Senior basketball player Quinton Hooker and junior volleyball player Sydney Griffin received the University of North Dakota's top individual honors tonight at the athletic department's annual Night of Champions awards gala at the Empire Arts Center.
The 2016-17 men's basketball season was certainly a year of firsts for the Fighting Hawks, who ended the campaign with a 22-10 record to go along with Big Sky regular season and tournament titles.
It was a bigger field, but the same result for Quinton Hooker as North Dakota's senior captain claimed his second-consecutive College Court Report Mid-Major Player of the Year Award.
The University of North Dakota will host its final Fargo Fan Luncheon of the 2016-17 season on Tuesday, April 11, at the Ramada Plaza and Suites. The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and the event will begin at 12 p.m.
For the second-consecutive season, North Dakota senior guard Quinton Hooker was among the finalists for the 2017 Lou Henson National Player of the Year Award, which is given annually to the top mid-major player in NCAA Division I basketball.
North Dakota head men's basketball coach Brian Jones was named the NABC UPS All-District 6 Coach of the Year and senior Quinton Hooker was named to the All-District 6 Second Team on Wednesday.
The No. 15 seed University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks men's basketball team fell, 100-82, to No. 2 Arizona on Thursday in the NCAA Tournament.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- Real life officially hit the University of North Dakota men's basketball around 6 p.m. The bus pulled up the Vivent Smart Home Arena, the team walked into the locker room, and media began swarming the No. 15 seed in the NCAA West Region.
We visit with North Dakota junior center Carson Shanks – also known as Big Fudge and Big Zen – about the Big Dance.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- History is currently being made for the University of North Dakota men's basketball team. The Fighting Hawks traveled here today, as they ready for their first NCAA Division I Tournament game in school history.
2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Central
The North Dakota men's basketball team will be making its 20th NCAA Tournament appearance on Thursday, but what makes this one special is that it will be the first for the program at the Division I level.