Summit League Basketball

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…