Women’s Basketball

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…

UND’s Brewster Named Big Sky WBB Coach of the Year

Brewster led the Fighting Hawks to a 15-3 conference record

RENO, Nev. (UND Athletics) — After guiding the Fighting Hawks’ women’s basketball team to another co-regular season Big Sky Conference title, UND head women’s basketball coach Travis Brewster was named the league’s coach of the year, announced Tuesday at the postseason league tournament. UND (20-9, 15-3) tied atop the conference standings and brings the No. 2 seed into tomorrow’s quarterfinal…

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…