Dave Richman

NDSU men’s basketball gets healthy ahead of final stretch

Jared Samuelson, Sam Griesel return to the court for the Bison in January after sitting out with injuries for over a month

FARGO, N.D. –NDSU men’s basketball is off to an 8-2 start in the summit league, the best start to conference play since the 2014-15 season. What might make that hard to believe is that the team has not been fully healthy while doing so. Two key players spent over a month off the court to deal with injuries; senior Jared…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Men’s Basketball Coach Dave Richman

Richman discusses his team's season to this point

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s basketball has really turned their season around since the end of non-conference play. In their last 11 contests, the Bison are winners of their last eight sitting at second place in the Summit League behind South Dakota State. With 10 games left in the regular season, KVRR’s Nick Couzin had the opportunity to…

NDSU Men’s Basketball Wins Conference Home Opener Over Western Illinois

Bison beat the Leathernecks 94-74

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State Men’s Basketball improves to 2-0 in Summit League Play with a 94-74 win over Western Illinois Tuesday night at the SHAC. All five starters scored in double figured. Gaurd Vinnie Shahid and Forward Tyson Ward combined for 47 of the 94 points for the Bison. The Bison go out of conference play Sunday with…

NDSU Athletics Programs Introduce Recruiting Classes on National Signing Day

Softball, Men's and Women's Basketball Teams Welcome New Class

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) The North Dakota State University men’s basketball program has signed four student-athletes to its 2020 recruiting class, head coach David Richman announced Wednesday. Donald Carter III, a guard from Minneapolis, Minn.; Grant Nelson, a forward from Devils Lake, N.D.; Boden Skunberg, a guard from Jamestown, N.D.; and Grayson Haman, a guard from Fargo, N.D., will…

NDSU Men’s Basketball Closes Out Home Stand With Win Over Cal Poly

Bison beat the Mustangs 74-67

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Behind 21 points from senior Vinnie Shahid and 13 second-half points from junior Cameron Hunter, the North Dakota State men’s basketball team claimed a 74-67 win over Cal Poly in a Monday afternoon matinee at the Scheels Center. NDSU senior Tyson Ward added 14 points, seven rebounds and three assists as the Bison improved their…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Men’s Basketball Coach Dave Richman

Richman previews upcoming season

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU Men’s Basketball opened up their season with an exhibition win over Dickinson. The Bison are coming off an NCAA Tournament appearance and Summit League Championship and are looking to build off that going into a new season. The Bison open up the regular season at Kansas State. Before heading to Manhattan on Tuesday, KVRR’s Nick Couzin…

NDSU Basketball Tabbed As Preseason Summit League Favorite

Shahid, Ward Named to First & Second Team All-Summit League

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State is the favorite to win the 2019-20 Summit League men’s basketball title, according to the annual preseason poll released Monday, Oct. 7.   The Bison received 23-of-34 first-place votes to top the poll. Head coach David Richman returns all five starters from last season’s squad that won the Summit League Tournament…

NDSU Men’s Basketball Elongates Season with August Trip to Puerto Rico

The Bison will add 10 practices and play exhibition games on the island beginning August 4

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – The North Dakota State men’s basketball team will get an early start on the 2019-20 season with a trip to Puerto Rico from Aug. 3-10. The Bison will play three exhibition games while on the island – Sunday, Aug. 4, in Ponce; Wednesday, Aug. 7, in Rincon; and Friday, Aug. 9, in San Juan. “We…

Richman Signs Contract Extension with NDSU Men’s Basketball

Head coach Dave Richman is extended through the 2021-22 season

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University director of athletics Matt Larsen announced today a two-year contract extension for head men’s basketball coach David Richman through April 2022. Richman is entering his sixth year as NDSU’s head coach in 2019-20. In five seasons as head coach, Richman has led the Bison to two NCAA Tournament appearances and three Summit…

“Landon’s Light” Group Warns of Online Scammers

On Facebook, the group warns of fraudulent Facebook and Etsy sites

FARGO, N.D. — Family and friends of a young West Fargo boy battling a rare brain tumor has a warning for people. On the Facebook page of Landon’s Light, a post says national press coverage has increased fraudulent Facebook and Etsy sites. None of the profits from those sites are going to the family. NDSU coach Dave Richman wore his…