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NDSU's secret senior weapon provides plenty of help behind the scenes PressPass

Fargo - Fred Newell is a business administration major who will earn a minor in ring design – if his North Dakota State men’s basketball teammates approve, anyway.

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Braun playing for his grandfather PressPass

Fargo - The players from the North Dakota State men’s basketball team were given all-green letterman’s coats a while back that they wear from time to time. Everybody except one player, anyway.

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Bison welcome the benefit of a neutral court for NCAAs PressPass

SPOKANE, Wash. – Workers were busy hammering out the final NCAA tournament details at the Spokane Arena on Tuesday afternoon.

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Phillips among the Wisconsin connections at NCAA tournament PressPass

FARGO – The states of Indiana and Illinois and their respective rich high school and college basketball traditions will not be found anywhere in this NCAA men’s basketball tournament. On the other side, you’ll be able to find cheesehead connections all over CBS, TNT, TBS and TruTV telecasts this weekend.

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Big 12 has big haul in NCAA bracket PressPass

FARGO – The legions of people filling out their NCAA men’s basketball tournament brackets this week will certainly be familiar with the Big 12 Conference. Seven teams made it.

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Bison don't have much familiarity with Sooners PressPass

FARGO – North Dakota State learned its opponent in the NCAA tournament on Sunday. There wasn’t much familiarity with the University of Oklahoma, however.

'I want to make some noise in the tournament,' Bison star says of Big Dance matchup with Sooners PressPass

FARGO – There was one final cheer in the Bison Sports Arena after all. It was reserved for the biggest announcement any Division I basketball program in the country could ever hope for: An official invitation to the NCAA tournament.

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Bracketology suggests Bison likely to get a No. 12 seed PressPass

FARGO – North Dakota State will find out today who it will play in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Followers of ESPN’s bracketology, however, have known all along.

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Bison prepare for the national spotlight PressPass

Fargo - North Dakota State learned in 2009 that there’s more than basketball to the NCAA tournament. When the Bison won the Summit League tournament title, the ensuing 10 days were a test in organizational skills.

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VIDEO: Braun's late game heroics give Bison berth into NCAA tournament PressPass

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Ben Woodside just got some late game, North Dakota State men’s basketball history, NCAA-dancing highlight company. His name is Taylor Braun.

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Kolpack: Bison feel overconfidence didn't factor into loss PressPass

Fargo - There were two worlds on display at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome on Saturday afternoon. One involves the fans that come in droves to watch their team, North Dakota State.

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Kolpack: Amy Anderson a well-known name around here PressPass

Fargo - The North Dakota State women’s golf team leaves in two weeks for a tournament in Hawaii, which will be yet another adventure for the team’s best player. In the last five months, Amy Anderson has been to the Czech Republic, Scotland and all over the United States in the name of golf.

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Kolpack: Marcus Williams is there again with big play for Bison defense PressPass

Fargo - The hope for recording artist William Turner was for his latest song to go viral on the internet. The big fella gave it a shot this week.

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Kolpack: Beachy's legacy goes beyond sports PressPass

Fargo - The two-year starter who will be a junior on the Staples-Motley girls basketball team this year is a quiet kid who doesn’t draw attention to herself. She’s mentally tough.

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Kolpack: Crockett carries the load for Bison PressPass

Cedar Falls, Iowa - There is no assistant coach of the week award in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, so just give some sort of honorable mention nod to North Dakota State offensive coordinator Brent Vigen.

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Kolpack: Fan reveals compassionate side to Bison football team PressPass

Fargo - Tired of reading about a string of negative stories on the North Dakota State football team, Dirk Kringen grabbed his computer and sent an email to The Forum. He had a story to share.

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Kolpack: Vraa carries load for Bison ... literally PressPass

Fargo - The Prairie View A&M Panthers boarded a charter airplane and flew out of Fargo on Saturday night, with the exception of one player. Defensive back Rickey Simpson got a ride on the back of a North Dakota State player.

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Kolpack: Bison wins against FBS teams have ho-hum feel PressPass

Fort Collins, Colo. - The final gun sounded and the players from North Dakota State shook hands with the players from Colorado State. The Bison took a direct turn south and headed to their locker room.

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Kolpack: Crockett proves he was worth the wait PressPass

Fargo - The national championship banner was raised to the Fargodome rafters in an Olympic-style moment Saturday night. Lights off. Spotlight on.

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Kolpack: It's time to right a wrong and get BSA renovated ASAP PressPass

Fargo Dear Mr. Espegard, Hjelmstad, Hull, Morton, Shaft and Ms. Diedrich and Neset – better known as the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education:

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