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March Madness 2012, Wisconsin Vs. Montana Score Update: Grizzlies Trail Badgers, 29-39, At The Half

The Montana Grizzlies (No. 13 seed) will be looking for a stronger second half against the Wisconsin Badgers (No. 4) after falling behind 29-39.

Wisconsin jumped ahead early, snatching a 7-14 lead within the first five minutes, but the Grizzlies kept the game close, overcoming three-point jumpers from G Jordan Taylor and G Josh Gasser with a steady flow of layups and high-percentage shots. The Badgers extended their lead to 10-points by the end of the second half with a 29-39 lead.

Related: For more on this matchup, visit the Big Ten blog BT Powerhouse.

Through the first half, the Badgers have played the stingier defense and have collected 5 blocks to the Grizzlies' 0 and 15 rebounds to the Grizzlies' 13. The Grizzlies, meanwhile, have relied on senior F Art Steward who has 12 points and 2 rebounds despite averaging 9.2 points per game during the regular season.

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