Montana Griz at Eastern Washington

Saturday, 2 p.m. MST

Reese Court (6,000)

Radio: KGVO (1290 AM/101.5 FM).

TV: None.

Live stats: goeags.com.

Streaming video: WatchBigSky.com.

Records: Montana is 2-1 in the Big Sky Conference, 7-9 overall. Eastern Washington is 2-0, 10-5.

Last outing: Montana beat Idaho 70-57 Thursday night in Moscow. Eastern Washington downed Montana State 82-64 the same night in Cheney.

Series: Griz lead 65-41.

Last meeting: Montana won 74-69 last season in Missoula.

Notes & quotes: EWU center Jacob Wiley, who began his career at Montana, finished three assists shy of a triple-double in the win over the Cats. He finished with 25 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists. ... Felix Von Hofe made five 3-pointers and added 19 points. ... The Eagles feature a UN starting lineup -- two players from Australia, one from Serbia and one from the Ukraine. ... The Griz will be shooting for a road sweep after splitting their first two home games. ... "I think we needed this win (against Idaho) to make up for the loss at home," Griz coach Travis DeCuire said. "Saturday is just as important because of that to try to gain some momentum on the road. If you're going to compete at the top of the league you're going to have to get some sweeps on the road."

Up next: Montana hosts Northern Colorado next Thursday. Eastern Washington travels to Idaho State the same night.

Probable starters

Montana

31-Jack Lopez, 6-5, sr.;7.1 ppg

34-Brandon Gfeller, 6-5, sr.;5.4 ppg

20-Fabijan Krslovic, 6-8, jr.;6.1 ppg

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14-Ahmaad Rorie, 6-1, so.;16.7 ppg

0-Michael Oguine, 6-2, so.;8.8 ppg

Eastern Washington

13-Luka Vulikic, 6-5, fr.;3.0 ppg

14-Mason Peatling, 6-8, fr.;3.5 ppg

24-Jacob Wiley, 6-7, sr.;15.0 ppg

32-Bogdan Bliznyuk, 6-6, jr.;19.0 ppg

44-Felix Von Hofe, 6-5, sr.;14.4 ppg

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