(Editor’s note: Frontier Conference media releases)
WHITEFISH – Brianna King of the University of Montana Western was selected the Frontier Conference’s women’s basketball player of the week.
King is a 5-foot-5 senior guard from Spokane, Wash. No. 3 Montana Western went 2-0 on a weekend home stand. The Bulldogs beat MSU-Northern 64-47 and No. 20 University of Providence 82-74. King averaged 28 points, 2.5 rebounds, two assists, 3.5 steals and one block per game. She was 21 of 39 (54 percent) from the field, 7 of 18 on 3-point field goals, and 7 of 7 from the free throw line. She scored a season- and conference-high 37 points in the win over Providence.
This is the fifth straight week the defending conference player of the year has been named player of the week and sixth overall.
Also nominated and listed in alphabetical order: Christine Denny of Carroll College, Peyton Kehr of MSU-Northern, Emily Maldonado of the University of Providence, Kloie Thatcher of Rocky Mountain College, Hailey Turner of LewisClark State and Dani Urick of Montana Tech.
Cedric Boone of Montana Western was selected the Frontier Conference’s men’s basketball player of the week.
Boone is a 6-foot-1 junior guard from Minnetonka, Minn. Montana Western lost two conference games over the weekend, losing to MSU-Northern 81-63 and 93-90 to No. 22 University of Providence in overtime.
For the weekend, Boone averaged 28.5 points, three rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals. He was 21 of 46 from the field, including 12 of 23 on 3-point field goals. Boone made 3 of 4 from the free throw line. He scored a career-high 31 points in the loss to Providence.
Also nominated and listed in alphabetical order: Caulin Bakalarski of MSU-Northern, Taylor England of Montana Tech, Cordel Hankerson of Lewis-Clark State, Satchel McDonald of Rocky Mountain College, Jalen Shepard of the University of Providence and Dane Warp of Carroll College.