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Three UND Men’s Basketball Players Earn Conference Honors

Hooker, Crandall and Seales get Big Sky recognition

RENO, Nev. (UND Athletics) — Senior Quinton Hooker along with sophomores Geno Crandall and Cortez Seales all earned recognition Monday by the Big Sky Conference for their contributions to the Fighting Hawks’ regular season title. UND set a Division I program record with 19 regular season victories with 14 of those coming in league action. Hooker was one of three unanimous selections to the All-Big…

Big Sky Basketball Conference Tournaments Set

UND men seeded 1; UND women seeded 2.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND ATHLETICS) — Quinton Hooker scored 29 points to help deliver North Dakota’s first regular season men’s basketball conference title in 22 seasons with an 82-73 victory over Portland State. Making it extra special was that it came on Hooker’s Senior Day that he celebrated with three classmates in a pre-game ceremony. With the win, UND (19-9, 14-4…

UND Women’s Basketball Works toward Big Sky Tournament

Fighting Hawks prepare for conference tournament

PORTLAND, Ore. — The North Dakota women’s basketball team ends the regular season with a share of the Big Sky title. The Fighting Hawks (20-9, 15-3 BSC) fell to Portland State (14-16, 8-10 BSC) in the season finale, giving them the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament beginning on March 6. KVRR Sports anchors Keith Albertson and Jeremy Klein preview…

UND Closes Regular Season with Eyes on Big Sky Title

Fighting Hawks tied for first in Big Sky

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND ATHLETICS) — Senior Day sets up with the potential of being extra special if North Dakota can knock off Portland State Saturday afternoon at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. A victory would clinch the No. 1 seed for the Fighting Hawks at next week’s Big Sky Tournament and give the program at least a share of the…

Rick Perry Confirmed as Energy Secretary

The vote was 62-37

WASHINGTON D.C. — The Senate has confirmed former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to serve as energy secretary. The vote was 62-37. Perry, who once pledged to eliminate the department, has repeatedly promised to be an advocate for the agency and to protect the nation’s nuclear stockpile. He has said he’ll work to develop American energy in all forms which is…

UND’s Faison Named Under Armour FCS Athletic Director of the Year

Fighting Hawks featured two Big Sky champs and a National Champion hockey team in 2016

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – The National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced today that University of North Dakota Athletics Director Brian Faison has been chosen by his peers as a 2016-17 Under Armour Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors of the Year. “On behalf of the Big Sky Conference, congratulations to North Dakota’s Brian Faison for his Athletics Director of the…

UND’s Dyer Picks up Second Consecutive Conference Player of the Week Honor

Dyer leads the Fighting Hawks in scoring with 15.2 points per game

OGDEN, Utah (UND Athletics) — Powered by her first career double-double in Saturday’s win over Northern Colorado, senior Makailah Dyer is a repeat winner of the Big Sky Conference’s Player of the Week award, announced Tuesday by league officials. Dyer poured in a team-high 17 points and added a career-high 11 rebounds as North Dakota moved one game closer to a…

Fighting Hawks Advance to Final Face-off

UND Women's hockey wins series over Ohio State.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — Just like the game-three overtime game-winner seven years ago by Monique Lamoureux, freshman Emma Nuutinen scored in OT to send the UND women’s hockey team to its seventh-straight WCHA Final Face-Off with a 2-1 win over Ohio State on Sunday afternoon. It was the second overtime of the weekend for the two teams, as…

WBB: UND Takes Season Series from Northern Colorado

Fighting Hawks remain on top of the Big Sky standings

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) —  North Dakota’s three seniors prodived the bulk of the scoring in their final home game as UND inched closer to a potential Big Sky Conference regular season title with a 75-68 win over Northern Colorado Saturday. UND moves to 14-2 in the league with the win, needing just one more win or a Montana…

WHKY: UND Forces Game Three with Win against Ohio State

Fighting Hawks even the best-of-three series with help from Amy Menke's three-point performance

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — Senior forward Amy Menke recorded a three-point outing to help the UND women’s hockey team even up a best-of-three series against Ohio State with a 4-1 win over the Buckeyes on Saturday afternoon. For the sixth-straight game against Ohio State this season, North Dakota out-shot the Buckeyes, this time by a 37-18 mark. Fortunately…