UND has an older, experienced basketball men’s basketball team. Still, it was almost an eye-opening experience for the North Dakota players when they made their first appearance at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday night to meet Butler.
Five high school seniors have signed letters of intent to play baseball for UND. The five are: Brett Harrison, Winnipeg; Zach Heaser, Eyota, Minn.; Miles Lewis, Hudson, Wis.; Cameron Powell, Bourbonnais, Ill; and Connor Trygstad, Plymouth, Minn.
Clarkson forward Jamie Lee Rattray scored both goals in a 2-1 Clarkson victory over UND on Saturday afternoon to help the Golden Knights grab a split against UND in a matchup that both teams know will be big come NCAA tournament selection time.
Western Michigan’s Lawson Arena and its student section, known as the Lawson Lunatics, provided the UND men’s hockey team one of the best road atmospheres of the season.RELATED CONTENT
Inside the UND locker room, the music blared. Outside, players smiled, laughed and joked. “We’ve been through a lot of ups and downs,” senior captain Dillon Simpson explained. That’s why Saturday night’s 3-2 victory over Western Michigan was so rewarding for the UND men’s hockey team.RELATED CONTENT
UND made a trip to historic Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday night and for the first 16 minutes of the game, UND had a surprising shot at making history. But Butler University — now a member of the big-time Big East — used a four-minute power surge late in the first half to defeat North Dakota 79-64 before 6,355 fans at Hinkle — the sixth-oldest venue in college basketball.RELATED CONTENT
It was bitterly cold outside the other night at my lake cabin, my reluctance to close it up for the winter now edging into the second week of December. Outside, great pillows of snow adorned the cluster of needles on the pine trees.RELATED CONTENT
The UND women’s hockey team took a big step toward the NCAA tournament on Friday afternoon. Even though it’s still three months until the bracket will be picked, UND’s 2-1 win over No. 6 Clarkson figures to pay big dividends at that time.
The UND men’s hockey team has been searching for ways to cure an offensive slump. Lines have been shuffled, a handful of forwards have attempted to play hurt and defensemen have been moved up front.RELATED CONTENT
UND used two goals by freshman Luke Johnson, one by senior Derek Rodwell and an outstanding performance by goaltender Zane Gothberg to earn an 3-2 victory over Western Michigan in front of 3,110 lively fans at the Lawson Ice Center.RELATED CONTENT
UND men’s basketball coach Brian Jones has been in Hinkle Fieldhouse a number times during his time at Iowa. Hinkle is the home to Butler and it’s also where the movie Hoosiers was filmed. It’s a special place, he said. The fans are knowledgeable and passionate.RELATED CONTENT
Get to know UND forward defenseman Jordan Schmaltz.RELATED CONTENT
The UND women’s hockey team once again has aspirations to make the NCAA tournament. This weekend will go a long way in determining whether they are able to do that.RELATED CONTENT
Winning faceoffs is not a concern Dave Hakstol has had in a while. Thanks to players such as Corban Knight, Brad Malone, Chris VandeVelde, T.J. Oshie, Jonathan Toews, Travis Zajac and Zach Parise, UND has ranked near the top nationally in that category each year in the last decade. But this season, that dominant center is not there yet.RELATED CONTENT
It will be a busy holiday season for the UND athletic department. UND now has two high-profile coaching positions to fill with the resignation of volleyball coach Ashley Hardee on Wednesday afternoon. UND already is searching for a head football coach to replace Chris Mussman, who was let go last month.RELATED CONTENT