UMW News BureauBulldog men's basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of junior college transfer Marquis Johnson to a letter of intent. By Wally Feldt University of Montana Western head men’s basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of Marquis Johnson of Bellwood, Ill. to a Frontier Conference/NAIA letter of intent. Johnson, a 6-foot-4, 200-pound guard, is a 2010 graduate of Triton College of River Grove, Ill. and a 2008 graduate of Westinghouse High School. He averaged 13.4 points, eight rebounds, 2.9 assists and received all-conference honors. “Marquis can play multiple positions and can guard any position on the floor,” Keller said. “Marquis is a great athlete and will be an impact player in our league.” Johnson is undecided on his major at Montana Western. He is the son of Karlyn Cross.
The University of Montana Western has launched a national search for the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs position.