Sunday, 3 p.m.,

Connolly Center (1,050)


Radio: KGVO 1290 AM and 101.5 FM (Tom Stage and Dick Slater).

Records: Montana is 4-4. Seattle is 2-7.

Last outing: Montana won at Portland 69-55.

Series: Montana leads 3-2.

Last meeting: The Lady Griz beat the Redbirds 75-47 at a Washington State tournament in Pullman, Wash., on Dec. 7, 1985.

Up next: Montana hosts the 34th Lady Griz Classic Friday and Saturday at Dahlberg Arena. The Lady Griz play Utah Valley at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Seattle's next game is Sunday at home against another Big Sky Conference team, Idaho State.

Notable: Seattle, out of the Western Athletic Conference, owns a 54-47 win over Portland State and lost at Montana State 74-61 and at home to Idaho, 65-50. ... Guards Makenna Clarke and Claire Metoyer have split nine starts for Seattle, but neither score as much as freshman reserve Crystal Allen (5.2 ppg). ... Wilma Afunugo leads Seattle in rebounding at 6.3 a game. ... Kayleigh Valley leads the Lady Griz at 5 rebounds a game. ... Coach Joan Bonvicini is in her sixth year at Seattle and 35th overall in Division I, with 684 wins. ... UM had 19 offensive rebounds and 22 second-chance points in its win at Portland.

Quotable: “I don’t know what triggered it, because we’ve been preaching rebounding all year long. My deal with this team is that we have to keep getting better, and I think we made some strides Sunday.” – UM coach Robin Selvig

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