Frontier Conference

Editor's note: Frontier Conference release. 

Commissioner Kent Paulson announced the 2020-2021 Frontier Conference men’s basketball playoff seedings, first round match-ups and playoff schedule.

The playoff seeding is based upon the conference standings which are predicated on the winning percentage in all conference games.

Regular season champion University of Providence and second seeded Carroll College receive a first round bye. Montana Tech is the No. 3 seed, MSU-Northern is the fourth seed, Montana Western is the fifth seed and Rocky Mountain College is the sixth seed. All playoff games tipoff at 7 p.m. local time.

(conference record listed first)

No. 1 – University of Providence (15-2, 15-2)

No. 2 – Carroll College (13-5, 16-6)

No. 3 – Montana Tech (12-8, 12-10)

No. 4 – MSU-Northern (6-11, 7-11)

No. 5 – Montana Western (6-12, 7-12)

No. 6 - Rocky Mountain College (1-15, 1-16)

Quarterfinals - Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021

No. 6 Rocky Mountain at No. 3 Montana Tech

No. 5 Montana Western at No. 4 MSU-Northern

Semifinals - Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021

Lowest remaining seed at No. 1 University of Providence

Highest remaining seed at No. 2 Carroll College

Championship – Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2021

Lowest remaining seed at highest remaining seed

Providence and Carroll College are also the top seeds in the women's bracket, with the Saints earning the top spot. 

Montana Western is the No. 3 seed, MSU-Northern is the fourth seed, Montana Tech is the fifth seed and Rocky Mountain College is the sixth seed. All playoff games tipoff at 5 p.m. local time.

(conference record listed first)

No. 1 – Carroll College (13-1, 19-2)

No. 2 – University of Providence (9-4, 9-4)

No. 3 – Montana Western (12-8, 14-8)

No. 4 – MSU-Northern (5-10, 6-13)

No. 5 – Montana Tech (5-13, 5-13)

No. 6 - Rocky Mountain College (1-9, 1-11)

Quarterfinals - Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021

No. 6 Rocky Mountain at No. 3 Montana Western

No. 5 Montana Tech at No. 4 MSU-Northern

Semifinals - Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021

Lowest remaining seed at No. 1 Carroll College

Highest remaining seed at No. 2 University of Providence

Championship – Monday, Mar. 1, 2021

Lowest remaining seed at highest remaining seed