On Monday, Montana Grizzly head basketball coach Wayne Tinkle was honored by the Big Sky Conference with his second straight "Coach of the Year" award.The Grizzlies enjoyed a rousing sendoff Tuesday morning on the way to San Jose for a Thursday game against Syracuse.
Update:Sunday, March 17 4:30 p.m.
At a packed house in the Press Box Restaurant, players, coaches and maroon-clad fans eagerly awaited Greg Gumbel on the CBS-TV NCAA Selection Sunday show just who the Grizzlies would play in the first round of the NCAA basketball tournament. The word came as Gumbel announced the second round in the East Regional to be held in San Jose, California. Number four see
Starting Wednesday and continuing through Saturday night, hundreds and perhaps thousands of fans, families and officials will descend on Missoula for the combined men's and women's Big Sky Conference basketball tournaments.
Saturday, March 9, 2013...a date that will live in the minds of Missoula sports fans for a long, long time, as three teams brought home titles; The Hellgate boys, The Sentinel girls, and the University of Montana Grizzlies.