Of UND's five Big Sky Conference wins, three have been against teams that entered the game atop the Big Sky Conference standings. UND will get another crack at knocking off the top squad Saturday, when the Fighting Hawks head to Northern Colorado.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.-- Northern Arizona's Kenna McDavis scored 27 points, including 4-of-5 from distance in the second half to boost the host Lumberjacks to a 79-59 win Saturday evening in Big Sky Conference play. McDavis ended the night with seven triples, part of 10 as a team for NAU (10-21).
CEDAR CITY, Utah-- North Dakota picked up its Big Sky Conference road win with a 68-53 victory over Southern Utah Thursday evening at Centrum Arena. UND tallied its first win away from the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center since Thanksgiving weekend.
North Dakota takes to the road for the next two weekends, heading to Cedar City, Utah to battle Southern Utah Thursday before a Saturday tilt at Northern Arizona. The final road game of the regular season follows on Feb. 24 at Northern Colorado.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- Idaho State used a third-quarter effort to propel the Bengals to an 68-55 win at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center in Big Sky Conference play Saturday afternoon. The win was the first for ISU in Grand Forks in six tries.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Host North Dakota allowed just one field goal in the fourth quarter and out-scored first-place Weber State, 21-3, in the final frame en route to an 80-67 win Thursday evening at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Junior Jill Morton tallied a career-best 25 points in the victory, giving UND head coach Travis Brewster his 100th career win.
North Dakota welcomes first-place Weber State to the Betty Englestad Sioux Center Thursday for a battle against Idaho State Saturday for Senior Day. UND will honor its lone senior, Chastity Franklin, in a pregame ceremony.
MISSOULA, Mont.-- North Dakota rallied from down 10 in the fourth qaurter and tied it in the final minute, but Taylor Goligoski's jumper with 2.2 seconds left lifted the host Montana Lady Griz to a 53-51 win Saturday afternoon in Big Sky Conference play at Dalhberg Arena.
BOZEMAN, Mont.-- Montana State led by seven after the first quarter and never looked back, defeating North Dakota, 72-56, Thursday evening at Brick Breeden Fieldhouse in Big Sky Conference play. MSU secured its 34th win in its last 35 home games with the victory.
North Dakota makes the trek to Montana to battle the Bobcats of Montana State Thursday before a Saturday tilt at Montana. This week starts the second half of the 18-game Big Sky Conference schedule.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- In the six seasons that the University of North Dakota has been in the Big Sky Conference, one of the toughest road swings has been through Greeley, Colo. (Northern Colorado) and Grand Forks, N.D., but Idaho was able to complete the task Saturday with a 78-64 win over UND at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center in league play.
The University of North Dakota Athletics Department will host a UND Fan Luncheon at the Alerus Center on Friday.