Lewis-Clark State Men’s Basketball head coach Austin Johnson was tabbed the Hoopdirt.com Coach of the Week for the NAIA level on Monday. The second-year coach helped lead LC to a pair of wins over the weekend, including a big victory over 17th ranked Carroll College.
The Warriors scored two more wins to improve their record to 23-1 overall, and 11-1 in conference play. LC State avenged its lone loss of the season, overwhelming Carroll 78-51 on Friday. The team had a quick turnaround and battled with Montana Tech on Saturday, coming away with an 81-67 victory.
The 5th ranked Warriors host No. 11 Providence on Thursday night in the Activity Center. Double\-header action tips-off with the women’s game at 5:30 and live coverage on AM 950 KOZE and online at koze.com. (Lewis-Clark State Athletics, KOZE Sports)