North Dakota Rumors & News

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Jaron Nash given a sixth-year of eligibility at UND

    Grand Forks Herald "At the mid-major level of men’s college basketball, recruiting big men with athleticism is a difficult task. UND is well aware of that. But UND’s inside game got a boost Tuesday when the NCAA granted a waiver to 6-foot-8 Jaron Nash, allowing him to play one more season. Nash transferred to..." July 17

  • Weber State Wildcats beat North Dakota for NCAA spot, Big Sky title

    Salt Lake Tribune "Kyle Tresnak scored 27 points and Davion Berry added 19 Saturday night to lead Weber State to a 88-67 victory over North Dakota in the championship game of the Big Sky Conference tournament. The top-seeded Wildcats secured their first berth in the NCAA tournament since 2007 with their third win..." March 16

  • Big Sky Notebook: Winning is the common denominator for league MVP award

    Billings Gazette "How do you quantify “value” in college basketball? With stats? Clutch performances? The ability to make those around you better? In the Big Sky Conference it’s usually a combination of those factors, plus one overriding consideration — winning. Eight of the league’s past 10 Most Valuable..." February 25

  • First-half run propels Montana State men over North Dakota

    Billings Gazette "Flavien Davis scored 19 points and Marcus Colbert added 16 to help Montana State beat North Dakota 78-70 on Thursday night in Big Sky men’s basketball. Keyed by a couple of Stephan Holm 3-pointers and two big plays by Eric Norman, the Bobcats used a 15-3 run midway through the first half to..." February 15

  • Former Utah State center Carson Shanks headed to North Dakota

    College Basketball Talk "The plan for 7-footer Carson Shanks at Utah State was to redshirt this season, with the hope that the Minnesota native would gain some extra strength and as a result be able to compete with the more physical front courts of the Mountain West. However in December Shanks made the decision to..." January 16