UND Basketball

Brian Jones Steps Down as UND’s Men’s Basketball Coach

Jones Coached the Fighting Hawks for 13 seasons

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – University of North Dakota Director of Athletics Bill Chaves announced on Wednesday that Brian Jones has stepped down from his position as head coach after 13 seasons leading the UND men’s basketball program to accept the associate head coach position at Illinois State. A national search for his successor begins immediately. “Anytime someone invests over a decade as a…

Concordia Volleyball Coach Dooley Adjusting to New Role

Dooley played Volleyball and Basketball at North Dakota

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Former UND basketball and volleyball standout Faith Dooley is getting more comfortable in her role as Concordia’s head volleyball coach. So far, she has had three weeks to adjust to her first head coaching job, just a year after graduating from UND. Dooley says not to worry about her relatively young age. She knows she’ll have to…

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. — The 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…

NDSU WBB Ends Eight-Game Losing Streak to UND

Bison Beat the Fighting Hawks, 69-57

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) Michelle Gaislerova and Emily Dietz each scored in double figures Sunday, as the North Dakota State (6-12, 3-3 Summit) women’s basketball team earned a 69-57 victory over North Dakota (8-12, 3-4 Summit) at the Scheels Center. It was a sign of things to come in the early going, as Dietz scored the first points of the game on…

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.  …

KVRR NFL Pick ‘Em: Cortez Seales Makes his Picks

UND MBB PLAYER CORTEZ SEALES MAKES HIS PICKS IN THE KVRR NFL PICK 'EM

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — During the entire football season, fans can compete in the KVRR NFL Pick ‘Em. We are giving out weekly prizes to the people who pick the most winners from the NFL matchups while also highlighting a new guest picker every week. UND senior guard Cortez Seales is the guest picker for week 15. Categories: College, Football Pick…

Klabo Continues to Impress Through First Seven Contests

Klabo has tallied double-doubles in 4 of UND's 7 games this season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota women’s basketball may be 2-5 to start the year, but that certainly isn’t a reflection of senior forward Lexi Klabo’s performances. The Davies high school graduate recorded 30 points in back-to-back contests. She’s also tallied double-doubles in 4 of UND’s 7 games this season. This level of play, though, is no surprise to anyone…

North Dakota Men’s and Women’s Basketball Fine-Tuning Little Details Ahead of 2019 Season

After a combined 24-38 record last year, North Dakota's men's and women's basketball teams are turning the tables

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After a combined 24-38 record last year, North Dakota’s men’s and women’s basketball teams are turning the tables heading into this year. Both programs spent the offseason taking a long look in the mirror, reevaluating 2018’s shortcomings. Those months of self-reflection have led to a lot of in-house adjustments, including improving the team culture and paying…

College Basketball: UND’s Lexi Klabo Named to Preseason All-Summit League First Team

Klabo comes off a monster season that saw her post 19 points and 9.3 rebounds per game

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — (UND Athletics) Senior forward Lexi Klabo was named to the Preseason All-Summit League First Team, announced today by conference officials. South Dakota State was chosen the league favorite by coaches, sports information directors and media with North Dakota coming in sixth in tight polling. Klabo, a First Team All-Big Sky Conference selection last season, comes off a monster…

Guard Geno Crandall to Transfer from UND

UND confirmed Monday that leading scorer Geno Crandall plans to grad transfer.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota basketball will need to find a new leading scorer for the upcoming season. According to the school, point guard Geno Crandall is planning to graduate transfer. “I would have enjoyed seeing Geno finish out his eligibility as a Fighting Hawk and continue to grow with him as a young man, player and teammate,” UND…