Summit League Basketball

Devils Lake’s Nelson Becoming Huge Part of NDSU’s Recent Success

Mr. North Dakota Basketball successfully finding role on men's hoops team

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s basketball is off to a perfect 4-0 start to the summit league season including wins in six of their last seven match-ups. That streak has been welcomed with the arrival of North Dakota Mr. Basketball forward Grant Nelson. Through the first seven games, Nelson had just 16 points. Since then the Devils Lake…

UND’s Allen-Eiken Announces Transfer for Men’s Basketball Program

Holds the program record for points as a freshman

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After sitting out the series finale at Oral Roberts on Saturday UND forward DeSean Allen-Eikens announced he’s opting out of the season and transferring from the program. Allen-Eikens has played in just five games after suffering an ankle injury in practice after game one against Miami, Ohio. Last time on the court,he played just nine minutes….

NDSU Men’s Basketball Improves to 3-0 in Summit League

Bison beat Mavericks in home opener 71-69

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s basketball hit the home floor for the first time since last February. Both teams took it down to the wire as the Bison won at the buzzer. Sam Greisel lead the way with 21 points. Rocky Kreuser added 19. Rematch is Saturday night at the SHAC 7:30 p.m. tip-off.   Categories: College, KVRR…

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

Richman previews upcoming season

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU Men’s Basketball opened up their season with an exhibition win over Dickinson. The Bison are coming off an NCAA Tournament appearance and Summit League Championship and are looking to build off that going into a new season. The Bison open up the regular season at Kansas State. Before heading to Manhattan on Tuesday, KVRR’s Nick Couzin…

Key Returners Back For New Season Of NDSU Men’s Basketball

Bison Return all five starters from last year's championship team

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Men’s Basketball heads into a new season as the defending Summit League Champions and coming off an NCAA Tournament appearance. Guard Vinnie Shahid and forward Tyson Ward were named to Preseason All–Summit League first and second team. Shahid and Ward are two of the five starters returning from last year’s squad making the Bison…

UND Women’s Basketball Begins Post-Lexi Klabo Era

Klabo graduated and now plays professionally in Belgium

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota Women’s basketball has big shoes to fill with forward Lexi Klabo moving on to the professional ranks in Belgium. Klabo is the eighth all–time leading scorer in school history putting up over 1600 points in her career. In her senior year, Klabo was named to the All–Summit League first team. In order to compensate…

Marlon Stewart Key Returner for UND Men’s Basketball

Stewart Led Fighting Hawks in scoring last season

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota men’s basketball is starting a new era under head coach Paul Sather. The Fighting Hawks come into the 2019–2020 season picked eighth in the Summit League. While that ranking is low, the Fighting Hawks’ spirits are high. UND returns three seniors including guard Marlon Stewart who erupted in the second half of last season….

KVRR Coach of the Week: NDSU Women’s Basketball Coach Jory Collins

First-Year Head Coach Jory Collins for the Bison is KVRR Coach of the Week

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Women’s Basketball coach Jory Collins comes to Fargo after one year as an assistant at the University of Kansas. Before Kansas, Collins coached at division two Emporia State where he amassed a record of 199-56 with five straight Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association tournament titles (2013-17) and six straight trips to the NCAA Division II…

NDSU Basketball Tabbed As Preseason Summit League Favorite

Shahid, Ward Named to First & Second Team All-Summit League

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State is the favorite to win the 2019-20 Summit League men’s basketball title, according to the annual preseason poll released Monday, Oct. 7.   The Bison received 23-of-34 first-place votes to top the poll. Head coach David Richman returns all five starters from last season’s squad that won the Summit League Tournament…

UND Officially Introduces Paul Sather As Men’s Basketball Coach

Sather Previously Coached At Northern State and Black Hills State

FARGO, N.D– The University of North Dakota officially introduced men’s basketball coach Paul Sather on Monday afternoon. Sather comes from Division–II powerhouse Northern State out of the NSIC. He replaces Brian Jones, who took an assistant job at Illinois State. With 14 years of head coaching experience and two previous coaching stints in the Dakotas, Sather has a good knowledge of…