NCAA Tournament

NDSU Softball Understands the Challenge of No. 7 Minnesota

The Bison face the Golden Gophers in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota State softball team hit the road Wednesday afternoon to Minneapolis, site of the NCAA Regional. The Bison start things off against the hosts on Friday night. Although the Herd coasted through Summit League play pretty easily, a Big Ten opponent like the Golden Gophers is an entirely different animal. NDSU knows the challenge ahead,…

NDSU Softball Ready For Minnesota in NCAA Regional

Playing the Gophers for the first time this year

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU softball leaves for Minneapolis Wednesday in preparation for its match up with Minnesota Friday night. This could’ve been the second trip to the Twin Cities for the Bison this year had it not been for a cancellation of a doubleheader scheduled back on April 24th. The Gophers have had the upper hand in the head–to–head series of…

NDSU Softball Heads to Minneapolis For A Matchup With Minnesota in the NCAA Tournament

Game is scheduled for 8:30 P.M. Friday

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – (NDSU Athletics) Summit League champion North Dakota State is scheduled to face No. 7-seed Minnesota at 8:30 p.m. Central Time on Friday, May 17, in the second game of the NCAA Minneapolis Regional at Minnesota’s Jane G. Cowles Stadium as the NCAA Division I softball committee announced the 2019 championship field on Sunday night. The Bison played…

LIVE: The Bison’s NCAA Tournament Run With Bison Illustrated

Magazine Recaps NDSU's Trip To The Tournament

  This year’s NDSU Men’s basketball team had no seniors. Hardly anyone expected them to win their conference tournament, win an NCAA Tournament game and put a scare into the number one team in the country. But they did. Bison Illustrated editor Nolan Schmidt tells Adam Ladwig that maybe we shouldn’t be surprised. This month’s issue is full of stories…

Wahpeton Native Tylee Irwin Plays in NCAA Tournament

The Sophomore Forward plays for SDSU

PORTLAND, Ore. — As the NCAA women’s basketball tournament continues to whittle the field down, a former North Dakota high school standout is hoping to keep carrying her team. Wahpeton native Tylee Irwin is a sophomore forward for South Dakota State. The six-seeded Jackrabbits beat Quinnipiac in the first round and then upset Syracuse in the round of 32. She…

Former Fargo Force Players Return to Scheels Arena for NCAA Tournament

There are 28 Force Alumni playing in the NCAA Tournament

FARGO, N.D. (Fargo Force) – The Fargo Force will be represented by 28 alumni playing for a national championship in the NCAA Division I Hockey Tournament when it begins on Friday. UMass leads the way with five Force alums, Minnesota State has four, and St. Cloud State has three. Jared Hilderman and Riley Tufte won a national championship with Minnesota Duluth…

Duke’s Coach K Shows Respect for NDSU Basketball

Duke Beat NDSU in Round of 64

COLUMBIA, S.C. — North Dakota State Men’s basketball NCAA Tournament run came to an end last night in an 85–62 loss to number one overall seed Duke. Even in a loss, the result was a promising one. The Bison led for the first 11 minutes of the game and trailed by just four at halftime before the Blue Devils started pulling…

NDSU Players React after Season-Ending Loss against No. 1 Duke

Duke beat the Bison 85-62 in the round of 64

COLUMBIA, S.C. — North Dakota State Men’s Basketball season comes to an end after a 85-62 loss to number one overall seed Duke in the round of 64. The Bison kept pace with Duke in the first half leading for much of the first 11 minutes and trailing by just four at halftime. The Blue Devils became too much in…