Rorie, Oguine earn All-Big Sky honors


BOZEMAN, Mont. - The University of Montana men's basketball team landed two players on the Big Sky's All-Conference team after finishing fifth in the league standings.

Guard Ahmaad Rorie was named Second Team All-Conference in his debut season for the Grizzlies.

The sophomore redshirted last season after transferring from Oregon, and was Montana's leading scorer this year, as well as the team's assists leader.

Rorie's scoring average of 17.7 points per game ranked 9th in the Big Sky, and his 3.2 assists per contest ranked 11th in the conference.

The Tacoma, Washington, native dished out 97 assists and committed just 47 turnovers, giving him the best ratio in the league.

Another Griz guard, sophomore Michael Oguine, landed on the Big Sky All-Conference Third Team.

The native of Chatsworth, California, was Montana's second-leading scorer, and the 23rd-best scorer in the league, after averaging 11.9 points per game during the regular season.

Oguine also averaged 6.2 rebounds per game, with 2.1 per contest coming on the offensive glass.

He was the Grizzlies' second-leading rebounder at just 6-foot-2, and ranked 14th in the conference.

Oguine also averaged 1.2 steals per game good for 8th in the Big Sky.