MISSOULA, Mont. -- Not this time.
The Montana women's basketball squad defeated Weber State 90-43 on Thursday in Big Sky Conference action.
When the teams met in Ogden, the Wildcats battled into the final possessions before falling.
This time, senior Kenzie De Boer scored 19 points, and the Lady Griz never trailed after jumping out to a 9-0 lead.
Montana (18-6, 12-3 BSC) handed Weber State (0-23, 0-14 BSC) its 42nd consecutive loss, a streak that dates back to December 2011.
Montana, which finished with a 58-31 rebounding advantage and turned 18 offensive rebounds into 19 second-chance points, limited Weber State to sub-27-percent shooting in both halves and 24.1 percent for the game.
Brittany Newcomb scored 10 points off the bench to lead the Wildcats.
Track and field
* WILDCAT INVITATIONAL: Weber State's indoor track teams conclude their 2013 regular season this coming Saturday, hosting the Wildcat Indoor Invitational.
On Thursday, the indoor shot put and weight throw for both men and women were staged at the Weber County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall. Saturday, the field events will begin at 9 a.m. with the track events starting at 2 p.m. at the Stromberg Complex inside the Swenson Gym.
Utah, BYU, Utah Valley, Westminster, Utah State and Idaho State are expected to send athletes to the event as well.
Coach Jim Blaisdell's women now have 14 total qualifiers in 23 events. In addition to having those 14 qualifiers, athletes can now qualify for the conference meet by being in the top 16 in any event.
The Wildcats have a few athletes who currently qualify that way. So the women's team is allowed to take 22 athletes to the conference meet next week and with the addition of the top-16 qualifiers, the team has filled 21 of those 22 spots.
The Wildcat men are coming off of another week with strong improvements. They now have 11 qualifiers in 14 events.
Coach Dan Walker is excited for the opportunity to compete at home and the chance to record some more qualifiers for the conference meet next wee.
The meet this weekend is open to the public and admission is free.