No. 10 Lewis-Clark State College at No. 2 Carroll College
When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday
Where: PE Center
Records: Lewis-Clark State (14-2 2-1 Frontier); Carroll (15-0, 3-0 Frontier)
On the air: Radio — 94.9 ESPN Radio
Projected Lewis-Clark State starters: F Race Martin (6-6 Jr.) 12.9 ppg; G Trea Thomas (5-10, Sr.) 7.3 ppg; F Jeremy Franklin (6-6, Sr) 10.9 ppg; G Andre McCowan (6-4, Jr.) 14.8 ppg; G Derrick White (6-2, Jr.) 7.9 ppg.
Projected Carroll starters: F Ryan Imhoff (6-6, Sr.) 21 ppg; F Matt Wyman (6-8, Jr.) 15.4 ppg; F Match Burnham (6-8, Jr.) 15.3 ppg; G Ife Kalejaiye (6-2, Jr.) 7.3 ppg; G Lorel Johnson (6-1, Sr.) 5.2 ppg.
Noteworthy: Carroll went 4-0 against the Lewis-Clark State College Warriors a season ago. … The regular season contests were decided by a combined seven points as each game came down to the final few possessions. … Carroll found a different level of play when they met the Warriors in the conference tournament final, winning 93-75. … That may have been due in part to the Warriors needing overtime against Montana Western in their second game of the tournament, as well as having to play a third game in seven days. … The Warriors come into Saturday’s contest after a relatively surprising loss at Rocky Mountain College, 86-80. … Carroll comes into the game 15-0 — the best start in school history — and looking sharp after handling No. 16 Montana Western 77-63. … Saints F Ryan Imhoff leads the Frontier in points per game at 21 an steals per game with 3. … Saints junior forward Matt Wyman leads the conference in field goal percentage at 70. …Saints F Match Burnham is tied for the Frontier lead in free-throw percentage at 86. … Wyman is third at 85 percent. ... Both Carroll College and Lewis-Clark State College made the NAIA tournament last season. … Carroll made a run into the quarterfinals while LCSC exited in the first round.