8 results for tag: Griz basketball

Montana’s young big men endure growing pains

Two months ago, Mack Anderson thought the Montana basketball coaching staff was leaning towards giving him a redshirt for his freshman season. Thanks to his athletic displays in practice and, perhaps more importantly, an early-season wrist injury to all-conference big man Jamar Akoh, that plan changed in a hurry. With ... More

Griz basketball overwhelming favorites in preseason polls

Montana has been picked as overwhelming favorite to repeat as Big Sky Conference champs in both the preseason coaches' and media polls. The Grizzlies, who posted a 26-8 record and swept the Big Sky regular season and tournament titles last season, will return four senior starters and three All-Big Sky honorees to this year's ... More

Montana’s Rorie named Big Sky preseason MVP

Montana senior guard Ahmaad Rorie has been named men's conference preseason MVP, Big Sky Conference officials announced on Wednesday. An All-Big Sky First Team honoree as a junior last year, the Tacoma, Wash., native led Montana to both regular season and tournament titles, finishing with a 26-8 overall record and 16-2 ... More

Montana men’s basketball schedule finalized

Montana men's basketball faces a tough non-conference slate to open the 2018-19 season, according to a finalized schedule released this week. The Grizzlies, who are coming off one of the most successful seasons in school history, will open Friday, Nov. 9, at home versus fellow NCAA Tournament team - and last year's Sun Belt ... More

Big Sky men’s, women’s hoops schedule released

The Big Sky Conference announced its 2018-19 men’s and women's basketball schedules on Tuesday. Both seasons will tip off December 29 and conclude March 16 at the conference tournament in Boise, Idaho. Montana will kick off its season versus Northern Arizona - the men on the road and the women at home. The first of two ... More

Former Griz star earns Big Sky honors

Early in his career with the Grizzlies, Fabijan Krlsovic served as conduit during a coaching change. Four years of adversity later, the Australia transplant found himself in a leadership position as captain of a tournament-bound team. Along the way he was honored with the Allan Nielsen Award as best representative of Griz ... More

Big Sky basketball moves to 20-game slate

Big Sky Conference officials announced Tuesday that both men and women's basketball will transition from 18 games to a 20-game round robin schedule beginning this fall. With the departure of North Dakota to the Summit League, the new schedule will allow each of the league's remaining 11 programs to play a home and away series ... More

Montana beats Pitt for first win over ACC squad in 51 years

Travis DeCuire has never shied away from playing traditional basketball powerhouses. And until Monday night, his Montana’s men’s basketball team has been close against Power 5 teams but never victorious. On Monday, behind a dynamite performance from Michael Oguine, the Griz finally broke through, knocking off the Pitt ... More