Chad Walthall

MSUM Basketball Programs Back to Action After 2-Week COVID Pause

First games since Jan. 2-3

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Its been a long two weeks for both Minnesota State-Moorhead basketball programs. Four games over two weekends including a home doubleheader were canceled after the return from the holiday break as COVID spread across both teams. Its been a slow work back to the court. The Dragons went through a mandatory 7-day pause from the NSIC before…

MSUM Men’s Basketball Breathing Fire After Setting Program Scoring Record

Scored 136 points in last game against Crown College

MOORHEAD, Minn. — You could say that the MSUM men’s basketball team was living up to their Dragons nickname by breathing fire Tuesday night in their win over crown college scorching the nets for 136 points setting a new program scoring record breaking the old mark by 10 points. Career highs were set all over the floor led by junior…

Playing for RedHawks Allows Nick Novak to Reconnect with Minnesota Roots

Shortstop staying the summer in Moorhead with his cousins, the Walthall's while playing in American Association

FARGO, N.D. — “Ever since I was a kid, my goal was to always play beyond college.” And that dream has become a reality as Nick Novak is one of the latest additions to the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks roster. The Mankato native is the youngest player on the line-up card having just finished his fifth year at Angelo State in Texas….

MSUM Men’s Basketball Heads into NSIC Tournament with Confidence Level High

Dragons are number two seed; face Mankato in Quarterfinals

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota State-Moorhead men’s basketball is rolling into the NSIC Tournament as the number two seed. With their postseason match-up against Minnesota-State Mankato on the horizon, there is a lot to be excited about MSUM closed out the regular season handing the top seed in the conference, Northern State, its only loss. Until that final series split,  the…

MSUM Men’s and Women’s Basketball Ready to Tip-Off Seasons After Two-Month Delayed Start

Both teams open up against Augustana this weekend

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The wait is over for Minnesota State Moorhead’s men’s and women’s basketball programs.. After a two month delay to the start of the season NSIC play tips off this weekend. On the men’s side, the Dragons are coming off a year playing their best basketball at the end of it. Getting past the quarterfinals of the NSIC…

MSUM Men’s Basketball Preview Wednesday’s Opening Round of NSIC Tournament

Host Wayne State Wednesday Night

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Tournament time has begun for Minnesota-State Moorhead men’s basketball as the Dragons tip off the N.S.I.C. Tournament Wednesday night at Nemzek Fieldhouse… The Dragons are coming in off a weekend split that featured a win against Minot State followed by a loss to U-Mary.  MSUM will host Wayne State, who’s only won seven of their 22 league…

Key Returners to Play Pivotal Role in MSUM Men’s Basketball’s Success in New Season

Three top scorers return for the Dragons

MOORHEAD, Minn. — On the men’s side, Minnesota State-Moorhead was picked fifth in the preseason NSIC poll. The Dragons come off a season where the team saw 19 wins and improved in every category raising their points and assists per game marks. The Dragons will look to pick up from where they left off returning their top three scorers from…

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…