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North Dakota cruises past Purdue Fort Wayne, earning a trip to the Summit League tournament championship

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 10, 2020

Thanks in large part to stifling defense, the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team continued their impressive 2020 Summit League tournament run with a dominant victory over Matt Holba and the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons.    Unlike their first-round game against South Dakota, UND was the ...

North Dakota makes a late surge to squeak past South Dakota in the Summit League tournament

North Dakota makes a late surge to squeak past South Dakota in the Summit League tournament

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 9, 2020

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team picked up their first ever Summit League tournament win thanks to some big-time defending, clutch shooting and a whole lot of grit.    North Dakota was a fairly heavy underdog heading into their matchup with no. 3 seed South Dakota. Not ...

UND’s Defense Lacks in Loss to SDSU

UND’s Defense Lacks in Loss to SDSU

Presley Paintner, Sports Writer

February 25, 2020

The outside shooting game paced SDSU pass UND 94-83 on Wednesday night at the Betty.  No surprise, because the Jackrabbits shot 9 of 22, while UND went 11 of 28, from the 3-point line. The Summit League is considered to be the one of best in the country when it comes to shooting 3 pointers.  The J...

Home Sweet Home For UND Basketball

James DeArman, Sports Writer

January 28, 2020

For the University of North Dakota Men's basketball team there is no place like home. After a rough stretch of four straight loses, three of which coming away, the Fighting Hawks returned to the friendly confines of the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center for matchups with the bottom half of the Summit Leagu...

A sense of identity

A sense of identity

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 26, 2019

The University of North Dakota Men’s basketball team didn’t close out the 2018-19 season the way they wanted to, but they left a lot to be excited about as they head into the offseason. Qualifying for the Summit League Tournament in their first season as a member of the Summit League, UND (the No. 7...

Hawks solidify No. 7 seed in Summit League Tournament

Hawks solidify No. 7 seed in Summit League Tournament

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019

The University of North Dakota Men’s basketball team had an interesting final week of Summit League play as they closed the regular season with two road games. First, UND travelled to Indiana to take on a talented Purdue Fort Wayne team. The Fighting Hawks came away with one of their biggest win...

Ticket Punched to the Summit League Tournament

Ticket Punched to the Summit League Tournament

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

February 26, 2019

The University of North Dakota Men’s basketball team picked up their biggest win of the season on Saturday afternoon at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. With the win over Denver, the Fighting Hawks officially clinched a spot in the Summit League tournament in their first season playing in the new...

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