Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:36 pm

Griz lead by 9 with under 4:00 to play.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:58 pm

Griz only win by 6, but Sac never cut it to one possession.

The Hornets got hot from outside over the last 24 minutes. UM was able to make Josh Patton invisible, though, and that was the difference.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby JALMOND » Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:22 pm

So glad we scored the first 6 points, otherwise this game would be getting out of hand quickly.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:47 pm

Weber leads by 5 a few minutes into the second half.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby JALMOND » Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:30 pm

There is a clause in Lillard's contract that specifically says Portland State cannot eliminate Weber from the conference tournament as long as he is a Blazer. :lol:

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:43 pm

Weber wins by 10, which is really an upset even if it isn't technically one.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:36 pm

Suutah leads NoCo by 14 two minutes into the second half. :shock:

The T-Birds have a knack for being a Cinderella in this tournament, apparently.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:50 pm

Suutah just plain can't miss. 60-39 T-Birds, 11:06 left…

It's like NBA Jam with someone on fire. :? :shock:

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:06 pm

3:37 to go. Bears trail by 17.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:25 pm

Southern Utah wins by 19, upsetting the #2-seed for the second-straight year.

The two biggest threats to the Griz, IMO, are now gone. :shock:

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:53 pm

Eastern leads MSU by 1 at the half in a game with little separation or defense.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby kalm » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:56 pm

Mvemjsunpx wrote:Eastern leads MSU by 1 at the half in a game with little separation or defense.


Fun game to watch. Both teams are shooting it lights out and the refs are laying back.
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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:58 pm

Eastern is winning FG%, rebounding, and TOs, but they only lead by 1 point at the break. Why? Because MSU is 13/14 at the line.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:30 pm

EWU's on an 11-0 run and they lead by 12 with under 8:00 to play.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:47 pm

The Eagles blew the 12-point lead, but Hunt just hit a jump shot to put EWU back up by 2 with just over a minute left.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:55 pm

The Eagles win by 6 after Hall airballed a go-ahead trey with 10 seconds left.

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Quarterfinal Scores

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:50 am

    SAC 73-79 UMT; The Griz shoot over 50% for the 6th. time in their last 8 games
          Marcus Graves had 30 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists in his final game as a Hornet

    PSU 71-81 WEB; The Viks won the boards by 18, but they shot a conference-play-low 34%
          Jamie Orme had 15 points, 8 boards, and 3 blocks in his final game for PSU

    SUU 83-64 UNC; Suutah won shooting 53%-40%, 3-point shooting 52%-28%, and FT shooting 93%-54%
          Jordan Davis gets 15 points, 6 boards, and 5 assists in his final Big Sky game

    MSU 84-90 EWU; Mason Peatling had 28 points and 14 rebounds for the Eagles
          Keljin Blevins actually led the Bobcats with 27 points in his final game (Hall had 20)

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Through Quarterfinals

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:55 am

      First Round

    (9) Sacramento St. (8-12, 14-15) 72-60 vs. (8) Northern Arizona (8-12, 10-20)

    (10) Idaho St. (7-13, 11-18) 80-94 vs. (7) Southern Utah (9-11, 14-15)

    (11) Idaho (2-18, 5-26) 71-75 vs. (6) Montana St. (11-9, 14-16)


      Quarterfinals

    (9) Sacramento St. (9-12, 15-15) 73-79 vs. (1) Montana (16-4, 23-8)

    (5) Portland St. (11-9, 16-15) 71-81 vs. (4) Weber St. (11-9, 17-14)

    (7) Southern Utah (10-11, 15-15) 83-64 vs. (2) Northern Colorado (15-5, 21-10)

    (6) Montana St. (12-9, 15-16) 84-90 vs. (3) Eastern Washington (12-8, 14-17)


      Semifinals

    (4) Weber St. (12-9, 18-14) vs. (1) Montana (17-4, 24-8) - Friday, March 15, 5:30 PM MDT on Eleven Sports/Watch Big Sky/Pluto TV

    (7) Southern Utah (11-11, 16-15) vs. (3) Eastern Washington (13-8, 15-17) - Friday, March 15, 8:00 PM MDT on Eleven Sports/Watch Big Sky/Pluto TV


      Championship

    (semifinal winners) - Saturday, March 16, 6:00 PM MDT on ESPNU


        (entire tournament at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, ID)

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:20 pm

Griz lead Weber by 20 at the half.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:46 pm

Second-straight Griz game that a ball has been stuck between the basket & the backboard. :?

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:56 pm

You know the Griz are up big because Moorehead can't hit the broadside of a barn. :lol:

Griz lead by 28. Sac got hot to get back into yesterday's game, but Weber is still ice cold.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:13 pm

Mvemjsunpx wrote:You know the Griz are up big because Moorehead can't hit the broadside of a barn. :lol:


And just like that, Moorehead has 13 points. :lol:

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:29 pm

The Griz win by 29 and allow their fewest points of the season.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:49 pm

It looks like we'll have a rematch as Eastern leads by 18 at the break.

Southern Utah looks, well, pathetic. They've mostly been just running at the basket and hoping their shots don't get blocked.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2019) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:33 pm

SUU cut it to 4, but the lead's now back up to 10 with ≈7:00 to go.


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