Montana Western (7-1, 1-0) won their Frontier Conference opener 80-75 over the Bears of Rocky Mountain College (4-5, 0-2).
The Bulldogs shot the ball very well against the bears. Shooting 45 percent from the field including 35 percent from beyond the arc and 91 percent from the free throw line. The Bulldogs held the Bears to just six made three point field goals, two of which came in the final seconds with the outcome of the game already sealed.
Junior Dom Robinson (Tacoma, Wash.) led the team with 38 minutes played shooting 8-15 from the field and 5-9 from downtown for 27 points. Fellow Junior and defending player of the week Marcus Payne (Livingston, Mont.) was perfect on the night shooting 5-5 from the field and 4-4 from the line, for 14 points, he also pulled down 8 rebounds. (Box Score)
The Bulldogs will face the Fighting Saints of Carroll College in Helena on Dec. 7 at 7:30 P.M.