SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid heeded his teammates' advice after a rough first half, and helped lead North Dakota State back to the NCAA Tournament.
NDSU faces Nebraska Omaha in Summit League finals
No. 4 seed North Dakota State (17-15, 11-7) vs. No. 2 seed Nebraska Omaha (21-10, 15-3)
Summit League Conference Tourney Championship, Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, Sioux Falls, South...
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...
W. Illinois, NDSU meet in Summit League semis
No. 8 seed Western Illinois (10-20, 5-12) vs. No. 4 seed North Dakota State (16-15, 10-7)
Summit League Conference Tourney Semifinals, Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, Sioux Falls, South...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Tyson Ward had 25 points as North Dakota State defeated Oral Roberts 86-73 in the quarterfinals of the Summit League Conference tournament on Sunday night.
Oral Roberts meets NDSU in Summit League quarters
No. 5 seed Oral Roberts (11-20, 7-9) vs. No. 4 seed North Dakota State (15-15, 9-7)
Summit League Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, Sioux Falls, South Dakota;...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid launched a 3-pointer from the right sideline with 0.4 seconds on the clock and his buzzer beater lifted North Dakota State to a 69-66 victory over Purdue Fort...
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Triston Simpson had 20 points as South Dakota defeated North Dakota State 75-65 on Thursday night.
Tyler Peterson had 15 points for South Dakota (12-16, 6-9 Summit...
SD seeks revenge on NDSU
North Dakota State (14-14, 8-6) vs. South Dakota (11-16, 5-9)
Sanford Coyote Sports Center, Vermillion, South Dakota; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST
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).
Shahid leads North Dakota St. past Denver 81-71
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid had 27 points as North Dakota State got past Denver 81-71 on Saturday.
Shahid shot 11 for 12 from the foul line. He added seven assists.
Tyree Eady had 16 points for North Dakota State (13-12, 7-4 Summit League), which won its fourth consecutive game. Rocky Kreuser added 14 points. Tyson Ward had 11 points and six rebounds for the home team.
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.
Shahid drains 6 treys, helps NDSU beat Oral Roberts 67-57
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid knocked down six treys to total 23 points and help North Dakota State roll over Oral Roberts 67-57 on Saturday night to even its Summit League record.
Rocky Kreuser and Tyson Ward added 11 points apiece for North Dakota State (10-12, 4-4).
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.
Tisdale scores 18, ETSU beats North Dakota State 79-61
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Isaiah Tisdale scored 18 points, Jeromy Rodriguez added 14 with eight rebounds and four assists and ETSU beat North Dakota State 79-61 on Saturday.
Mladen Armus scored nine points and grabbed 13 rebounds with four assists, Tray Boyd III added 13 points and D'Andre Bernard scored 10 off the bench for the Buccaneers (5-2), who shot 59 percent to 40 percent for the Bison.
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.
Taylor scores 24, Incarnate Word rallies to 80-78 win in OT
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Morgan Taylor scored 24 points, including a 3-point basket that forced a tie in regulation and a drive in the paint with 26 seconds left in overtime as Incarnate Word battled past North Dakota State 79-78 Saturday at the Islands of the Bahamas showcase.
Charles Brown III scored 14 points, including a clutch 3-pointer late in overtime and Cody Graham added 12 as Incarnate Word (4-2), which trailed for all but eight minutes, fought from 15 points down in the second half.
Brown’s 25 points help Miami (OH) beat N. Dakota St. 89-78
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Dalonte Brown scored a career-high 25 points on 9-of-11 shooting, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, to help Miami (Ohio) beat North Dakota State 89-78 on Friday in the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase.
Nike Sibande hit three 3s and finished with 19 points and Darrian Ringo had 10 points and seven assists for Miami (2-1).
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.
South Dakota State beats North Dakota State 78-57
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — David Jenkins Jr. had 24 points on 10-of-15 shooting and South Dakota State beat North Dakota State 78-57 in the Summit League Tournament semifinals on Monday night.
