Griz face tough road games at BYU and San Francisco

Kevin Henderson

Kevin Henderson

Nov. 27, 2012

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THE GAMES: The University of Montana Grizzlies (3-1) are back on the road this week, playing the BYU Cougars (4-2) on Wednesday, Nov. 28, and the San Francisco Dons (3-1) on Friday, Nov. 30th. The BYU game will be at 7:00 p.m. (Mtn.) in Energy Solutions Arena (the home of the Utah Jazz) in Salt Lake City, while the USF contest tips off at 8:00 p.m. (Mtn.) in the Dons' War Memorial Gym (5,300).

RADIO/STREAMING: The "Voice of the Grizzles" is Mick Holien, a 12-time "Montana Broadcaster of the Year" selection, who is calling the play-by-play for his 20th season in a row. Live stats & Streaming:

The Last Meeting
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December 1, 2011
Missoula, Mont.
Griz lose 65-62 heartbreaker to USF Dons
Sophomore guard Cody Doolin scored on a lay-up with 35 second remaining to lead the University of San Francisco Dons to a 65-62 victory over the host University of Montana Grizzlies Thursday evening in UM's Dahlberg Arena.

TELEVISION (Griz-Cougar game): BYUtv. Announcers: Dave McCann (play-by-play); Blaine Fowler (analysts); Robbie Bullough (sideline reporter). The link BYUtv: Also available on Dish: 9403 and DirecTV: 374. It is also available on 600 cable stations nationwide, including Optimum Cable (channel 80 in Missoula).

GRIZ LAST GAME: At Montana 67, San Diego 66: Kevin Henderson nailed a three-point shot with 2.5 seconds remaining in the game to give the Griz the dramatic victory. Mathias Ward led UM with a season-high 23 points. Henderson was UM's second leading scorer with 9 points. Kareem Jamar was held to 8 points, but had a team-high 6 rebounds, and tied a career-high with 11 assists.

TINKLE FOURTH ON WINS LIST: Seventh-year Montana head coach Wayne Tinkle has 119 career wins -- the fourth most in school history.

SERIES/LAST MEETING: BYU leads the series 23-10. Last meeting: Montana 76, at BYU 72 (12/9/77). USF leads the series 4-0, and won 65-62 in Missoula last season.


F-32-Kareem Jamar, 6-5, 210, Jr., 2V--13.0--5.3--46.2 3PT%

F-40-Mathias Ward, 6-7, 228, Sr., 3V--15.8--2.3--56.1 FG%

C-45-Eric Hutchison, 6-9, 230, So., 1V--1.5--1.3--6 points this year

G-10-Jordan Gregory, 6-2, 188, So., 1V--7.3--2.5--41.7 3PT%

OR--G-20-Keron DeShields, 6-2, 182, So., 1V--8.5--2.5--17 pts. at Colorado St.

OR--F-24-Spencer Coleman, 6-6 1/2, 198, Jr., JC--9.0--3.3--11-of-11 FTs

6-2-Kevin Henderson, F, 6-5, 208, So., 1V--6.0--4.3--1.5 stl. pg

6-33-Mike Weisner, F, 6-7, 195, So., 1V--6.5--1.0--50.0 3PT%

Head Coach: Wayne Tinkle (119-72, seventh season at Montana)


F-0-Brandon Davies, 6-9, 235, Sr.--18.2--7.3--57.4 FG%

F-Agustin Ambrosino, 6-8, 225, Jr.--1.8--1.2--1 start

G-2-Craig Cusick, 6-2, 185, Sr.--6.0--3.2--1 start

G-3-Tyler Haws, 6-5, 200, So.--23.3--6.7--32 pts. vs Cal-Nortridge

G-13-Brock Zylstra, 6-6, 210, Sr.--9.7--4.2--42.3 3PT%

6-12-Josh Sharp, F, 6-7, 185, So.--5.8--4.7--55.6 FG%

6-10-Matt Carlino, G, 6-2, 175, So.--5.3--3.0--5.2 apg

Head Coach: Dave Rose (189-56/8th season at BYU)

BYU RESULTS TO DATE: at BYU 81, Tennessee State 66; at BYU 80, Georgia State 62, Florida State 88, BYU 70; Notre Dame 78, BYU 68; at BYU 81, Texas-Arlington 62; at BYU 87, Cal-Northridge 75. UP NEXT: 12/1-at Iowa State.


F-25-Cole Dickerson, 6-7, 230, Jr.--13.8--13.8--10/14 vs. Columbia

C-15-Tao Xu, 6-11, 260, Fr.--4.3--2.5--2 starts

G-21-De'End Parker, 6-6, 215, Jr.--20.3--3.3--31 pts. vs. Columbia

G-32-Tim Derksen, 6-3, 185, Fr.--7.0--3.8

G-45-Cody Doolin, 6-2, 170, Jr.--10.3--3.5--5.3 apg

6-12-Avry Holmes, G, 6-2, 170, Fr.--8.8--2.8--40.9 3PT%

Head Coach: Rex Walters ( 65-67/6th season at USF)

USF RESULTS TO DATE: Stanford 74, USF 62; at USF 73, Cal State-East Bay 58; USF 67, at American 53; at USF 79, Columbia 50. UP NEXT: 12/4-St. John's.



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