Paine named Basketball Player of the Week



A.J. Paine of Montana Tech was named the Frontier Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. Paine is a 6-0, senior guard from Billings, MT. Montana Tech won two games over the weekend, beating Black Hills State 70-49 and Dickinson State 60-57.

Against Dickinson State, the Orediggers had trailed for the entire game when Paine hit a 3-pointer that tied the game and propelled Tech to the three point victory. For the weekend, he averaged 14.5 ppg and four rebounds. He hit 57 percent of his field goals and 90 percent of his free throws.