Big Sky Conference
Maggie Rickman scored 20 points as the Montana Lady Griz overcame a 15-point deficit to beat Northern Colorado 60-49 Saturday and claim the Big Sky tournament title.
After splitting conference games this season, these two Big Sky rivals provide an enticing match-up in the first round of tournament play.
Bob Stitt will become the new head coach at Montana, making the jump from Division II to the FCS.
Vincent Gamboa’s interception with 2 minutes to play sealed Eastern Washington’s 26-18 win over Northern Colorado on Saturday in a game that saw the Eagles record seven sacks and get a key touchdown on a special teams trick play.
Tim Huskisson scored 16 points, hitting 3 of 4 3-point attempts, to lead Northern Colorado to a dominating 91-55 victory over Southern Utah in a Big Sky Conference game Saturday night.
Garrett Safron threw three second-quarter touchdown passes to stake Sacramento to a 37-21 win over Northern Colorado in a Big Sky Conference game Saturday night.
Legendary Montana coach Robin Selvig doesn’t experience a lot of things for the first time. Saturday, having confetti rain down was one of those rare instances for the 35-year veteran.
The Big Sky Conference has acknowledged that the Northern Colorado football team had an extra man on defense during a crucial play late in the team’s win over North Dakota.
Connor Osborne scored 19 points to lead a balanced scoring attack, and Northern Colorado dominated Southwest 127-81 on Saturday in the Bears’ season opener.
Tevin Svihovec tied the game with a driving layup late in regulation, then won it with a similar play with a minute left in overtime as Northern Colorado snapped a four-game losing skid with a 64-62 victory over Northern Arizona on Monday night.