Cherry scored 28 points in Montana’s 76-74 win over Weber State on Saturday night, the Grizzlies’ sixth win over the Wildcats in their last eight meetings. Cherry passed Ken McKenzie (1973-75) for eighth place on the career scoring list with 1,332 points. McKenzie finished with 1,321. Next up is No. 7 Jordan Hasquet, who scored 1,396 from 2006-09.
Cherry, already UM’s all-time leader in steals with 243, moved within four of Northern Arizona’s Tom DeBerry on the Big Sky’s all-time list with four more thefts Saturday against the Wildcats. DeBerry had 247 from 1974-76. Nevada’s Kevin Soares (1988-92) is No. 2 on the list with 255 and Sac State’s DaShawn Freeman (2002-06) is the all-time leader with 283.
With three assists against the Wildcats, Cherry now has 360 for his career, one behind Doug Selvig (1980-84) for eighth place on UM’s career list. Roger Fasting (1988-92) is No. 7 with 363, JR Camel (1996-98) is No. 6 with 365 and Marc Glass (1980-84) is No. 5 at 369.
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