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Losses slam door on Lights' championship hopes

If you want to be the best, you have to beat the best.

The Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team's opportunity to win a share of the Frontier Conference regular season title was within reach.

Unfortunately, the Lights saw not only the conference title, but also a first-round playoff game at home, slip past with a pair of heartbreaking home losses to eventual league co-champions Lewis-Clark State and Westminster College.

Despite a furious regulation rally on Friday night, Northern fell to Lewis-Clark 114-109 in overtime. The Lights' chance to host a playoff game ended on Sa...


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