WHITEFISH – Montana Western junior guard Briana King was named the Frontier Conference women’s basketball player of the week on Monday.

King, a 5-foot-5 junior from Spokane, guided No. 16 Western to a pair of wins last week. The Bulldogs defeated the College of Idaho 68-44 and bullied past No. 7 Eastern Oregon 79-65.

King set a new Montana Western single-game record with 37 points in the win over Eastern Oregon. The senior leader hit 13 of 24 field goals, including a 6-12 performance from the 3-point line for coach Lindsay Wooley.

King averaged 25 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.5 steals in the wins. She knocked down 18 total field goals, seven from downtown.

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King and Western carry a 6-1 record into the week with a pair of games looming. The Bulldogs welcome Montana Tech to Dillon on Tuesday before traveling to defending NAIA national runner-up Lewis-Clark State on Thursday.

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