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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 ...

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...

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...

Farewell to another Legacy

Quinton Hooker carries a flag bearing the UND Fighting Hawks logo around the Betty Engelstad Arena following the regular season Big Sky championship win over Portland State last Saturday.

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

UND senior guard Quinton Hooker could not control the large grin on his face as he walked off the court for the last time at Betty Engelstad Arena. Leading the team with 29 points, Hooker and the UND men’s basketball team capped off the final game of the regular season with an 82-73 win over Po...

Men’s Basketball; Big Sky Champions

Senior guard Quinton Hooker cuts a piece of the net in celebration following Saturday's win against Portland State and UND's Big Sky regular season championship. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

March 7, 2017

Men’s basketball grasped their Big Sky Championship title on Saturday against Portland State after 82-73 final. The game also honored the graduating seniors: Corey Baldwin, Thomas Blake, Devon Pekas and Quinton Hooker. With the win the squad now sits in the first seed of Big Sky playoffs and will face...

Taking Wildcats territory

UND junior center Carson Shanks tussles with Weber State's Jeremy Senglin (left) and Jordan Dallas (right) during a game in January at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer

February 18, 2017

The UND men’s basketball team head into travel mode after coming off of a victorious three game homestand. After Thursday’s matchup in Pocatello, Idaho the squad will head to Ogden, Utah to meet the biggest competition in the Big Sky: Weber State. UND hopes to roll with the momentum after an...

Hawks Vandalize Idaho

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

The UND men’s basketball team was able to close out the home stand with a win this weekend over the Idaho Vandals 88-65. This marked the Fighting Hawks’ fifteenth win on the season as well as their tenth in their last 12 games. “Honestly, I thought that was the best we have played from start to finish from an e...

Hawks take tight match against bears

UND guard Geno Crandall looks for an opening against Northern Colorado last season at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

After a tough start to the second half, the UND fighting Hawks basketball team fought back to beat Big Sky rival Northern Colorado. The Hawks weren’t able to get anything going in the first half trailing after the 16:41 and weren’t able to get any closer than 3 points behind but Northern Colorado but UN...

Player Profile: Q

Player Profile: Q

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

February 3, 2017

Making a name for yourself when you get to college is one thing, but what about putting meaning into a single letter? At UND, “Q” holds high value and major promise. It represents one of UND’s most well-known athletes who leads his team on and off the court to success. A native of Brooklyn P...

UND keeps the ball rolling

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

January 24, 2017

UND’s Big Sky future is looking promising. After volleyball and football became champions in their most recent seasons, it looks as though the basketball programs could be on the same path. Both squads were in action Thursday and Saturday facing Weber State and Idaho State — two of Big Sky’s to...

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