Mike Daum added 19 points and 11 rebounds for the top-seeded Jackrabbits (27-6), who won their 10th straight and matched the program record for wins in a season (2003-04 and 2011-12).
South Dakota State will face No. 2 seed South Dakota in the championship on Tuesday night.
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.
Miller scores 22, N Dakota St downs Omaha 84-62
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Paul Miller scored 22 points on 11-of-17 shooting, Cameron Hunter added 17 points with five 3-pointers, and North Dakota State hit 13 3s and never trailed in beating Omaha 84-62 in Saturday's Summit League regular-season finale for both teams.
Rosga, Amigo lead Denver to 66-63 win over North Dakota St.
DENVER (AP) — Joe Rosga hit five 3-pointers and finished with 26 points and Daniel Amigo scored 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting to help Denver beat North Dakota State 66-63 on Saturday.
Rosga was shot 7 of 12 from the field and Amigo tied his career high with three 3-pointers.
Ruder’s 3 in OT lifts Oral Roberts over NDSU 67-66
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Austin Ruder scored 18 points with six 3-pointers, including the game-winning 3 with one second left in overtime, and Oral Roberts beat North Dakota State 67-66 on Thursday night to end a two-game skid.
The teams combined to miss five shots and force six turnovers before Ruder's 3 put ORU up 64-61 with 49 seconds left in overtime. Paul Miller made two free throws and Tyson Ward's 3 with five seconds left gave the Bison a 66-64 lead. After an ORU timeout, Ruder hit his winner.
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.
Nebraska-Omaha men’s basketball falls to North Dakota State
Paul Miller scored 25 points, including five three-pointers, and Tyson Ward added 17 points as North Dakota State beat Nebraska-Omaha 73-58 last night.
The Bison conceded the lead just twice. Daniel Norl led three players in double figures for the Mavericks with 13 points. North Dakota State is now 11-10 overall and 3-3 in the Summit League while UNO falls to 7-16 overall and 2-5 in the league.
Miller’s 25 helps North Dakota State top Omaha 73-58
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Paul Miller scored 25 points, including five 3-pointers, and Tyson Ward added 17 points as North Dakota State beat Omaha 73-58 on Thursday night.
Miller became just the 12th player in NDSU history to reach 1,500 career points.
Stewart scores 20 as North Dakota defeats North Dakota State
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Marlon Stewart scored 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting to lead five players in double figures as North Dakota turned back North Dakota State 86-77 on Tuesday night.
Dale Jones hit five 3-pointers and scored 17 with six rebounds for the Fighting Hawks (7-11). Conner Avants also had 17 points, Geno Crandall scored 12 and Tray Buchanan added 10.
Miller scores 20, N Dakota St downs Oral Roberts 82-64
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Paul Miller scored 20 points with four assists, Cameron Hunter added 17 points with three 3-pointers, and North Dakota State beat Oral Roberts 82-64 on Saturday to win five of its last seven games.
Tyson Ward scored 13 points and A.J. Jacobson added 12 with eight rebounds for the Bison (10-8, 2-2 Summit League), who shot 54.7 percent from the floor and scored 16 points off eight Golden Eagles turnovers.
Denver jumps out early, beats North Dakota State 67-61
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Joe Rosga scored 15 points and Denver pulled away early in the second half and cruised to a 67-61 victory over North Dakota State on Thursday night for its first Summit League victory.
Denver (7-10, 1-2) used a 15-0 run, including three straight 3-pointers, spanning both halves for a 41-22 lead early in the second. Jake Pemberton scored five points and Ade Murkey had four during the stretch. The Pioneers held a double-digit lead until the last five minutes.
Miller leads North Dakota St past Jamestown 99-50
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Paul Miller scored 18 of his 23 points in the first half, Tyson Ward had a double-double and North Dakota State rolled to a 99-50 win over NAIA Jamestown on Saturday.
