Lady Griz face Georgia in Spokane

The University of Montana will play Georgia in the first round of the women’s NCAA basketball tournament Saturday in Spokane.

The game tips off at 4:30 p.m. Mountain time. (Bracket)

The Grizzlies drew the No. 13 seed in the Spokane region. Georgia is the No. 4 seed.

The Bulldogs (25-6) are the No. 12-ranked team in latest Associated Press Top 25 poll. They fell 60-38 to No. 7 Kentucky Saturday in the semifinals of the SEC tournament.

The Grizzlies are 27-4 after beating Northern Colorado 56-43 Saturday in the championship game of the Big Sky Conference tournament.

Led by coach Robin Selvig, the Grizzlies are making their 20th appearance in the tournament.

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