AUDIO: LCSC men’s basketball team hosts RMC in conference semi-final round

Coach Brandon Rinta

Coach Brandon Rinta

The Lewis-Clark State College men’s basketball team hosts Rocky Mountain College Saturday in the semi-final round of the Frontier Conference Playoffs.

The 5th-ranked Warriors are the #1 seed and enter the post season with a record of 26-4 overall.

The #5 seed Bears, who upset #4 seed Westminster on the road Wednesday night, are 19-12 overall.

The two teams split during the regular season with each team winning at home.

LC head coach Brandon Rinta says he’s likes they way the team is playing entering the playoffs.

Coach Rinta comments on how the team is playing heading into the playoffs:

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As the top-seed in the playoffs the Warriors will enjoy home court advantage as long as they win.

And while playing at home is a benefit, Rinta says the team will still need to play at a high level to advance.

Coach Rinta comments on home court advantage:

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The other semi-final game will feature #2 seed Montana Western hosting #3 seed Montana State-Northern in Dillon, Montana.

The conference championship game will be played Tuesday night at the home of the highest seed remaining after Saturday’s games.

Tip-off between the Warriors and the Bears is scheduled for 7pm PST Saturday with live coverage on Talk Radio 950 KOZE-AM and online at www.koze-sports.com.

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