UMW News BureauTacoma, Wash. sophomore Brandon Brown was named the Frontier Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week By Wally Feldt [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="160" caption="Brandon Brown"][/caption] Brandon Brown, the Bulldogs' 5'10" sophomore guard, was named Frontier Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week on Feb. 1, 2010. In the Bulldogs' 86-77 Frontier Conference win over Montana Tech, Brown scored 2o points. He hit 57 percent of his field goals and 77 percent of his free throws (11 of 14). Brown was cited for making baskets and plays in key situations in the Bulldogs’ win. The Bulldogs closed the first half of the conference season with a 5-2 league record and stand 17-6 overall. Brown and the Bulldogs host Carroll College at the Straugh Gymnasium on Friday, Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m. The Bulldogs women's team also hosts Carroll this Friday at 5:30 p.m.
The University of Montana Western has launched a national search for the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs position.