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UMW men to play next Thurs. at NAIA 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.