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CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Rodney Williams scored 21 points to lead Minnesota to a 78-60 victory over Miami in a second round NIT game Monday night.
The Gophers never trailed after starting the game on a 12-0 run. Williams scored 16 points in the first half and has now scored 20 or more points in his last three games.
“I feel like I’ve been a little bit more consistent lately,” Williams said. “The guys have been giving me the ball in the right spots. I was feeling good.”
North Dakota State freshman Krista Menke was named the Summit League softball pitcher of the week for the second straight week.
She posted a 5-2 record with three shutouts in NDSU’s Spring Break trip. She struck out 45 batters, walked 12 and gave up seven earned runs in 48.1 innings.
GRAND FORKS – The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team is headed back to St. Paul.
One day after winning the Western Collegiate Hockey Association championship in the Xcel Energy Center, the Sioux found out that they’ll be headed back to the home of the Minnesota Wild for the first round of the NCAA tournament.
UND’s opponent will be Western Michigan, which finished second in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association this season and won the league’s postseason tournament, defeating Miami and Michigan this weekend.
The Sioux-Broncos game will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
Regional-host Minnesota plays Boston University in the regional’s other first-round game.
Brad E. Schlossman / Forum Communications Co.
, March 18, 2012
DES MOINES, Iowa – In the big picture, the North Dakota men’s basketball team has completed the difficult NCAA Division I transition and expects to return four sophomore starters from a program that qualified for postseason play two years in a row.
In the short term, Wednesday night’s late-game shortcomings in a winnable game against Drake of the Missouri Valley Conference stung.
The Sioux turned the ball over 16 times, including a crucial turnover trailing by two points with 24 seconds left, and struggled from the free-throw line in falling 70-64 to the Bulldogs in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament in front of 1,829 at Knapp Center.
The Sioux close out the year 17-15 overall.
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, March 14, 2012
WACO, Texas – North Dakota State’s softball team lost a pair of one run games on Tuesday in Texas.
Courtney Repka and Liz Paul combined to pitch a shutout for Baylor and a 1-0 victory.
Taylor Mortensen scored two runs for NDSU in a 6-5 loss to Texas-San Antonio.
FARGO – The North Dakota State men’s and women’s track and field teams were picked to win the Summit League outdoor title in a poll of the league’s head coaches Tuesday.
The Bison women received all nine of the first-place votes for 81 points. Southern Utah was picked second with 67 points.
The Bison men received 60 points, edging Southern Utah by a single point.
ELHURST, Ill. – North Dakota State’s Krista Menke and IPFW’s Courtney Cornin were named the Summit League’s co-pitchers of the week Monday.
Menke threw her first career no-hitter against Liberty in a 1-0 Bison win on Saturday.
MOORHEAD – Five Fargo-Moorhead high school graduates earned postseason honors in Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men’s hockey.
Beau Christian of Moorhead, a senior goaltender at Hamline, was named to the MIAC all-conference team as was Erick Galt of Fargo South, a senior defenseman for Concordia.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The latest stride made by the Concordia women’s hockey program came to an end Saturday, as the Cobbers lost 5-2 to Rochester Institute of Technology in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III women’s hockey tournament.
The national tournament berth was a first for Concordia.
“It was great to get here, but I don’t think we’re satisfied with the outcome,” Cobbers head coach Brett Bruininks said. “We’d like to continue to work hard and get back here again.”
University of North Dakota men’s hockey forward Danny Kristo sustained frostbite to toes on his right foot due to exposure to extreme cold while walking near campus on Sunday evening, the school has announced.
Senior forward John Fraase sank the go-ahead foul shot with 72 seconds remaining to help lift Concordia to a 62-59 victory against St. Mary’s in Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball at Memorial Auditorium.
exandra Lippert scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds to help lead Concordia to a 78-49 victory against St. Mary’s in Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball at Memorial Auditorium.
Minnesota State Moorhead erupted for 51 points in the first half en route to an 88-69 victory against Minnesota-Crookston in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men’s basketball at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse.
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