Dec. 7, 2013 – The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team opened their conference play versus Westminster on Saturday afternoon.
The Bulldogs were held to 45 percent shooting from the field by the Griffins. The game was a close game throughout with the Bulldogs battling to try to overtake the Griffins but were ultimately held off to open their 2013-14 Frontier Conference schedule at 0-1.
Westminster Griffins (7-4 overall; 1-0 conference) vs. Montana Western (6-4 overall; 0-1 conference)
Jake Owsley fouled out with 3:42 remaining
The Bulldogs will travel to Missoula, Mont. on Dec. 20th to play the University of Montana in an exhibition. They will then travel to Billings, Mont. Dec. 27-28 to play in the Rocky Mountain College Tournament. They open the tournament on Friday afternoon when they take on No. 18 Mid America Nazarene University out of Kansas.
The University of Montana Western has launched a national search for the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs position.