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Playing For Nebraska “Full Circle” Moment For Former NDSU Star Griesel

Sam Griesel decided to use last year of eligibility to play at home

FARGO, N.D — Walking on his senior day for North Dakota State first team-all Summit League guard Sam Griesel had his mindset on playing professionally overseas. “The weekend after that Tuesday night when the season ended and it’s only been two weeks since I actually thought about playing somewhere and more college basketball,” Griesel said. What led — to that…

Sam Griesel Transfers to Nebraska

Sammy Hoops Headed Home to Lincoln

FARGO–After entering the transfer portal star guard Sam Griesel is going home to Lincoln, Nebraska to play for the cornhuskers under Fred Hoiberg. Griesel was one of the top high school players at Lincoln East, averaging 17.1 points and 6.1 rebounds as a senior in 2017-18. “Sammy Hoops” averaged 14.3 points per game this winter in his final season with…

Two Bison Men’s Hoopers Enter Transfer Portal

Jarrius Cook. Maleeck Harden-Hayes testing transfer waters

FARGO, N.D — One week after falling in the Summit League championship game to South Dakota state, North Dakota State men’s basketball has two players enter the transfer portal. Maleeck-Harden-Hayes was the first, announcing this morning on social media. The Moorhead native played in all 30 games this season making one start and averaging just over 16 minutes a game….

NDSU Men’s Basketball’s Season Ends With Emotional Loss in Summit League Championship

Ends collegiate careers from seniors Tyree Eady, Sam Griesel and Rocky Kreuser

FARGO, N.D — In their fourth straight Summit League championship game, North Dakota State men’s basketball falls in back to back seasons. This time to South Dakota state, 75-69. The Jackrabbits started out hot with a 14-4 run and only gave up the lead once. That came on a Sam Griesel three as the senior guard led all scorers with…

State of Athletics: NDSU’s Matt Larsen

Matt Larsen talks with KVRR's Nick Couzin

Despite the  football and winter sports seasons coming to an end, the NDSU athletics department remains busy. Both baseball, softball and track and field are ready to shine while Bison men’s basketball look for another Summit League Title. KVRR Sport’s Nick Couzin discussed all those topics and more with athletic director Matt Larsen. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports…

Former Bison WR Watson Shows Out At NFL Combine

Ran 4.28 40-yard dash

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Its safe to say former North Dakota State receiver Christian Watson showed out at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Watson ran a top 10 time in the 40-yard dash clocking a time of 4.28. In the broad jump, the FCS All-American leaped 4 feet 11 inches, which was the top distance among all at the position. Pro…

NDSU Men’s Basketball Look To Continue Success in Summit League Tournament

Bison going for eight championship appearance in 10 years

FARGO, N.D — Having success in the Summit League Tournament is something North Dakota State Men’s Basketball is use to by now. When tournament play tips off Saturday, head coach Dave Richman looks to take the program to an eight championship in ten seasons. For seniors, Tyree Eady, Sam Griesel and Rocky Kreuser playing for a title is all they…

Former Bison Darrius Shepherd Heading On A New Football Journey

New Jersey Generals drafted him into the USFL

FARGO, N.D — With the seventh pick of the 15th round in the USFL Draft, the New Jersey Generals select Darrius Shepherd. Its a new adventure for former NDSU receiver Darrius Shepherd who goes from playing on NFL  Sunday’s to the spring in a new football league. Since leaving North Dakota State as the all-time leader in receiving yards Darrius…

Battle-Tested Bison

FARGO– It has been a wild year for the bison. Sam Griesel had an emergency blood transfusion in December to fix a stomach ulcer. Grant Nelson hyper-extended his knee and suffered a bone bruise missing 4 games. Andrew Morgan missed 13 games with a lacerated spleen. Having overcome adversity on and off the court, the team is now healthy and…

Griesel, Kreuser, Eady Leaving Major Impact on NDSU Men’s Basketball Program

The three will be honored on senior day Saturday

FARGO, N.D —  “When we talk about the right guys as people, as students and as players, those three are everything I want this program to be about.” From establishing a legacy fund for future players and being roommates off the court to combining for over 3500 points and two summit league championships on it , seniors Sam Griesel, Tyree…