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REA crews on Thursday changed the look of the ice in preparation for next month's IIHF U18 Men's World Championship. The tournament is scheduled for April 14-24 in Grand Forks...
During the 2012-13 season, Weber State didn’t win a game. The Wildcats were 0-29. Times have changed, however, for Weber. But UND already knew that as the Hawks and Weber...
UND has one of the best home-court advantages in Big Sky Conference women's basketball. It's perhaps as good as any mid-major program in the country. UND is 12-3 at The Betty this season, and the Fighting Hawks are a combined 37-6 at home the past three seasons. But one of those teams to beat UND at The Betty this season is Weber State—one of the surprises of the Big Sky. The other two teams to walk out of The Betty this season with a win were South Dakota and Idaho—teams that reached postseason play this season.
With six minutes to go, UND trailed Grand Canyon University by seven points. To that point, not much had gone right for the Fighting Hawks. History, it appeared, would have...
MINNEAPOLIS -- The first 10 points were easy for the Thief River Falls Prowlers. The rest of their points were hard to come by as the Prowlers dropped a 55-42...
UND’s last two games of this season won’t be forgotten any time soon. However, the final two games of the season may lead to a brighter future for the Fighting...
It's March Madness, whether a team is playing in the NCAA Tournament, the WNIT or the Women's Basketball Invitational. Regardless of tournament, March is simply about winning and advancing. And that's what UND wants to do tonight when the Fighting Hawks host Grand Canyon University in a first-round WBI game at The Betty. "It's going to come down to which team is more mentally tough at this time of the year," said UND coach Travis Brewster.
Only once in his career has Carson Shanks played against someone taller. "I remember back in 10th grade playing against a kid 7-foot-2 and that was eye-opening because I had never played against anyone taller than me," said Shanks, UND's 7-foot sophomore center. Tonight, for the second time in his career, Shanks won't be the tallest player on the court. That distinction belongs to UC Irvine's 7-6, 300-pound center Mamadou Ndiaye—a player with an 8-foot-3 wingspan. UND hosts UC Irvine in a first-round CollegeInsider.com Tournament game at The Betty.
GRAFTON, N.D.—Momentum wasn't on Grafton's side entering the postseason. In their final 10 regular-season games, the Spoilers were a .500 team. They took the No. 5 seed into the Region 2 boys high school basketball tournament. "We knew that would be a tough stretch, that there was a chance we'd get some losses,'' Spoilers coach Riley Lillemoen said. "But we weren't concerned. We felt we were playing well for the most part, even in our losses.
After its NCAA Tournament hopes were dashed in the Big Sky Conference tournament by eventual champion Weber State, the Fighting Hawks still had a pretty good feeling postseason play of some kind remained a possibility. The postseason invitation indeed arrived Sunday when UND (17-15) was included in CollegeInsider.com Tournament. The CIT wasn't a surprise. The opponent, however, was a big surprise.