Basketball

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…

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…