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Future Farmer becomes Tournament Force for NDSU Bison

Photo is courtesy of http://www.thesummitleague.org/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   Every year during March Madness, there always seems to be at least one major upset in the opening rounds. This year’s tournament has already been a blessing of upsets after Dayton took down...
Via In The Neutral Zone
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Farmer becomes Tournament Force for NDSU Bison

Photo is courtesy of http://www.thesummitleague.org/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   Every year during March Madness, there always seems to be at least one major upset in the opening rounds. This year’s tournament has already been a blessing of upsets after Dayton took down...
Via In The Neutral Zone
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: San Diego State Vs. North Dakota State – Game Time, TV Schedule, Announcers, Line, Predictions

Both San Diego State and North Dakota State were involved in games after 7 pm on Thursday night, so you know things got pretty crazy in each game. The Bison took down Big 12 runner-up Oklahoma down in overtime, while the Aztecs also won an extended game, with a close overtime win over New Mexico State. The winner of this match-up will face Arizona, Gonzaga, or Oklahoma State. Be...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State's improbable crew springs unlikely trap on OU

This is going to require some introductions. It's not every day that an NCAA Tournament upset is cobbled together from the muscle developed on a pig, corn and soybean farm in southern Minnesota. Or from a 6-foot-7 combo guard who had zero Division I prospects. Or a nothing kid off the bench whose biggest challenge was getting past the box score designation -- "DNP, coaches...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

ND State Tops Oklahoma 80-75 in OT for First NCAA Victory

Lawrence Alexander scored a career-high 28 points and Carlin Dupree scored four straight points in overtime to propel 12th-seeded North Dakota State to an 80-75 win over No. 5 seed Oklahoma in the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, at Spokane Arena. Alexander, who scored just two points in the Summit League championship game, went 10-for...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State’s Marshall Bjorklund bloodied above eye

North Dakota State forward Marshall Bjorklund had the look of an NCAA Tournament warrior after being cut below his eye during the second half of his team’s game against Oklahoma on Thursday. Bjorklund was working with the ball inside and was defended by two Oklahoma players during the Bisons’ first-round game against the Sooners. Forward […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bison Play No. 20 Oklahoma Thursday in 2nd NCAA Tournament Appearance

Thursday's Game: The No. 12-seeded North Dakota State men's basketball team (25-6, 12-2 Summit League) will play No. 5 seed Oklahoma (23-9, 12-6 Big 12) in the second round of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena (11,736) in Spokane, Wash., on Thursday, March 20. Game time is set for 6:27 p.m. (CT) / 4:27 p.m. (PT). ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State Wins Summit League Tournament

North Dakota State defeated IPFW by a final score of 60-57 to win the 2014 Summit League Tournament. Taylor Braun was named MVP and joined on the All-Tournament Team by Pierre Bland, Marshall Bjorklund, Luis Jacobo and TrayVonn Wright.
Via RealGM
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State tops Western Illinois 56-52

Taylor Braun scored 19 points as North Dakota State topped Western Illinois 56-52 Thursday night, maintaining sole possession of first place in the Summit League. North Dakota State (19-6, 8-2) held off Western Illinois (9-15, 3-6) late, making 5 of 6 free throws in the last 20 seconds. The Leathernecks never led after halftime, but kept the deficit within 10 points. With North...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

For Mavs' Matt Hagerbaumer, efficiency is a slam dunk

In the final minute, Justin Simmons drove the lane for a potential game-clinching basket. The South Dakota player guarding Matt Hagerbaumer slid over to help Simmons' beaten defender. Simmons saw that Hagerbaumer flashed open and quickly passed it to him. And Hagerbaumer did what Hagerbaumer does. He caught it and dunked it. Of his 120 career made field goals, Hagerbaumer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State beats Western Illinois 65-52

