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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.

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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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