North Dakota erased a 3-0 deficit and Johnny Simonson scored the game-winner with 2:31 remaining as the Fighting Hawks upended top-ranked Denver 5-4 tonight at Magness Arena.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.--The University of North Dakota volleyball team has advanced to the Big Sky Conference Tournament championship for the second straight season and will defend its title after a 3-1 win over Idaho Friday evening in the tourney semifinals.
Follow all of the action as third-ranked North Dakota visits top-ranked Denver tonight in NCHC action.
UND opens the home portion of its schedule with a Sunday matinee against Massachusetts at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. It marks the lone November home game for the Fighting Hawks, who will head to San Antonio, Texas over the Thanksgiving weekend to play a pair of games at University of Texas-San Antonio (vs. Lamar and at UTSA)
Last season was a year of many firsts for the North Dakota men's basketball program and the Fighting Hawks kept that trend going by opening the 2017-18 season with a 2-1 start at the Rainbow Classic.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- North Dakota out-lasted an upset-minded Weber State team in the opening round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament, 3-1, Thursday afternoon at the Hornets' Nest.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- A trio of North Dakota volleyball players have earned All-Big Sky Conference First Team honors, announced Thursday by league officials. Seniors Faith Dooley and Sydney Griffin were each repeat winners after each being named last season, joining junior Jordan Vail's first all-league selection. Sacramento State, Portland State and UND each had three first-team selections to lead the way.
BROOKINGS, S.D.-- South Dakota State extended its home regular season winning streak to 11 with a 66-52 victory Wednesday evening over North Dakota in non-conference action. Lexi Klabo had 22 points and 12 rebounds in the loss.
Third-ranked North Dakota travels to Denver for a showdown with the top-ranked Pioneers on Friday and Saturday at Magness Arena.
The University of North Dakota carries the two-seed into Thursday's opening round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament. The reigning champs draw seven-seeded Weber State Thursday at 1:00 p.m. Central.
North Dakota basketball fans will get several opportunities to watch both the men's and women's programs on television this season.
North Dakota junior guard Geno Crandall opened the 2017-18 season on a scoring binge in Honolulu and he was awarded for those efforts on Tuesday, collecting the first #BigSkyMBB Ready Nutrition Player of the Week award of the season and first of his career.