DILLON — The Rocky Mountain College women's basketball team will try to take another large step in the Frontier Conference Tournament, playing at Montana Western in a semifinal game on Saturday.
The game will begin at 7 p.m.
it will be the fourth meeting between the 18th-ranked Battlin' Bears (22-7) and 15th-ranked Montana Western (24-7). They last met in the tournament semifinals in 2007.
Rocky is 0-3 in tournament semifinal games since 2004.
The other semifinal has Lewis-Clark State at regular-season champion Carroll. The semifinal winners will meet for the tournament title on March 6.
The tournament champion receives an automatic berth in the NAIA National Tournament, March 14-20 in Billings. As the host school, the Battlin' Bears are already assured a berth in the national tournament.
The Bulldogs won two of three from Rocky during the regular season, including a 50-42 win on Feb. 22 in Billings. Brianna King is averaging a team-best 18.4 points for UMW, while Britt Cooper is averaging 7.7 rebounds a game.