North Dakota at Montana Griz
Saturday, 7 p.m.
Dahlberg Arena (7,321)
Tickets: Range from $8-21.
Radio: KGVO (1290 AM/101.5 FM).
Live stats: gogriz.com.
Streaming video: WatchBigSky.com.
Records: North Dakota is 4-1 in the Big Sky, 9-6 overall. Montana is 4-1, 9-9.
Last outing: North Dakota beat Montana State 90-85 on Thursday in Bozeman. Montana beat Northern Colorado 89-68 the same night in Missoula.
Series: Montana leads 14-6.
Last meeting: Montana downed the Fighting Hawks 71-46 last March in Missoula.
Notes & quotes: The Griz and Fighting Hawks are tied for second place in the league standings behind Weber State, which has yet to lose a conference game. ... UND is led by senior guard Quinton Hooker, who has upped his average to 22.0 ppg in league games. ... "We have to play rules defense and stay in the gaps," Griz guard Ahmaad Rorie said. "They have to guard us too. It’s going to be a good game. We’re looking forward to it." ... UND had three players score 20 or more points Thursday at Montana State -- Hooker with 24, guard Geno Crandall with 22 and 6-foot-7, 230-pound center Conner Avants with 20. ... Montana made a season-best 15 3-pointers against N. Colorado, led by six from Jack Lopez.
Up next: Montana travels to Portland State next Thursday. North Dakota hosts Weber State the same night.