North Dakota State avenges loss to James Madison to win FCS championship

North Dakota State got a tough game from top-seeded James Madison, but the Bison are once again kings of college football in the FCS.
Via Sporting News
January 06, 2018

James Madison seeks FCS repeat vs streak master, N Dakota St

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The way James Madison coach Mike Houston sees it, North Dakota State’s FCS dominance isn’t quite over, even though his Dukes ended the Bison’s five-year title run in the semifinals last season. Houston speaks from experience with his team a win from an undefeated season as the defending champion. The final opponent in the pursuit of a second straight crown: North...
January 05, 2018

Bison, Dukes have been on collision course for FCS showdown

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota State Bison and their fans owned Frisco, Texas, for five straight championship seasons, not only on the football field but in area hotels, restaurants and sports bars. Now returning after a one-year interruption, the Bison will find suburban Dallas a bit more crowded. The top-seeded and defending champion James Madison (14-0) and the No. 2-seeded...
January 03, 2018

North Dakota State’s run to FCS title game draws interest from pair of Ravens

Special teams coordinator Jerry Rosburg and practice squad running back John Crockett have a rooting interest in the Bison's game against James Madison for the FCS championship on Jan. 6.
Via Ravens Insider
December 22, 2017

Young QBs getting hurt too often in NFL

Carson Wentz , knee. Ryan Tannehill, knee. Andrew Luck, shoulder. Derek Carr, leg. Trevor Siemian, shoulder. Teddy Bridgewater, knee. Deshaun Watson, knee. Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston, assorted. That’s a short list of young quarterbacks who have either missed action this season or wound up on the NFL’s injured reserve. It’s too...
December 21, 2017

Allonzo Trier injury update: Arizona 'hoping for best' on star guard's knee injury

The 2017 Pac-12 Tournament Most Outstanding Player suffered at least a bone bruise in his left knee Monday against North Dakota State.
Via Sporting News
December 19, 2017

Arizona's Trier leaves game with bruised knee

Arizona leading scorer Allonzo Trier bruised his left knee against North Dakota State on Monday night and had to leave the game.
December 19, 2017

No. 18 Arizona beats North Dakota State 83-53

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Deandre Ayton scored 25 points, Allonzo Trier added 15 before leaving with a left knee injury and No. 18 Arizona overwhelmed North Dakota State 83-53 on Monday night. Arizona (9-3) allowed the Bison (5-6) to hang around early before blowing past them with a 29-3 run spanning halftime to win its 46th straight nonconference home game. The victory may have come...
December 18, 2017

Bison likely sans starting CBs, RB for FCS final

North Dakota State, which advanced to the FCS title game for the sixth time in seven years, may be without its two starting cornerbacks and a key running back.
December 16, 2017

No. 10 USC rallies to beat North Dakota State 75-65

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bennie Boatwright scored a career-high 28 points, and No. 10 Southern California closed the game on a 13-5 run to hold off pesky North Dakota State 75-65 on Monday night. The Trojans (2-0) twice trailed by 10 points in the first half and were down five in the second half before rallying. They struggled at the free throw line, going 17 of 31. Cameron Hunter scored...
November 13, 2017

James Madison Enters 2017 Season As FCS’ No. 1 Ranked Team

For five straight seasons, you could predict who would be at the top of the FCS world at the beginning of the season, and the end of the season. After half a decade of dominance in the FCS, the North Dakota State Bison have seen another one of their impressive streaks come to an end at the hands of James Madison. After beating North Dakota State in the National Championship last...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 07, 2017

North Dakota State sets three future home games

Via FOX Sports
May 30, 2017

North Dakota State Signs Former Illinois WR Desmond Cain

North Dakota State is a bonafide dynasty in the FCS. The Division-II juggernaut has made a name for itself as a mean, green (and yellow), footballing team machine. On top of recruiting players right out of high school, the school often relies on talent that didn’t pan out at FBS schools and are looking for a reboot. After Carson Wentz was selected No. 2 overall in the NFL draft,...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 10, 2017

Bombers’ receiver Smith announces retirement

WINNIPEG — Winnipeg Blue Bombers receiver Ryan Smith has announced his retirement from professional football. The news, which was revealed on Friday in a press release from the team, is sudden and surprising for the 25-year-old pass-catcher out of Wahpeton, N.D. Smith joined the Bombers in February 2016 as a free agent after spending his first two CFL seasons with Saskatchewan. ...
March 31, 2017

JMU's Abdullah on 'road less traveled'

