North Dakota State

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 Waiting For Their Shot in First Four Game Against North Carolina Central

NDSU takes on the Eagles Wednesday night in the NCAA Tournament

DAYTON, Ohio – The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is underway, and North Dakota State is waiting for its shot. The Bison play in the First Four Wednesday night against the North Carolina Central Eagles. North Dakota State was certainly not the favorite to win to win the Summit League at the beginning of the season, or in the middle or even…

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…

NDSU’s Otterdahl Recognized as National Field Athlete of the Year

Otterdahl won two titles at the NCAA Indoor Championships over the weekend

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State senior thrower Payton Otterdahl and associate head track & field coach Justin St. Clair have earned national athlete and coach of the year honors, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Tuesday. Otterdahl was named the men’s indoor National Field Athlete of the Year, while St. Clair was recognized…

Summit League Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview

NDSU is the four seed, while North Dakota is the seven seed

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s basketball coach Dave Richman refers to tournament time as the third season. The slate is wiped clean as all eight teams in the Summit League Tournament are three wins away from an NCAA Tournament berth. The Bison match up with Oral Roberts in the first round, a team they beat twice already this…

Payton Otterdahl Captures NDSU’s First NCAA D-I T&F Championship with Shot Put Win

Otterdahl threw 21.71 meters in the shot put

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (NDSU Athletics) – Payton Otterdahl is a national champion. The Bison senior won the shot put at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships on Friday night, becoming the first individual Division I national champion for North Dakota State in any sport. Otterdahl uncorked a huge throw of 71-02.75 (21.71m) on the very first attempt of the competition,…

NDSU’s Larsen Named AD of the Year

Larsen is in his fifth year as North Dakota State's Director of Athletics

  CLEVELAND (NDSU Athletics) – The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced North Dakota State’s Matt Larsen as one of four recipients of the Under Armour AD of the Year award in the Football Championship Subdivision on Wednesday, March 6. The AD of the Year Award highlights the efforts of 28 athletics directors at all levels for…

NDSU Honored for off-the-Field Prowess as much as On-Field Success

The Bison football team was honored at the White House on Monday

WASHINGTON — North Dakota State football likes to take things one day at a time; Once that day is done, they move on to the next one. Monday will not soon be forgotten for this team, though. The Bison are home after getting honored at the White House on Monday. Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) set everything up by asking the…