Montana vs. Southern Utah: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Montana vs. Southern Utah: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Montana 86
(21-6, 10-5 away)
Southern Utah 74
(11-17, 9-6 home)
Venue: Centrum Arena
9:05PM ET / 6:05PM PT, March 04, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Montana 37 30 86
Southern Utah 32 35 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Montana K Jamar 26 J Gregory 7 K Jamar 4
Southern Utah D Heuir 29 A Hess 7 C Nsenki 4

On Monday, Mar. 4, Southern Utah lost on their home court to Montana 86-74 in overtime. The Thunderbirds remain winless against Montana this season at 0-2. Damon Heuir put up a game-high 29 points and six rebounds (4 Ast 3 Stl) in the Thunderbirds loss. Jackson Stevenett had 16 points and added seven rebounds. Kareem Jamar got a team-high 26 points and four rebounds for the Grizzlies. Southern Utah (11-17, 8-10 Big Sky) takes on Northern Colorado (11-17, 9-10 Big Sky) on Thursday, Mar. 7 on the road.

Southern Utah Game Notes

  • The last time SUU started the season 11-17 was 2010.
  • Southern Utah has played in two overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Thunderbirds have played in 12 overtime games with a record of 5-7.
  • The Thunderbirds have been unlucky four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Southern Utah is 24-29 in close games.
  • The Thunderbirds have lost 85 percent of the time this season (2-11) after having a field goal percentage of 40.9 percent or worse.
  • Southern Utah has lost 75 percent of the time this season (2-6) after recording 10 or fewer free throws made.
  • When the opposition records 86 or more total points this season, Southern Utah has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 50.0 percent or better this season, Southern Utah has lost 100 percent of the time (0-7).
  • When the opposition records 26 or more field goals made this season, Southern Utah has lost 88 percent of the time (1-7).
  • The Thunderbirds set a season high for three-pointers (10).
  • SUU set a season low for turnovers (10).
  • The Thunderbirds have recorded more three-pointers than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Southern Utah has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past five games.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--SUU has a 4.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Jackson Stevenett recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 22.
  • Damon Heuir accounted for 39.1 percent of the team's points.
  • Damon Heuir has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 28 games this season.
  • Jackson Stevenett has led the team in rebounding in 13 out of 28 games this season.
  • Jackson Stevenett has 22 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 10th 20-point game of Damon Heuir's career.
  • This was the seventh foul out of the season for Jordan Johnson.

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 28-24 in close games.
  • Kareem Jamar accounted for 30.2 percent of the team's points.
  • Kareem Jamar has led the team in scoring eight times in 27 games this season.
  • This marks the 10th 20-point game of Kareem Jamar's career.
  • Kareem Jamar has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Kareem Jamar set a career high with 12 free throws made.
  • Jordan Gregory has three straight double-digit point games.
UM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Kareem Jamar442644014
ASpencer Coleman321651001
AJordan Gregory351470000
BKeron DeShields331323202
BMichael Weisner18460100
BEric Hutchison32542120
B-Andy Martin12420100
CKevin Henderson19420001
SUU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Damon Heuir412964303
AJ. Stevenett421671231
AA.J. Hess421572112
C+Jordan Johnson26351000
CJaren Jeffery8311000
CChris Nsenki20004000
C-Tyson Koehler23430000
D+Jayson Cheesman17321003
-Cal Hanks6110011

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