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Adversity doesn't stop Will Cherry

With mom's encouragement, Montana star fights for what he wants

Originally Published: February 14, 2013
By Myron Medcalf | ESPN.com

Today, Montana's Will Cherry is the leader of a squad that has won 14 consecutive games, the second-longest streak in America.

He has an undeniable defensive presence (2.2 steals per game in league play). Cherry (14.1 ppg, 4.9 apg) is also vital for an offense that's averaged 72.9 ppg in Big Sky competition, second only to Weber State.

A few months ago, however, Cherry hobbled and limped around the Montana campus.

Fate, at times heartless and destructive, ...

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