Sam Griesel

NDSU’s Griesel Journey Back From Injury Comes Full Circle

After two surgeries, the fourth year guard dropped 25 points in win over Indiana State

FARGO, N.D — In game one of his fourth year with north Dakota state men’s basketball, Sam Griesel never imagined it might be the last he helps. “Something was off. Something wasn’t right. I felt a little fatigued and tired. I had to catch my breath on the bench. I told our trainer that I wasn’t feeling right and so…

NDSU Men’s Basketball Finishes Non-Conference Home Slate Unbeaten

Bison beat Indiana State, 77-70

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State men’s basketball completes their non-conference home slate with a a perfect 6-0 record after a 77-70 win over Indiana State Monday night. Three Bison player finished in double figures including Sam Griesel, who is just three game removed from injury, with a season-high 23 points. Grant Nelson finished with 18 and Tyree Eady with…

NDSU Men’s Basketball’s Veteran Presence A Big Key To This Season

Sam Griesel, Tyree Eady and Rocky Kreuser all back for the Bison

FARGO, N.D. — The college hoops season is back. North Dakota State men’s basketball tips off season number eight under head coach Dave Richman looking for NCAA Tournament appearance number five. Those chances are as good as any with the roster that returns. The bison have all five starters from last season back including their top three scorers guards Sam…

NDSU’s Griesel Taking Name, Image, Likeness to a Whole New Level

Griesel is donating 20 percent of profits made from NIL to Landon's Light Foundation

FARGO, N.D. — Since the NCAA allowed their athletes to benefit off  their name, image and likeness earlier this month, there have been very few examples of athletes adding a charitable component to it. One of those is right here in Fargo with North Dakota State men’s basketball player Sam Griesel. Bison fans know the contributions guard Sam Griesel has…

NDSU Men Stay Undefeated In Summit League

The Bison defeated the Omaha Mavericks 80-66 on Saturday evening at the SHAC for their fourth Summit League win in as many games

FARGO, ND – The North Dakota State Men’s Basketball was already off to its best Summit League start through three games since 2017. The Bison made it four after tonight. Dave Richman’s cohort defeated the Omaha Mavericks, 80-66, to improve to (4-0) in league play. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison Basketball, Grant Nelson, NDSU athletics, NDSU Men’s Basketball,…

NDSU Men’s Basketball Drops to 0-5 on Season

Loss close game with South Dakota State, 77-75

IOUX FALLS, S.D. – (NDSU Athletics) The North Dakota State men’s basketball team trimmed a double-digit deficit down to one point on three different occasions, but ultimately fell 77-75 to South Dakota State on Thursday night at the CU Mortgage Direct Dakota Showcase held at the Sanford Pentagon. Bison junior Sam Griesel finished with 20 points, eight rebounds and seven…

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 Nets Career High 31 In NDSU Win

North Dakota State avenged a previous loss to Oral Roberts last month

FARGO, N.D. – Vinnie Shahid scored a career-high 31 points to lead the North Dakota State men’s basketball team to an 83-76 victory over Oral Roberts on Saturday afternoon inside the Scheels Center. The Bison extended their win streak to five games. Shahid, a senior guard from Minneapolis, finished 8-of-14 shooting and a perfect 9-of-9 at the free throw line. He hit…

NDSU men’s basketball gets healthy ahead of final stretch

Jared Samuelson, Sam Griesel return to the court for the Bison in January after sitting out with injuries for over a month

FARGO, N.D. –NDSU men’s basketball is off to an 8-2 start in the summit league, the best start to conference play since the 2014-15 season. What might make that hard to believe is that the team has not been fully healthy while doing so. Two key players spent over a month off the court to deal with injuries; senior Jared…