N. Dakota seeks revenge on SD
North Dakota (12-16, 6-9) vs. South Dakota (12-16, 6-9)
Sanford Coyote Sports Center, Vermillion, South Dakota; Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST
Walter, Brown carry North Dakota past Denver 81-63
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Kienan Walter had 19 points as North Dakota topped Denver 81-63 on Saturday. Billy Brown added 18 points for the Fighting Hawks, while Marlon Stewart chipped in...
Stewart, Moody lift North Dakota over Oral Roberts 85-73
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Marlon Stewart scored a season-high 23 points as North Dakota defeated Oral Roberts 85-73 on Saturday night. Aanen Moody added 21 points for the Fighting Hawks, while Cortez Seales chipped in 20.
Stewart hit 9 of 11 free throws.
Filip Rebraca had five assists for North Dakota (10-16, 4-9 Summit League).
Kevin Obanor had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (10-19, 6-8). D.J. Weaver added 15 points. Aidan Saunders had 13 points.
Simpson, Armstrong lead South Dakota past North Dakota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Tristan Simpson and Brandon Armstrong scored 13 points apiece and South Dakota led from start to finish in a 70-56 victory over North Dakota on Wednesday night.
Armstrong came off the bench, made two free throws and missed his only shot in the first half. He scored 11 points after halftime, including 7-of-10 free throws for 9-of-12 from the line for the game.
Moody leads North Dakota to 104-48 romp in season opener
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Aanen Moody scored 20 points in his first game in two years, making 6 of 10 shots from 3-point distance, and North Dakota walloped Division III Northland College 104-48 in a season opener Tuesday night.
Moody, a redshirt freshman and a former Mr. Basketball in North Dakota made 7 of 12 shots from the floor in just 15 minutes of playing time. Cortez Seales added 16 points, Elijah Hazekamp scored 14 with eight rebounds. Ethan Igbanugo added 12 going 4-for-4 from distance.
Rorie, Krslovic lead Montana past North Dakota 84-76
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Ahmaad Rorie scored 30 points, 22 in the second half, and Fabijan Krslovic had two critical baskets late on his way to a double-double to lead top-seeded Montana to an 84-76 win over eighth-seeded North Dakota on Thursday in the Big Sky Conference quarterfinals.
Northern Colorado beats North Dakota 79-66
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Jonah Radebaugh had 19 points and 11 rebounds on Saturday and Northern Colorado beat North Dakota 79-66.
Radebaugh was 5 of 7 from 3-point range and 7 of 10 from the field overall. Jordan Davis and Andre Spight added 16 points each and Anthony Johnson scored 12 for the Bears (19-10, 10-6 Big Sky), who won their third straight and fifth of the last six.
Akoh leads Montana to 11th straight, 72-67 over North Dakota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Jamar Akoh scored 23 points on 10-of-12 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds on Saturday to lead Montana to its 11th-straight victory, and school-record seventh-straight on the road, 72-67 over North Dakota.
Weber State basketball: Wildcats can’t handle hot-shooting Hawks in North Dakota
After a tough road win at Northern Colorado on Thursday, Weber State couldn’t handle the surprisingly hot shooting of North Dakota on Saturday afternoon and fell 89-79 at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center in Grand Forks.
North Dakota defeats Weber St 89-79 for 2nd straight win
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Geno Crandall poured in 25 points on 10 of 16 shooting and dished eight assists as North Dakota defeated Weber State 89-79 on Saturday as the defending Big Sky champion has won two in a row after going winless for a month.
Weber State (10-7, 3-2) trailed by nine at the break, but started the second half shooting 10-for-13 and cutting North Dakota's lead to 55-53 by the 11:26 mark.
North Dakota beats Idaho State 81-58 for 1st Big Sky win
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Cortez Seales scored 14 points, Marlon Stewart and Conner Avants added 13 apiece, and North Dakota snapped an eight-game skid with an 81-58 win over Idaho State on Thursday night.
Dale Jones scored 11 points with three 3-pointers for the Fighting Hawks (5-11, 1-4 Big Sky) who made 10 3-pointers and shot 52.5 percent from the floor in beating the Bengals for the 11th straight time.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Corey Baldwin had his first career double-double, Quinton Hooker scored 17 points with seven assists and No. 1 seed North Dakota cruised to a 95-72 win over Portland State on Thursday in the Big Sky Conference Tournament.
Hooker, North Dakota take down N. Colorado 87-77 in OT
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Quinton Hooker scored 26 points with six steals, five rebounds, and four assists and Connor Avants added 15 points to lift North Dakota past Northern Colorado 87-77 in overtime on Saturday.
North Dakota (13-8, 8-3 Big Sky) used a 9-0 run to start overtime. DJ Miles hit a 3 and followed with a layup to bring Northern Colorado to within 80-77 with 56 seconds to go but the Bears couldn't get closer.