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Grizzlies edge rival Cats in OT

Published On: Jan 19 2013 10:54:11 PM MST
Updated On: Jan 20 2013 03:48:37 PM MST
Jordan Gregory vs Cats
MISSOULA, Mont. -

Kareem Jamar had 23 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds to lead Montana to a 76-71 overtime victory against Montana State on Saturday night.
    
Will Cherry had 14 points and seven rebounds for the Grizzlies (12-4, 8-0 Big Sky), who gave coach Wayne Tinkle his 74th conference win, a school record.
    
Mike Weisner drilled a 3-pointer for Montana with three seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game at 66-all and force the extra period. The Grizzlies scored the first six points of overtime and protected the cushion at the free-throw line.
    
Christian Moon scored 14 points and Flavien Davis 12 for the Bobcats (6-9, 3-4).
    
Tinkle's win eclipsed the mark held by Mike Montgomery, who after coaching the Grizzlies from 1979-86 went on to Stanford, then the NBA's Golden State Warriors. Montgomery currently coach at California.