UND Basketball

Bison Sweep Hawks in Summit League Opener

NDSU Holds Off Fighting Hawks in Men's and Women's Games

FARGO — The North Dakota State Bison defeated the North Dakota Fighting Hawks 86-76 in their Summit League season opener. The Bison’ women’s team defeated the Hawks in Grand Forks 67-61. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fighting Hawks Men’s Basketball, NDSU, NDSU Basketball, NDSU MBB, NDSU Men’s Basketball, NDSU Women’s Basketball, UND Basketball

UND’s Filip Rebraca Entering Transfer Portal

The junior out of Serbia led the team in scoring by almost double this past season

Courtesy: UND Athletics GRAND FORKS, ND (KVRR) – UND Men’s Basketball’s Filip Rebraca is entering the transfer portal after three seasons with the team. The junior announced his decision on twitter mentioning that the University’s Masters program shifting to virtual learning entirely makes it difficult for him to stay in the country as an international student being that he’d have…

Stewart’s Game Winner Lifts UND Over NDSU

A shot in the final seconds from Marlon Stewart gave North Dakota a 71-68 win over North Dakota State

GRAND FORKS, ND – Marlon Stewart broke an 68 all tie with a game-winning jumper on Saturday night at the Betty to lift North Dakota over their inter-state rivals, North Dakota State 71-68. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fighting Hawks basketball, Fighting Hawks Men’s Basketball, Marlon Stewart, North Dakota Basketball, North Dakota Men’s Basketball, UND Basketball

UND basketball remembers Kobe Bryant

Fighting Hawks players and coaches say they were inspired by the NBA Legend

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — News of the shocking and tragic death of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant had the world shaken up on Sunday, and that includes here in the state of North Dakota, where both the men’s and women’s basketball teams at UND have felt the impact. “Kobe just meant so much to the game of basketball,” senior guard Billy…

Illinois State Snaps UND Women’s Hoops Winning Streak

The Redbirds ended the Fighting Hawks' Four Game Winning Streak Earlier Today

GRAND FORKS, ND – Despite a 10-of-23 clip behind the arc and committing fewer turnovers than Illinois State (4-1), the University of North Dakota (4-2) snapped its four-game winning streak at The Betty Engelstad Sioux Center, 66-58. UND also dished 18 assists on its 21 field goals in the game. Alaina Jarnot recorded eight points and seven assists, lifting Lilly Keplin (12) and Jaclyn…

UND Basketball Takes Down Crown College in Exhibition Game

The Fighting Hawks defeated the Storm 86-61

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — In the team’s first game under head coach Paul Sather, UND downed Crown College 86-61 in an exhibition game at the Betty Engelstead Sioux Center. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Crown College, Fighting Hawks, paul sather, 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…