No. 5-seed Rocky Mountain College at No. 1 Carroll College
What: Frontier Conference semifinals
When: 7 p.m. Friday
Where: PE Center
Records: Rocky (18-13, 8-10); Carroll (25-5, 13-5)
On the air: Radio — 94.9 ESPN Radio
Projected Rocky starters: F Jared Samuelson (6-8, So.) 19.1 ppg; G Chad Kananen (6-1, Sr.) 8.4 ppg; G Satchel McDonald (5-11, Jr,) 8.4 ppg; F Danny Betcher (6-7, Jr.) 7.7 ppg; F Craig Wilmore (6-3, Jr.) 7.1 ppg.
Projected Carroll starters: F Ryan Imhoff (6-6, Sr.) 19.9 ppg; F Match Burnham (6-8, Jr.) 13.3 ppg; F Matt Wyman (6-7, Jr.) 12.6 ppg; G Lorel Johnson (6-1, Sr.) 6.2 ppg; G Ife Kalejaiye (6-2, Jr.) 8.2 ppg.
Noteworthy: Carroll went 2-1 against Rocky in the regular season. … Rocky won a road contest in Havre in the first round of the Frontier Conference playoffs to advance to the semifinals. … In that game F Jared Samuelson missed a jumper, but got his own rebound and flipped a putback up and in for the victory. … Carroll has been off since Saturday. … Saints F Ryan Imhoff leads the Frontier Conference in points per game at 19.9 and steals at 2.6. … Samuelson isn’t far behind, averaging 19.1 points. … Carroll brings the best defensive rebounding (29), 3-point percentage (42), field-goal percentage (54) and free-throw percentage (82) in the NAIA. … The Battlin’ Bears are one of the best teams in the NAIA at taking care of the ball, ranking No. 7 with assist-to-turnover ratio.