W Basketball - Archives 2017-18

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Oney Named to WBCA Thirty Under 30 list
W Basketball 03/16/2018

ATLANTA — The Women's Basketball Coaches Association announced the WBCA Thirty Under 30 honorees presented by Marriott Rewards® for the 2017-18 season and it includes UND assistant coach Katelin Oney. The WBCA Thirty Under 30 presented by Marriott Rewards® program was created to recognize 30 up-and-coming women's basketball coaches age 30 and under at all levels of the game. Each honoree has exemplified their involvement in community service, mentorship, professional manner, and professional association involvement.

Bobcats use long first-half run to get past UND in Big Sky Tourney
W Basketball 03/05/2018

RENO, Nev.-- Two longer scoring droughts cost North Dakota in an opening round loss to Montana State, 68-58, in the Big Sky Conference Tournament at the Reno Events Center. UND-- the 10 seed in this tourney-- sees its season come to a close at 12-18 overall.

Klabo named to All-Big Sky First Team
W Basketball 03/04/2018

RENO, Nev. -- Junior Lexi Klabo was named to the five-player All-Big Sky Conference First Team as the league announced its postseason awards ahead of the postseason tournaments. Klabo, a second teamer last season, gives UND a first team honoree in each of the last five seasons. Fellow junior Fallyn Freije was named to the honorable mention squad.

Notes: Last year's league co-champs meet in round one of Big Sky Tourney
W Basketball 03/04/2018

RENO, Nev.-- North Dakota enters the Big Sky Conference Tournament as the 10 seed in Monday's first round at the Reno Events Center.

Vikings claim regular season finale
W Basketball 03/02/2018

GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- Portland State used a 30-15 first-quarter to run out to a lead of two-dozen at the break on the way to an 80-61 win in the regular season finale for both teams. The win gave Portland State the six seed in the upcoming Big Sky Conference tournament while UND will be the 10 seed and will play in the first round at 7:35 p.m. Central Monday against seventh-seeded Montana State.

Hornets nab road win, down UND 72-66
W Basketball 02/28/2018

GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- North Dakota's comeback effort in the fourth quarter fell short as Sacramento State hung on for a 72-66 road win at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center Wednesday evening in Big Sky Conference play.

Notes: Home finale prior to Road to Reno
W Basketball 02/27/2018

North Dakota finishes out the regular season this week with home games against Sacramento State and Portland State. This will be the first and only meeting with these teams this season.

UNC flips script on UND, wins with big third quarter
W Basketball 02/24/2018

GREELEY, Colo.-- First-place Northern Colorado used a 27-10 third quarter to bounce back from a 10-point halftime deficit en route to a 51-45 win Saturday afternoon at Bank of Colorado Arena in Big Sky Conference play.

UND Coaches Show talks hoops, hockey and tennis
Athletics 02/21/2018

Appearances by four head coaches will make for a jam-packed North Dakota Coaches Show live from the Ground Round tonight.

Notes: Another battle with a first-place team
W Basketball 02/20/2018

Of UND's five Big Sky Conference wins, three have been against teams that entered the game atop the Big Sky Conference standings. UND will get another crack at knocking off the top squad Saturday, when the Fighting Hawks head to Northern Colorado.

UND falls to Lumberjacks
W Basketball 02/17/2018

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.-- Northern Arizona's Kenna McDavis scored 27 points, including 4-of-5 from distance in the second half to boost the host Lumberjacks to a 79-59 win Saturday evening in Big Sky Conference play. McDavis ended the night with seven triples, part of 10 as a team for NAU (10-21).

UND routs Thunderbirds to secure league road win
W Basketball 02/15/2018

CEDAR CITY, Utah-- North Dakota picked up its Big Sky Conference road win with a 68-53 victory over Southern Utah Thursday evening at Centrum Arena. UND tallied its first win away from the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center since Thanksgiving weekend.