Big Sky women's tournament

Montana State press conference: Cats avoid UNC upset bid, move into semifinals


The top-seeded Montana State women’s basketball team outlasted No. 8 Northern Colorado, pulling out a 67-62 win in Tuesday’s first quarterfinal of the Big Sky Tournament in Boise, Idaho.

MSU freshman Darian White had 19 points, six rebounds and a crucial steal with 1:11 left to help the favorites advance to the semifinals. White, head coach Tricia Binford and senior Fallyn Freije 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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