Summit League Basketball

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…

NDSU WBB Season Ends with Loss to South Dakota

Coyotes beat the Bison, 74-51

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (NDSU Athletics) Second-seeded South Dakota outscored seventh-seeded North Dakota State 19-5 in the second quarter, as the Coyotes beat the Bison 74-51 in the Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship Quarterfinals. The loss ended the Bison season, as NDSU finished with a 7-22 overall record. With the win, South Dakota advanced to the Summit League Championship Semifinals…

NDSU MBB Edges Rival UND in Thriller, 67-65

Bison Play Their Next Four Games On the Road

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) In front of an electric crowd inside the Scheels Center, the North Dakota State men’s basketball team outlasted the University of North Dakota in a back-and-forth game, earning a 67-65 victory on Saturday afternoon.   NDSU improved to 3-3 in The Summit League with the win, while UND fell to 2-5 in league play.  …

Lexi Klabo Named Summit League Player of the Week After Two 30-Point Performances

Klabo leads the Summit League in Scoring

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- (UND Athletics) Senior Lexi Klabo has been named The Summit League’s Player of the Week after her historic week in New England. The Fargo, N.D., native notched back-to-back 30-point games at Rhode Island and Massachusetts, extending her streak of consecutive double-doubles to four. Klabo scored 30 and grabbed 10 rebounds in the loss at Rhode Island. It marked her second…