Montana Grizzlies (8-4) at Southern Utah Thunderbirds (5-5)
|Date & Time||Monday December 31, 2018, 8:30 PM (EST)|
The Line: Southern Utah Thunderbirds +7 -- Over/Under: 142
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The Montana Grizzlies visit the Southern Utah Thunderbirds in Big Sky college basketball action.
The Montana Grizzlies are looking for their third straight win after downing Northern Arizona 86-73 as an eleven point road favorite on Saturday.
This was an even game through 20 minutes before Montana took control with a 46-32 second half run behind 54.2% shooting.
Ahmaad Rorrie paced the Grizzlies with a contest high 24 points on 10-16 marksmanship including four long balls while Jamar Akoh added 22 points and nine rebounds on 8-11 from the floor and 6-11 at the line.
Bobby Moorehead and Michael Oguine gave Montana eleven points each and a combined eight boards followed by Sayeed Pridgett with nine points, six pulls and five helpers.
The Southern Utah Thunderbirds opened their Big Sky schedule with a 92-62 loss to visiting Montana State as a six point home favorite.
Southern Utah trailed by 16 points heading to the intermission and continued to struggle over the final 20 minutes with 37.7% shooting.
Jacob Calloway topped the Thunderbirds offense with 18 points and eight rebounds on 7-13 accuracy while Cameron Oluyitan added 14 points and another eight rebounds on 6-11 from the floor.
Maizen Fausett and Harrison Butler rounded out the top Southern Utah contributors with eight points apiece.
Montana are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 road games and Montana are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. Over is 36-16-1 in Southern Utah last 53 home games and Southern Utah are 12-25-2 ATS in their last 39 home games.
You have to like what Montana has done in back to back road games. Can they make it three in a row?