University of Montana-Western


Athletic Program Web Site:
http://www.umwbulldogs.com/
Main School Web Site:
http://my.umwestern.edu/
School Colors: Black and Red
SID Name: Matt Vandree

Conference:
Frontier Conference
Main Rivals: (empty)

Undergraduate On Campus Enrollment: 1,400
Last National Tournament Appearance: 2015

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Last Year's
Conference Record:
9 - 5
Primary Offensive Strategy: Dribble drive
Key Returners:
Dexter Williams, Jr., SR, 6-4, F, NAIA First Team All-American, Frontier Conference First Team all-conference, Frontier Conference MVP, Frontier Conference Newcomer of the Year; 15.8 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 1.8 spg, 2.2 apg, 54% fg; Connor Woodill, SR, 6-3, F, 6.2 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 48% 3-point fg; Shyke Smalls, JR, 6-0, G, 7.2 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 2.1 apg; Quinn Smith, SR, 6-10, C, 7.2 ppg, 4 rpg, 1.2 bpg
Last Year's
Overall Record:
23 - 10
Primary Defensive Strategy: Right now we are just out scoring our opponents.
Top 5 Recruits:
Demitrius Balark, SR, 6-0, G, Eastern New Mexico State; Jordan Willis, JR, 6-4, F, Southwest Oregon Community College; Kurtis Parsons, JR, 6-5, F, Sat out a year of basketball after averaging 7.1 ppg and shooting 44% from 3-point in 2013-14
Key Losses:
Stephen McCall, SR, 5-10, G, NAIA First Team All-American, Frontier Conference First Team all-conference; Kris Castro, SR, 6-3, F, Two-time Frontier Conference Defensive Player of the Year; Jordan Overstreet, SR, 6-1, G, Frontier Conference Second Team all-conference
Additional Information:
Montana Western finished 2014-15 ranked No. 14 in the NAIA after making the Sweet 16 of the NAIA National Tournament. The Bulldogs were co-champions of the Frontier Conference.
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Head Coach: Steve Keller

Alma Mater:

Rocky Mountain College

Years at Current School:

9

Wins at School:

Losses at School:

23 10

Career Wins:

Career Losses:

23 10
URL to Head Coach Info:
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Assistant Coach:
JC Isakson
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Straugh Gymnasium

Gym/Arena Address

710 S. Atlantic St., Dillon, Mont. 59725

Gym/Arena Capacity:

1500
Stats No. Last Name First Name Pos Yr Height Weight Hometown
2 Darko-Kelly Zaccheus G FR 6-4 Missuola, Montana
11 Durocher Derek G FR 5-10 Choteau, Montana
33 Evans Cameron F SO 6-7 Billings, Montana
24 Haack Chase G SR 6-4 Spokane, Washington
30 Kidgell Kooper G SO 6-3 Billings, Montana
4 King Riley F SO 6-4 Missoula, Montana
5 Neal Brian G JR 6-2 Tacoma, Washington
25 Payne Marcus F JR 6-7 Livingston, Montana
21 Robinson Dom G JR 5-8 Tacoma, Washington
22 Scott Troy G SO 6-4 Dillon, MT
0 Smalls Shyke G SR 6-1 Great Falls, Montana
Date Opponent Location Score Result Record
10/27/2016 7:00:00 PM Salish Kootenai College Home 116 - 71 Win 1-0
10/28/2016 7:30:00 PM Add New Team... Home 135 - 60 Win 2-0
10/29/2016 7:30:00 PM Add New Team... Home 121 - 62 Win 3-0
11/17/2016 7:00:00 PM Yellowstone Christian Col Home 91 - 73 Win 4-0
11/18/2016 3:00:00 PM Yellowstone Christian Col Home 104 - 70 Win 5-0
11/25/2016 3:00:00 PM Eastern Oregon Neutral 84 - 100 Loss 5-1
11/26/2016 7:00:00 PM College of Idaho Away 70 - 69 Win 6-1
12/3/2016 7:30:00 PM Rocky Mountain (Mont.) Away 80 - 75 Win 7-1
12/7/2016 7:30:00 PM Carroll (Mont.) Away 99 - 85 Win 8-1
12/19/2016 4:00:00 PM Hope International (Calif.) Home 73 - 72 Win 9-1
12/20/2016 5:00:00 PM Warner Pacific (Ore.) Neutral 87 - 75 Win 10-1
12/21/2016 7:00:00 PM Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) Home 80 - 65 Win 11-1
12/29/2016 3:30:00 PM Dickinson State (N.D.) Home 83 - 61 Win 12-1
12/30/2016 3:30:00 PM University of Calgary Home 78 - 82 Loss 12-2
1/5/2017 7:30:00 PM Montana Tech Home 88 - 67 Win 13-2
1/7/2017 5:30:00 PM Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) Home 85 - 66 Win 14-2
1/13/2017 7:30:00 PM Great Falls (Mont.) Away 102 - 89 Win 15-2
1/14/2017 8:00:00 PM Montana State-Northern Away 75 - 62 Win 16-2
1/19/2017 7:30:00 PM Carroll (Mont.) Home 64 - 89 Loss 16-3
1/20/2017 7:30:00 PM Rocky Mountain (Mont.) Home 92 - 80 Win 17-3
1/26/2017 7:30:00 PM Montana Tech Away 66 - 61 Win 18-3
1/28/2017 5:30:00 PM Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) Away 89 - 90 Loss 18-4
2/2/2017 7:30:00 PM Great Falls (Mont.) Home 88 - 62 Win 19-4
2/4/2017 7:30:00 PM Montana State-Northern Home 73 - 76 Loss 19-5
2/7/2017 7:30:00 PM Carroll (Mont.) Away 77 - 71 Win 20-5
2/11/2017 7:30:00 PM Rocky Mountain (Mont.) Away 72 - 80 Loss 20-6
2/16/2017 7:30:00 PM Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) Home 95 - 66 Win 21-6
2/18/2017 7:30:00 PM Montana Tech Home 78 - 66 Win 22-6
2/24/2017 8:00:00 PM Montana State-Northern Away
2/25/2017 7:30:00 PM Great Falls (Mont.) Away 108 - 63 Win 23-6
3/4/2017 7:00:00 PM Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) Home 95 - 101 Loss 23-7
3/16/2017 10:00:00 PM LSU Shreveport (La.) Neutral 99 - 94 Win 24-7
3/17/2017 10:15:00 PM Dalton State (GA.) Neutral 60 - 79 Loss 24-8