UMW News BureauUniversity of Montana Western head men’s basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of three players to Frontier Conference/NAIA letters of intent. By Lowell Peterson University of Montana Western head men’s basketball coach Steve Keller announced the signing of three players to Frontier Conference/NAIA letters of intent. Kyle Moore, a 5’11” point guard, played for the Anaconda High Copperheads in Anaconda, Mont. In the 2010-11 season Moore averaged 17.6 points per game. He shot 46 percent on his field goal attempts and 85 percent from the free throw line. Moore also averaged 5.2 rebounds, four assists and two steals per game. In addition to basketball, Moore also competed in track and football. He is the son of Robert and Tami Moore and plans to major in health and human performance at Montana Western. Malachai Buti, a 6’0” guard, played for the Belgrade High Panthers in Belgrade, Mont. Buti averaged 11.2 points per game in the 2010-11 season. He shot 60 percent on his two-point field goal attempts, 36 percent from beyond the three-point arc and 80 percent from the free throw line. Buti was honored as the Panthers’ basketball offensive player of the year. He is the son of Vicki Buti and has not yet declared a major. Kage Walker, a 6’1” point guard, played for Dayton High School in Dayton, Nev. In the 2010-11 season Walker averaged eight points and eight rebounds per game. He shot 46 percent from the field and 70 percent from the free throw line. A team captain, Walker was first team All-Conference and a second team All-League point guard. He also competed in track and field and football. Walker is the son of Rick and Bobbi Walker and plans to major in education at Montana Western.
The University of Montana Western has launched a national search for the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs position.