Boys hockey

N.D. all-state

Goalies -- Peyton Buchholz, West Fargo Sheyenne; Zach Sandy, Fargo South/Shanley; Tre Sortland, Minot

Defensemen -- Cullen Curl, Bismarck Century; Jackson Ekblad, Williston; Dillon Kuntz, GF Central; Wyatt LeDuc, GF Red RIver; Cooner McLachian, Jamestown; Riley Opperude, Minot; Caleb Roehrich, West Fargo; Matt Scribner, GF Red River; Jack Steckler, Bismarck High

Forwards -- Owen Martz, Fargo North; Landon Carter, Grafton-Park River; Ashton Collings, Williston; Brayden Jacobson, West Fargo; Joey Kennelly, GF Central; Aiden Morelli, Minot; Nolan Nenow, Jamestown; Braden Panzer, GF Central; Colton Schulte, Bismarck Century; Chase Spicer, GF Central; Jace Thompson, Jamestown

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Coach of the year -- Grant Paranica, GF Central

Outstanding senior athlete of the year -- Zach Sandy, Fargo South/Shanley

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Minn. Section 8A

East Grand Forks 4-0-0 (section) 7-7-0 (overall); Kittson Co. Central 8-1-1, 9-2-1; Warroad 4-1-0, 7-4-2; Red Lake Falls 6-2-0, 10-3-0; Thief River Falls 5-2-1, 7-5-1; Detroit Lakes 3-4-0, 7-7-0; Crookston 2-6-0, 2-9-0; Lake of the Woods 1-6-0, 1-8-0; Park Rapids 1-6-0, 4-10-0; Bagley-Fosston 0-6-0, 5-9-0



Girls hockey

N.D. all-state

Goalies -- Molly Black, Devils Lake; Madelyn Buchert, West Fargo United

Defense -- Paige Ackerman, Minot; Hannah Gray, Grand Forks; Paige Hanson, Bismarck; Kaylie Zimmerman, Fargo Davies

Forwards -- Rylee Bartz, Fargo North/South; Josie Forslie, Fargo Davies; Olivia Opheim, Fargo Davies; Abby Promersberger, Fargo North/South; Shaley Richards, Grand Forks; Ella Roaldson, Jamestown; Morgan Sauvageau, Fargo Davies

Coach of the year -- Alex Hedlund, Grand Forks

Outstanding senior athlete of the year -- Molly Black, Devils Lake

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Minn. Section 8A

Warroad 3-0-0, 12-1-0; Thief River Falls 5-1-0, 6-5-1; East Grand Forks 2-4-1, 3-10-1; Crookston 2-5-1, 6-8-1; Detroit Lakes 1-3-0, 7-6-0



College hockey

USCHO.com poll

The USCHO.com Poll consists of 50 voters, including coaches and beat writers and sports professionals from across the country. The weekly poll is a production of USCHO.com.

Ranking, team, first place votes, record, points, last week

1. North Dakota (37), 18-4-1, 796, 2

2. Boston College (3), 15-4-1, 744, 1

3. Minnesota, 19-5-0, 698, 4

4. Minnesota State, 16-3-1, 683, 3

5. Wisconsin, 17-8-1, 664, 5

6. Massachusetts, 13-5-3, 571, 9

7. Michigan, 13-8-1, 536, 7

8. St. Cloud State, 14-9-0, 506, 6

9. Minnesota Duluth, 13-8-2, 497, 10

10. Boston University, 10-3-0, 454, 8

11. Quinnipiac, 16-5-4, 409, 12

12. Omaha, 13-9-1, 333, 11

13. Bowling Green, 19-8-1, 310, 13

14. Clarkson, 11-7-4, 250, 15

15. Providence, 10-7-5, 238, 14

16. American International, 13-3-0, 168, 16

17. Bemidji State, 10-7-3, 131, 19

18. Northeastern, 9-7-3, 124, 17

19. Michigan Tech, 17-8-1, 110, 20

20. Lake Superior, 13-5-3, 68, 18

Others receiving votes: Army 42, Notre Dame 37, Penn State 13, Connecticut 8, Robert Morris 7, Western Michigan 2, Denver 1



NCHC

Wins-Losses-Ties Game Points Points per game

UND 18-4-1 23 2.304

SCSU 14-9-0 23 1.870

Duluth 18-8-2 23 1.826

Omaha 13-6-1 23 1.625

Denver 9-12-1 22 1.409

WMU 10-11-3 24 1.375

CC 4-16-2 22 0.818

Miami 5-17-2 24 0.750



Friday’s game

Omaha at UND, 7:37 p.m.

Saturday’s game

Minnesota Duluth at St. Cloud State, 1:07 p.m.

