Montana vs. Montana State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Montana vs. Montana State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Montana 71
(20-6, 9-5 away)
Montana State 68
(11-16, 8-6 home)
Venue: Worthington Arena
9:05PM ET / 6:05PM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Montana 37 34 71
Montana State 27 41 68
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Montana K DeShields 17 S Coleman 6 K DeShields 5
Montana State F Davis 30 P Egwuonwu 8 F Davis 3

Montana State let one slip to Montana 71-68 in conference play on an evening when the Grizzlies scored 33 points from three-point territory. The Bobcats are now 0-2 against Montana this season. The Bobcats got a season-high 30 points and four rebounds from Flavien Davis. Christian Moon had 14 points and added four rebounds. Keron DeShields finished with a team-high 17 points and five assists for the Grizzlies. Next up for Montana State (11-16, 8-10 Big Sky) is Northern Arizona (11-18, 8-10 Big Sky) on Thursday, Mar. 7 on their home court.

Montana State Game Notes

  • Montana State started 11-16 during the 2011, 2010, 2006, and 2002 seasons (since 1996).
  • MTST beat the spread by one points. That makes the 12th time this season the Bobcats have beaten the spread.
  • The Bobcats have been unlucky four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Montana State is 32-24 in close games.
  • Montana State has lost 77 percent of the time this season (3-10) after recording seven or fewer steals.
  • When the opposition records 71 or more total points this season, Montana State has lost 93 percent of the time (1-14).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 49.0 percent or better this season, Montana State has lost 92 percent of the time (1-11).
  • When the opposition records 25 or more field goals made this season, Montana State has lost 78 percent of the time (4-14).
  • MTST set season lows for three-pointers (three) and three-point percentage (21.4).
  • Montana State has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past six games.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--MTST has a 2.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Flavien Davis recorded a team season high in points with 30 and field goals made with 11.
  • Flavien Davis accounted for 44.1 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Paul Egwuonwu and Xavier Blount) accounted for 43.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • Flavien Davis has led the team in scoring in eight out of 27 games this season.
  • Paul Egwuonwu has led the team in rebounding in 17 out of 27 games this season.
  • Christian Moon has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Flavien Davis's career.

Montana Game Notes

  • The Grizzlies won this one, but have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Montana is 27-24 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Keron DeShields and Spencer Coleman) accounted for 43.6 percent of the points.
  • Spencer Coleman has led the team in rebounding three times in 26 games this season.
  • Kareem Jamar has three straight double-digit point games.
UM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AKeron DeShields381745102
B+Spencer Coleman291461012
BKareem Jamar351451003
C+Jordan Gregory341131104
CKevin Henderson14340001
CMichael Weisner29820001
D+Eric Hutchison18220102
-Jake Wiley3210000
MTST PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Flavien Davis353043100
AChristian Moon401442200
BPaul Egwuonwu21880001
CMarcus Colbert14211100
CXavier Blount32250301
CJeff Budinich8210010
CCalen Coleman13412003
D+Antonio Biglow25601003
-Michael Dison8020000
-Blake Brumwell4010001

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