Weber State vs. Montana: Recap and Stats

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Weber State vs. Montana: Recap and Stats
Weber State 74
(13-5, 5-4 away)
Montana 76
(14-4, 9-1 home)
Venue: Dahlberg Arena
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Weber State 36 38 74
Montana 35 41 76
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Weber State D Berry 14 J Bolomboy 8 D Berry 3
Montana M Ward 15 K Jamar 6 W Cherry 4

Montana squared off with Weber State on Saturday, January 26th and just barely got by the Wildcats 76-74 in Big Sky play. Will Cherry played brilliantly for the Grizzlies and put up a season-high 28 points plus six rebounds (4 Stl 3 Ast). Kareem Jamar scored 11 points and added three rebounds. For the Wildcats, Frank Otis got a career-high 17 points and seven rebounds. The next game will be on Thursday, January 31st when Montana (14-4, 10-0 Big Sky) heads to Portland State (5-11, 3-6 Big Sky).

Montana Game Notes

  • The win over Weber State extended the Montana winning streak to 10 games.
  • The Grizzlies have won 5 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Montana has won 26 close games.
  • The Grizzlies have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 76 or more total points.
  • Montana has won 80% of the time this season (4-1) after committing 15 or fewer turnovers.
  • UM has won 82% of the time this season (9-2) when opponents record 5 or fewer steals.
  • This season Montana has won 93% of the time (13-1) when Mathias Ward has 11 points or more, 75% of the time (9-3) when Kareem Jamar has 4 field goals made or more, and 83% of the time (5-1) when Michael Weisner has 5 rebounds or more.
  • UM set season lows for assists, blocks, three-pointers, and three-point percentage.
  • The Grizzlies have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • This is the 6th win of the season where the Grizzlies came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--UM has a 10.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Will Cherry recorded a team season high in points with 28, free throws made with 15, and free throws attempted with 16.
  • Will Cherry accounted for 36.8% of the team's points.
  • Will Cherry has led the team in scoring in 3 out of 18 games this season.
  • Kareem Jamar has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 18th 20-point game of Will Cherry's career.
  • Will Cherry had a career high with 15 free throws made.
  • Spencer Coleman has 4 straight double-digit point games.

Weber State Game Notes

  • The Wildcats have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Weber State has lost 22 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Davion Berry and Frank Otis) accounted for 45.9% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Frank Otis and Joel Bolomboy) accounted for 52.0% of the rebounds.
  • Davion Berry has led the team in scoring 7 times in 18 games this season.
  • Frank Otis has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 18 games this season.
  • Scott Bamforth has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Frank Otis set career highs with 17 points and 8 field goals made.
  • Kyle Tresnak has 4 straight double-digit point games.
WEBER PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AFrank Otis301772204
ADavion Berry271743001
BKyle Tresnak241430021
B-Scott Bamforth331420102
CG. Wheelwright27931103
C-J. Richardson21302001
D+Joel Bolomboy24060021
D-Royce Williams11000101
-James Hajek3000010
UM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Will Cherry382863404
BKareem Jamar391133003
BMathias Ward361150203
B-Michael Weisner26651001
C+Spencer Coleman251030101
C+Kevin Henderson12340001
CKeron DeShields13520001
-Eric Hutchison10210001

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