Women’s Basketball

Coach of the Week: NDSU Women’s Basketball’s Jory Collins

Jory Collins is heading into his first season as NDSU's women's basketball coach

FARGO, N.D. — After four consecutive years of failing to win more than four conference games, North Dakota State women’s basketball is looking to someone new to lead the program. Jory Collins is preparing for his first Division-I head coaching job after one year as an assistant at Kansas and eight years as head coach as D-II powerhouse Emporia State….

Concordia’s Rahman Emphasizes ‘Trust’ as She Retires from Coaching

Rahman led the Cobber women's basketball program to 273 wins in 16 years as head coach

MOORHEAD, Minn. (Concordia Athletics) — Jessica Rahman announced that she is retiring as head coach of the Concordia women’s basketball program. Rahman, who was an All-American as a player and member of the 1988 NCAA National Championship team, is the all-time winningest coach in the history of the program. “God has led me to places, people and experiences that I could…

Collins Focused on ‘Winning Style’ of Basketball as he takes over NDSU’s Women

The Bison won just 40 games over their previous five seasons under Maren Walseth.

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State’s new women’s basketball coach is eager to raise expectations for a program that has floundered for several years. Jory Collins took over a national championship D-II program and coached them for eight years before one year as an assistant at Kansas. He says he isn’t locked in on one specific style of play when it…

Jory Collins Introduced as NDSU Women’s Basketball Coach

Collins spoke about how he hopes to turn the Bison program around.

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU women’s basketball introduced its new head coach Tuesday afternoon. Jory Collins comes to Fargo, N.D. after most recently working as an assistant at Kansas. He also has head coaching experience, something his predecessor, Maren Walseth, did not have prior to her tenure NDSU. Collins coached Emporia State for eight seasons, averaging nearly 25 wins per year…

NDSU Names Former Kansas Assistant Jory Collins as Next Women’s Basketball Coach

Collins replaces Maren Walseth, who coached the Bison for five seasons

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State University director of athletics Matt Larsen has named Jory Collins the next head coach of the Bison women’s basketball program. The announcement was made Monday, April 29. Collins will be the 11th head coach of the Bison. Collins just finished his first year as an assistant at the University of Kansas after spending eight seasons…

MSUM Women’s Basketball Gears up for Tournament Game against Conference Foe

The Dragons are 1-2 against Minnesota-Duluth so far this season

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM women’s basketball is in the NCAA D-II Tournament for the third year in a row. The Dragons are getting ready to face Duluth in the first round on Friday. The Bulldogs have been a thorn in the side of the Dragons all season, snapping their 14-game winning streak during the regular season and also taking them…

UND Women Overpowered in Summit League Tournament Semifinal

The Fighting Hawks fell to South Dakota 84-61

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (UND Athletics) – Playing its second game in a 24-hour span, against the first opponent in league history to earn a top-25 ranking on the women’s side, who had only lost four games all season, and had defeated UND by a combined 63 points in the previous two meetings, the sixth-seeded Fighting Hawks gave everything it could…

NDSU and Women’s Basketball Coach Agree To Part Ways

Maren Walseth had a 40-106 record in five seasons with the Bison, including a 19-59 record in The Summit League.

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State Athletic Department and head women’s basketball coach Maren Walseth have mutually agreed to part ways, director of athletics Matt Larsen announced Monday, March 11. Walseth had a 40-106 record in five seasons with the Bison, including a 19-59 record in The Summit League. She led the Bison to an 11-18 record and sixth-place…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Women’s Basketball’s Karla Nelson

MSUM finds out its fate in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Despite losing in the NSIC Tournament championship game, MSUM women’s basketball is well set up to make the NCAA D-II Tournament. The Dragons are 26-6 on the year and are on the verge of making the Dance for the third year in a row. Head coach Karla Nelson swung by the KVRR studio to discuss what lies…

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…