Basketball

LIVE: The Bison’s NCAA Tournament Run With Bison Illustrated

Magazine Recaps NDSU's Trip To The Tournament

  This year’s NDSU Men’s basketball team had no seniors. Hardly anyone expected them to win their conference tournament, win an NCAA Tournament game and put a scare into the number one team in the country. But they did. Bison Illustrated editor Nolan Schmidt tells Adam Ladwig that maybe we shouldn’t be surprised. This month’s issue is full of stories…

Gophers’ Amir Coffey declares for 2019 NBA Draft

DES MOINES, IOWA – MARCH 23: Amir Coffey #5 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers celebrates a basket against the Michigan State Spartans during the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Minnesota Gophers standout Amir Coffey is spreading his wings to the NBA. The junior announced on his Instagram that he is declaring for…

ND Insurance Commissioner Wants to Take World’s Tallest Politician Title From NYC Councilman

BISMARCK, N.D. – After a New York City Councilman is named the Guinness World Record Holder for tallest politician, North Dakota’s Insurance Commissioner says the distinction won’t stand for long. Robert Cornegy Jr. earned the world record for being 6’10” tall. Godfread played basketball for Northern Iowa. The program for his senior year in 2005 lists the Grand Forks native at…

Bison Fans Give Their Predictions For NCAA Tournament Matchup With Duke

COLUMBIA, S.C. -North Dakota State men’s basketball is playing one of the biggest games in team history. On the national stage, they square off with the number one team in the country, Duke. KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson is in Columbia, South Carolina at the site of the region games and gets fans’ predictions. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News…

Basketball Meets Paradise at Maui Madness

this is the fifth year the party has been put on

  FARGO, N.D. — College basketball fans celebrating March Madness get the chance to win big at Fantasy Sports Paradise’s annual Maui Madness. Maui Madness at Fargo’s Holiday Inn is a party where participants pick one of 68 envelopes with a NCAA team in the tournament. Whoever picks the envelope with the winning team wins a seven-day trip to Maui,…

Maui Madness Gives People Chance to Win Big and Meet Road Warrior Animal

There will be chances for people to win trips to Maui, Las Vegas, and more

FARGO, N.D. — Maui Madness will be in town on Sunday, and organizers say there will be lots of surprises to look forward to. The event is a party centering around the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Participants pick an envelope that has one of the 68 teams playing in the tournament. If the team you have ends up winning, you have…

Former NDSU Basketball Player Miller to Play Professionally in Bulgaria

Paul Miller is 5th on NDSU's all-time scoring list with 1,719 points

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Former North Dakota State men’s basketball standout Paul Miller has signed a contract to begin his professional career in Bulgaria. Miller, a 6-foot-6 guard from Waukesha, Wis., signed with BC Beroe in Bulgaria’s National Basketball League – the top league in the country. Miller was the only Bison in NDSU’s Division I era to earn…

Lynx star Maya Moore to sit out 2019 WNBA season

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore will sit out the next WNBA season. In an essay published in The Players’ Tribune Tuesday, Moore said she is taking time off from professional basketball so she can give more attention to other parts of her life. “My focus in 2019 will not be on professional basketball, but will instead be on the people in my…

Dragon Men Take Down Duluth, Women have their Winning Streak Snapped

The women had won 14 games in a row before losing to the Bulldogs 69-53

DULUTH, Minn. — MSU-Moorhead’s basketball teams came away with a split in their basketball games at Duluth. The Dragon men took down the Bulldogs 79-58, led by Addison Park’s 22 points and Travaun Coad’s 20. MSUM’s women fell for the first time since the Sunday before Thanksgiving, having their 14-game winning streak snapped. They have had a streak of at…