UND Men’s Basketball

NDSU, UND Practice Hours Increased After NCAA Announces College Basketball Return

College Basketball start date is November 26th

FARGO, N.D. — Thanksgiving Eve will never be the same as the NCAA Division One Council gifted college basketball fans with a November 25th start date. The day before america enjoys some delicious turkey. The season starts 15 days later than originally scheduled. Teams can only play a max of  24 games four less than usual. With just four non-conference…

UND Men’s Basketball: Transfer Nero “Program Was Right Fit”

Nero Transfers in From Weber State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s basketball is adding some reinforcements next season to replace the absence of three guards from last season that included the Summit League’s leading scorer in Marlon Stewart. The Fighting Hawks added transfer from Weber State Caleb Nero. Head coach Paul Sather said Nero adds the ability to pass and score, which attracted him…

UND Men’s Basketball: What Landing Transfer Nero Adds to the Team

Caleb Nero Transferred to UND from Weber State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After reaching the Summit League Championship in their first season under head coach Paul Sather, the future is bright for North Dakota men’s basketball. Heading into a new season, that roster will look a whole lot different with the graduations of guards Marlon Stewart, Billy Brown and Kienan Walter. How do you make up for the…

A Look into Phil Jackson’s Roots in the State of North Dakota

Played Baseball and Basketball at UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The ESPN docuseries “Last Dance” highlighting the Chicago Bulls and Michael Jordan’s six titles from 1991-98, continues to be the most watched documentary with over 6.5 million viewers on Sunday night’s. If you were watching this past Sunday’s episodes 3 and 4, the head coach of that team, Phil Jackson, had some of his journey to…

UND Men’s Basketball Sees Prep Time as Benefit With South Dakota on Horizon in Summit League Tournament

Fighting Hawks lost both regular season meeting to the Coyotes

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota men’s basketball heads into the Summit League Tournament as the number six seed and faces a unique situation when their first game tips off in Sioux Falls on Sunday. UND faces the three seed South Dakota who was the last opponent they faced. Not only did the Coyotes and Fighting Hawks face each other…

UND Men’s Basketball: HC Sather Wants “Response” From Team After Win Over NDSU

UND beat in-state rival NDSU on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s basketball is still on that winning high from upsetting in-state rival North Dakota State on Saturday when guard Marlon Stewart hitting a game-winning three and a career-high 35 points to knock off the then league-leading Bison. After losing seven of their last 11 games in conference, the win gave the Fighting Hawks a…

UND Men’s Basketball Seeing Closing Stretch of Games as Opportunity

Fighting Hawks play four of top five teams in Conference to close season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s basketball has four games left in their regular season and find themselves sixth in the Summit League standings. That spot is not a lock as the final four contests will say a lot about where UND finishes come conference tournament time. That’s because it include four of the top five teams in front…

UND Men’s Basketball’s Mindset Change Key to Team’s Recent Success

Fighting Hawks attribute mindset change to recent success

GRAND FORKS, N.D — After dropping four games in a row, North Dakota men’s basketball has turned a corner in their season. The Fighting Hawks won their last two games against Western Illinois and Denver to move back to .500 in the Summit League. As the season grows deeper and deeper, UND gains more and more familiarity on the court….

UND Men’s Basketball Focusing On Defense To Snap Losing Streak

Fighting Hawks currently on four-game losing streak

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Its been a rude awakening for North Dakota Men’s Basketball coach Paul Sather and his first time through the Summit League. UND is currently stuck in a four-game losing streak. Three of those coming on the road with the latest against North Dakota State. One of the bright spots during this rough stretch has been guard…