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1996-97 Big Sky Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 111-115, .491 W-L% (31st of 31) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -5.51 (20th of 31) ▪ SOS: -3.44 (19th of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Northern Arizona
Conf. Tournament Champion: Montana

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Montana)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Northern Arizona 14 2 .875 21 7 .750 77.7 70.7 1.9 -5.2 Reg. Season Champion
2 Montana 11 5 .688 21 11 .656 73.2 69.5 0.5 -3.2 NCAA Tournament; Conf. Tournament Champion
3 Montana State 10 6 .625 16 14 .533 76.2 76.4 -3.5 -3.3
4 Weber State 9 7 .563 15 13 .536 78.5 79.7 -3.7 -2.5
4 Idaho State 9 7 .563 14 13 .519 73.3 73.0 -5.6 -5.9
6 Cal State Northridge 8 8 .500 14 15 .483 75.5 74.5 -1.8 -2.9
7 Portland State-nm 6 10 .375 9 17 .346
8 Eastern Washington 3 13 .188 7 19 .269 68.5 76.1 -11.3 -3.7
9 Sacramento State 2 14 .125 3 23 .115 60.3 80.0 -20.7 -1.0

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
Cal State Northridge - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern Washington - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Idaho State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Montana - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Montana State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northern Arizona - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Portland State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sacramento State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Weber State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 6 Cal State Northridge 74 @ Montana State 56
Thu, Mar 6 Idaho State 58 @ Weber State 68

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 7 Cal State Northridge 93 @ Northern Arizona 84
Fri, Mar 7 Montana 81 @ Weber State 56
Sat, Mar 8 Cal State Northridge 79 @ Montana 82

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Montana lost (92-54) versus Kentucky (West Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played