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University of Montana Grizzlies are going dancing

Posted at 12:42 PM, Mar 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-19 14:54:04-04
The Griz men’s basketball team left for the NCAA tournament. (MTN News Photo)

MISSOULA – The University of Montana Grizzlies are going dancing and Griz fans sent the team off in style Tuesday morning.

Fans lined up outside of the Adams Center to cheer on the men’s team as they left for Iowa. (MTN News Photo)

The Montana men’s basketball team departed from the Adams Center just after 10 a.m.

Students and fans were encouraged to meet the team in front of the Adams Center as they gathered around the bus.

Montana won the Big Sky Conference tournament Saturday to earn a trip to the NCAA tournament for the 12th time in school history and for the second season in a row.

They will play #2 seed Michigan on Thursday at 7:20 p.m. in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Grizzlies have won 52 games over the past two seasons, which is the best two-year stretch in school history.