Summit League

NDSU Softball Preparing for League Play

The Bison play a double header against Purdue Fort Wayne on Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — The Bison softball team is on a hot streak at the moment. The team is 18-and-11 overall and have won the last eight straight games. It’s the perfect kind of momentum NDSU will need as they head into the start of Summit League play with a double header against Purdue Fort Wayne on Saturday. Things will likely…

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Plus, Recapping The Summit League Title That Earned NDSU An NCAA Tournament Birth

  Bison Illustrated editor Nolan Schmidt is tired this morning. He didn’t get back from the Summit League tournament in Sioux Falls until 2 a.m. this morning. But he’s still thrilled to talk with Adam about NDSU. He breaks down whether or not the Bison’s tournament win can be considered an upset. He also speculates about where they may be…

Summit League Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview

NDSU is the four seed, while North Dakota is the seven seed

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s basketball coach Dave Richman refers to tournament time as the third season. The slate is wiped clean as all eight teams in the Summit League Tournament are three wins away from an NCAA Tournament berth. The Bison match up with Oral Roberts in the first round, a team they beat twice already this…

KVRR Round Table: NDSU Men’s Basketball Continues Hot Streak

The KVRR team analyzes the Bison's recent success

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU has won it’s last five games against Summit League opponents and are hitting their stride just in time for the postseason. They still have four games left to play, including one against league-leading South Dakota State and one against the league’s No. 2 team in Omaha. The KVRR Sports team discusses what has been working for…

Hot Shooting Leads NDSU Men Past Oral Roberts

The Bison pick up their fifth win in a row

  FARGO, N.D. — The start of the game was a pretty good indicator for how things were going to go for the rest of the night. North Dakota State knocked down eight 3-pt shots in the first 8:02 of the contest against Oral Roberts Thursday night. The Bison finished with 15 threes on 27 attempts, their most makes from…

Second-Half Struggles Lead NDSU Women to Drop Sixth in a Row

The Bison blew a four-point halftime lead to lose 65-54 against Oral Roberts

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State women’s basketball could not hang on to its halftime lead against Oral Roberts Wednesday night. The Bison led 34-30 heading into the break, but they scored just 20 points in the second half and lost 65-54. After shooting 50 percent (13-for-26) in the first 20 minutes, NDSU made just seven of their 26 shots…

NDSU Men’s Basketball Hoping to Hold off Oral Roberts in Standings

The Bison host the Golden Eagles on Thursday

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe Bison men’s basketball team is in action on Thursday to try and win its fifth conference game in a row. For context, NDSU won only five Summit League showdowns all of last season. Oral Roberts will be in town. The winning streak started against the Golden Eagles on January 26th, when the Bison took them down 67-57….

UND Men’s Basketball Makes Playoff Push in Final Four Games

The Fighting Hawks play their next game on Saturday against Oral Roberts

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —┬áThe first year in the Summit League for North Dakota men’s basketball hasn’t been filled with too many high points, but UND is still optimistic in its hunt to be one of the eight teams to make the conference tournament. The Fighting Hawks are just 3-9 in league play with only four games left in the regular…

KVRR Round Table: NDSU Men’s Basketball Looks to Finish Season Strong

The Bison are on a three-game win streak

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU Men’s basketball has been riding the hot hand as of late after winning their last three games on the road. The Bison play their next four games at home and will look to carry that momentum as they finish out the rest of the regular season. The KVRR sports team breaks down what has been working…

Summit League Action Posing New Challenges for UND

The Fighting Hawks are 1-2 in Summit League play

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND men’s basketball is now a few conference games into its inaugural season as a member of the Summit League. The unit earned a big win on the road against Denver on Saturday, and now they return home for four of their next five games. Head coach Brian Jones says playing in the Summit has been…