21 results for tag: Montana Griz

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

Montana’s Buss named preseason POY

Montana outside linebacker Josh Buss has been named the Big Sky Conference's preseason "Defensive Player of the Year". The fifth-year senior from Boise, Idaho, led the Grizzlies with 5.5 sacks and 94 tackles - including 13.5 tackles for loss - last season. He was named second-team All Big Sky and third-team All-American for ... More

Sentinel grad Peppenger transfers to UM

Former Missoulian Gabe Peppenger will fulfill his dream of playing Grizzly football after announcing his intent to transfer to the University of Montana beginning this fall. Despite earning all-state honors as both a junior and senior at Sentinel, the kicker received no offers from former Montana head coach Bob Stitt; instead, ... More

Big Sky tightens student-athlete misconduct rules

The Big Sky Conference announced today that it will tighten misconduct guidelines for student-athletes at all of its member programs beginning with the 2019-20 academic year. The new "Serious Misconduct Rule" will restrict athletic-related financial aid and participation for current or prospective student-athletes who are ... More

Griz head strong into second half of Big Sky play

It's a trademark for Montana basketball this season: An unrelenting demand for excellence from fourth-year head coach Travis DeCuire. With a revenge win earlier this month over rival Montana State, followed by dominant defensive performances over Southern Utah and Northern Arizona, it's a demand that seemingly each key player ... More

Hauck coaching staff coming together

An assistant football coach with more than three decades calling plays for college defenses may be headed to Montana. Skyline Sports is reporting Kent Baer, who most recently served as defensive coordinator at UNLV, is leading candidates for the same position for the Griz. Before working at UNLV, the 66-year-old called ... More

Hauck hired as Montana football head coach

One of the most successful and polarizing coaches in Montana history is returning to lead the Grizzly football team. Hauck, who currently coordinates special teams at San Diego State, will take over for previous head coach Bob Stitt pending approval from the state Board of Regents. Formal announcement is expected ... 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

Fast start, turnover barrage pushes Griz past Northern Colorado

Before Wednesday’s practice, Montana defensive coordinator Jason Semore said his Griz needed to make a statement to earn respect on a national level. Consider the statement made in resounding fashion. Montana forced four first-half turnovers and ran 56 plays on Northern Colorado Saturday - and that was just before ... More

Favoroso’s improvement a boost for Griz

For the first month of the season, Montana defensive coordinator Jason Semore likened Chris Favoroso acclimation into Montana’s defensive line to taking a difficult math test. Now, with nine games under his belt, the defensive end is getting closer to acing his exam. Favoroso lost his early-season starting gig the week ... More