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Taylor Braun Headlines Summit League Awards

Taylor Braun of North Dakota State has been named Summit League Player of the Year. Joining Braun on the First Team All-Summit are Marshall Bjorklund, Jordan Dykstra, Luis Jacobo, Brett Olson and Chris Udofia. On the Second Team All-Summit are Brayden Carlson, Garret Covington, Steve Forbes, Cody Larson and TrayVonn Wright. Udofia was also named Defensive Player of the Year and Covington...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

N. Dakota St. dumps S. Dakota to cinch title 82-54

Taylor Braun scored 15 points and pulled down 12 rebounds as North Dakota State clinched the Summit League title with an 82-54 blowout over South Dakota on Thursday night. North Dakota State (22-6, 11-2) never trailed, opening the game with a 24-3 run en route to a 36-15 advantage at the break, and then continued to pull away in the second half. The Bison needed just one win in...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State beats South Dakota State 74-59

TrayVonn Wright scored 20 points with seven rebounds as North Dakota State won its fifth straight to lead the Summit League by defeating South Dakota State 74-59 on Saturday. Marshall Bjorklund had 18 points for the Bison (21-6, 10-2 Summit), Lawrence Alexander added 12 and Kory Brown 10. North Dakota State jumped to a 16-6 lead to start the first period and led 33-18 at halftime...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

N. Dakota State defeats Nebraska-Omaha 75-59

Taylor Braun hit everything from reverse layups in traffic to deep 3-pointers to score 31 points with a career-high 15 rebounds in North Dakota State's 75-59 defeat of Nebraska-Omaha on Saturday. Braun hit 12 of 16 shots - including 4 of 5 from deep - in his fourth 30-plus scoring game this season. The pyrotechnics lifted the Bison (20-6, 9-2 Summit League) to their first back-to...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

N Dakota St. holds off IUPUI for 66-60 win

Lawrence Alexander scored 17 points to lead North Dakota State past Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis 66-60 Thursday night. A layup by Alexander with 4:55 remaining gave NDSU a 57-45 lead before a 15-6 run - including a pair of 3s from Ja'Rob McCallum and a third by Justus Stanback - from IUPUI closed the gap to three with 32 seconds left. Taylor Braun made 1 of...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State escapes South Dakota 66-63

Taylor Braun's three-point play with 33 seconds left and TrayVonn Wright's two free throws with 8 seconds left lifted North Dakota State over South Dakota 66-63 on Thursday night. Wright had 20 points and eight rebounds to lead NDSU (16-5, 5-1 Summit) and Braun added 11 points. Lawrence Alexander was 3 of 3 from 3-point range and finished with 12 points for the Bison who shot 6...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Braun scores 30 to lead NDSU over SDSU 85-77

Taylor Braun made his last six field goals and finished with 30 points, six rebounds and six assists as North Dakota State beat South Dakota State 85-77. Braun's performance highlighted the outstanding all-around shooting of NDSU (15-5, 4-1 Summit League) which was 27 of 48 from the field, 8 of 15 from 3-point range and 23 of 28 from the free-throw line. Marshall Bjorklund added...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – North Dakota State T Billy Turner

By Alex Kozora With the regular season over, our focus has shifted to the offseason. For the next few months, I’ll be providing scouting reports on prospects. Some the Pittsburgh Steelers may look at. Other top players that will be off the board before the Steelers select. All to make you as prepared for the 2014 NFL Draft as possible. Bringing a popular small school sleeper at...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State beats Nebraska-Omaha 91-69

Taylor Braun had 20 points and North Dakota State shot 54.2 percent on Thursday night in a 91-69 home victory against Nebraska-Omaha. The Bison opened the game on a 10-2 run, led by as many as 15 in the first half and cruised to victory in the second. Lawrence Alexander had 14 points, Mike Felt had 13 and Marshall Bjorklund added 11. TrayVonn Wright and Kory Brown each added 10...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State Senior Class Eyes Redemptive NCAA Tournament Berth

NDSU senior Taylor Braun is the favorite to win Summit League Player of the Year. (Photo: The Summit League) North Dakota State looked on as Nate Wolters made two more free throws, icing the Summit League championship for South Dakota State. The buzzer sounded, and, although North Dakota State began the conference season 7-0, South Dakota State would represent the Summit League at...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting Report: ND State CB Marcus Williams

Name: Marcus Williams Position: CB School: North Dakota State Year: RS Senior Ht: 5’11” Wt: 192 2010 Stats: 4 Interceptions for 93 Yards and 1 TD. 2011 Stats: 7 Interceptions for 274 Yards and 3 TDs. 2012 Stats: 7 Interceptions for 142 Yards and 1 TD 2013 Stats (5 Games): 2 Interceptions for 33 Yards and 1 TD. Marcus Williams came out of high school lightly recruited...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cutcliffe, Bohl among AFCA coaches of the year

Duke coach David Cutcliffe and former North Dakota State coach Craig Bohl have been selected national coaches of the year by the American Football Coaches Association. Cutcliffe led the Blue Devils to a 10-4 season that included their first appearance in the Atlantic Coast Conference title game and a Chick-fil-A Bowl appearance. Bohl, who left North Dakota State for Wyoming, led...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

