Big Sky women's tournament

Lady Griz press conference: NAU ends Montana’s season in Big Sky quarterfinals


No. 5 Northern Arizona used a 16-0 run spanning the end of the first half and the beginning of the second half to earn a lead it would not give up in a 68-65 win over No. 4 Montana in the second quarterfinal of the Big Sky Tournament on Tuesday in Boise, Idaho.

NAU head coach Loree Payne, senior Lauren Orndoff and junior Khiarica Rasheed along with Montana head coach Shannon Schweyen, senior McKenzie Johnston and sophomore Abby Anderson addressed the media following the game.

About Colter Nuanez

Colter Nuanez 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 and University of Montana Journalism School graduate ('09) has cultivated a deep passion for sports journalism during his 13-year career covering the Big Sky Conference. In August of 2014, Colter and brother Brooks merged their passions of writing and art to found Skyline Sports.

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