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Sitting down with Shanks

Sitting down with Shanks

John Gregg, Sports Writer

April 16, 2018

Shanks was a part of UND’s historic team that reached the NCAA Basketball tournament for the first time in school history just last year. And after making the tough decision to transfer, he had the experience of his life as he competed in the Final Four. But why did he leave just one year after one...

Basketball looking for a bounce back

Basketball looking for a bounce back

John Gregg, Sports Writer

January 22, 2018

With a less than fabulous start to the season, the Fighting Hawks Men’s basketball hope to improve come crunch time. Recent wins to conference teams, Idaho State, Weber State, and a win to non-conference in state rival, North Dakota State propel the team in the right direction. “These last th...

Basketball holds Fan Fest

Cole Johnson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

On Tuesday Oct. 24, the University of North Dakota held their annual Basketball Fan Fest. At the event, fans were able to see the women’s team show off their skills during a set of drills and a three-point contest. For fans of the men’s team, they were able to see a scrimmage and a dunk contest. ...

Vandals snap Hawks streak

Vandals snap Hawks streak

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

The UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball team had their seven-game win streak snapped in a 74-61 loss to the University of Idaho Vandals in Moscow, Idaho Saturday, Feb. 11. With UND’s top four scorers shooting a dismal 29.7 percent (11-37) from the field, the Hawks (16-8, 11-2) were unable to ge...

Hawks take tight match against bears

Hawks take tight match against bears

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...

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