Dave Richman

NDSU MBB Looking Past Loss to SDSU

Bison Lost On Half Court Buzzer Beater

FARGO, N.D. — Yesterday’s rivalry game between North Dakota State and South Dakota State men’s basketball programs was one to remember. The Bison up by 17 with 9 minutes left to go before the Jackrabbits came all the way back to win on a half court buzzer beater and stay atop the Summit League. While it was a crushing blow…

NDSU MBB Falls on Buzzer Beater to SDSU

Jackrabbits beat the Bison 88-87

  FARGO, N.D. – (NSDU Athletics) South Dakota State trailed North Dakota State the entire game, but SDSU’s David Jenkins banked in a shot from half court as time expired, and the Jackrabbits escaped Fargo with a 78-77 victory.   NDSU led by 17 points in the second half, but the advantage slowly disappeared. Ahead 52-35 with 15 minutes remaining,…

NDSU MBB Wins Fourth Game In A Row

Bison Beat the Pioneers, 81-71

FARGO, N.D. — (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State junior guard Vinnie Shahid finished with 27 points, seven assists and five rebounds to lead the Bison men’s basketball team to an 81-71 victory over Denver on Saturday afternoon.   With its fourth straight win, NDSU improved to 13-12 overall and 7-4 in Summit League play.   Redshirt freshman Tyree Eady scored 16…

NDSU MBB Beats UC Santa Barbara Behind Big Games From Deng Geu and Tyson Ward

Bison beat the Gauchos 82-63

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) Deng Geu and Tyson Ward both scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead the North Dakota State men’s basketball team to an 82-63 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Sunday afternoon inside the Scheels Center.   NDSU improved to 1-1 with the win. The Gauchos went 23-9 last season and were picked in…

NDSU MBB Coach Richman Weighs in on NCAA Scandals

Dave Richman says he doesn't think the scandals end with the teams at the top

FARGO, N.D. — College basketball has been soaked in controversy over the past few days. Dozens of men’s programs are accused of violating NCAA rules by giving players improper benefits. Potentially the biggest scandal involves Arizona. The FBI reportedly has wiretaps that allege head coach Sean Miller discussed paying $100,000 to ensure a top freshman signed with his school. NDSU played…

NDSU MBB Still Struggling as Final Week of Regular Season Arrives

Head coach Dave Richman is frustrated with the results of late.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s basketball has hit its roughest stretch since Dave Richman took over as head coach. The Bison (13-15, 4-8 Summit League) have lost five in a row with just two games left in the regular season. “We’ve had our stretches. We’ve had our moments,” Richman said. “We just haven’t been able to fight through…

Bison Basketball Working to Create a ‘Finished Product’ By March

NDSU Travels to Oral Roberts, Denver this week.

FARGO, N.D. — On the court, the Bison men’s basketball team will try to get back above .500 in the Summit League with a pair of games on the road this week. The herd battle Oral Roberts (9-17, 3-6 SL) and Denver (10-13, 4-5 SL) after losing back-to-back games to SDSU and USD. North Dakota State continues to struggle to put…

Bison Basketball Building Momentum for Second Half of Conference Play

NDSU is currently 4-3 in the Summit League.

FARGO, N.D. — On the hardwood, the NDSU Bison basketball team ran into a hot shooting Kobe for the first nine minutes of Saturday’s contest. But defensive adjustments and Paul Miller’s ninth-straight game with over 20 points helped seal the Bison win over Western Illinois. Yesterday was the first time that NDSU has won back-to-back games in the Summit League. The…

Bison Men’s Basketball Looking to Improve Consistency

NDSU is 9-7 on the season

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU men’s basketball dodged an 0-2 conference start on Saturday by upsetting South Dakota. The Bison return home this week with match ups against Denver and Oral Roberts. Dave Richman’s team has been plagued with inconsistencies. Richman wants his team to focus on playing a complete 40 minutes. “Sometimes I think we get into the mentality that we’re…

Bison Basketball Struggle Early on with Tough Competition

NDSU currently sits at 3-5 on the season.

FARGO, N.D. — The Bison men’s basketball team is 3-5 on the season after Monday’s loss to Missouri State. It’s the third loss in a row for the herd, and they haven’t scored more than 60 points in any of the last three contests. That gives North Dakota State a season series split with the 8-2 Bears. Head coach Dave Richman…