W Basketball - Archives 2016-17

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Dyer, Roscoe win hardware at Night of Champions
W Basketball 05/04/2017

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.

Dailey twins look to produce outside scoring punch
W Basketball 04/12/2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- The University of North Dakota shot nearly two times as many three-point attempts last season than the year prior. That number will likely go up again after head coach Travis Brewster announced the signing of twin sisters, Megan and Melissa Dailey, to National Letters of Intent Wednesday

Final UND Fargo Fan Luncheon slated for Tuesday
Athletics 04/10/2017

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.

Dooley to join hoops team after volleyball season
W Basketball 04/06/2017

Fans will get to see the trademark sparkled headband on the Betty hardwood for a little bit longer. UND standout Faith Dooley will finish out her fantatic volleyball career this season but will be joining the Fighting Hawks basketball team for the following two seasons, certainly bad news for opponents but great news for North Dakota fans that have become accustomed to her lead-by-example attitude and outstanding athletic gifts

Season WBB review: 20 wins, another postseason
W Basketball 04/04/2017

The UND women's basketball team etched yet another 20-win season and advanced to the Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT), its fourth-straight postseason berth in 2016-17.

USD advances in WNIT first round
W Basketball 03/16/2017

VERMILLION, S.D.-- Defending WNIT champion South Dakota held serve with a 78-55 win in the opening round of this season's tournament Thursday evening at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.

Notes: WNIT opener sees UND at rival USD
W Basketball 03/14/2017

North Dakota, the co-Big Sky Conference regular season champions, has earned the league's automatic qualifying bid to the Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) for the first time in school history.

UND heads to South Dakota in WNIT opener Thursday
W Basketball 03/13/2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D. 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.

Welcome our basketball teams back to the Betty!
M Basketball 03/12/2017

The University of North Dakota men's and women's basketball teams will be returning to the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center this evening and UND fans are invited to help us welcome them home.

North Dakota to accept bid to WNIT
W Basketball 03/11/2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- The University of North Dakota women's basketball team has earned the Big Sky Conference's automatic-qualifying bid to the Women's National Invitational Tournament (WNIT). UND, the co-regular season league champion, will represent the conference in the WNIT after Montana State won the Big Sky Tournament Saturday and will advance to the NCAA Tournament.

Play Vikings pull off upset to knock out Fighting Hawks
W Basketball 03/08/2017

Seventh-seeded Portland State pulled off the first upset of the Big Sky Women's Basketball Tournament with a 65-62 victory over second-seeded North Dakota Wednesday in quarterfinal action at the Reno Events Center.

Co-regular season champs eye another banner
W Basketball 03/08/2017

As the University of North Dakota women's basketball team prepares for its postseason today against Portland State in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament, we reflect on this crazy run that has carried over from last season