Montana dumps Weber St to return to Big Sky title game
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ahmaad Rorie scored 28 points and Bobby Moorehead scored 13 with 10 rebounds and Montana beat Weber State 78-49 in the semifinals of the Big Sky Conference tournament on Friday...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Michael Oguine scored 19 points as Montana topped Sacramento State 79-73 in the Big Sky Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Thursday. Ahmaad Rorie added 17 points for the...
Pridgett leads Montana over Sacramento St. 86-68
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sayeed Pridgett scored 17 points as Montana topped Sacramento State 86-68 on Saturday night.
Michael Oguine and Timmy Falls added 16 points each for the...
Pridgett scores 20 to carry Montana past Montana St. 89-83
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Sayeed Pridgett had 20 points as Montana won its 10th straight game, beating Montana State 89-83 on Saturday night.
Kendal Manuel had 19 points for Montana (20-6, 13-2...
Pridgett leads Montana past Idaho St. 80-68
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Sayeed Pridgett scored 22 points as Montana stretched its win streak to nine games, topping Idaho State 80-68 on Saturday night. Kendal Manuel added 20 points for the Grizzlies.
Ahmaad Rorie had 15 points for Montana (19-6, 12-2 Big Sky Conference). Mack Anderson added 12 points.
Balint Mocsan had 18 points for the Bengals (9-15, 5-10). Alonzo Walker added 16 points. Chier Maker had seven rebounds.
Pridgett scores 29 to lead Montana past Weber State 83-80
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Sayeed Pridgett had a career-high 29 points plus 16 rebounds and Montana won its eighth consecutive game, narrowly beating Weber State 83-80 on Thursday night.
Sayeed Pridgett scores 21 points; Montana routs Idaho 100-59
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Sayeed Pridgett scored 21 points as Montana routed Idaho 100-59 on Thursday night for its sixth straight win.
Montana (16-6, 9-2 Big Sky Conference) scored 100 points for the first time this season. The Grizzlies have a half-game lead over Northern Colorado atop the conference standings, and they host the Bears on Feb. 25.
Idaho (4-18, 1-10) has lost eight straight since beating Eastern Washington 74-71 at home on Jan. 3.
Akoh has 25 points as Montana knocks off Weber St. 75-68
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Jamar Akoh scored 25 points while grabbing 10 rebounds to help Montana knock off Weber State 75-68 on Saturday night.
The Wildcats (13-7, 7-2 Big Sky) had won four straight and eight of their last nine games before encountering Montana Saturday. Weber State's only conference loss was to Southern Utah 90-82 in overtime on Jan. 5.
Akoh, Rorie lead Montana past Idaho State
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Jamar Akoh had 22 points and 17 rebounds, Montana made a pair of second-half runs stand up, and the Grizzlies defeated Idaho State 80-69 on Thursday night.
Ahmaad Rorie had 19 points and nine assists for Montana (13-6, 6-2 Big Sky) and Kendal Manuel added 16 points. The Grizzlies used only eight players and had six bench points, all from Donaven Dorsey.
Montana beats Southern Utah for 13th straight time
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Jamar Akoh scored 23 points, Ahmaad Rorie had 23 points, seven assists and three steals and Montana beat Southern Utah 89-76 on Monday for its 13th straight victory in the series.
The Grizzlies opened the 2018 calendar year with five straight road wins, part of a school-record seven, and closed the year with three straight away victories, including ending the nation's longest home winning streak at South Dakota State.
Rorie, Manuel help Montana beat NAIA Montana Tech 79-55
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Ahmaad Rorie scored 20 points and had three steals to help Montana beat NAIA Montana Tech 79-55 on Monday night.
Kendal Manuel, a junior transfer from Oregon State, had 17 points for Montana (2-0). The 6-foot-4 guard made 5 of 5 from the field, including two 3-pointers, and 5 of 6 from the free-throw line.
Oregon State Preview Capsule
Last season: 5-27, including just one win in conference.
Coach: Wayne Tinkle.
Who's gone: Forward Matt Dahlen and guard Daine Muller both decided to graduate with eligibility left.
Billings Skyview grad Kendal Manuel arrested on assault charge
Billings Skyview grad Kendal Manuel was arrested Thursday and charged with fourth-degree assault in Oregon.
Manuel leads Oregon State past Kent State, 69-50
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Kendal Manuel had 17 points with four 3-pointers on Wednesday night as Oregon State broke open a close game in the second half to beat Kent State 69-50.
The game was back-and-forth for much of the second half, but the Beavers went on an 18-0 run, capped by a vicious Drew Eubanks dunk, to take a 60-42 lead with 4:27 remaining.
Eubanks scores 32 with 9 rebounds, Oregon St beats S Oregon
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State coach Wayne Tinkle said he got mad when the ball wasn't passed to Drew Eubanks in the post.
"He should have got it on every possession. That was the game plan," Tinkle said.
Eubanks scored a career-high 32 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Oregon State beat Southern Oregon 84-59 on Monday night.
Etou, Tulsa hold off Oregon State 75-64
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Junior Etou scored 17 points and made two clutch baskets down the stretch that helped Tulsa repel a strong Oregon State rally for a 75-64 win on Tuesday night.
Junior college transfer Jaleel Wheeler added 16 points and Sterling Taplin and Pat Birt nine each in matchup of two of last year's NCAA Tournament participants which were hit hard by graduation. Tulsa (2-2) shot 45 percent and outrebounded OSU 38-23, led by Eton's seven boards.
Oregon State Preview Capsule
Last season: Oregon State went 19-13 and finished sixth in the Pac-12 at 8-10.
Coach: Wayne Tinkle.
Who's gone: G Gary Payton II, the team's top scorer and son of the former Beavers and NBA great, and Guard Malcom Duvivier, who was to be a senior this season but left the team for personal reasons and returned to his native Canada. F Olaf Schaftenaar, F Jarmal Reid and G Langston Morris-Walker have also moved on.