March Madness: Wisconsin Leads Montana By 10 At Half

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It's halftime at The Pit, and 4th seed Wisconsin leads 13th seed Montana by 10 points, 39 - 29. Wisconsin was in control the entire half, never relinquishing their lead.

It was been a clean half, with only 8 combined turnovers between the two teams.

Wisconsin only allows opponents 52 ppints per game, so Montana is on pace to break that - but not by much. Wisconsin's defense was strong, and was only really cracked by Montana's Art Steward and Derek Selvig, who combined to go 8 - 11 from the field.

As far a star watch goes, Montana guard Will Cherry, the 5th leading steals man in nation, had 3 in the first half. He was disappointing on the scoring end, however, going only 1 - 7 for 2 points. On the other side, senior leader Jordan Taylor shot 50% for 10 points and also dished out 4 assists.

Overall, Montana shot 43.3% from the field to Wisconsin's 51.9%.

Will Montana be deep enough to make a 2nd half run? Will the mile-high altitude have an effect? It is The Pit, remember:


Josh Wolford
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