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Utah Jazz to host six players Wednesday in first pre-draft workout

The Utah Jazz will begin their annual pre-draft workouts Wednesday with six players who aren't exactly household names or penciled in as high picks. The group includes guards Taylor Braun (North Dakota State), Bryce Cotton (Providence) and Stephen Holt (St. Mary's) along with forwards Akil Mitchell (Virginia), Mike Moser (Oregon) and Ronald Roberts Jr. (St. Joseph's...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jazz To Work Out Six Draft Prospects Wednesday

The Utah Jazz will work out six NBA draft prospects on Wednesday. The Jazz will bring in Taylor Braun of North Dakota State, Akil Mitchell of Virginia, Bryce Cotton of Providence, Mike Moser of Oregon, Stephen Holt of St. Mary's and Ronald Roberts Jr. of St. Joseph's.
Via RealGM
May 07, 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 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

North Dakota State eyes encore on NCAA's 'big stage'

The recognition came very late. Taylor Braun had fouled out. It was overtime. North Dakota State had somehow retaken the lead, anyway. A few more seconds remained in overtime, but it was becoming clear the Bison would upset Oklahoma. The senior guard drank in the scene: Many in the crowd at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena were chanting "Let's go Bison!" His teammates...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State's Taylor Braun gets kicked in the head

North Dakota State star Taylor Braun got quite a knot on his head after he was inadvertently kicked in the noggin by Oklahoma's Cameron Clark.  Braun just hit a go ahead runner when he hit the deck and was kicked.  No penalty was called on the play even though the officials reviewed it on the replay monitor.
Via Sportz Assassin
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

North Dakota State coach worried about Sooners

I chatted with North Dakota State basketball coach Saul Phillips on Monday evening and wrote about the North Dakota State success story for the Wednesday Oklahoman. You can read that column here. Talking with Phillips was a pleasure. He comes from a different world, as you know. I mean, Lon Kruger is as accessible and accommodating as it gets, but this was even moreso. The North...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Will Be The Improbable Superstar In This Year’s NCAA Tournament?

Taylor Braun of North Dakota State could lead the Bisons to a deep Cinderella run (via zimbio) As fans continue to fill out their brackets, the teams that they select to make a run in the tournament usually revolve around these centerpieces: a great head coach and a balanced team. Yet, what has been the key to some teams’ ignition the past few seasons? A superstar. When Kemba Walker...
Via Grandstand University
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

West Bracket Breakdown: 2014 NCAA Tournament

Top 5 Players 1. Doug McDermott (Creighton) 2. Marcus Smart (Oklahoma State) 3. Aaron Gordon (Arizona) 4. Markel Brown (Oklahoma State) 5. Mike Moser (Oregon) 3 Stars you haven’t heard much about 1. Elfrid Payton (Louisiana-Lafayette) 2. Taylor Braun (North Dakota State) 3. Xavier Thames (San Diego State) Best scorer : Doug McDermott (Creighton) Best passer: TJ McConnell (Arizona...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Examining The Potential of Five Popular Upset Picks

Everyone knows the best two days of the NCAA tournament are the first two. We get to watch a ton of games, sometimes as many as four at once, and the tournament's most memorable upsets, and sometimes most memorable moments, happen then. Louisville won the title last year, but just as many people remember Dunk City. Just as much as we remember Kentucky's run to the 2012 title...
Via Bloguin Best
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

West Region preview: Is Arizona underestimated?

TEAM TO BEAT: Arizona. The Wildcats have had an amazing year and the committee obviously valued them by making them the 2nd overall seed.  TEAM THAT WILL WIN THE REGION: Arizona. Not to say there aren't some landmines, I just think that Zona has a pretty easy path to the Final Four ... relatively speaking.  Though they will get tested pretty quickly.TEAM TO WATCH FOR (LESS...
Via Sportz Assassin
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NDSU Punches Ticket to NCAA Tournament with 60-57 win over IPFW

The top-seeded North Dakota State men's basketball team erased a seven-point second-half deficit to pull off a 60-57 victory over Fort Wayne in the championship game of the Summit League Tournament and earn an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament on Tuesday, March 11, at Sioux Falls Arena. Trailing 55-54 with 1:30 remaining in the game, NDSU senior guard Taylor Braun scored...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 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...
Via RealGM
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

A Peek at Possible Future Opponents

With the Bearcats only having a minimum of 4 more games left in the regular season and the conference tournament, it's starting to get to be the time we look ahead to March. Well we have to look ahead to March anyway because UC is done playing in February, but we look at the bigger games in March. Those being the NCAA tournament. According to the good ol' Bracket Matrix...
Via Bearcats Blog
February 25, 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 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

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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 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
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