NDSU Men’s Basketball

NDSU, UND Practice Hours Increased After NCAA Announces College Basketball Return

College Basketball start date is November 26th

FARGO, N.D. — Thanksgiving Eve will never be the same as the NCAA Division One Council gifted college basketball fans with a November 25th start date. The day before america enjoys some delicious turkey. The season starts 15 days later than originally scheduled. Teams can only play a max of  24 games four less than usual. With just four non-conference…

Rothsay, NDSU Athletics Mourn Passing of Jordan Aaberg

Passed away at 29 after collapsing at home

ROTHSAY, Minn. — North Dakota State Athletics and the Rothsay community mourn the loss of former basketball player, Jordan Aaberg, who passed away unexpectedly this morning collapsing at his home. He was just 29. Aaberg was a standout for the Tigers averaging a double-double his senior season. Leading them to their first little eight conference championship  in 13 years. With…

Coaches 4 Change: NDSU basketball’s Josh Sash joins social justice organization

The organization is a platform designed by coaches across the country to engage, educate, empower and evolve collegiate student-athletes on issues of social injustices, systemic racism, and the power of voting.

FARGO, N.D. — The topic of racial injustice has come to the forefront across America in recent months. It has led many to begin uncomfortable, yet necessary conversations about race, but it’s also left people with the question ‘How can I do more to help?’ That was the struggle faced by NDSU men’s basketball assistant coach, Josh Sash. “I always…

Reports: NDSU Guard Carter III to miss time with leg injury

JUCO transfer from Scottsdale Community College

FARGO, N.D. — Per Bison Report and 247 Sports, NDSU transfer guard Donald Carter III suffered a lower leg injury working out in preparation for the 2020-21 basketball season.  The injury is a non-ligament lower leg issue with an expected recovery time between 18-24 weeks. Carter III started 23 of 25 games during his final season at Scottsdale Community College…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Men’s Basketball Coach Dave Richman

KVRR's Nick Couzin talks with Richman about story lines heading into upcoming season

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s and women’s basketball players can start returning to campus on June 15th. On top of that, there are many early story lines heading into a new season come late fall. Two new assistants, three new captains, top programs on the schedule and the Bison coming off another Summit League title were all discussed…

Shahid Uses Self-Isolation To Pass Along Training

Former Bison Vinnie Shahid 20' finds a clever way to hone his own skills while helping others improve there own

FARGO, ND – You know him as a face of Bison Basketball these last two years. A 2x summit league tournament M.V.P., the team leader in several stat categories, and only the 2nd ever to eclipse 1,000 points in just two seasons. But the Summit League title game wasn’t Vinnie Shahid’s last encounter with a ball and hoop. The Minnesota…

Meet The Coach: NDSU Men’s Basketball’s Joshua Jones

Comes to NDSU after four years at Western Illinois

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s basketball finished its season on a high winning the Summit League Championship before COVID-19 canceled their chances of playing in the NCAA Tournament. Along with the departures of the four seniors, head coach Dave Richman has two spots to fill on his coaching staff. One of them was hired today in Josh Jones….

Senior Tribute: NDSU Men’s Basketball’s Tyson Ward

Tyson Ward reflects on his time as a Bison

FARGO, N.D. — On March 10th, North Dakota State men’s basketball won back-to-back Summit League Championships to earn their spot in the field of 68 and the NCAA Tournament, two days later, that chance came to an unfortunate halt when NCAA president Mark Emmert canceled the big dance. “Sad. Not traumatized but you know you work so hard all year…

NDSU Heads to 5th NCAA Tournament with Summit League Championship Win Over UND

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Herd is thundering to the NCAA Tournament with a resounding win over North Dakota in the Summit League Championship Game. North Dakota State’s defense shut down North Dakota early on with the Fighting Hawks’ first basket coming from Marlon Stewart around seven minutes into the game. NDSU was perfect from the free throw line in…

No. 1 Seed Requires Certain Approach for NDSU Men’s Basketball at Summit League

Bison won final two games to get top seed in tournament

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s basketball leaves for Sioux Falls, South Dakota and the Summit League Tournament on Friday as the number one overall seed. After winning the tournament last season as the four seed, NDSU knows any outcome is possible. There’s a ton of pressure that comes with being the top seed especially with what happened last…