Big Sky Conference
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.
Talk about a rough start. Mike Proctor was injured on the opening tip and Northern Colorado went on to a 93-72 loss at No. 11 Marquette on Saturday. The 6-foot-8 senior forward, who was averaging 8.1 points and 4.9 rebounds per game, appeared hurt his right ankle and did not return.
The Big Sky Conference has acknowledged an officiating error that cost Northern Colorado a chance to win its first game of the season.