End of regular season



College football

Stats FCS poll

1. James Madison (34 first-place votes) 2-0, 992 points

2. Weber State (4) 1-0, 945

3. Northern Iowa 1-1, 885

4. North Dakota (2) 2-0, 846

5. Villanova 0-0, 788

6. N.D. State 2-1, 784

7. Nicholls State 2-0, 756

8. S.D. State 1-1 736

9. Kennesaw State 1-0, 714

10. Jacksonville State 4-1, 597

11. Southern Illinois 2-1, 594

12. Sam Houston 1-0, 552

13. Albany 0-0, 456

14. New Hampshire 0-0, 382

15. Illinois State 0-1, 374

16. Southeast Missouri State 1-1, 329

17. Furman 1-1, 277

18. Chattanooga 1-1, 268

19. Idaho 1-0, 267

20. (tie) Wofford 1-1, 229

South Dakota 1-0, 229

22. Eastern Washington 0-1, 228

23. (tie) Monmouth 0-0, 165

Southeastern Louisiana 0-1, 165

25. Delaware 0-0, 101

Others receiving votes: Austin Peay 75, UIW 58, McNeese 39, VMI 32, Jackson State 22, Richmond 17, San Diego 16, Gardner-Webb 16, Eastern Tennessee State 14, Dixie State 14, Tennessee Tech 13, Tarleton State 11, South Carolina State 10, Southern 8, UC Davis 7



MVFC

Conference-Overall

North Dakota 2-0 2-0

South Dakota 1-0 1-0

Missouri State 1-0 1-3

N.D. State 1-1 2-1

Southern Illinois 1-1 2-1

Northern Iowa 1-1 1-1

S.D. State 1-1 1-1

Illinois State 0-1 0-1

Western Illinois 0-1 0-1

Youngstown State 0-2 0-2

Thursday’s game

South Dakota at North Dakota, 5 p.m.

Saturday’s games

N.D. State at Missouri State, 2 p.m.

Southern Illinois at Youngstown State, 11 a.m.

Western Illinois at S.D. State, 2 p.m.

Illinois State at Northern Iowa, 4 p.m.

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Girls basketball

N.D. East Region tournament

Tuesday’s quarterfinals

Fargo Shanley 49, West Fargo 41

Fargo Davies 87, West Fargo Sheyenne 56

GF Red River 64, Valley City 39

Devils Lake 84, Fargo South 59

Thursday’s semifinals

Championship semifinals -- Fargo Shanley at Red River, 7 p.m., Fargo Davies at Devils Lake, 7 p.m.

Consolation semifinals -- Valley City at West Fargo, 4:30 p.m.; Fargo South at West Fargo Sheyenne, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday’s games

At Sanford Health Athletic Complex, Fargo

State qualifiers

10 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.

Championship

1:30 p.m.



N.D. West Region

Tuesday’s quarterfinals

Bismarck Century 70, Bismarck St. Mary’s 29

Bismarck High 45, Jamestown 42

Watford City 82, Minot 63

Mandan 63, Bismarck Legacy 57

Thursday’s semifinals

Championship semifinals -- Bismarck at Bismarck Century; Mandan at Watford City

Consolation semifinals -- Bismarck St. Mary’s at Jamestown; Minot at Bismarck Legacy

Saturday’s games

At Bismarck Event Center

State qualifiers

10 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.

Championship

1:30 p.m.



N.D. state Class B tournament

Quarterfinals, March 4, Minot

Grafton (No. 2 seed) vs. Glenburn (Second random draw), noon

Kenmare (No. 3) vs. Wilton-Wing (Third random draw), 2:30 p.m.

Central Cass (No. 1) vs. Hettinger-Scranton (First random draw), 6:30 p.m.

Carrington (No. 4) vs. Langdon-Edmore-Munich (No. 5), 9 p.m.

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Minn. Class A

1. Minneota 13-0; 2. Henning 13-1; 3. Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s 14-0; 4. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 12-1; 5. Fosston 12-0; 6. Mayer Lutheran 12-2; 7. Mountain Iron-Buhl 10-3; 8. Hancock 14-0; 9. Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 11-2; 10. Cass Lake-Bena 11-3



Minn. Class AA

1. New London-Spicer 15-0; 2. Sauk Centre 13-0; 3. Albany 13-1; 4. Providence Academy 13-1; 5. Minnehaha Academy 11-1; 6. Stewartville 13-0; 7. Concordia Academy 12-1; 8. Fergus Falls 11-3; 9. Duluth Marshall 13-1; 10. Pine city 14-1



Minn. Class AAA

1. Becker 13-0; 2. Hill-Murray 12-1; 3. Holy Angels 12-1; 4. St. Paul Como Park 8-0; 5. Marshall 13-0; 6. Waconia 13-0; 7. St. Croix Lutheran 9-3; 8. Totino-Grace 9-5; 9. Alexandria 11-3; 10. Kasson-Mantorville 12-2



Minn. Section 8AA North

Crookston 10-3 (overall), 8-3 (section); Hawley 8-6, 8-6; East Grand Forks 5-8, 3-4; Roseau 5-9, 3-5; Park Rapids 4-8, 3-4; Warroad 3-10, 0-3; DGF 2-10, 2-9; Thief River Falls 2-11, 2-6; Bagley 1-10, 1-1



Boys basketball

N.D. Region 2 tournament

March 8 quarterfinals

At Betty Engelstad Sioux Center

North Border (No. 1) vs. Drayton/V-E (No. 9), 1 p.m.

