Northern Arizona vs. Montana: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Northern Arizona vs. Montana: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Northern Arizona 50
(11-20, 5-13 away)
Montana 63
(23-6, 13-1 home)
Venue: Dahlberg Arena
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Northern Arizona 32 18 50
Montana 24 39 63
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Northern Arizona M Jacobsen 17 G Bewernick 10 D Russell 2
Montana W Cherry 14 S Coleman 8 K Jamar 5

On Saturday, Mar. 9, Montana defeated Northern Arizona 63-50 in conference action. The Grizzlies remain unbeaten against Northern Arizona this season at 2-0. The Grizzlies got the win with 12 points and five assists from Kareem Jamar. Spencer Coleman had nine points and added eight rebounds. For the Lumberjacks, Max Jacobsen got a game-high 17 points and seven rebounds.

Montana Game Notes

  • Montana started 23-6 during the 2011 and 2005 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Northern Arizona extended the Montana winning streak to four games.
  • UM beat the spread by one points. That makes the 14th time this season the Grizzlies have beaten the spread.
  • The Grizzlies have won every game this season (12-0) after recording four or more blocks.
  • Montana has won 88 percent of the time this season (7-1) after committing 10 or fewer turnovers.
  • UM has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record two or fewer steals.
  • UM has won 88 percent of the time this season (15-2) after holding an opponent to under 33.3 percent three-point percentage.
  • This season Montana has won 81 percent of the time (13-3) when Kareem Jamar has 12 points or more, 93 percent of the time (14-1) when Will Cherry plays 30 minutes or more, and 100 percent of the time (5-0) when Jordan Gregory has six rebounds or more.
  • The Grizzlies have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past six games.
  • This is the sixth win of the season where the Grizzlies came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--UM has a 11.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Will Cherry and Kareem Jamar) accounted for 41.2 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Spencer Coleman and Jordan Gregory) accounted for 45.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Will Cherry has led the team in scoring in eight out of 29 games this season.
  • Spencer Coleman has led the team in rebounding in five out of 29 games this season.
  • Kareem Jamar has six straight double-digit point games.

Northern Arizona Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Lumberjacks losing streak to three games.
  • Max Jacobsen accounted for 34.0 percent of the team's points.
  • Gaellen Bewernick accounted for 30.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Max Jacobsen has led the team in scoring four times in 31 games this season.
  • Gaellen Bewernick has led the team in rebounding 11 times in 31 games this season.
  • Gaellen Bewernick recorded the eighth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Max Jacobsen has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Gabe Rogers has 16 straight double-digit point games.
NAU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Max Jacobsen301770103
BG. Bewernick386100002
B-Gabe Rogers261231000
CDewayne Russell34812101
-Jordyn Martin9030001
DS. Saldivar38150002
DMichael Dunn22020023
UM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AKareem Jamar361235101
B+Spencer Coleman29982031
BMichael Weisner281141000
BWill Cherry301441002
B-Jordan Gregory34761101
CAndy Martin13500011
CEric Hutchison10420001
D+Keron DeShields17102202
-Kevin Henderson3010001

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