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MSUM Men’s Basketball Advances to NSIC Championship

Wayne State had COVID-19 issues advancing the Dragons

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — After winning their quarterfinal in double overtime over Minnesota State-Mankato, Minnesota State-Moorhead men’s basketball won’t have to play a semifinal game. Due to COVID-19, the Dragons next opponent, Wayne State had to forfeit. Per NSIC rules, MSUM moves on to the Championship games. They’ll play the winner of Northern State and Minot State on Sunday. Categories:…

MSUM Women’s Basketball Embracing Underdog Role Heading into NSIC Tournament

Dragons are four seed from the north division

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In the final home series of the regular season not only did head coach, Karla Nelson clinch her 21st consecutive winning season for Minnesota State-Moorhead women’s basketball, it also earned them a postseason berth. After starting the season 3-3, the Dragons worked there way back after a two week COVID pause to finish as winners in four…

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 Women Clinch NSIC Tournament Berth, Down Wolves 63-51

21st winning season for head coach Karla Nelson

MOORHEAD, Minn. — (MSUM Athletics) A 13-2 run in the fourth quarter helped the Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team top Northern State, 63-51 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action Friday night in Moorhead, Minn. The win clinched a berth in the upcoming NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament for the Dragons. MSUM has won three in a row and improved to…

MSUM Men’s Basketball Back in Win Column After Two Canceled Series

Dragons topped UMary, 82-71

MOORHEAD, Minn — (MSUM Athletics) A big 17-1 run in the second half helped the Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team stretch its winning streak to seven with a 82-71 win over UMary in action Friday night in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM is now 7-2 overall and 7-0 in the NSIC with the win while UMary fell to 4-9 overall…

MSUM Football Adds Local Flavor on Signing Day

Class of 2021 includes 29 players

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota State-Moorhead football welcomed 29 new players to the program on National Signing Day. With no fall NSIC season and the 2020 class only having ten practices under their belt, it presents a unique opportunity for the Dragons to have two sets of recruits brand new to playing. This year’s class is highlighted by West Fargo’s Carter…

MSUM Women’s Basketball Series Canceled for Second Consecutive Week

Won't Play Saint Cloud This Weekend

MOORHEAD, Minn. — For the second consecutive week Minnesota-State Moorhead women’s basketball won’t be playing on the weekend. The Dragons two-game road series at St. Cloud State is cancelled due to COVID-19 testing protocols. Due to NSUC guidelines both games will not be made up. MSUM’s last series against Duluth was also canceled. The Dragons are 3 and 3 on…

Zimmer’s Career High Carries Dragons To Sixth Straight Win

Dane Zimmer set a career high in points scored by the end of the first half, helping the Dragons beat Duluth, 103-95

DULUTH, Minn — A career-high from sophomore forward Dane Zimmer helped the Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team extend its winning streak to six games with a 103-95 win over Minnesota Duluth on Saturday at Romano Gymnasium in Duluth. MSUM is now 6-2 overall and 6-0 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference’s North Division. The Dragons are tied with Northern…

MSUM Women’s Basketball’s Series With Duluth Canceled

No make-up will happen

MOORHEAD, Minn. — (MSUM Athletics) The Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team’s two-game home series with Minnesota Duluth, scheduled for this Friday and Saturday (Jan. 22-23), has been cancelled due to COVID-19 test protocols. Officials from both schools made the announcement on Thursday. Per NSIC scheduling guidelines for this season, this weekend’s series will not be rescheduled. Categories: College,…

MSUM Men Take Down Bemidji State

The Dragons defeated the Beavers at home on Saturday, 83-61

MOORHEAD, MINN – Junior guard Gavin Baumgartner surpassed 1,000 career points and torrid three-point shooting keyed a big first half as the Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team rolled to an 83-61 win over Bemidji State Saturday at Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM has won four in a row and is 4-2 overall and 4-0 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate…