Dawgs sweep Diggers

Breakdown. Montana Western guard Brianna King probes for an opening in the Montana Tech defense in the Lady Bulldogs conference-season opening win on Tuesday in Dillon.

The University of Montana Western men's and women's basketball teams both posted convincing wins over Montana Tech in the opening games of their Frontier Conference seasons on Tuesday in Dillon.

Currently ranked no. 8 in Division I of the NAIA, the Western men toppled Tech, 84-66, after the no. 16 Lady Bulldogs bettered the Lady Oredidggers, 64-56, before a packed crowd at Straugh Gymnasium.

For full recaps of both games and the UMW men and women's games at Lewis-Clark State College on Thursday, see next week's print edition of the Dillon Tribune.