Jeff Malby, Assistant to the Athletic Director, Office of Sports Information, 406.238.7376,

Rocky’s hoops teams set to open Frontier slate on the road

BILLINGS, January 6, 2015 – The Rocky Mountain College women’s and men’s basketball teams will open their Frontier Conference seasons on the road this week when they travel to Dillon to play UM Western Thursday and at Westminster College Saturday in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The game between the Rocky (7-4) and Western (8-8) women will tip off at 5:30 p.m. Meanwhile, the Rocky men, currently sporting an 11-3 mark, face off against the Bulldogs (12-3) at 7:30 p.m.

On Saturday, the Battlin’ Bears complete the road trip by taking on the Griffins, who will leave the Frontier after this season to join the NCAA Division II Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. Both Westminster squads were picked by the league’s coaches to win the their respective Frontier titles.

Rocky’s women play at 5:30 p.m., while the Rocky men play at 7:30 p.m.