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UND Men’s Basketball Lands Mr. Kansas Basketball

Elijah Hayes from Topeka West commits to Fighting Hawks

GRAND FORKS, N.D — For the second straight year, North Dakota men’s basketball head coach Paul Sather lands a top recruit from another state. Mr Kansas basketball Elijah Hayes joins the squad this fall. The guard set the single season points record with 581 and scoring average with 23.5 per game. Hayes provides some more offense to a Fighting Hawks…

UND’s Bruns Making Most Of Freshman Season

Leads all Summit League freshman and the Fighting Hawks in Points

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Its been  a struggle for North Dakota men’s basketball this season producing a 4-13 record and having yet to win a game in the summit league, however there has been one bright spot in freshman gaurd  Paul Bruns. Bruns has started in 10 of 17 collegiate games and is the league’s top freshman point getter averaging…

UND Ready For Oral Roberts

The Fighting Hawks used an extra week of practice to gear up for Oral Roberts in the 1st round of the Summit League Tournament

GRAND FORKS, ND – The Fighting Hawks finished the regular season at (9-16) but four of those wins came in the last six games. Bentiu Panoam has helped them catch a little fire down the stretch. The senior out of Anchorage Alaska has scored 19 or more in three of the last four games to round out the season which…

NDSU-UND Men’s Basketball Take Rivalry to Grand Forks for Two-Game Set

What to expect from both teams as the match-up approaches

FARGO, N.D. — Last time North Dakota and North Dakota state met in Grand Forks it was a Fighting Hawks buzzer beater by guard Marlon Stewart clinching the dub. However, this time both sides look a lot different. The Bison won seven straight before that meeting and went on to take the Summit League Title. This time around, its a…

UND Men’s Basketball Battling Adversity As Conference Play Begins

Fighting Hawks have 1-8 record

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — On the court, North Dakota men’s basketball is feeling the adversity. Through the non-conference schedule, the Fighting Hawks have played with three transfers and a true freshman in the starting line-up producing just a 1-8 record. With the start of Summit League play this weekend, it provides a new slate. An opportunity for head coach Paul…

Rebraca-Led UND Men’s Basketball Tips Off Season Wednesday

Junior forward looking for even better 2020-21 season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It’s been almost nine months since head coach Paul Sather took North Dakota men’s basketball to the Summit League Championship in his first season. The second season begins on Wednesday. The Fighting Hawks lost its top scorer and assists leader, guard Marlon Stewart to graduation, however, return two starters from last season including preseason All-Summit League…

UND Men’s Basketball Releases Part of Non-Conference Schedule Highlighted by Match-Up With Minnesota

Gophers and Fighting Hawks will play on December 4th in Minneapolis

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s basketball released part of their non-conference schedule and it includes a date with the Gophers. The game will be played at Minnesota on December 4th. Rich Pitino’s squad is picked to finish 11th in the Big Ten preseason poll. Other non-conference games that have been confirmed by UND: At Miami Ohio on November…

UND Basketball Programs React To A Different Summit League Schedule

Fighting Hawks Open Up Conference Play at home against Kansas City Jan. 2

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –North Dakota men’s basketball heads into year two under head coach Paul Sather. The Fighting Hawks tip off their non-conference slate in three weeks. Now the team knows what’s coming in conference play. The Summit League announced a 16-game schedule starting June 2nd running through February 28th. Teams will play the same opponent twice at the same…

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…

UND Men’s Basketball: Transfer Nero “Program Was Right Fit”

Nero Transfers in From Weber State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s basketball is adding some reinforcements next season to replace the absence of three guards from last season that included the Summit League’s leading scorer in Marlon Stewart. The Fighting Hawks added transfer from Weber State Caleb Nero. Head coach Paul Sather said Nero adds the ability to pass and score, which attracted him…