Montana State-Northern at No. 14 Carroll College
When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: PE Center
Records: Northern (10-10, 4-6 Frontier); Carroll (19-4, 7-4)
On the air: Radio — 94.9 ESPN Radio
Projected Northern starters: C Ryan Reeves (6-10, Sr.) 16.3 ppg; G Gabe Porter (6-1, Jr.) 13.7 ppg; F Justin Dunsmore (6-6, Jr.) 12.1 ppg; G Charles Porter (6-2, Sr.) 10.8 ppg; G Devin Bray (5-11, So.) 8.7 ppg
Projected Carroll starters: F Ryan Imhoff (6-6, Sr.) 19.5 ppg; F Match Burnham (6-8, Jr.) 14.5 ppg; F Matt Wyman (6-7, Jr.) 13.4 ppg; G Lorel Johnson (6-1, Sr.) 5.7 ppg; G Ife Kalejaiye (6-2, Sr.) 8 ppg.
Noteworthy: The last time these two teams met, the Lights took a lead early and then nailed a desperation 3-pointer to send the game to overtime before Carroll pulled out a 99-90 victory on Dec. 2. … Since then, both teams have been up and down. … Northern has played close games against everybody in the Frontier, and earned a breakthrough win against Lewis-Clark State on Jan. 26. ... Lights C Ryan Reeves leads the Frontier in rebounding (8.6) and blocked shots per game (3.5), which also ranks No. 2 in the NAIA. … He has the most blocks in the NAIA with 83. ... The Lights lead the NAIA in (494), 3-pointers made per game (12.3), assists per game (21), total defensive rebounds (30), 3-pointers made (295) and assist to turnover ratio (1.7). ... The Saints have been riding a rollercoaster, too, though they enter Saturday on a winning streak. … Carroll leads the NAIA in field goal percentage (54) and 3-throw percentage (82). ... Ryan Imhoff continues to lead the Saints in most statistical categories.