(STATS) - Rarely must a day go by that somebody doesn't ask former James Madison running back Khalid Abdullah about the Dukes' historic win at North Dakota State last December. "It was definitely one of the funnest games I've ever played in," he said about JMU ending the Bison's run of five straight FCS national titles. One game later, the Dukes were sized to wear the national...
Via FOX Sports
March 16, 2017

Brennan leads IUPUI to upset win over NDSU in Summit tourney

SIOUX FALLS, N.D. (AP) Aaron Brennan scored 12 of his 18 points in the second half to go with 11 rebounds, and IUPUI upset North Dakota State with a 76-57 win in the Summit League Tournament quarterfinals on Saturday night. IUPUI (14-17), the No. 7 seed, used a 19-4 run to take a 63-47 lead with 6:14 left over second-seeded North Dakota State, capped by a jumper from Brennan....
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Omaha dumps North Dakota State 96-92, blunts title hopes

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Marcus Tyus scored 27 points and Omaha withstood a frantic finish to beat North Dakota State 96-92 Saturday and ruined the Bison's chance to earn the top seed to the Summit League Conference Tournament. South Dakota (21-10, 12-4) earned the title outright with a 92-85 win over IUPUI not long before Omaha's (16-13, 9-7) win. North Dakota State (19-10, 11-5) enters...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

North Dakota St avoids upset at Oral Roberts 82-80

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Khy Kabellis had 18 points, Paul Miller had a double-double and North Dakota State held off Oral Roberts 82-80 on Wednesday night. Miller had 16 points and 11 rebounds and Carlin Dupree had 15 points for the Bison (19-9, 11-4 Summit League), who moved a half-game in front of South Dakota with one game to go. Oral Roberts battled back, after being down 48-36...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Fort Wayne pulls away from North Dakota State 77-61

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) Brent Calhoun tied his career-high with 19 points and Fort Wayne knocked North Dakota State from atop the Summit League standings with a 77-61 win on Wednesday night. The Bison (17-9, 9-4) entered the day one-half game ahead of rival South Dakota, but now sit tied with the Coyotes at 9-4. Calhoun added a team best eight rebounds. John Konchar finished with...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

College player tries to save ball, hits unreal no-look shot on his own basket

Sometimes it's best to just let a ball go out of bounds. North Dakota State sophomore Khy Kabellis tried to save a ball from bouncing out of bounds on the defensive end of the floor by blindly lobbing it behind his back, hoping that a teammate would grab the loose ball. Instead, he hit a three-pointer on his own team. Fortunately for Kabellis, NDSU went on to beat Denver 81-63, and...
Via FOX Sports
February 12, 2017

Khy Kabellis helps keep North Dakota State in first place in win over Denver

FARGO, N.D. — Khy Kabellis scored 17 points and North Dakota State defeated Denver 81-63 on Saturday to stay atop the Summit League. Dexter Werner had 14 points and nine rebounds, A.J. Jacobson also had 14 points with Paul Miller adding 13 and Carlin Dupree 10 for the Bison (17-8, 9-3), who are a half-game ahead of South Dakota (9-4) and two up on Denver (15-10, 7-5). Miller and...
Via The Denver Post
February 12, 2017

Kabellis helps keep North Dakota State in first place

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Khy Kabellis scored 17 points and North Dakota State defeated Denver 81-63 on Saturday to stay atop the Summit League. Dexter Werner had 14 points and nine rebounds, A.J. Jacobson also had 14 points with Paul Miller adding 13 and Carlin Dupree 10 for the Bison (17-8, 9-3), who are a half-game ahead of South Dakota (9-4) and two up on Denver (15-10, 7-5). Miller...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2017  |  Discuss

North Dakota State beats South Dakota State 82-65

FARGO, N.D. (AP) A.J. Jacobson scored 26 points with 12 boards and North Dakota State snapped a two-game slide, beating South Dakota State 82-65 on Wednesday night. It was Jacobson's first double-double of the season for the Bison (16-8, 8-3 Summit). He was 8 of 13 from the floor including three from distance. Khy Kabellis added 16 points and Paul Miller and Dexter Werner had...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

South Dakota beats North Dakota State 76-66

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Matt Mooney scored 26 points and grabbed five rebounds as South Dakota beat North Dakota State 76-66 on Saturday. Mooney was 9 of 18 from the floor and 6 of 9 from the line for the Coyotes (16-10, 7-4 Summit). Tyler Flack added 17 points and five rebounds along with four blocks and two steals. Tyler Peterson scored 12 points off the bench and Trey Dickerson chipped...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2017  |  Discuss
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