The top-seed Lewis-Clark State men’s basketball team rolled past 2nd seed Carroll College 75-54 Monday night in the Frontier Conference Tournament Championship game at the Activity Center in Lewiston.
Senior guard Josiah Westbrook drained five three’s on his way to game-high 19 points and junior posts Travis Yenor and Jake Albright added 15 and 13 points respectively in leading the 7th ranked Warriors to their second consecutive tournament title and the program’s 9th Frontier championship all-time.
Defensively, LC held the 17th ranked Saints to under 60 points for just the fourth time this season.
The Warriors improve to 29-and-3 and secured an automatic berth into the NAIA Division I National Tournament which runs March 18-24 in Kansas City, Missouri. LC will find out its seed and first round opponent Wednesday afternoon.
Meanwhile, the Lewis-Clark State women’s basketball team will host Providence in the Frontier Conference Women’s Tournament Championship game Tuesday night at the Activity Center in Lewiston.
The 21st ranked Warriors are the #3 seed and, like the men are looking to capture the program’s 9th Frontier Tournament title.
Tip-off is set for 7pm Pacific Time with live coverage on AM 950 KOZE and streaming online at koze.com. (KOZE Sports)