Southern Utah vs. Montana: Recap and Stats

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Southern Utah vs. Montana: Recap and Stats
Southern Utah 67
(5-11, 1-7 away)
Montana 73
(11-4, 6-1 home)
Venue: Dahlberg Arena
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 17, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Southern Utah 23 44 67
Montana 31 42 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Southern Utah J Stevenett 15 J Stevenett 6 D Heuir 2
Montana M Ward 15 K Jamar 6 W Cherry 5

Montana came out on top against Southern Utah 73-67 in conference play on Thursday, January 17th. The Grizzlies were led by Spencer Coleman, who put up 12 points plus five rebounds. Mathias Ward had a game-high 20 points and added four rebounds. Damon Heuir got a team-high 19 points for the Thunderbirds, making 5 of 9 from three-point range. The next game will be on Saturday, January 19th when Montana (11-4, 7-0 Big Sky) hosts Montana State (6-8, 3-3 Big Sky).

Montana Game Notes

  • The win over Southern Utah extended the Montana winning streak to 7 games.
  • The Grizzlies have won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after recording 73 or more total points.
  • Montana has won 100% of the time this season (8-0) when its field goal percentage has been 46.5% or better.
  • Montana has won 86% of the time this season (6-1) after committing 11 or fewer turnovers.
  • UM has won 100% of the time this season (10-0) when opponents record 67 or fewer total points.
  • This season Montana has won 100% of the time (6-0) when Will Cherry has 10 points or more, 73% of the time (8-3) when Kareem Jamar plays 34 minutes or more, and 91% of the time (10-1) when Mathias Ward has 4 field goals made or more.
  • The Grizzlies set season highs for free throws made and steals.
  • The last time UM recorded at least 31 free throws made was Nov 30, 2004 against Cal State Northridge.
  • UM set season lows for blocks, three-pointers, and three-point percentage.
  • This is the 7th game at home this season--UM has a 11.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Mathias Ward recorded a team season high in free throws made with 11 and free throws attempted with 13.
  • Kareem Jamar tallied a team season high in free throws attempted with 13.
  • The top two scorers (Mathias Ward and Kareem Jamar) accounted for 43.8% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kareem Jamar and Spencer Coleman) accounted for 42.8% of the rebounds.
  • Mathias Ward has led the team in scoring in 8 out of 15 games this season.
  • Kareem Jamar has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 15 games this season.
  • This marks the 7th 20-point game of Mathias Ward's career.
  • Mathias Ward has 9 straight double-digit point games.
  • Kareem Jamar has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Will Cherry has 4 straight double-digit point games.

Southern Utah Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Thunderbirds losing streak to 4 games.
  • Damon Heuir recorded a team season high in three-pointers with 5.
  • The top two scorers (Damon Heuir and Jackson Stevenett) accounted for 52.2% of the points.
  • Damon Heuir has led the team in scoring 8 times in 16 games this season.
  • Jackson Stevenett has led the team in rebounding 9 times in 16 games this season.
  • Jackson Stevenett has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Jackson Stevenett.
  • Damon Heuir has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Damon Heuir set a career high with 5 three-pointers.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Jordan Johnson.
  • This was the 5th foul out of the season for Jaren Jeffery.
SUU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADamon Heuir361926005
BJ. Stevenett361651116
BJayson Cheesman18550022
C+A.J. Hess30840112
C+Jordan Johnson21332201
C+Jaren Jeffery18422001
C+Wade Collie231021002
C-Cal Hanks11220011
-Tyson Koehler4010000
-Chris Nsenki3000000
UM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ASpencer Coleman211250301
B+Mathias Ward352040102
BKeron DeShields27923301
BKareem Jamar341271204
BWill Cherry281015303
CJordan Gregory22421100
CKevin Henderson8211000
D+Eric Hutchison12200100
-Andy Martin5020000
-Michael Weisner8200000

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