Women’s Basketball

Women’s Basketball: MSUM Holds on in OT over Wayne State

MSUM improves to 10-2 in the NSIC.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) — Senior guard Cassidy Thorson became the school’s all-time leader in three-pointers made as the Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team outlasted Wayne State (Neb.), 86-84 in overtime on Saturday night at Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM is now 13-3 overall and 10-2 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and has won seven in a row….

College Basketball Roundup: Dragon Men Fall to Augustana

MSUM women upset the Vikings

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) – MSUM men’s basketball fell to Augustana 95-85 on Friday night. Four Minnesota State University Moorhead player scored in double figures as the Dragon women’s basketball team knocked off previously unbeaten and No. 11-ranked Augustana, 75-64 in action Friday night at Nemzek Fieldhouse. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Augustana, Dragons, Men’s Basketball,…

UND WBB Drops Road Matchup at No. 8 Baylor

The Lady Bears shut down the Fighting Hawks 105-43

WACO, Texas — The University of North Dakota was outmatched by the No. 8 team in the country on Tuesday, 105-43. The Fighting Hawks (4-3) shot 26.8 percent in the contest and were outrebounded 57-32. The loss snaps a four-game winning streak for the defending Big Sky Conference champions. They will be back home on Saturday to face North Dakota…

NDSU WBB Coach Walseth Impressed by Team’s Start

The Bison are 4-0 for the first time since 2004-05

FARGO, N.D. — For the first time since the 2004-05 season, North Dakota State’s women’s basketball team is 4-0. The Bison won only two non-conference games a year ago, but head coach Maren Walseth is seeing dramatic improvements. One thing she says she likes about this year’s squad is how quickly they move up and down the floor. “I’ve always…

NDSU WBB Improves to 3-0 with Win over UMass

The Bison won 82-70

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Sophomore Sarah Jacobson scored a career-high 25 points to help the North Dakota State University women’s basketball team improve to 3-0 on the season with an 82-70 victory over the University of Massachusetts Minutewomen Friday, Nov. 17, inside the Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. Jacobson went 8-for-14 from the field, including a 7-of-9 performance…

KVRR NFL Pick ‘Em: MSUM’s Karla Nelson Makes her Picks

WATCH Karla Nelson MAKE Her PICKS FOR THE KVRR NFL PICK 'EM CHALLENGE

FARGO, N.D. — All season, KVRR is doing an NFL Pick ‘Em challenge. Each week, there will be a guest picker to compete against the KVRR Sports staff and everyone signed up to play. This week’s guest picker is MSUM women’s basketball coach Karla Nelson. Categories: College, Football Pick Em Guest, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Karla Nelson, KVRR NFL Pick Em,…

Watch: NDSU WBB Coach Maren Walseth Discusses National Signing Day additions

The Bison added one player to go along with their corps of youngsters

FARGO, N.D. – North Dakota State University women’s basketball head coach Maren Walseth announced Wednesday, Nov. 8, the signing of high school standout Reagan Heun to a National Letter of Intent to attend NDSU and play basketball starting in the fall of 2018. “I am excited to officially welcome Reagan Heun and her family into our Bison family today. Once again,…

Bison WBB Eager to Use Experience Gained from Last Season

North Dakota State went 4-12 in Summit League play in 2016-17

FARGO, N.D. — The 2016-17 season for North Dakota State’s women’s basketball team was easily classified as a rebuilding year. The Bison started three freshmen, but now they’re hoping that extra experience will help them find the win column a few more times this season. Head coach Maren Walseth knows that it still won’t be easy with a mostly underclassmen…

UND Women’s Basketball Season Ends in Vermillion

South Dakota advances in WNIT.

VERMILLION, S.D. — The North Dakota women’s basketball team opened up the first round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament on the road at South Dakota. The Fighting Hawks fell to the Coyotes 78-55. Senior Makailah Dyer finished with 11 points and 4 rebounds for North Dakota as its season ends with a record of 20-11. Bailey Strand also chipped…

UND Women Open WNIT against Former Rival

Fighting Hawks will play first round at South Dakota

GRAND FORKS, N.D.(UND Athletics) — The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team will head to former (and future) conference rival South Dakota in the first round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) Thursday. South Dakota is the defending WNIT postseason champion. UND (20-10) and South Dakota (22-8) did not play during the regular season this year but have…