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Matthews' double-double leads Michigan past Grizzlies, 74-55

Mar. 22, 2019 12:48 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Michigan coach John Beilein didn't need to worry after all. Four days after his Wolverines' disappointing loss in the Big Ten Tournament championship game, they did exactly what they were supposed to against 15th-seeded Montana in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. They got off...

Matthews' double-double leads Michigan past Grizzlies, 74-55

Mar. 22, 2019 12:39 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Charles Matthews had 22 points and 10 rebounds in his best performance since coming back from injury, and No. 2 seed Michigan put away Montana early in a 74-55 victory in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night. Ignas Brazdeikis added 14 points and seven rebounds,...

Matthews' double-double leads Michigan past Grizzlies, 74-53

Mar. 22, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Charles Matthews had 22 points and 10 rebounds in his best performance since coming back from injury, and No. 2 seed Michigan put away Montana early in a 74-55 victory in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night. Ignas Brazdeikis added 14 points and seven rebounds,...

NCAA Latest: Michigan cruising in matchup with Montana

Mar. 21, 2019 10:57 PM EDT

The Latest on the first round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 10:45 p.m. Second-seeded Michigan is having no problem in its opening game of the NCAA Tournament against 15th-seeded Montana. The Wolverines, the national runners-up last year, have gotten 11 points and seven rebounds from Charles Matthews...

Interior boss order aims to protect US public land access

Mar. 21, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt ordered federal land managers on Thursday to give greater priority to access for hunting, fishing and other kinds of recreation when the government considers selling or trading public land. The secretarial order comes amid longstanding...

Neo-Nazi website operator ordered to disclose his net worth

Mar. 21, 2019 11:04 AM EDT

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A neo-Nazi website operator must disclose his net worth to attorneys for a Montana real estate agent who sued him for orchestrating an anti-Semitic "troll storm" against her family. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch on Tuesday ordered The Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin to...

US judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change

Mar. 20, 2019 6:22 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A judge blocked oil and gas drilling across almost 500 square miles (1,295 sq. kilometers) in Wyoming and said the U.S. government must consider climate change impacts more broadly as it leases huge swaths of public land for energy exploration. The order marks the latest in a string...

With treaty set to expire, will there be rough waters ahead?

Mar. 17, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — The way dams and storage reservoirs on the Columbia River and its tributaries are managed could change dramatically in a short five years if negotiators from the United States and Canada don't strike a deal. At issue is the Columbia River Treaty, a transboundary agreement that has...

Montana beats E Washington for 2nd straight Big Sky title

Mar. 16, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — After going scoreless in the first half of the Big Sky Tournament championship game, Montana's Ahmaad Rorie didn't have much to say in the locker room at halftime. "I had my head down," Rorie said. "I felt like we all wanted it so bad, but we just weren't playing well." In the second...

Montana dumps Weber St to return to Big Sky title game

Mar. 16, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ahmaad Rorie scored 28 points and Bobby Moorehead scored 13 with 10 rebounds and Montana beat Weber State 78-49 in the semifinals of the Big Sky Conference tournament on Friday night. The top-seeded Grizzlies (25-8) advance to the title game to face No. 3-seed Eastern Washington, a...