5-time champ North Dakota State is top seed in FCS playoffs

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Five-time defending national champion North Dakota State is the No. 1 seed in the FCS playoffs. The NCAA announced the 24-team playoff field on Sunday. The top eight seeds receive first-round byes and host second-round games. Joining the Bison in the top four are Eastern Washington at No. 2, Jacksonville State, last season's runner-up, at No. 3 and James Madison...
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November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Alonso leads UNCG to 65-54 win over North Dakota State

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) Francis Alonso scored 16 points and UNC Greensboro defeated North Dakota State 65-54 on Saturday night at the High Point University Tournament. Diante Baldwin added 14 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals. Mike Smith had 12 points and seven rebounds for the Spartans (2-2). A.J. Jacobson was perfect on six 3-point attempts to lead the Bison...
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November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

North Dakota State beats South Dakota 28-21

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) Easton Stick threw for three touchdowns as North Dakota State beat South Dakota 28-21 in a regular-season finale on Saturday. Stick was 13 of 20 for 154 yards passing for the Bison (10-1, 7-1 Missouri Valley Football Conference) who finish the season atop the MVC standings. Lance Dunn ran for 145 yards on 14 carries and King Frazier rushed for 91 yards and...
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November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

North Dakota State edges Navy 66-59

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) Dexter Werner scored 14 points and North Dakota State beat Navy 66-59 on Friday in the High Point University Tournament. Werner was 6-of-9 shooting and had four his team's 10 steals. Tyson Wade, who had a pair of 3-pointers, added 12 points for the Bison (3-0). Hasan Abdullah was 4 of 8 from 3-point range and scored 12 points for the Midshipmen (1-2). Shawn...
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November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

North Dakota State perfectly trolled Michigan following its loss to Iowa

Iowa stunned No. 3 ranked Michigan 14-13 on a field goal as time expired on Saturday in one of the biggest upsets of the season.With the loss, it creates all kinds of crazy playoff scenarios... but it doesn't change the fact that Iowa beat the mighty Jim Harbaugh-led Wolverines. Yes, the same Iowa team that beat Rutgers by a touchdown and lost to FCS school North Dakota State.The...
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November 13, 2016

North Dakota State trolls Michigan after loss to Iowa

Michigan shockingly lost at Iowa on Saturday night, and North Dakota State was standing by with a shoulder to cry on. Or not. Whoever was running the Bison Twitter account decided to troll the Wolverines for losing to the Hawkeyes 14-13 on a field goal as time expired at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City. NDSU and Michigan both occupied this locker room at Kinnick Stadium this fall...
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November 13, 2016  |  Discuss

North Dakota State Trolls Michigan After Loss To Iowa

  North Dakota State defeated Iowa 23-21 in week 3 of the college football season. Michigan lost to the Hawkeyes 14-13 on Saturday at Kinnick Stadium. The NDSU Football account had some fun with this tweet in the direction of Michigan: NDSU and Michigan both occupied this locker room at Kinnick Stadium this fall. One team walked out with a win… — NDSU...
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November 13, 2016  |  Discuss

North Dakota State dominates Indiana State 41-17

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Darrius Shepherd returned a punt 84 yards for a touchdown to kick-start a dominating first half as North Dakota State rolled to a 41-17 win over Indiana State on Saturday. Shepherd's return came on Indiana State's game-opening possession and quarterback Easton Stick followed with touchdowns runs of 16 and 42 yards as the Bison (9-1, 6-1 Missouri Valley) led 21...
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November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Five takeaways from North Dakota State’s 24-20 victory over Northern Iowa

North Dakota State moved to 4-1 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference with a hard-fought 24-20 win over Northern Iowa. The Bison created four turnovers, all interceptions, along with holding Northern Iowa to 68 yards rushing. The latter was the lowest total UNI has run for this season. Here are five takeaways from the victory. A win is a win. This game is not one where you...
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October 31, 2016

North Dakota State’s defense holds late in 24-20 win over Northern Iowa

The North Dakota State defense held when it matter the most against Northern Iowa. The Bison had two fourth quarter interceptions on their way to a 24-20 road victory over the Panthers. The two interceptions were part of four picks the Bison had all night. The first one came in the first quarter when safety Robbie Grimsely picked off quarterback Eli Dunne and returned the ball to...
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October 30, 2016

N. Dakota State beats Northern Iowa, pulls into tie atop MVC

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) Lance Dunn ran for 118 yards and North Dakota State forced four interceptions to beat Northern Iowa 24-20 on Saturday night in a rematch of last season's Football Championship Series quarterfinals. Chase Morlock and King Frazier added short-yardage touchdown runs, and Easton Stick threw a 31-yard scoring strike to Jeff Illies for North Dakota State (7-1...
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October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

EWU at Fordham, Bison vs. MVSU in 2017

(STATS) - North Dakota State and Eastern Washington have finalized their 2017 schedules after they moved their Sept. 16 game up one week to Sept. 9. NDSU, the five-time defending FCS national champion, will host SWAC member Mississippi Valley State on Sept. 2 before visiting EWU a week later. The Bison will have a bye on Sept. 16 and host Robert Morris of the Northeast Conference...
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October 28, 2016

