NSIC Basketball

MSUM Basketball Programs Back to Action After 2-Week COVID Pause

First games since Jan. 2-3

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Its been a long two weeks for both Minnesota State-Moorhead basketball programs. Four games over two weekends including a home doubleheader were canceled after the return from the holiday break as COVID spread across both teams. Its been a slow work back to the court. The Dragons went through a mandatory 7-day pause from the NSIC before…

MSUM Men’s Hoops Extends Win Streak to Four Games

Takes down Winona State, 76-67

MOORHEAD, Minn — Minnesota State-Moorhead men’s basketball extends their win streak to four games with a 76-67 win over Winona State. Dane Zimmer led the way in scoring with 18 points on eight of nine shooting. The Dragons are back at it Saturday afternoon with a 3 P.M. tip at Nemzek Hall against Sioux Falls. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra,…

MSUM Men’s Basketball Opens Up Conference Play With Win Over Northern State

Beat Wolves by 10, 85-75

MOORHEAD, Minn — Minnesota State-Moorhead men’s basketball starts out conference with a bang knocking off the defending champs, Northern State, 85-75. Lorenzo McGhee finished with 17 points in the win. Dragons are back in action this weekend hosting a Thanksgiving Tournament among NSIC teams at Nemzek Hall. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Dragons Men’s Basketball, MSUM Dragons, MSUM Dragons…

MSUM Women’s Basketball Can’t Capitalize Off Strong First Half; Fall to Northern State

Wolves downed the Dragons, 66-48

MOORHEAD, Minn — Minnesota State-Moorhead women’s basketball dropped their conference opener to Northern State. The Dragons held a lead in the first half but couldn’t over a big finish by the Wolves in a 66-48 loss. Mariah McKeever and Natalie Jens finished with a team-high 11 points. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Dragons Women’s Basketball, MSUM Dragons, MSUM Women’s…

Davies’ Motschenbacher Makes Commitment to Northern State Official

Will play for former NDSU coach Saul Phillips in Aberdeen

FARGO, N.D — One of the top prep guards in the state of North Dakota, Ian Motschenbacher put pen to paper on his commitment to play for division two powerhouse, Northern State next fall. Motschenbacher helped Davies reach the EDC championship. The Eagles senior will play for former NDSU head coach,  Saul Philips, who has helped the Wolves win the…

Richland’s Roob Commits to Dream School in MSUM

Part of 2022 recruiting class

ABERCROMBIE, N.D. — An early offer was on the table for Richland’s Megan Roob and she grabbed it committing to Minnesota-State Moorhead women’s basketball before her senior year. For Roob, it was a no brainer. Its a tradition in her household to be a Dragon. Her older brother is on the football team and the school is close to home.With…

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 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 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…

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,…