GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- North Dakota locked up the two seed in the upcoming Big Sky Conference Tournament with a 3-1 win over Northern Colorado in the home finale Saturday morning at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The win also etched a new program record for wins in a season with 27 heading into the league tourney.
Junior Geno Crandall scored 37 of his career-high 41 in an electrifying-second half to lead North Dakota to an 83-80 victory over Troy in Friday's season opener at the Outrigger Resort Rainbow Classic.
Junior forward Nick Jones scored a pair of second-period goals to propel No. 2 North Dakota to a 4-1 NCHC win over Miami on Friday night.
CORVALLIS, Ore.-- North Dakota put a huge scare into 17th-ranked Oregon State before the Beavers hung on for a 65-55 win in the regular season opener for both teams. The Fighting Hawks out-rebounded the bigger Beavers, 42-39, and was within a possession until the closing minutes of the ballgame.
The University of North Dakota cross country team closed its season today after competing at the NCAA West Regional Championship.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- University of North Dakota head softball coach Jordan Stevens and his staff announced eight student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent during the early signing period.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- Great teams usually have to fend off some adversity to make that transition from a good team. Exhibit A may have been on display Thursday at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center as the Fighting Hawks, without their reigning Big Sky Conference Player of the Year setter Sydney Griffin due to injury, swept a battle-tested Northern Arizona team to remain atop the league's North Division.
North Dakota opens its 2017-18 campaign at nationally-ranked Oregon State, a Friday afternoon affair with the 17th-ranked (WBCA) Beavers. UND will then play future Summit League foe South Dakota State in Brookings, S.D. on Nov. 15 in a lead-up to a Nov. 19 home opener against UMASS.