Big Sky champion Grizzlies and 19th-ranked Orange (26-9) square off on the hardwood first time on Thursday
Montana (24-6) and Weber State (26-5) are playing for the championship for second season in a row
No. 1-seed Montana won the regular-season conference championship with a 19-1 record
Griz control their own destiny and can win the conference championship outright with a win
Montana is now 18-1 in the Big Sky and maintains a one-game lead over Weber State in the BSC standings
Kevin Henderson hit a three with 2.6 seconds left to give the Griz a one point lead and the 67-66 victory.
Montana vs. Weber State (3/16/13)
Montana vs. Sacramento State (3/7/13)
Montana vs. South Dakota State (12/15/2012)
Montana vs. Carroll (12/8/2012)
Montana vs. BYU (11/29/12)
Montana: Kevin is a talented young player who adds quality depth this season.
2011-12: He saw action as a true freshman and played in 20 games.
High School: He averaged 22 points, 9 rebounds, and 3.5 steals per game as a senior for the Auburn High School Trojans last season...head coach was Ryan Hansen...earned first-team all-South Puget Sound League honors and helped his squad reach the Washington state 4A tournament a year ago.....he participated in the Washington All-Star Game and Washington's the All-State All-Star Game...earned three letters in basketball...two-time team captain...voted his squad's offensive MVP as a junior and senior...set a school record by scoring more than 1,300 points...picked Montana over Portland State and others.
Personal: His major is psychology. His parents are Latina and Kevin Henderson Sr. Of Auburn. Birth date: Sept. 3, 1992.
Henderson's Career Highs
Points: 7 vs. Idaho State, 2/6/12 & 7 at San Diego, 11/20/11
Rebounds:3 at San Diego, 11/20/11
Field goals: 3 at San Diego, 11/20/11
Field goal attempts: 5 at San Diego, 11/20/11
3-point field goals: 1 in Two Games
3-point field goal attempts: 3 at Northern Arizona, 1/12/12
Free throws: 2 in Three games
Free throw attempts: 2 in Three Games
Assists: 1 vs. Hawaii, 2/18/12
Blocks: 1 in Two Games
Steals: 1 at Northern Arizona, 1/12/12
Minutes played: 15 vs. Idaho State, 2/6/12
A PERSONAL LOOK AT KEVIN:
Favorite Food: Soul food.
Favorite class: Anthropology.
Favorite book: Classics.
Favorite TV show: Martin.
Favorite musical group: MMG, YWCMB.
Favorite movie: Pursuit of Happiness.
If a movie were made of my life, I would like the following actor to play me: Will Smith.
The person in history I would most like to meet is: MLK.
Favorite sport other than basketball: Football.
Favorite sports figure: Kobe Bryant.
Favorite NBA team: Lakers.
Hobbies/Special Interests: Playing games, chillin' with friends.
Not many people know this, but I: am part Native American.
My greatest moment in sports was: Winning the Big Sky championship and going to the NCAA tourney.
If I were not playing college hoops, I would be: working.
The best player I ever faced was: Gary Bell.
The thing I like best about Montana basketball is: How family oriented it is.
The thing that impresses me about Coach Tinkle: That he has SWAGG!!!
My advice to youngsters is: make sure you stay focused and take care of business.
My future goals are: Win more Big Sky championships.
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