IPFW shoots past North Dakota State 82-71

Luis Jacobo scored 20 points and IPFW was near perfect from the free throw line in beating North Dakota State 82-71 in a Summit League conference opener for both schools on Thursday night. Steve Forbes added 14 for IPFW. North Dakota State (11-5, 0-1 Summit) trailed Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne (13-5, 1-0) by as many as 15 points in the first half but narrowed the deficit to 38-31...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Towson falls to 3-time champ NDSU 35-7 in FCS game

Three years after winning only one game, Towson came up one victory short of a national championship. Like everybody else this season, the Tigers couldn't beat North Dakota State. ''We lost the day, but we won the year,'' fifth-year coach Rob Ambrose said. ''It goes back farther than three ago. It was blowout losses, and then it was three-point losses and four-point losses to nationally...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

N Dakota St 3rd FCS title in row, 35-7 over Towson

Brock Jensen and North Dakota State got their perfect ending, capping a 15-0 season with a 35-7 victory over Towson on Saturday as the Bison claimed their straight FCS championship in coach Craig Bohl's final game at the school. Jensen, who has an FCS quarterback-record 48 victories, threw a touchdown pass and was one of four North Dakota State players who ran for scores. The Bison...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota St. beats Towson for third straight FCS title

Brock Jensen and North Dakota State got their perfect ending, capping a 15-0 season with a 35-7 victory over Towson on Saturday as the Bison claimed their straight FCS championship in coach Craig Bohl's final game at the school. Jensen, who has an FCS quarterback-record 48 victories, threw a touchdown pass and was one of four North Dakota State players who ran for scores. The Bison...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

ND State looks for perfect FCS ending vs. Towson

North Dakota State coach Craig Bohl and record-setting senior quarterback Brock Jensen have a chance for a perfect ending and a third consecutive championship. Before moving to his new job at Wyoming, Bohl has one more game with the top-seeded Bison (14-0). They play in another Championship Subdivision title game, going for the school's first 15-win season Saturday against championship...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

FCS Championship: Towson Tigers vs. North Dakota State Bison Betting Odds, Spread and tv info

The Towson Tigers and North Dakota Stat Bison will be playing each other on Saturday for the FCS Championship. Few would have expected Towson to run the table and end up here, while North Dakota State is looking for their third consecutive FCS championship. Coverage of the FCS Championship game between Towson and North Dakota State will air on ESPN 2 from the Toyota Stadium in Frisco...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NDSU QB to wrap up banner career in FCS title game

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DAVE KOLPACK Associated Press North Dakota State's Brock Jensen isn't often mentioned among the top quarterbacks in college football, or even his own division. His coach cites one quality that he believes will earn him a shot at the pros: Jensen wins. Jensen has won more games than any other quarterback in the history of the Football Championship Subdivision...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State eases past Utah Valley 74-70

Taylor Braun and Lawrence Alexander combined to score 39 points to lead North Dakota State to a 74-70 win over Utah Valley Monday night. Alexander had 19 points, making all four of his 3-point attempts. Braun had 20 points, sinking 14 of 16 free throws. North Dakota State (10-4) had an overwhelming advantage underneath, scoring 38 points in the paint compared to Utah Valley's 14...
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Jensen, Crockett key NDSU to easy win in FCS semis

Brock Jensen threw three touchdown passes and John Crockett ran for 196 yards to help North Dakota State overpower New Hampshire 52-14 in the Football Championship Subdivision semifinals Friday night. The two-time national champion Bison (14-0) advanced to the FCS title game Jan. 4 in Frisco, Texas, against the winner of the second semifinal between Eastern Washington and Towson...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

North Dakota State vs. New Hampshire: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

On Friday the New Hampshire Wildcats will face off against the North Dakota State Bisons No. 1 North Dakota Sate (13-0) will be hosting No. 15 New Hampshire (10-4) in this NCAA national semifinal game. Coverage of the game between North Dakota and New Hampshire will air on ESPN2 beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome. The Odds: The North Dakota State Bisons...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Players say Bison, Wildcats present similar looks

The Championship Subdivision semifinal playoff game between North Dakota State and New Hampshire will be the first meeting between the schools. Players on both sides say they have a lot in common. The Bison (13-0) are seeking their third straight FCS title. The Wildcats (10-4) are making their first appearance in the FCS semifinals. The winner will face either Towson or Eastern...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

North Dakota State names defensive coordinator Klieman next head coach

North Dakota State didn't waste time or miles looking for its next football coach, announcing Sunday it would turn the powerful Football Championship Subdivision program over to defensive coordinator Chris Klieman. Klieman, 47, is taking over for Craig Bohl after the most successful coach in the school's proud football history leaves for Wyoming after the Bison finish their quest...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

NDSU names Klieman as its next head football coach

The next head football coach at North Dakota State says the powerful Football Championship Subdivision program will continue to reload, not rebuild. School officials announced Sunday that Chris Kleiman (KLY'-min) will be taking over for Craig Bohl, the most successful football coach in school history. Bohl is leaving for Wyoming. The 47-year-old Kleiman is completing his third...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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