The Bison men’s basketball team has come a long way in the last five years. From a mediocre band of freshmen to a powerhouse team that has learned the art of the game, check out their evolution over the years.
The dynamic duo of Saul Phillips and Gene Taylor had helped revitalize the men’s basketball program, brought a desperately needed new facility to Bison Athletics and made NDSU history by bringing the men’s basketball team to the NCAA Tournament and beyond. With so much behind them, the only question is what’s next? Gene Taylor […]
By – Joshua A. Swanson North Dakota State made a big splash in the NCAA Tournament, beating Oklahoma in their second-round game to advance for a shot at the Sweet 16 against San Diego State. It was a story that captivated a state and, on some level, an entire nation. The win against the Sooners […]
By – Joshua A. Swanson When North Dakota State head coach Saul Phillips was building the nucleus of his veteran-laden basketball team five years ago, a team that’s been dubbed “America’s team” after their second round NCAA Tournament win over Oklahoma, he wasn’t exactly fighting a pitched battle against other coaches to lure guys like […]
By – Joshua A. Swanson It’s a classic matchup – irresistible force meets an immovable object. The metaphor is fitting for North Dakota State’s third round NCAA Tournament showdown with San Diego State. The irresistible force, the Bison offense. The immovable object, the Aztecs defense. Something has to give. “They’re very big at all the […]