5 only 5 minutes into the game. The Grizzlies were down by 15 at one point but rallied with a 30-12 run to close out the first half capped by Will Cherry's three-point play with 1 second remaining.

Cherry ended the game with 21 points, six assists and five rebounds for the Grizzlies.

The two teams were tied at 65 with just over 8 minutes to play but Jamar's 3-pointer with 7:06 to play gave Montana a 68-65 lead and the Grizzlies never trailed again.

Derrick Barden had 21 points and 15 rebounds to lead Northern Colorado (3-11, 1-5). Tevin Svihovec and Tate Unruh had 19 apiece.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MONT
UNCO
Points 85 77
FG Made-Attempted 30-54 (.556) 30-60 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 12-25 (.480) 8-16 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 9-19 (.474)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 8 15

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 12, 2013 MONT 85, @UNCO 77Recap
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Mar 15, 2013 @MONT 70, UNCO 56Recap