Griesel carries North Dakota St. past W. Illinois 76-73
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sam Griesel had a season-high 20 points as North Dakota State narrowly defeated Western Illinois 76-73 in the semifinals of the Summit League Conference Tourney on Monday...
Pile lifts Omaha over North Dakota St. 58-50
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Matt Pile tallied 12 points and 13 rebounds to lead Omaha to a 58-50 win over North Dakota State on Saturday.
Zach Jackson had 16 points for Omaha (18-9, 12-2 Summit...
Shahid carries North Dakota St. past Oral Roberts 85-73
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid had 22 points as North Dakota State defeated Oral Roberts 85-73 on Thursday night.
Shahid made 4 of 6 3-pointers.
Tyson Ward had 18 points and eight rebounds for North Dakota State (14-12, 8-4 Summit League), which won its fifth consecutive game. Jared Samuelson added 18 points. Tyree Eady had 10 points for the home team.
Deng Geu, the Bison's second leading scorer entering the contest at 11 points per game, shot only 17 percent for the game (1 of 6).
Shadid scores 21 to lift N. Dakota over N. Dakota State
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shadid scored 21 points, including a go-ahead layup that sparked a game-changing run, and North Dakota State beat rival North Dakota 74-70 on Wednesday night and swept the season series.
Tyson Ward scored 12 points with eight rebounds and Deng Geu added 11 points for the Bison (12-12, 6-4 Summit League), who shot 53 percent and made eight 3-pointers to the Fighting Hawks' three. Sam Griesel added 10 points.
Geu with 22 leads North Dakota St. past W. Illinois 78-76
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Deng Geu scored 22 points off the bench and North Dakota State edged Western Illinois 78-76 on Saturday night.
Geu was 8 of 12 from the field including three from distance for the Bison (11-12, 5-4 Summit League). Vinnie Shahid added 15 points and Tyree Eady and Cameron Hunter chipped in 10 apiece.
Geu puts North Dakota State on top over North Dakota 67-64
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Deng Geu scored 15 points including a jumper with less than two minutes remaining to give North Dakota State a 67-64 win over rival North Dakota on Saturday.
Ward’s double-double leads NDSU past Western Illinois
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Tyson Ward had 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead six North Dakota State players in double figures as the Bison beat Western Illinois 85-69 on Thursday night.
Deng Geu added 14 points for the Bison (8-10, 2-2 Summit League). Sam Griesel scored 12 while Rocky Kreuser and Vinnie Shahid scored 13 apiece.
Kobe Webster had 17 points and Isaac Johnson added 15 points for the Leathernecks (6-11, 1-3).
North Dakota State routs Dickinson State 85-53
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Tyson Ward and Rocky Kreuser combined to score 29 points and Deng Geu notched his second double-double of the season to propel North Dakota State to an 85-53 victory over NAIA-member Dickinson State on Sunday.
Hahn, Pile combine for 39, Omaha tops North Dakota St, 90-77
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Mitchell Hahn and Matt Pile combined to score 39 points as Omaha rolled past North Dakota State, 90-77 to win their second Summit League game in three starts to open the conference season Wednesday night.
The Mavericks bounced back after taking their first loss in five games Sunday, falling to Oral Roberts after knocking off Denver in the conference opener.
Geu, Ward lead NDSU past South Dakota 71-65
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Deng Geu scored 20 points and Tyson Ward added 17 points, seven rebounds and five assists to help North Dakota State rally in the second half on Saturday for a 71-65 victory over South Dakota in a Summit League opener.
Geu sank 9 of 13 shots for the Bison (6-8), who rallied from a 37-28 halftime deficit to win a game postponed Friday night because of hazardous conditions.
Griz take control in 2nd half for 60-53 win over ND State
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Jamar Akoh scored 17 points with eight rebounds and Bobby Moorehead scored 13 and Montana beat North Dakota State 60-53 Monday night.
It was Akoh's second game back after missing six games with a wrist injury.
The Bison led 23-19 at halftime before the Grizzlies took control with a 13-4 run when Moorehead and Ahmaad Rorie made back-to-back 3-pointers, Sayeed Pridgett added a layup and Moorhead another 3 for a 32-27 lead Montana (6-3) would never relinquish.
Shahid, Geu help NDSU hold off E. Washington for 74-67 win
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half and Deng Geu had 18 points and eight rebounds to help North Dakota State hold on for a 74-67 win over Eastern Washington on Saturday night.
