MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Michael Oguine sank the second of two free throws in the closing seconds to give Montana a 75-74 edge over Eastern Washington on Saturday night.
Montana was up 68-61 with 4:23 to play when Eastern Washington closed on a 13-6 run sparked by a Jesse Hunt 3-pointer to tie it 74-all with 53 seconds left. Oguine was fouled with 29 seconds remaining and missed his first free throw but came through on the second, putting the Grizzlies (17-6, 10-2 Big Sky Conference) up by one and that lead held as time expired.
Sayeed Pridgett scored 19 points with nine rebounds for the Griz. Donaven Dorsey added 16 points, Bobby Moorehead had 13 points and led the team with 10 rebounds. Oguine finished with 11 points.
Jacob Davidson scored 23 points to lead the Eagles (8-15, 6-6). Hunt and Mason Peatling added 14 points apiece. Hunt led with 12 rebounds.