Montana beats Montana State, clinches share of Big Sky title
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) Sayeed Pridgett and Timmy Falls scored 14 points apiece and Montana rolled to a 90-63 victory over Montana State on Saturday night to clinch at least a share of the Big Sky Conference title.
Montana (21-7, 14-2) rebounded from consecutive road losses to Eastern Washington and Idaho, which beat Weber State on Saturday. The Grizzlies now have a two-game lead over Idaho and Weber State atop the conference standings, and they conclude the regular season next week hosting Weber State and Idaho State.
Harald Frey scored 14 points to lead Montana State (13-16, 6-10), which has lost six of its last seven games.
Montana built a 16-point advantage at the break. Karl Nicholas and Moorehead made back-to-back dunks and the Grizzlies led 64-35 with 10 minutes to play.