By – Joshua A. Swanson North Dakota State was the last team to play in the Summit League Tournament. A regular season conference championship and No. 1 seed gave NDSU a bye into the tournament’s semifinal round against Denver. It was worth the wait. The Bison showed everyone in attendance at Sioux Falls Arena […]
By – Joshua A. Swanson North Dakota State closed out one arena with an exclamation point a few days ago, cutting down the Bison Sports Arena nets after they clinched the outright Summit League regular season championship with a win over South Dakota. The Bison are hoping that recent history repeats itself this week […]
The 2014 Bison men’s basketball team is pretty darn good.
They have attracted fans to a less-than-fan friendly arena and have become the big program on campus. Let’s put their season in context, shall we? You remember Ben Woodside and the rest of the 2009 ball club. Well, why not stack them up against this 2014 team? Proceed with caution. The similarities are startling.
By Joe Kerlin and Madalyn Laske | Photos by J. Alan Paul Photography and Ben Gumeringer There’s a method to the madness when examining the success of the Bison Athletic Department. Where are these athletes coming from and how does North Dakota State snatch them up before other schools do? Elite programs often speak for […]
By – Joshua A. Swanson I’m joining the Jay Bilas fan club. The ESPN basketball analyst and former Duke star has gained a reputation as an outspoken critic of the NCAA, calling out the tone deaf organization on a regular basis, most notably for the financial exploitation of its student athletes. Of course, this is […]