NCAA Game Summary - Montana at Eastern Washington

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Cheney, WA (Sports Network) - Mathias Ward and Will Cherry both tallied 13 points as the Montana Grizzlies continued their hot play with a 65-46 win over the Eastern Washington Eagles in Big Sky Conference action at Reese Court.

Mike Weisner added 11 points and Keron DeShields 10 for the Grizzlies (16-4, 12-0 Big Sky) as they ran their conference win streak to 23 in a row and their overall win streak this season to 12 straight, the latter being second only to Akron (13) in Division I.

The Eagles (6-16, 4-8) were led by Thomas Reuter with 11 points as the team had a two-game win streak snapped.

EWU opened the meeting on an 11-2 run, but the hosts made a total of just seven field goals in the first half which allowed Montana to post a 30-18 advantage at the break.

After shooting only 41.9 percent from the floor through the first 20 minutes, the Grizzlies jumped to 52.4 percent in order to cruise to the 19-point victory.

The Eagles finished the night with almost as many turnovers (16) as made field goals (18).

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