Basketball

Below Zero Temps Inspire People to Get Active Inside

The Fargo Park District had open gym at Fargo North and open swim at Fargo South

FARGO, N.D. — Some extremely frigid temperatures over the weekend are forcing people to stay out of the cold. But KVRR’s Danielle Church tells us how families in the area are managing to avoid getting cabin fever. The one thing Fargo seems to be lacking this year from its winter forecast is just the right amount of snow for snowmobilers to…

MSUM Basketball Squads Extend Winning Streaks Friday Night

The women pick up their 11th in a row, the men earn their fifth consecutive win

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSU-Moorhead’s men’s and women’s basketball teams continue to roll. The Dragon women overcome a halftime deficit to take down Bemidji State 62-54, earning their 11th consecutive win in the process. The men have now won five in a row after hanging on 80-78 over the Beavers. Chad Walthall collects his 300th career head coaching win in the…

Variety of Scorers Help Lead NDSU to 85-69 Win over Western Illinois

Six players scored in double figures for the Bison

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — Six Bison scored in double figures as the North Dakota State men’s basketball team defeated Western Illinois 85-69 on Thursday evening at the Scheels Center. Junior Tyson Ward led NDSU with 17 points and a career-high 13 rebounds. Ward’s double-double was his first of the season and the seventh of his career. NDSU used a…

Cobber Men’s, Women’s Basketball Drop Matchups with First-Place St. Thomas

The men lost 79-70, while the women fell 73-49

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia’s men’s and women’s basketball teams were outmatched Wednesday night against St. Thomas. The Cobber men were playing their first home game of the season, and they fell 79-20. St. Thomas’s women remain undefeated on the season. The No. 3 Tommies picked up a 73-49 win. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Basketball, Cobbers, Concordia, St. Thomas

Timberwolves, Prince estate unveil new Prince-inspired uniforms

Courtesy: Minnesota TimberwolvesCHANHASSEN, Minn. – The Minnesota Timberwolves unveiled new uniforms inspired by Minnesota music icon Prince Thursday at Paisley Park. The Prince-inspired City Edition uniforms, of course, feature the singer’s favorite color–purple. They were designed in collaboration with Prince’s estate. The new uniform will debut on Friday, Nov. 16 at the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Target Center. Fans can purchase City Edition…

Sanford POWER Basketball Academy Launches Under Freddy Coleman

Kids will learn skills like dribbling, passing, and shooting

FARGO, N.D. — With basketball season approaching, there’s a new opportunity for kids of all ages to learn the sport from a former NDSU standout. Freddy Coleman is leading the Sanford POWER Basketball Academy. He played basketball at NDSU from 2006–2011 and coached at Concordia and NDSU. “I’ve always had a passion for young people, kids in particular. Basketball is something…

6-Foot-8 Breckenridge Guard Verbally Commits to NDSU

Noah Christensen helped the Breckenridge Cowboys to a state tournament berth

  BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — The Bison basketball team scored a verbal commit for the 2019-2020 season. Junior Noah Christensen from Breckenridge says he is going to a Bison. The 6-foot-8 guard helped the team to a 25-5 record and state tournament berth this year. This season, the Bison went 15-17 overall and 5-9 in the Summit League. Categories: College, High School,…

Samuelson’s 32 Points Lead NDSU to Win over Mayville State

The Bison honored 10 year old Landon Solberg before the game.

FARGO, N.D. — As the regular season winds down in college basketball, the games carry more and more importance. But, Tuesday was a day where the game itself took a backseat. The Bison men played to raise awareness for Landon Solberg, a 10-year-old with a rare form of brain cancer. Landon and his basketball team were at the game as…

Kava Scores 1,000th Career Point, Shanley Deals Loss to St. Mary’s

The Shanley girls lose their first game of the year at the hands of the Saints

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley senior Jake Kava is a part of the Millennium Club after a strong performance against Bismarck St. Mary’s on Wednesday. Kava recorded his 1000th career point as the Deacons improved to 4-2 with a 77-58 win over the Saints. The Shanley girls were dealt their first loss of the season, as they fell in a tight…

Bus Carrying MSUM Men’s Basketball Team Involved in Crash in Stutsman County

Philpot and the basketball team were not injured

  JAMESTOWN, ND — The motor coach carrying at least 20 members of the MSUM Men’s Basketball team was involved in a crash about 30 miles west of Jamestown. The state patrol says the bus was traveling westbound on I-94 behind a Buick in the left lane. Another vehicle was in the right lane, but had stopped due to the…