Frontier Conference Update On Upcoming Basketball Playoffs, Volleyball, & Football Seasons

The Frontier Conference administrators have elected to keep the “NO Spectator Policy” at

basketball contests in effect for the remainder of the season including

the upcoming playoffs.


The basketball regular season games concludes this weekend with

final regular season games played Sunday afternoon Feb. 21. The

Frontier Conference post-season playoffs begin with both men’s and

women’s opening round basketball games on Thursday, Feb. 25.



The women’s games begin at 5 p.m. MST and the men’s games begin

at 7 p.m. The semifinal games for both men’s and women’s games will

be Saturday, February 27 with same game times as the quarterfinal

matchups.


The women’s playoff championship game is Monday, March 1 at 7

p.m. and the men’s championship is Tuesday, March 2 at 7 p.m.


In ALL post-season contests the higher seeded team will serve as the

host site and home team. Any ties in the league standings will be

broken via a conference tie-breaking system.



The Frontier Conference league championship will be awarded to the

team with the highest conference winning percentage and will receive

the No. 1 seed for the post-season playoffs. The second place team will

receive the No. 2 seed. The two top seeds receive a first round bye.


The other teams will be seeded according to conference winning

percentage with the No. 3 seed hosting the No. 6 seed and the No. 4

seed hosting the No. 5 seed in the opening round games.


The bracket will be reseeded after each round with the No. 1 seed

hosting the lowest remaining seed and the No. 2 seed hosting the

highest remaining seed. The two winners of the semifinal games will

play for the tournament championship at the site of the higher seed.



At this time, volleyball conference play will also continue with the

“NO Spectator Policy” in place with continuous review by the league’s

administration as that sport’s season progresses. Match times will

continue to be 7 p.m. MST on Friday evenings and 1 p.m. on Saturday

afternoon’s unless otherwise noted.


Football games are set to begin on March 13 and league

administration will continue to monitor and update spectator

attendance for this sport as well. Kickoff times are scheduled for 1

p.m. local time unless otherwise noted.


“The Frontier Conference wishes to thank everyone for their

understanding and support of our teams, coaches and student-

athletes during these times,” Frontier Conference Commissioner Kent


Paulson said. “We know this pandemic hasn’t been easy for anyone

but please know that as a conference we are trying our very best to

provide the student-athletes the safest and best experience possible.”

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