Big Sky Breakdown

BIG SKY MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP PRESSER: Stifling defense leads Montana past EWU


Top-seeded Montana overcame an 11-point halftime deficit and went on a 26-4 second half run thanks to 18 stops in 19 possessions to secure a convincing 82-65 victory over third-seeded Eastern Washington in the championship of the Big Sky Tournament on Saturday night.

Montana head coach Travis DeCuire, senior Fabijan Krlsovic and juniors Ahmaad Rorie and Michael Oguine, the Big Sky Tournament MVP, along with EWU head coach Shantay Legans and seniors Bogdan Bliznyuk and Sir Washington address the media following the game.

About Colter Nuanez

Colter is the co-founder and senior writer for Skyline Sports. After spending six years in the newspaper industry with stops at the Missoulian, the Ellensburg Daily Record and the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, the former Washington Newspaper Association Sportswriter of the Year partnered with Kevin Miller to launch Bobcat Beat, an online newsgathering website focusing on daily coverage of Montana State athletics. In August of 2014, the Nuanez brothers merged their passions for sports journalism and founded Skyline Sports.

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