Ward had 12 points and a career-high 13 rebounds for the Bison (8-6). Cameron Hunter had nine points and eight rebounds.
Miller hit 6 of 7 shots, including all four of his 3-pointers, when the Bison raced to a 56-28 halftime lead. NDSU shot 66 percent (21 of 32), including 7 of 12 behind the arc.
North Dakota State wins Sun Bowl Invitational
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Paul Miller scored 19 points and North Dakota State closed the game on a 19-2 run to beat Texas-El Paso 63-51 and win the Sun Bowl Invitational on Friday night.
Keith Frazier hit a jumper to give UTEP (5-3) a 49-44 lead with 7:53 to play. The Bison (7-6) went on a 14-0 run to take command and snap the Miners' four-game winning streak.
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.
N. Dakota St. dumps rival N. Dakota 88-79 shooting 60%
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Paul Miller made a career-high 12 field goals in 16 attempts and scored 30 points and North Dakota State used 60-percent shooting to beat North Dakota 88-79 on Saturday.
North Dakota State (4-5) entered with just one win in five road games this season.
Tyson Ward helped the Bison start fast and made all three of his 3-pointers and North Dakota State led 29-15 on 12-for-15 shooting.
Ward’s 26 sparks North Dakota State past Stetson, 94-58
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Tyson Ward scored 26 points and North Dakota State ran away from Stetson in the second half of a 94-58 rout Saturday.
The Bison took the lead for good on Cameron Hunter's layup seven minutes into the game and by halftime pushed the lead to 10 points, 42-32, and started the second half on a 6-0 run.
North Dakota State (3-2) outscored the Hatters 52-26 in the second half.
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.
O’Leary scores 24; IUPUI beats North Dakota St. 86-81 in OT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Matt O'Leary hit a career-best six 3-pointers and finished with 24 points to lead five IUPUI players in double figures and the Jaguars beat North Dakota State 86-81 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Aaron Brennan scored a career-high 18, Ron Patterson had 13 points, T.J. Henderson added 11 and Darrell Combs 10 for IUPUI (10-14, 4-6 Summit League), which snapped a three-game skid in the series and overall.
Werner leads North Dakota St to 81-71 win over Oral Roberts
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Dexter Werner scored all of his 19 points in the second half, Khy Kabellis added nine of his 12 after the break and North Dakota State overcame a 13-point, second-half deficit for an 81-71 win over Oral Roberts on Wednesday night.
Carlin Dupree finished with 14 points and Tyson Ward scored 12 with eight rebounds for North Dakota State (15-6, 7-1 Summit League), which has won three in a row.
Rain of 3s powers N. Dakota St. past W. Illinois 89-57
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — A.J. Jacobson tied his career-best with six 3-pointers and North Dakota State connected on 13 of 16 long-range shots in an 89-57 defeat of Western Illinois on Saturday.
North Dakota State's 81-percent 3-point shooting is a school record. The Bison (14-6, 6-1 Summit League) made four of their first six shots for a 10-0 lead and sped away from there, taking a 48-22 lead at halftime with 7-for-9 3-point shooting.
Miller scores 22, North Dakota St beats North Dakota 87-70
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Paul Miller hit three 3-pointers and finished with 22 points and eight rebounds, A.J. Jacobson scored 18 with eight boards and North Dakota State beat North Dakota 87-70 on Friday night.
Dexter Werner added 12 points on 6-of-9 shooting, Carlin Dupree finished with 11 points, seven rebounds and four assists and Khy Kabellis had 10 points and five assists.
Werner has 16 points, 12 boards; NDSU beats NC A&T 85-67
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Dexter Werner had 16 points and 12 rebounds and North Dakota State beat North Carolina A&T 85-67 on Friday night.
Tyson Ward and Khy Kabellis added 15 points each, A.J. Jacobson scored 13 and Carlin Dupree 12. The Bison (6-3) completed a three-game road trip after losing the other two to Missouri State and No. 7 Xavier.