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WATCH: Bison wrestling falls to third-ranked Missouri, Bison women basketball open with win in WDAY's 10 PM sportscast for Nov. 11th

NDSU won a single match in the dual with the Tigers.

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North Dakota State sophomore Jared Franek wrestles Missouri’s Jarrett Jacques during their 157-pound match in the Jan. 3 season opener in the Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. Zachary Lucy / NDSU Athletics

After cruising in its opening dual against California Baptist, North Dakota State wrestling got a major test against third-ranked Missouri.

The Tigers rolled, winning all but one match against the Bison, claiming a 34-3 victory. NDSU's only victory on the night was a 6-4 win by Jared Franek in the 157 pound matchup.

NDSU looks to rebound in the Bison Open, set for Saturday at Scheels Center.

The NDSU women's basketball team romped to a season opening win over Milwaukee on the road, 69-58. Ryan Cobbins paced the Bison with 18 points, while Heaven Hamling tallied 11. NDSU will stay on the road Saturday against Green Bay.


See those highlights and more, including state opening games for Barnesville and Fertile-Beltrami football and Region 1 volleyball title action, in WDAY's 10 PM sportscast.

Zach Staton joined WDAY as a sports reporter in 2018. He grew up in Salem, Virginia loving any sport he could play or watch. Staton graduated from Bridgewater College with a degree in Communication Studies before getting his Master's in Broadcast and Digital Journalism with a Sports Communication Emphasis from Syracuse University.
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