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Griz go Dancing

Montana's wild ride in Reno takes them to a Big Sky championship


March 12, 2018

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The Montana Grizzlies celebrate after beating Eastern Washington in the Big Sky Conference championship game Saturday night in Reno. The Griz' title earned them a trip to this week's NCAA tournament, where they are a 14 seed in the West Region and will take on the Michigan Wolverines Thursday in Wichita, Kansas.

Selection Sunday includes Grizzlies, who will face Michigan in the NCAA tourney

RENO, Nev. — Montana added another chapter to its storybook season Saturday night, overcoming an 11-point halftime deficit to defeat Eastern Washington and punch its ticket to the NCAA tournament.

  The Grizzlies will be dancing for the 11th time in school history and the first time since 2013. Montana, the No. 1 seed in the Big Sky Championship after winning the regular-season title, is the fifth team in Montana history to win both the regular-season and tournament championships...

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