Men’s Basketball

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…

Former NDSU Coach Phillips Introduced as Northern State Men’s Basketball Coach

Saul Phillips coached at NDSU from 2007-2014

ABERDEEN, S.D. — Former NDSU men’s basketball coach Saul Phillips has a new coaching gig. After Ohio failed to renew his contract, Phillips will be in charge of Northern State’s program in Aberdeen, S.D. The Wolves made the Division-II NCAA Tournament each of the last two seasons, and were runners up two years ago. Then-head coach Paul Sather accepted a job…

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…

UND Hires Northern State’s Sather to Coach Men’s Basketball

Sather spent nine years at NSU

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — University of North Dakota Director of Athletics Bill Chaves announced the hiring of Paul Sather Thursday to fill the head men’s basketball post. Sather comes to UND following a very successful stint at Northern State (Aberdeen, S.D.) where he was back-to-back conference coach of the year, leading the Wolves to the NCAA Division II…

NDSU’s Richman Reacts to Signing Moorhead’s Harden-Hayes

Maleeck Harden-Hayes scored more than 1,100 points in his Moorhead career

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University head men’s basketball coach David Richman announced the addition of Maleeck Harden-Hayes to the Bison roster for the 2019-20 season on Thursday, April 25. Harden-Hayes is a 6-foot-6 wing from Moorhead, Minn., and Moorhead HS. He finished his high school career with more than 1,100 points and 450 rebounds, being voted…

Deng Geu Intends to Transfer from NDSU Men’s Basketball Program

The upcoming seniors averaged 9.6 points per game in 2018-19

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU men’s basketball did not have any seniors on this year’s team, but it is not looking like everyone is coming back next season. Deng Geu announced on twitter that he intends to transfer from the program. The redshirt junior will be a grad transfer, meaning he won’t have to sit out a season. He did not…

Survive and Advance: NDSU Continues Journey in NCAA Tournament

The Bison will match up against top-seeded Duke in the Round of 64 on Friday

DAYTON, Ohio (NDSU Athletics) — The North Dakota State men’s basketball team pulled out a 78-74 victory over North Carolina Central on Wednesday evening in the First Four round of the NCAA Tournament. It was the second Division I NCAA Tournament victory for the Bison, who advance to play No. 1 overall seed Duke on Friday at 7:10 p.m. ET /…

Bison Upset Omaha 73-63 To Go Back To The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

Vinnie Shahid scored 20 second-half points to lead the Bison

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Get your dancin’ shoes on, Bison fans. North Dakota State is headed back to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament after winning the Summit League Tournament. The fourth-seeded Bison beat second-seeded Omaha 73-63. North Dakota State was led by junior guard Vinnie Shahid who scored 22 points, 20 of which were scored in the second half. The…