Montana 81, N. Arizona 60

Anthony Johnson scored 22 points Saturday to lead fourth-seeded

Montana to an 81-60 victory over No. 5 Northern Arizona in the Big

Sky Conference tournament quarterfinals.

Will Cherry and Raason Young added 11 points each to help the

Grizzlies (20-9) dominate Northern Arizona for the third time this


Montana advances to the Big Sky semifinals Tuesday against No. 2

seed Northern Colorado in Ogden, Utah.

Cameron Jones led Northern Arizona (14-14) with 21 points.

The Grizzlies jumped out to a 7-0 lead and never looked back,

leading the game from wire to wire.

Montana dominated Northern Arizona in almost every facet of the

game, but it was most noticeable on the glass where the Grizzlies

outrebounded the Lumberjacks 41-29.