Tech men host Lights, women hit the road

Tech men host Lights, women hit the road

Montana Tech’s men’s basketball team will open the Frontier Conference playoffs Tuesday against MSU-Northern.

Tipoff is at 7 p.m. at the HPER Complex.

The Orediggers won four straight games to finish fourth in the Frontier Conference regular-season standings, while the Lights finished fifth. Northern took two out of the three meetings between the teams in the regular season.

The other quarterfinal men’s playoff games features Rocky Mountain College at Carroll College and Montana Western at the University of Providence.

First-place Lewis-Clark State receives a bye into Friday’s semifinals.

Montana Tech’s women will open the playoffs Wednesday at Lewis-Clark State College. Tech is the No. 6 seed, while Lewis-Clark State is No. 3.

The Warriors took two out of three from the Orediggers in the regular season, with the last meeting coming down to a buzzer beater by Lewis-Clark State.

Other quarterfinal games see Northern play at Western and Providence travel to Rocky. Carroll College won the Frontier regular-season title and receives a bye.

Frontier Conference playoffs
(all games at 7 p.m. local time)
Men
Quarterfinals
Tuesday

No. 7 Rocky Mountain at No. 2 Carroll College
No. 6 Montana Western at No. 3 University of Providence
No. 5 MSU-Northern at No. 4 Montana Tech
Semifinals
Friday

Lowest remaining seed at No. 1 Lewis-Clark State
Lowest seed remaining at highest remaining seed
Championship
Monday

Lowest remaining seed at highest remaining seed

Women
Quarterfinals
Wednesday

No. 7 MSU-Northern at No. 2 Montana Western
No 6 Montana Tech at No. 3 Lewis-Clark State
No. 5 University of Providence at No. 4 Rocky Mountain
Semifinals
Saturday

Lowest remaining seed at No. 1 Carroll College
Lowest seed remaining at highest remaining seed
Championship
Tuesday

Lowest remaining seed at highest remaining seed



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