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NAU football ranked 5th by Big Sky coaches, 6th by media

OGDEN, Utah -- The Northern Arizona football team was picked to finish fifth in the Big Sky Conference preseason coaches poll and sixth in the media poll. Montana State edged Eastern Washington for first place in the coaches poll, but the order was reversed in media balloting. The coaches had Montana third, Cal Poly fourth, NAU fifth and Idaho State sixth, while the media had Montana...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

How a Chip Kelly disciple & no-star QB are building FCS' best offense

The remote outposts of FCS football can create some very compelling mixes. Perhaps none is more intriguing than the one in Boseman, Montana, these days between the Chip Kelly disciple who landed at Montana State after the staff he was on got let go at FIU and a former high school hurdler from Texas who had always thought of himself as more of a safety. Together, the combination has...
Via Fox Sports
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Texas and Montana State DB Eryon Barnett dies

Former Texas and Montana State cornerback Eryon Barnett passed away yesterday. Parker Gabriel of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported the tragic news. No cause of death has been given yet, but Montana State athletic officials offered brief statements. “We’re heartbroken by the loss of Eryon Barnett,” the coach said. “He fought through so much as a football player, and...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Signing LB Dane Fletcher

Ian Rapoport reports that the Patriots are signing veteran LB Dane Fletcher to a one-year contract. ESPN’s Mike Reiss reported that Fletcher was at Gillette Stadium Monday for the start of OTAs. Fletcher, 28, originally signed on with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of Montana State back in 2010. He spent the first four years ... The post Patriots Signing LB Dane...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Montana State LAX goalie Parker Fairey pulled off some Matrix save this weekend

Morristown, NJ's Parker Fairey, goalie for Montana State University Men's Lacrosse, did this this weekend:“@msumenslax: Check out our goalie's save from this past weekend! #lacrosse #SCtop10 @MCLA @LacrosseNetwork @RMLC_ pic.twitter.com/ZAo6arnG1m”
Via Bob's Blitz
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Montana State beats Idaho State 67-53

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Michael Dison scored 29 points to lead Montana State to a 67-53 win over Idaho State on Saturday. Dison finished with 9-of-17 shooting from the field - including 4-of-9 from distance - and 7-of-7 from the line for the Bobcats (7-20, 4-11 Big Sky). Marcus Colbert added 17 points. Dison, Colbert and Stephan Holm combined for four 3-pointers to help Montana State...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

David Moore, Montana State Rep, Actually Loves Yoga Pants

David Moore, a Montana state representative, recanted his controversial “yoga pants should be illegal” statement this weekend claiming that, he never actually said that, dude. Earlier last week the weasel-looking government official proposed a bill that would expand the definition of indecent exposure, which allegedly included “tight-fitting beige clothing.” While discussing...
Via COED
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Colbert jumper pushes Montana State past North Dakota 80-78

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) Marcus Colbert scored 18 points, including a last-second game-winner, to lead Montana State to an 80-78 win over North Dakota on Saturday. Tied at 78 in the final seconds of the game, Colbert's driving layup was blocked by Quinton Hooker back into his own hands and he hit a turnaround jumper on the baseline as time expired. Eric Norman had 22 points and 12...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Montana State outlasts Northern Colorado, 90-87

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) Michael Dison scored 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting and added seven rebounds to help lead Montana State to a 90-87 victory over Northern Colorado on Thursday night, snapping a five-game losing streak. Leading 75-72 with 3:32 left, Montana State scored seven straight, highlighted by a Marcus Colbert 3-pointer and a Danny Robison layup, to stretch its lead to 10...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Adams transfer puts graduate transfer rule under scrutiny

Vernon Adams passed for 658 yards and six touchdowns against Montana State the past two seasons, leading Eastern Washington to a victory each time. Still, Bobcats coach Rob Ash is disappointed to see Adams transfer from the Big Sky to the Pac-12 and wants Football Championship Subdivision coaches to push to change the rule that allows the dynamic quarterback to play for Oregon next...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland State beat Montana State, 80-62

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) DeShaun Wiggins and Tim Douglas combined to score 35 points as hot-shooting Portland State cruised past Montana State80-62 on Saturday night, snapping a four-game losing streak to the Bobcats. The Vikings (11-9, 5-5 Big Sky) got the bounce-back performance they were looking for, coming off a disappointing 73-54 loss to Montana Thursday - their third conference...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

NAU women outmuscle Montana State

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona women's basketball team used a convincing second half run to snap their four-game losing streak on Saturday, handing Montana State a 79-64 defeat in the Walkup Skydome. Seniors Erikka Banks and Raven Anderson were instrumental in the victory, combining for 43 points to help NAU improve to 3-4 in conference play and 7-11 overall. The win also...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Montana State rallies to beat Southern Utah 79-65

