Montana comes away with a win as they topped Portland State 69-67 Sunday afternoon. Will Cherry scored 20 points, Mathias Ward had 18 and Kareem Jamar added 11 points for the Grizzlies, who moved into a tie with Weber State for first place in the conference standings.

Montana led most of the first half but fell behind 32-30 with 2 minutes to play before halftime. The Grizzlies then rattled off 13 straight points, including the first eight of the second half, and led 43-32 after a Ward lay-in with just over 17 minutes to play. The Vikings fought back to 65-63 with 34 seconds remaining. But the Grizzlies hit 4 of 6 free throws to secure their 10th win in the last 11 games.