Duke’s Zion Williamson shines in NCAA Tournament debut
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson had an explosive NCAA Tournament debut with 25 points to lead top-seeded Duke to an 85-62 win over North Dakota State on Friday night.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — North Dakota State is one of the best free-throw shooting teams in the country, and that's what it came down to at the end of the Bison's First Four win over North Carolina...
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.
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...
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...
Jenkins 3 gives South Dakota St. 78-77 win over NDSU
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — David Jenkins went airborne at half-court to sink a 3-pointer at the buzzer, giving South Dakota State a 78-77 win over North Dakota State on Saturday.
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.
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).
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.
Konchar hits winning 3 just before OT buzzer for Mastodons
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — John Konchar made five 3-pointers, the last with less than a second remaining in overtime, and scored a career-high 38 points with eight rebounds, four assists and two steals and Purdue Fort Wayne beat North Dakota State 90-87 on Sunday.
Konchar dribbled down the clock and delivered with a step-back 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left. NDSU wasn't able to get off a shot before the buzzer.
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.
North Dakota State holds off Missouri State rally, 74-67
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid scored 19 points, including a clutch jumper and two free throws in the final minute, and North Dakota State held off a late rally to earn a 74-67 victory over Missouri State Saturday night.
The Bison (4-7) now have won back-to-back games for the first time this season.
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.
McGlynn, Norton lead Drake past North Dakota State, 95-88
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nick McGlynn scored 23 points and Nick Norton posted a triple double as Drake held off North Dakota State, 95-88 at the U.S. Bank Stadium Basketball Classic on Saturday night.
The game is the third of four games scheduled over two days at U.S. Bank Stadium, the first basketball games the facility has hosted and is the site of this season's Final Four.
No. 1 Gonzaga thumps North Dakota State 102-60
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Brandon Clarke and Rui Hachimura each scored 18 points as top-ranked Gonzaga beat North Dakota State 102-60 on Monday night to remain undefeated.
Corey Kispert added 17 points and Zach Norvell Jr. 15 for Gonzaga (7-0), which reached No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 earlier in the day by virtue of beating former No. 1 Duke at the Maui Invitational.
Vinnie Shahid scored 16 points for North Dakota State (2-5), which shot just 36 percent in the game.
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.
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).