Women’s Basketball

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…

NDSU Women’s Basketball Embracing Underdog Role

The Bison are the 7-seed in the Summit League Tournament

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — The North Dakota State University women’s basketball team (6-23 overall) is scheduled to tip-off play in The Summit League Women’s Basketball Championship Saturday, March 4, at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. The No. 7 seed Bison are slated to take on No. 2 seed IUPUI (22-7 overall) in a quarterfinal game…

Summit League Basketball Tournament Brackets Released

NDSU men grab 2 seed, Bison women the 7 seed.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Summit League tournament is set to tip-off on Saturday and Sunday. The Bison men’s basketball team secured the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament despite the loss to Omaha in the team’s regular-season finale. The herd will take on the seven seed, IUPUI. The Jaguars split the season series with NDSU. The Bison defeated…

MSUM Women Fall in Sioux Falls

Dragons eliminated from Sanford Health/NSIC Tournament.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (MSUM Athletics) – The No. 11 Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team’s comeback fell short as the Dragons fell to the Cougars of Sioux Falls in the NSIC/Sanford Health Women’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals, 54-45. Freshman forward Megan Hintz led the Dragons with 10 points, as MSUM moves to 24-4 on the season. USF improved to 21-7. MSUM…

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…

MSUM’s Sannes Named NSIC Player of the Year, Nelson Coach of the Year

Sannes first Dragon to win NSIC Player of the Year.

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) – Minnesota State University Moorhead junior forward Drew Sannes has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Player of the Year in women’s basketball, the league announced on Thursday. Since the award began being issued in 1993-94, Sannes is the first Dragon to receive Player of the Year honors. MSUM head coach Karla Nelson was named the NSIC…

MSUM Women Storm Past Southwest Minnesota State

Dragons advance to NSIC Quarterfinal with 71-35 win

The MSUM women’s basketball team routed Southwest Minnesota State in the first round of the NSIC Tournament, winning 71-35. The Dragons (24-3, 20-2 NSIC) advance to the conference quarterfinals as the top seed in the North Division. The quarterfinals begin on Sunday in Sioux Falls, S.D. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Dragons, MSUM, NSIC, NSIC Tournament, Southwest Minnesota State,…

MSUM Men and Women Prep for NSIC Tournament Run

Dragon men host Concordia-St. Paul on Wednesday. Dragon women host SMSU on Wednesday.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (MSUM Athletics) — The No. 11-ranked Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team opens Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health tournament play on Wednesday when the Dragons host Southwest Minnesota State. Game time is 6 p.m. at Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM is the top seed from the NSIC North while SMSU is the eighth seed from the…

UND’s Dyer Named Big Sky Player of the Week

Dyer averaged 25.5 points, 7 rebounds, 3.5 assists in two North Dakota WBB wins

OGDEN, Utah (UND Athletics) — University of North Dakota senior guard Makailah Dyer was named the Big Sky Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Tuesday by league officials. The honor comes after a career-record performance in a pair of home wins to vault North Dakota into sole possession of first place in the conference with two weeks remaining. Dyer averaged 25.5…