MONTANA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Coach challenges Lillard to sneaker wager over college hoops game

The Montana Grizzlies will face the Weber State Wildcats in the Big Sky title game on Saturday, with the winner receiving an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. But Oregon State head basketball coach (and Grizzlies alumnus) Wayne Tinkle wants to make things a little more interesting.Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers is perhaps the Wildcats' most famous athlete, and...
Via FOX Sports
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Breunig, Montana beat Idaho 81-72 in Big Sky tourney semis

RENO, Nev. (AP) Martin Breunig scored 22 points and Montana shot 71 percent from the field in the second half and beat Idaho 81-72 Friday night in a Big Sky Conference Tournament semifinal. The No. 2 seed Grizzlies (21-10) face top-seeded Weber State (25-8) in the championship game Saturday. Walter Wright added 20 points, and Bobby Moorehead made all five shot-attempts and finished...
Via Associated Press
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Videos: Wayne Selden Found Carlton Bragg From Beyond Half-Court For A Huge Alley-Oop

Kansas made quick work of Montana at the Phog today, scoring an 88-46 win this afternoon. Midway through the second half, with a 33 point lead, Wayne Selden and Carlton Bragg connected for an extremely impressive alley-oop. Selden threw it up from beyond half-court, Bragg slammed it home, and accidentally wound up riding on Montana forward Martin Breunig’s shoulders, to add insult...
Via College Spun
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Montana has pretty awesome helmets today

The Montana Grizzlies started off as one of the hottest and surprising teams in the country after they upset the then-top ranked North Dakota State Bison to open the season. The team has since fell off, losing four of the next nine games and are currently standing at 6-4. They are hosting Montana State for their Senior Day game today and they revealed some pretty amazing helmets...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Montana routs Eastern Washington 57-16 behind Calhoun

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) The Montana Grizzlies rode three touchdowns from freshman Jeremy Calhoun to a big first-half lead on the way to a 57-16 victory over Eastern Washington in a key Big Sky Conference football game Saturday. Calhoun's touchdown runs covered 3, 1 and 3 yards, and the Grizzlies (6-4, 5-2) used a fumble return by Herbert Gamboa and an interception return by JR Nelson...
Via Associated Press
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild Botched Field Goal Leads To Defensive Touchdown And Win For Montana Grizzlies

Snapping for special teams plays can be pretty challenging, and can be the difference between winning and losing a game. That's why there have been a few long snappers taken in the draft; because NFL teams know all too well how important a good snapper can be.Well--after Saturday's loss to Montana  Idaho State certainly knows the importance of a good long snapper. Thanks to a high...
Via FatManWriting
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: North Dakota State vs. Montana – Instant Classic

The 2015 college football season kicked off in a very big way over the weekend when four-time defending FCS national champions North Dakota State traveled to Washington–Grizzly Stadium in Missoula to face the Montana Grizzlies. It was a perfect start to the season, with the Bison and Grizzlies participating in an instant classic that went down to the wire. Ultimately, Montana...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Montana Grizzlies skydive onto field

On Saturday, the Montana Grizzlies pulled off a major upset by defeating the North Dakota State Bison in the first football game of the 2015 season. We found an old video of the Grizzlies players doing something pretty cool back in 2013. It was a video of the players in an airplane high above the stadium in Missoula. The players jumped out and skydived into the stadium hundreds of...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: The First Great Touchdown Of The College Football Season

Fine, maybe it’s not the FBS action you’re craving so much, but a good play is a good play. On Saturday, the FCS season kicked off between No.1 North Dakota State Bison and No.13 Montana Grizzlies. While the Bison were heavily favored in this matchup, Grizzlies quarterback Brady Gustafson has been impressing people with his play today, topped by this awesome touchdown. #12...
Via Gamedayr
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Montana WR Ben Roberts snags awesome TD

The Montana Grizzlies are in the middle of a great battle with the North Dakota State Bison right now. It has been back-and-forth all day long. In the middle of the second quarter, the Grizzlies trailed 21-13 when they were able to tie it up. College Spun shared the Vine video of Montana quarterback Brady Gustafson hitting Ben Roberts with an amazing 38-yard strike. Roberts, who...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Montana's Ben Roberts makes amazing TD catch

By Dan Lyons Everyone waiting until next Thursday for the beginning of college football is missing a fantastic game between FCS powers North Dakota State and Montana. With Brent Musburger on the call, Montana put together the first great pitch-and-catch of the season with this 38-yard heave from Brady Gustafson to Ben Roberts, a former Washington State Cougar wide receiver, for...
Via College Spun
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Montana home opener tickets going for $155 minimum

Those hoping to score last minute tickets for the Montana Grizzlies’ home opener against the North Dakota State Bison on August 29 could be in for a rude awakening as, at least on Stubhub, tickets are going for a minimum $155. I’ll cut right to the chase and say that whoever has been setting these prices on Stubhub, a site where fans buy tickets from others who aren’t able...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies’ Wagenmann Could Be Late Round Gem For Steelers

The University of Montana Grizzlies football program has long been one of the most successful programs in all of college football. Formerly a Division I-AA power, now known as the Football Championship Subdivision, their success routinely leads them to Big Sky Conference titles and playoff appearances. Miami Dolphins’ linebacker Jordan Tripp and ex-Atlanta Falcons’ defensive...
Via Steelers Depot
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NAU's Kris Yanku named co-Big Sky Player of the Week

OGDEN, Utah -- Northern Arizona sophomore guard Kris Yanku named co-Big Sky Player of the Week, announced Monday by the conference. Yanku shares the accolade with Montana's Martin Breunig. The honor is the first of Yanku's career and the first for a Lumberjack this season. Yanku had a big week for NAU, as he helped guide the Lumberjacks to a 2-0 mark last week. NAU improved to 6...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Brown carries Cal Poly past Montana, 41-21

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) Chris Brown ran for 226 yards and two touchdowns as Cal Poly ground out a 41-21 win over Montana Saturday night. The win was just the third in 18 meetings with the Grizzlies. Montana (5-3, 3-1 Big Sky) now joins Cal Poly (5-3, 4-1) and four other teams with one loss. Idle Montana State is now the lone unbeaten conference team. The Mustangs got a 5-yard...
Via Associated Press
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Charge acquire Cherry

The Canton Charge have acquired guard Will Cherry (6'1", 176, Montana) from the available player pool. In accordance with the move, the team has also waived guard Re'mon Nelson. Cherry, 23, most recently played in NBA Summer League with the New Orleans Pelicans after enjoying four-year career at the University of Montana (2009-13). In 116 career collegiate games for the Grizzlies...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Montana holds off Montana-Western in 91-74 win

Kareem Jamar scored 24 points to lead Montana to a 91-74 win over Montana-Western on Friday night. Keron DeShields contributed 17 points, Jordan Gregory added 16 and Michael Weisner had 14 for the Grizzlies (4-4), who shot 53 percent from the field and have now won three games straight. Montana led the entire game but didn't break away until the second half with a 12-4 spurt that...
Via Associated Press
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Balance carries Montana past Idaho 69-58

Kareem Jamar scored 16 points to lead five players in double figures and Montana pulled away in the final five minutes to defeat Idaho 69-58 Wednesday night in the 180th meeting between the two schools. Michael Weisner started the winning surge at 5:10 for the Grizzlies (2-4), breaking a tie at 52 with a 3-pointer. Mario Dunn made four free throws and Weisner and Jamar followed...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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