Thompson (No. 4) vs. Midway-Minto (No. 5), 2:30 p.m.

Hillsboro-CV (No. 2) vs. May-Port/C-G (No. 10), 6:30 p.m.

Grafton (No. 3) vs. Hatton-Northwood (No. 6), 8 p.m.



N.D. East Region tournament

Tuesday’s quarterfinals

Fargo Shanley 68, Wahpeton 59

Fargo Davies 78, Fargo North 67

WF Sheyenne 95, GF Red River 67

Fargo South 73, GF Central 57

Thursday’s semifinals

Championship semifinals -- Fargo Shanley at West Fargo, 7:30 p.m.; Fargo Davies at West Fargo, 7:30 p.m.

Consolation semifinals -- Red River at Wahpeton, 7 p.m., GF Central at Fargo North, 7 p.m.

Saturday’s games

At Sanford Health Athletic Complex, Fargo

State qualifiers

10 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.

Championship

1:30 p.m.



West Region tournament

Tuesday’s quarterfinals

Minot 83, Turtle Mountain 63

Bismarck Legacy 79, Mandan 72

Jamestown 67, St. Mary’s 61

Bismarck High 62, Bismarck Century 54

Thursday’s semifinals

Championship semifinals -- No. 4 Bismarck Legacy at No. 1 Minot, No. 3 Bismarck at No. 2 Jamestown

Consolation semifinals -- No. 8 Turtle Mountain at No. 5 Mandan; No. 7 Bismarck St. Mary’s at No. 6 Bismarck Century

Saturday’s games

At Bismarck Event Center

State qualifiers

4:30 and 6:15 p.m.

Championship

8 p.m.



Minn. Class A poll

1. Mahnomen-Waubun 13-0; 2. Ashby 14-0; 3. Lac Qui Parle Valley 14-0; 4. Nevis 12-2; 5. St. Clair 11-2; 6. Cleveland 11-2; 7. Deer River 12-2; 8. Cass Lake-Bena 12-3; 9. Legacy Christian 14-1; 10. Southwest Minnesota Christian 12-1



Minn. Class AA

1. Waseca 12-1; 2. Minneapolis North 8-0; 3. Caledonia 13-1; 4. Stewartville 12-2; 5. Melrose 14-0; 6. Blake 12-1; 7. Mora 14-0; 8. St. Croix Prep 13-1; 9. Annandale 10-0; 10. Morris Area 12-1



Minn. Class AAA

1. Minnehaha Academy 12-1; 2. Totino-Grace 12-2; 3. Columbia Heights 10-1; 4. South St. Paul 12-0; 5. Richfield 10-2; 6. Hibbing 10-3; 7. Marshall 12-2; 8. Minneapolis DeLaSalle 9-4; 9. St. Croix Lutheran 9-4; 10. Austin 11-1



Minn. Section 8AA North

Warroad 11-2 (overall), 5-1 (section); DGF 6-5, 4-5; Bagley 6-7, 2-2; Thief River Falls 5-6, 5-3; East Grand Forks 6-8, 3-6; Hawley 6-8, 4-8; Roseau 4-9, 2-3; Park Rapids 3-9, 2-2; Crookston 1-13, 0-10



Men’s basketball

Big Ten

Wednesday’s result

Penn State 84, Minnesota 65

Halftime: Penn State 46, Minnesota 28

Minnesota -- Marcus Carr 22, Tre’ Williams 17, Jamal Mashburn Jr. 2, Eric Curry 2, Brandon johnson 2, Isaiah Ihnen 12, Both Gach 7, Sam Freeman 1

Penn State -- Trent Buttrick 13, John Harrar 12, Jamari Wheeler 10, Myreon Jones 17, Izaiah Brockington 14, Sam Sessoms 6, Myles Dread 5, Seth Lundy 5, Abdou Tsimbila 2



Summit League tournament

In Sioux Falls

March 6 quarterfinals

S.D. State (No. 1 seed) vs. Omaha (No. 8), 5:45 p.m.

South Dakota (No. 2) vs. Western Illinois (No.7), 8:45 p.m.

March 7 quarterfinals

Oral Roberts (No. 4) vs. North Dakota (No. 5), 5:45 p.m.

N.D. State (No. 3) vs. Kansas City (No. 6), 8:45 p.m.



Women’s basketball

Summit League tournament

In Sioux Falls

March 6 quarterfinals

S.D. State (No.1 seed) vs. Omaha (No. 8), 11:45 a.m.

South Dakota (No. 2) vs. Oral Roberts (No. 7), 2:45 p.m.

March 7 quarterfinals

Kansas City (No. 4) vs. Western Illinois (No. 5), 11:45 a.m.

N.D. State (No. 3) vs. Denver (No. 6), 2:45 p.m.