Kansas City royalty

UMW men to play next Thurs. at NAIA tournament
Montana Western point guard Dom Robinson probes for a path to the basket in a recent Bulldog home game. The Dawgs will play next Thursday, March 16, in Kansas City at NAIA Men's Basketball National Championship Tournament.

Co-ranked 10th in the nation, the Montana Western men's basketball team were assured of a spot in the 32-team NAIA Men's Basketball National Championship Tournament, starting next week.

Wednesday evening, the Bulldogs (24-7) found out who and when they would play in the opening round.

The #4 seed in the tourney's Liston Bracket, UMW will take on fifth-seeded Louisiana State University Shreveport, which finished the season 20-9 and ranked 15th in the nation.

The game is scheduled to tip off next Thursday, March 16, at 8:15 p.m. MST.

For more information on the Western men's first-round matchup, see next Wednesday's Dillon Tribune.