Intensity, hard hits dominate North Dakota State’s rivalry with Northern Iowa

The North Dakota State football team will travel to Cedar Falls this weekend to take on Northern Iowa. This rivalry game reached new levels on intensity last season. The Bison won 31-28 on a late touchdown during the regular season match-up against the Panthers. They would meet again in the playoffs with NDSU coming out on top 23-13. Those two victories came with two different quarterbacks...
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October 26, 2016

Five takeaways from North Dakota State’s 21-13 victory over Western Illinois

North Dakota State’s defense was the story in the team’s 21-13 road victory over Western Illinois. The offense struggled to gain any traction in the second half as they were held scoreless after halftime. Here are my five takeaways from last weekend’s game. The Bison defense again was tremendous in pressure situations. Last week, South Dakota State failed to score three times in...
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October 24, 2016

North Dakota State defeats Western Illinois 21-13

Two blocked kicks and a fourth down goal-line stand were a big reason for North Dakota State’s 21-13 win over Western Illinois Saturday in Macomb, Illinois. The Bison blocked one field goal attempt before halftime, another one during the third quarter and had two fourth-and-goal to go stands late in the fourth quarter. The latter being perhaps the biggest sequence of plays of the...
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October 23, 2016

South Dakota State upsets North Dakota State 19-17

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Taryn Christion found Jake Wieneke for a 2-yard touchdown with 1 second left on fourth down and South Dakota State beat FCS defending champion North Dakota State 19-17 on Saturday to snap the Bison's 14-game winning streak. It was the Bison's first defeat since a 24-21 loss to South Dakota on Oct. 17, 2015. South Dakota State was down 17-3 after Easton Stick...
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October 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz’s NDSU creates Eagles-inspired Bison logo (pic)

North Dakota State University had some fun with its logo on social media to celebrate how Carson Wentz inspired NFL fans to take notice of the usually unheralded football school. The official Twitter account of the Bison football program posted a distinctly Philadelphia Eagles take on its traditional team logo. mood — NDSU Football (@NDSUfootball) October...
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October 13, 2016  |  Discuss

North Dakota State goes 5-0 with 27-3 win over Missouri St.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) King Frazier ran for two touchdowns as North Dakota State remained undefeated with a 27-3 win over Missouri State on Saturday. Frazier had 126 yards on 19 carries for the Bison (5-0, 2-0 Missouri Valley Conference). Easton Stick threw for 159 yards and a score. Frazier's first touchdown came on a 22-yard run on 1st down after teammate Aaron Steidl recovered...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: NDSU media guidelines plan didn't violate policy

FARGO, N.D. (AP) An outside investigator says North Dakota State University president Dean Bresciani did not violate state Board of Higher Education policy with the way he handled a plan on media guidelines for athletics. North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott called for the investigation after Bresciani scrapped the guidelines involving restrictions on live broadcasting...
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October 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Stick throws 3 TD's, N Dakota St cruises over Illinois St

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Easton Stick was 13-of-18 passing for 256 yards and three touchdowns and North Dakota State cruised 31-10 over Illinois State on Saturday. King Frazier added 76 yards rushing and Rj Urzendowski had 70 yards receiving for the Bison (4-0, 1-0 Missouri Valley), who have won their last six conference openers. Illinois State held a 10-7 lead early in the second after...
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October 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Bison hoopla at all-time high with Iowa win and Wentz mania

FARGO, N.D. (AP) About the only thing that can stop the Bison buzz is a bye week. North Dakota State has a break in its schedule after enjoying an unprecedented three-day stretch on the national stage. The Bison first knocked off another big-time football power when they defeated Iowa on the road with a last-second field goal in a nationally televised game. The next day, they nearly...
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September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Why North Dakota State should be ranked in the Top 20

North Dakota State, the five-time defending FCS champs, defeated No. 13 Iowa on the road Saturday, and there was nothing fluky about it. It was the Bison's fifth consecutive win over FBS opponents and moved them to 8-3 in their last 11 against "the big boys."The Bison out-rushed a team that prides itself on being physical and tougher than everyone they play. The Bison out-rushed...
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September 21, 2016

Doug Pederson says Carson Wentz is like a 10-year veteran

So far, so good for Carson Wentz. The Eagles’ rookie quarterback completed 21 of 34 passes for 190 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions in the Eagles’ 29-14 win at Chicago Monday night. Wentz is the first rookie quarterback to start and win the first two games of his career without any turnovers, according to Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Wentz has shown the...
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September 20, 2016  |  Discuss

North Dakota State keeps getting paid big bucks to beat FBS teams

Why on earth do FBS schools keep scheduling North Dakota State?Don’t they know that it only ends in embarrassment?The Bison beat No. 13 Iowa 23-21 Saturday in Iowa City. It didn’t even seem like an upset — North Dakota State was every bit as good as the Hawkeyes the entire game.North Dakota State has won five straight FBS national championships and now their last six games against...
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September 17, 2016

Bison Beat Iowa, Continue FBS Streak

The greatest mystery in college football is why FBS teams continue to schedule North Dakota State. The Bison, who have won five straight FCS national championships, stunned No. 13 Iowa 23-21 on Saturday on a 37-yard Cam Pedersen field goal as time expired.
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September 17, 2016
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