Big Sky Tournament Thread (2018) - Men

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2018) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:35 pm

Griz up 14 now with 4:30 left. They can't blow that, can they? :?

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2018) - Men

Postby Vidav » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:42 pm

Second half 2:30 to go. Montana has scored 46 points, EWU 20. Big turn around from the first.
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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2018) - Men

Postby Vidav » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:45 pm

Mvemjsunpx wrote:Griz up 14 now with 4:30 left. They can't blow that, can they? :?


Up 16 under 2 minutes. It would have to be a UNI level of meltdown to lose.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2018) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:52 pm

Griz win by 17. Montana may have played a better second half at some point, but I certainly haven't seen it in my 17 years watching them. Even the 2012 second half against Damian Lillard wasn't this dominant. :shock: :shock: :shock:

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2018) - Men

Postby Vidav » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:55 pm

Mvemjsunpx wrote:Griz win by 17. Montana may have played a better second half at some point, but I certainly haven't seen it in my 17 years watching them. Even the 2012 second half against Damian Lillard wasn't this dominant. :shock: :shock: :shock:


Yeah, that 2nd half was some amazing ball.
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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2018) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:13 pm

Interesting defensive decisions by DeCuire the last 2 second-halves. Instead of putting Defensive POY Oguine on the star (Spight, Bliznyuk), he put Rorie on him. It worked, whatever the reasoning.

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Championship Score

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Sun Mar 11, 2018 1:18 am

    EWU 65-82 UMT; Montana won the second half 53-25 and clinched the game with a 28-4 run
          The Eagles went 1/11 from three in the second half after going 8/13 in the first
          Bliznyuk was held to 15 points and had 6 turnovers
          The Griz committed a season-low 11 fouls
          Tourney MVP Michael Oguine scored a game-high 21
          Fabijan Krslovic has 3 double-doubles in the last 5 games after getting 0 in the previous 28
          Montana ties Weber with 10 all-time Big Sky Tournament titles

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Postby Mvemjsunpx » Sun Mar 11, 2018 1:29 am

      First Round

    (9) Montana St. (6-12, 13-18) 74-76 vs. (8) North Dakota (6-12, 11-19)

    (12) Northern Arizona (2-16, 5-26)59-82 vs. (5) Northern Colorado (11-7, 20-11)

    (10) Southern Utah (5-13, 11-18) 76-68 vs. (7) Idaho St. (9-9, 14-15)

    (11) Sacramento St. (4-14, 7-24) 67-71 vs. (6) Portland St. (9-9, 19-12)


      Quarterfinals

    (8) North Dakota (7-12, 12-19) 76-84 vs. (1) Montana (16-2, 23-7)

    (5) Northern Colorado (12-7, 21-11) 80-55 vs. (4) Weber St. (13-5, 20-10)

    (10) Southern Utah (6-13, 12-18) 92-78 vs. (2) Idaho (14-4, 22-8)

    (6) Portland St. (10-9, 20-12) 72-78 vs. (3) Eastern Washington (13-5, 18-13)


      Semifinals

    (5) Northern Colorado (13-7, 22-11) 89-91 (OT) vs. (1) Montana (17-2, 24-7)

    (10) Southern Utah (7-13, 13-18) 70-82 vs. (3) Eastern Washington (14-5, 19-13)


      Championship

    (3) Eastern Washington (15-5, 20-13) 65-82 vs. (1) Montana (18-2, 25-7)


        (entire tournament at the Reno Events Center in Reno, NV)



    All-Tournament Team


    Brandon Better (SUU)
    Jordan Davis (UNC)
    Andre Spight (UNC)
    Bogdan Bliznyuk (EWU)
    Ahmaad Rorie (UMT)

    MVP - Michael Oguine (UMT)

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2018) - Men

Postby kalm » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:17 am

Mvemjsunpx wrote:Interesting defensive decisions by DeCuire the last 2 second-halves. Instead of putting Defensive POY Oguine on the star (Spight, Bliznyuk), he put Rorie on him. It worked, whatever the reasoning.


Yep. Great D by Rorie. In the first half, Bogdan was seeing some double teams but everyone else was hitting shots. That’s tough to do for a whole game and Montana also shot the ball well.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2018) - Men

Postby AZGrizFan » Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:42 am

Vidav wrote:
Mvemjsunpx wrote:Griz up 14 now with 4:30 left. They can't blow that, can they? :?


Up 16 under 2 minutes. It would have to be a UNI level of meltdown to lose.

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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2018) - Men

Postby Vidav » Sun Mar 11, 2018 10:39 am

Mvemjsunpx wrote:Interesting defensive decisions by DeCuire the last 2 second-halves. Instead of putting Defensive POY Oguine on the star (Spight, Bliznyuk), he put Rorie on him. It worked, whatever the reasoning.


Just saw an interview with Decuire and he said the reasoning was to put more speed on the star players. I guess he feels Rorie is faster on d?
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Re: Big Sky Tournament Thread (2018) - Men

Postby Mvemjsunpx » Sun Mar 11, 2018 12:49 pm

Vidav wrote:
Mvemjsunpx wrote:Interesting defensive decisions by DeCuire the last 2 second-halves. Instead of putting Defensive POY Oguine on the star (Spight, Bliznyuk), he put Rorie on him. It worked, whatever the reasoning.


Just saw an interview with Decuire and he said the reasoning was to put more speed on the star players. I guess he feels Rorie is faster on d?


Could be, though I'm guessing yesterday it was mostly because it was the non-Bliznyuk players killing us in the first half.


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