Montana fell to Michigan 61-47. The Grizzlies were dominated by the Wolverines defense holding them to 32% from the field, and 25% in the second half.
The Wolverines had only two scorers in double figures with Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman (11 points) and Charles Matthews (20 points). The Grizzlies also had two scorers in double figures in Michael Oguine and Ahmaad Rorie, who scored 15 point apiece.
Michigan was in control for most of the game, keeping Montana at arms length for 24 minutes.
With 16:45 remaining in the second half the shot clocks lost power, resulting in an 11 minute delay in the action.
The power goes out during a practice in Reno ➡️ Montana wins the Big Sky Championship.— Montana Griz BB (@MontanaGrizBB) March 16, 2018
The power to the clocks go down in Wichita ➡️ ❓❓❓
...— Michigan Men's Basketball (@umichbball) March 16, 2018
The Grizzlies went without a point for a little over 10 minutes of play which was ended by a three by Ahmaad Rorie. Michigan eventually led for the rest of the game.
Montana’s season comes to an end with a 26-8 record. Michigan will face Houston in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday at 9:40 p.m. EST.