MISSOULA (AP) -- Freshman Johanna Closson came off the bench to
score 15 points in 20 minutes Sunday in Montana's 73-52 exhibition
victory over Deja Vu, a team made up of former Lady Griz players.
Jody McLeod added 11 points and 11 rebounds for Montana, which
led 33-22 at halftime. Center Hollie Tyler had 10 points and five
McLeod scored seven unanswered points to open the second half
and Montana took a 44-25 lead. Deja Vu answered with a 12-0 run to
pull within 44-37.
Four times over the next four minutes, Deja Vu got within seven
points, but they could get no closer. After a layup by Skyla Sisco
made the score 52-45 with 6:09 to play, the Lady Griz put together
a 9-0 run, with five points from Julie Keller.
Deja Vu was led by Sisco with 23 points and six steals. Krista
Redpath added 12 points, eight rebounds and four blocked shots,
while Julie Deming had five assists.
Closson led Montana in scoring in the first exhibition game,
while McLeod also had a double-double in the first exhibition.
Montana opens its regular season on Nov. 22 against