Bison Video Blog: NDSU preps for Duke

The Bison men's basketball team met the media in Columbia, South Carolina on Thursday.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — North Dakota State will be on the national stage Friday night when it matches up with the top overall seed in the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, Duke.

Thursday afternoon the teams practiced at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, the home of the South Carolina Gamecocks.

NDSU arrived in Columbia around 1 a.m. (EST) Thursday, and got some sleep before its media obligations.

Joel Sipper, Jeff Kolpack and Mike McFeely are in Columbia to set the scene for the Bison and Blue Devils.