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RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Purdue University Fort Wayne

Anon Moody scored a career-high 21 points and Marlon Stewart posted a double-double but that wasn’t enough as the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team dropped a 84-73 Summit League decision to Purdue University Fort Wayne on Saturday afternoon in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Stewart scored 18 points and added a career-best 10 assists for the Fighting Hawks (6-8 …


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RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Cortez Seales scored 19 points and had a career-high five steals to lead the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team to a 83-72 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Sunday afternoon in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Joining Seals in double-figure scoring for the Fighting Hawks (5-5) were Aanen Moody (18), Kienan Walter (14) and Conner Avants (12). Darius Roy …


RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Northern Arizona University

Geno Crandall scored a team-high 28 points and Dale Jones added 16 points to lead the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team to a 86-81 Big Sky Conference overtime victory over Northern Arizona University on Saturday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Marlon Stewart chipped in 13 points and equaled his career-high with nine assists for the Fighting Hawks (10-17 overall, 5-10 BSC). …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Southern Utah University

Geno Crandall scored a game-high 17 points and Kienan Walter chipped in 15 points to lead the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team to a 61-57 Big Sky Conference victory over Southern Utah on Thursday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks upped their season record to 9-17 overall and 4-10 in BSC play. Jade Cohee led the T-Birds …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. North Dakota State University

Marlon Stewart, Conner Avants and Dale Jones led the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team to its third straight win, a 86-77 nonconference victory over in-state rival North Dakota State University on Tuesday night in Scheels Arena in Fargo. Stewart scored 20 points and Avants and Jones added 17 each for the Fighting Hawks (7-11). Joining those three in …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Weber State University

Geno Crandall scored a game-high 25 points to lead the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team to a 89-79 Big Sky Conference win over Weber State University on Saturday afternoon in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Crandall added nine rebounds and eight assists for the Fighting Hawks, who improved to 2-4 in the Big Sky and 6-11 overall. Kienan Walter had …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. North Dakota State University

Marlon Stewart scored 23 points and Geno Crandall added 20 but it wasn’t enough as North Dakota State University topped the University of North Dakota 88-79 on Saturday in men’s college basketball in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. NDSU (4-5) was led by Paul Smith, who scored a season high 30 points. A.J. Jacobson added 12 points for the visitors. Kienan …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University of North Dakota Vs. Northland College

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team, behind Cortez Seales’ game-high 20 points, defeated Division II Northland College of Ashland, Wis., 79-48 in an exhibition game Tuesday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks (3-2) also received 11 points each from Marlon Stewart and Conner Avants. Brandon Galland had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds to …

TOM COYNE: Back In Circulation — OMG! Gophers Becoming A BFD

Pay a visit to TCF Bank Stadium sometime and you’ll think you’re entering a time warp.  University of Minnesota football fans know what I’m talking about. Those banners waving in the wind atop the facility pay homage to the Gophers’ proud history. Seven national championships. A whopping 18 Big Ten titles. Sounds impressive, right? There’s just one problem. That last …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota vs. University Of Northern Colorado

Quinton Hooker scored a game-high 26 points to lead the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team to an 87-77 overtime victory over Northern Colorado in Big Sky Conference action Saturday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks (13-8, 8-3 BSC) trailed almost the entire portion of regulation, holding only a 4-2 advantage early in the contest before claiming the win against the …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota vs. Southern Utah University

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team won its third straight game with a 95-65 Big Sky Conference victory over Southern Utah University on Saturday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Quinton Hooker led the Fighting Hawks (8-6, 3-1 BSC) with 23 points. Josh Collins, filling in as a starter for injured Drick Bernstine added 11 points and 7 rebounds. Also scoring in double …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota vs. Northern Arizona University

Quinton Hooker scored a game-high 20 points to lead the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team to a 68-63 win over Northern Arizona University in its Big Sky home opener Thursday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Conner Avants  added 17 points and equaled his career-high with nine rebounds to pace the Fighting Hawks (7-6, 2-1 BSC). Also in double-figure scoring for UND was …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota vs. North Dakota State University

Geno Crandall scored a career-high 24 points and Corey Baldwin chipped in 13, all in the second half, as the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team soundly defeated North Dakota State University 74-56 on Wednesday night at the Scheels Center in Fargo. The win was the Fighting Hawks (5-2) first in Fargo since 2003. Drick Berstine added 12 points for UND, while Connor Avants had …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University of North Dakota vs. Presentation College

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team, behind Drick Bernstine’s triple-double, propelled the Fighting Hawks to a 101-63 victory over Presentation College on Sunday in Betty Englestad Sioux Center. Bernstine, one of seven UND players in double figures, had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for the 3-0 Hawks. Connor Avants had a season-high 15 points , while UND teammate Gene Crandall led all scorers …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University of North Dakota vs. Crown College

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team won its season opener in a big way, defeating Division III Crown College 98-48 on Saturday afternoon in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. UND, a Division I program, was led by Quinton Hooker, who scored 17 points. Teammate Drick Bernstine had a double-double, on 12 points and 10 rebounds. Corey Baldwin added 16 points and …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University of North Dakota Vs. University of California-Irvine, March 16, 2016

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team’s season came to an abrupt end Wednesday night in Betty Engelstad Arena. The Fighting Hawks suffered a heartbreaking 89-86 defeat at the hands of the University of California-Irvine in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. UND freshman Geno Crandall scored a career-high 22 points in a game that featured 14 ties and …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University of North Dakota Vs. Portland State University, February 25, 2016

It was the Quenton Hooker show Thursday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The junior guard scored a career-high 38 point and surpassed the 1,000-point mark in his UND career as the Fighting Hawks defeated Portland State University 80-77 in a Big Sky Conference men’s basketball contest. Hooker broke UND’s Division I single-game scoring record as the Fighting Hawks, 14-12 overall …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University of North Dakota Vs. Eastern Washington University, January 2, 2016

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team defeated defending Big Sky Conference champion Eastern Washington University 79-71 Saturday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks were led by junior guard Quinton Hooker, who finished with 16 points and went 8-for-10 from the foul line. Freshmen Geno Crandall and Drick Bernstine each chipped in 15 points and Cortez Seales added 10 for …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University of North Dakota Vs. Waldorf College, December 1, 2015

Redshirt freshman Geno Crandall made University of North Dakota men’s basketball fans forget about this past weekend’s drubbing at the hands of Northern Iowa, scoring 11 of his team-high 17 points in the second half of a 78-58 win over Waldorf College of Iowa on Tuesday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The victory snapped a three-game Fighting Hawk losing streak and put …