Last season was a year of many firsts for the North Dakota men's basketball program and the Fighting Hawks kept that trend going by opening the 2017-18 season with a 2-1 start at the Rainbow Classic.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- North Dakota out-lasted an upset-minded Weber State team in the opening round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament, 3-1, Thursday afternoon at the Hornets' Nest.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- A trio of North Dakota volleyball players have earned All-Big Sky Conference First Team honors, announced Thursday by league officials. Seniors Faith Dooley and Sydney Griffin were each repeat winners after each being named last season, joining junior Jordan Vail's first all-league selection. Sacramento State, Portland State and UND each had three first-team selections to lead the way.
BROOKINGS, S.D.-- South Dakota State extended its home regular season winning streak to 11 with a 66-52 victory Wednesday evening over North Dakota in non-conference action. Lexi Klabo had 22 points and 12 rebounds in the loss.
Third-ranked North Dakota travels to Denver for a showdown with the top-ranked Pioneers on Friday and Saturday at Magness Arena.
The University of North Dakota carries the two-seed into Thursday's opening round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament. The reigning champs draw seven-seeded Weber State Thursday at 1:00 p.m. Central.
North Dakota basketball fans will get several opportunities to watch both the men's and women's programs on television this season.
North Dakota junior guard Geno Crandall opened the 2017-18 season on a scoring binge in Honolulu and he was awarded for those efforts on Tuesday, collecting the first #BigSkyMBB Ready Nutrition Player of the Week award of the season and first of his career.
Former North Central Conference rivals and future Summit League foes South Dakota State and North Dakota will battle Wednesday in Brookings, S.D. in an early-season test.
bHONOLULU -- Junior Cortez Seales scored a team-high 22 points and classmate Geno Crandall added 20 points to lift North Dakota to an 80-71 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff Monday.
For the third time in the past five weeks, University of North Dakota freshman forward Grant Mismash has been named the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Rookie of the Week.
This week's NCHC series between North Dakota and Denver will be a showdown of two of the nation's top three teams, according to the latest national polls released on Monday.