SALT LAKE CITY — Montana Tech’s men’s basketball team went 0-2 at the Westminster Thanksgiving Classic.
The Orediggers fell 79-74 to The Master’s College in the third-place game Saturday afternoon.
Jalen Coates paced Tech with 26 points in the loss. Paul Engstrom and Lucas Vining each tossed in 17, while Sadig Inuwa scored six points to go along with a game-high 11 rebounds.
The Orediggers also got eight points and seven boards from Flemming Okeke.
Tech opens Frontier Conference play Thursday at Carroll College. The Orediggers take on Lewis-Clark State at home next Saturday night.
A box score for Saturday’s game is not currently available.