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Stephan Holm scored 19 points, Michael Dison scored 11 of his 15 points in the second half, and Montana State rallied to beat Southern Utah 79-65 on Thursday night for their first Big Sky Conference win. Marcus Colbert scored 15 for the Bobcats (4-14, 1-5), who made 12 of 23 3-pointers (52.2 percent), including 4 of 5 each for Colbert and Dison and 3 of 3 for...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Northern Colorado beats Montana State 62-54

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Cameron Michael scored 16 points and Northern Colorado picked up its first road win in seven games, beating Montana State 62-54 on Saturday.
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
January 03, 2015

Hooker, North Dakota hold off Montana St, 67-60

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Quinton Hooker scored 16 points to lead North Dakota past Montana State 67-60 in the Big Sky opener for both teams on Thursday. Carson Shanks added 12 points and Lenny Antwi scored 10 for North Dakota (5-7). Eric Norman made a layup with 4 minutes left, pulling Montana State within three, 54-51, but Shanks made two free throws and, after a Montana State turnover...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bos' shot gives South Dakota 55-53 win over Montana State

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) Brandon Bos hit a 15-foot jump shot with two seconds remaining to give South Dakota a 55-53 victory over Montana State on Thursday night. Marcus Colbert's 3-pointer had lifted Montana State into a tie with 36 seconds left. Bos finished with 17 points while Tyler Larson added 12 points, including 8-of-10 shooting from the free-throw line, and 11 rebounds for...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ultramarathon Runner Stephanie Howe's 7 Training Secrets

Ultramarathon runner Stephanie Howe was a two-time All-American in cross country and nordic skiing at Northern Michigan University. She  holds a master's  degree in physiology from Montana State University, and
Via Stack
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Montana State holds off Utah Valley State 68-60

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Marcus Colbert drilled a jumper with 5:19 left to give Montana State the lead for good and spark the Bobcats to a 68-60 win over Utah Valley State Saturday night. Colbert scored nine of his team-high 20 points in the final minutes to seal the victory. The Bobcats (3-5) were 24 of 53 from the field (45.3 percent) and connected on 6 of 18 shots from distance and...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Montana St. drills SD School of Mines 79-41

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Michael Dison scored a career-high 24 points and Marcus Colbert added a career-best 10 assists as Montana State drilled the Division II South Dakota School of Mines 79-41 on Wednesday night. Dison, with five 3-pointers Wednesday, has scored 73 points in the Bobcats' (2-5) last three games. Stephan Holm added 16 points with four 3-pointers and Terrell Brown scored...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Montana St. makes 18 3s, beats UT-Arlington 104-81

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Michael Dison had a career-high 32 points, and Montana State set a school record with 18 3-pointers in a 104-81 victory over Texas-Arlington on Friday night. The Bobcats (1-4) opened on a 9-0 run and led the entire way in head coach Brian Fish's first win at Montana State. Dison was 6 of 6 from 3-point range in the first half and the Bobcats had 13 of 17 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Impact Players for Kentucky vs. UT-Arlington

Kentucky put on a defensive clinic, as they held Montana State to a record low of 28 points for the entire game. We saw Devin Booker light-it-up from outside, and Dakari Johnson was once again efficient. With the Texas-Arlington Mavericks in line as Kentucky’s next opponent, here’s some players to watch for Kentucky: Alex Poythress: […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats TV Highlights of UK’s win over Montana State

The Kentucky Wildcats had one of the most dominant performances in the program’s long history Sunday evening with their 86-28 win over Montana State. 28 points is the fewest for a UK opponent since the shot clock era began in 1985-86. The previous low was 32 by Morehead State on Dec. 16, 1995, a 96-32 […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

BBL: Links, Klondike bars and a Sunday night romp

Big Blue Links for Monday: Kentucky put on a defensive clinic against an overwhelmed Montana State, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader. The Cats gave up just 11 points in the first half, then held the visiting Bobcats scoreless the … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
November 24, 2014

Running the numbers on Kentucky-Montana State

Running some numbers on a game in which Kentucky held Montana State to 28 points. – Montana State’s 28 points is a low by a Kentucky opponent in the shot clock era. Morehead scored just 32 points on December 16, … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
November 23, 2014

Video: Dakari Johnson on the UK defense

UK center Dakari Johnson talks to media after the 86-28 win over Montana State.
Via John Clay's Sidelines
November 23, 2014
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