Shahid was 5-of-6 shooting, including three 3-pointers, made 7-of-8 free throws and had four assists. Rocky Kreuser scored all of his 14 points before the break and Jared Samuelson finished with 10 points for NDSU (3-7). The Bison snapped a four-game skid.
Eady, Geu lead North Dakota State over Towson 76-51
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tyree Eady scored 14 points and Deng Geu added 13 and North Dakota State defeated Towson 76-51 on Sunday in the 7th/8th-place game of the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase.
Ward and Geu mirror effort to boost N. Dakota St past UCSB
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Tyson Ward and Deng Geu each scored 16 points with six rebounds and North Dakota State beat UC Santa Barbara 82-63 on Sunday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Paul Miller scored 18 of his 29 points in the second half to help North Dakota State hold on for an 86-82 win over Fort Wayne on Sunday night in the first round of the Summit League Tournament.
Miller hit 5 of 8 from 3-point range and grabbed eight rebounds. Deng Geu added 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting, Tyson Ward scored 13 and AJ Jacobson 12 for No. 5 seed North Dakota State (15-16).
The Bison will play top-seeded South Dakota State in the semifinals on Monday.
South Dakota fends off North Dakota State 76-72
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Matt Mooney scored 21 points, Triston Simpson and Nick Fuller 13 apiece and South Dakota fought off a furious second-half rally and beat North Dakota State 76-72 on Saturday.
1st place South Dakota State beats North Dakota State, 82-63
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum scored 31 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as South Dakota State maintained its lock on first place in the Summit League by rolling past rival North Dakota State on Thursday night.
Daum drilled a 3 seven minutes into the game to give South Dakota State the lead, 15-12, and the Jackrabbits never trailed again. South Dakota State holds a one-game lead over second-place South Dakota, which beat Western Illinois 80-54, atop the Summit.
N Dakota St beats W Illinois 80-69 behind Miller’s 26 points
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Paul Miller scored 26 points on 11-of-18 shooting, including his 1,500th career point, and North Dakota State dominated inside and pulled away in the second half to beat Western Illinois 80-69 on Saturday.
Cameron Hunter scored 13 points and Tyson Ward had 10 for the Bison (12-10, 4-3 Summit League), who outscored the Leathernecks 32-16 in the paint and trailed by as many as 12 points in the first half.
North Dakota State shoots past UNC Wilmington, 100-63
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Tyson Ward scored 17 points and Deng Geu and Paul Miller each added 16 as North Dakota State opened the Sun Bowl Invitation Tournament with a 100-63 blowout win over UNC Wilmington on Thursday night.
The Bison put on an offensive show, shooting 61.1 percent from the field for the game and knocking down 14 of 25 from behind the three-point arc.
North Dakota State (6-6) knocked down nine 3-pointers in the first half, using treys to build a 52-28 advantage by intermission.
North Dakota State stampedes past Valley City State, 101-58
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Deng Geu and Rocky Kreuser combined to score 35 points as North Dakota State drubbed NAIA Valley City State, 101-58 on Tuesday night.
The Bison stampeded to a 22-point lead by intermission, closing the period on an 8-0 run, and finished the game shooting 70.2 percent from the field (40 of 57), including 8 of 18 from behind the 3-point arc, and held a decisive, 40-21 edge on the boards.
Ward, Miller lead North Dakota St. past Florida A&M, 80-66
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Tyson Ward had 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists, Paul Miller added 16 points, seven boards and six assists, and North Dakota State beat Florida A&M 80-66 on Wednesday night.
AJ Jacobson hit three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points, while Deng Geu and Rocky Kreuser scored 10 points apiece for North Dakota State (2-2).
N Dakota State beats Missouri State 57-54 behind Jacobson
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A.J. Jacobson scored 14 points with three 3-pointers and the go-ahead free throws, Tyson Ward had a double-double, and North Dakota State beat Missouri State 57-54 on Friday night.
Paul Miller scored 13 points, Ward had 11 with a career-high 10 rebounds, and Deng Geu added 11 for the Bison (1-2), who trailed 52-50 in the second half before Jacobson tied it with a jumper with three minutes to play.
Heidegger scores 33 with 8 3s, UCSB beats NDSU 85-66
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Max Heidegger set career highs on Saturday with eight 3-pointers and 33 points and UC Santa Barbara beat North Dakota State 85-66 in the season opener for both teams.
The Gauchos used an 11-0 run to lead 54-36 with 15:20 to play. The Bison cut the deficit to 70-61 at 5:21 and got no closer down the stretch.