Marshall Bjorklund scored 15 points and Taylor Braun 14 as North Dakota State defeated Western Illinois 65-52 on Saturday. The game was tied at 30 at halftime and remained tight through the first 10 minutes of the second half in a game that had 14 lead changes and eight ties. Then Braun hit a pair of free throws to break a 44-44 tie. The free throws sent the Bison on their way to...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State dominates IUPUI 87-64

Trayvon Wright made 10 of 14 field goal attempts, totaling a career-high 24 points as North Dakota State overwhelmed IUPUI 87-64 Saturday. Taylor Braun had 16 points, Mike Felt and Marshall Bjorklund added 12 each and Kory Brown had 11 points with 10 rebounds for North Dakota State (12-5, 1-1 Summit League). IUPUI (5-14, 0-2) led 19-14 with 8:17 remaining in the first half. Felt...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State handles Delaware 85-66

Taylor Braun poured in 33 points on 9-of-14 shooting and Marshall Bjorklund added 16 with nine rebounds as North Dakota State defeated Delaware 85-66 Monday night. The Bison (8-4) broke a 28-all tie as Braun hit a 3-pointer to ignite a 15-5 run and close out the first half for a 43-33 advantage at the break. They opened the second half with a 12-2 run to extend their lead to 20...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

N. Dakota St.-Ohio St. Preview

Ohio State has essentially gone untested during its impressive start, winning all nine games by double digits and barely breaking a sweat so far with what looked like an innocuous early December slate. Just don't expect Thad Matta's team to be overconfident heading into its next game. North Dakota State's surprise victory at Notre Dame certainly figures to have captured...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Shooting Like North Dakota State Will Keep You in Games

The Preseason favorites to win the Summit League North Dakota State Bison currently sit at 7-3 and went into the Joyce Center and beat Notre Dame 73-69 last night.  Saul Phillips squad only goes about seven deep and is led by a trio of seniors; Preseason choice for Player of the Year Taylor Braun, forwards Marshall Bjorklund and TrayVonn Wright.  Junior guard Lawrence Alexander...
Via KC Sports Ninja
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bjorklund, Bisons too much for Irish

North Dakota State center Marshall Bjorklund put on a clinic in the post as the Bisons handled host Notre Dame, 73-69, Wednesday night at the Purcell Pavilion.
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

North Dakota State upsets Notre Dame 73-69

Marshall Bjorklund scored 26 points Wednesday night to lead North Dakota State to a road upset over Notre Dame, 73-69, in the third round of the Gotham Classic at Purcell Pavilion. Lawrence Alexander added 16 points and 14 rebounds to help the Bison (7-3) earn their fifth straight win. Pat Connaughton scored 21 to lead Notre Dame (7-3). Jerian Grant hit a pair of free throws to...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

North Dakota State defeats Bryant 66-62

TrayVonn Wright scored 18 points and sparked a second-half run that sent North Dakota State to a 66-62 victory over Bryant on Saturday. Marshall Bjorklund added 15 points and Taylor Braun 14 for the Bison (6-3), who extended their winning streak to four games while ending the Bulldogs' at four. Trailing by four at halftime, the Bison took the lead on a 9-2 run, including seven...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

North Dakota State smothers Valley City State 86-43

Marshall Bjorklund scored 12 points in just 14 minutes of action to lead North Dakota State to an 86-43 win over Valley City State Monday night. The Bison (5-3) jumped out to a 24-5 lead with 12:00 left in the first half and the Vikings used back-to-back 3-pointers by A.J. McDonald and Jeremy Ware cut the North Dakota State lead to 15 with just under 6 minutes later, but VCSU wouldn...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

North Dakota St. pulls away from Rider 87-70

Mike Felt scored 23 points as North Dakota State pulled away from Rider 87-70 to win the Cable Car Classic. Trayvonn Wright scored 17 points and Marshall Bjorklund added 19 for North Dakota State (4-3). The Bison used a 15-2 run to gain a 32-15 lead in the first half. Rider (2-4) responded, cutting the lead to 38-29 by half time. North Dakota State utilized a 14-4 run in the second...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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