Men’s Basketball

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…

MSUM Men Fall in NSIC Tourney Opener to SMSU

The Dragons lost 86-81

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  MSUM’s men’s basketball team came up short in a back-and-forth game against Southwest Minnesota State in the NSIC Tournament opener. The four-seeded Dragons led by one at the half, but ended up falling 86-81. Travaun Coad led the team with 18 points, but Ryan Bruggeman’s 35 for the Mustangs proved to be too much. Categories: College, Top…

Hot Shooting Leads NDSU Men Past Oral Roberts

The Bison pick up their fifth win in a row

  FARGO, N.D. — The start of the game was a pretty good indicator for how things were going to go for the rest of the night. North Dakota State knocked down eight 3-pt shots in the first 8:02 of the contest against Oral Roberts Thursday night. The Bison finished with 15 threes on 27 attempts, their most makes from…

NDSU Men’s Basketball Hoping to Hold off Oral Roberts in Standings

The Bison host the Golden Eagles on Thursday

FARGO, N.D. — The Bison men’s basketball team is in action on Thursday to try and win its fifth conference game in a row. For context, NDSU won only five Summit League showdowns all of last season. Oral Roberts will be in town. The winning streak started against the Golden Eagles on January 26th, when the Bison took them down 67-57….

NDSU’s Shahid Progressing on and off Basketball Court

He is averaging 21.5 PPG during the Bison's four-game winning streak

FARGO, N.D. — Vinnie Shahid is leading the way for North Dakota State men’s basketball on the current four-game winning streak. On Saturday, Shahid tallied 27 points, seven assists and five rebounds. He is the first player from NDSU in at least the last decade to register at least that many points, assists and rebounds in a single game. His…

NDSU Men’s Basketball Emphasizing Defense in Second Half of League Play

NDSU's record has directly correlated with opponent's shooting percentage

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s basketball is hoping the cold weather will translate to cold shooting by opponents. That hasn’t really been the case this season, where NDSU has allowed teams to shoot nearly 47 percent against them on the year. That is among the worst in the country. As you would expect, there is a direct correlation…

NDSU Men’s Basketball Feeling More ‘Poised’ After First Road Win

The Bison took down Oral Roberts on Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — It took until the halfway point of Summit League play for North Dakota State men’s basketball to pick up its first road win of the season. The Bison had lost their first eight true road matchups before taking down Oral Roberts in Tulsa, Okla. Now, the squad is hoping to use that momentum to carry them through…

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…

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…