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

Cortes Seales scored 14 points to lead the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team to 81-58 win over Big Sky Conference foe Idaho State University on Thursday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks (5-11, 1-3 BSC) also received 13 points from Conner Avants and Marlon Stewart and 11 points from Dale Jones. Geno Crandall and Billy Brown chipped in nine points each. The Bengals (8-6, 3-1 BSC) were led by Novak Topologic, who scored 12 points. The Fighting Hawks return to action Saturday when they host Weber State University. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

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

The University of Montana snapped the University of North Dakota women’s basketball team’s 11-game home winning streak with a 54-43 Big Sky Conference victory over the Fighting Hawks on Thursday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Grizzlies (7-7 overall, 3-0 BSC) were led by Caitlin Lonergan, scored a 12 points and McKenzie Johnston who added nine points and eight rebounds. Lexi Klabo, who went 10-for-16 from the floor, led the Hawks (7-7 overall, 0-3 BSC) with a game-high 21 points. Fallyn Freije added seven points and nine rebounds. UND return to action Saturday when it hosts Montana State University at 2 p.m. Saturday. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

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

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team ran its home winning streak to 11 games with a 85-62 win over Southwest Minnesota State on Monday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks (7-3) were led by Lexi Klabo, who had a game-high 26 points along with five rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocked shots. Fallyn Freije added 10 points 10 rebounds, while Bailey Strand scored 11 points and Melissa Dailey and Akealy Moton chipped in 10 points each.  Raleigh Rodning led the Mustangs (2-8) with 12 points. UND ends its nonconference schedule Thursday at South Dakota. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

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

Fallyn Freije and Lexi Klabo led the University of North Dakota women’s basketball team to a 79-68 nonconference win over in-state rival North Dakota State on Saturday afternoon in the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Freije scored a career-high 26 points and added 12 rebounds, while Klabo added 23 points and 10 rebounds. NDSU (5-5) was led by Michelle Gaislerova, who finished with 19 points. The Bison also received 13 points each from Sarah Jacobson and Reilly Jacobson. The Fighting Hawks (5-3) return to action Tuesday at home against Mayville State. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University of North Dakota Vs. University Northern Iowa

Lexi Klabo scored a career-high 29 points and added 15 rebounds as the University of North Dakota women’s basketball team defeated the University of Northern Iowa 80-72 on Saturday afternoon in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Fallyn Freije chipped in 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Fighting Hawks (4-2). UND returns to action Tuesday when it travels to Waco, Texas, to play ninth-ranked Baylor University. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

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

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team, led by Lexi Klabo’s 23 points, 13 rebounds and eight blocked shots, defeated the University of Massachusetts 82-52 on Sunday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. UND (1-2) won its first game of the season after opening with road losses to Oregon State University and South Dakota State University. The Fighting Hawks also received strong offensive efforts from Fallon Freije (16 points), Jill Morton Morton (16) and Melissa Dailey (11). UMass (2-2) was paced by Bre Hampton-Bey and Hailey Leidel, who each scored 11 points. UND hits the road this week for a pair of games in San Antonio, where the Fighting Hawks will face Lamar (Friday) and UT-San Antonio (Saturday). (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Minnesota-Crookston

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team tuned up for its upcoming 2017-18 season opener with a 79-50 exhibition win over the University of Minnesota-Crookston on Wednesday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks were paced by Lexi Klabo, who scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Fallen Freije chipped in 17 points and eight reboards for the Fighting Hawks, and transfer Melissa Dailey added in 16 points, six assists and two rebounds. The Golden Eagles were paced by Isieoma Odor, who scored 16 points, and Micaela Noga, who added 12. UND travels to 17th-ranked Oregon State for its regular season opener Friday. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

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

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team, behind the scoring of seniors Makailah Dyer, Samantha Roscoe and Leah Szabla, defeated the University of Northern Colorado 75-68 on Saturday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center to move closer to a Big Sky Conference title. Dyer scored 17 points and added 11 rebounds, Roscoe had 14 points and three boards and Szabla chipped in 13 points and six rebounds to move UND to 14-2 in the league play and 19-8 overall. Savannah Scott led the Bears (12-4 BSC, 20-7 overall) with 19 points. Katie Longwell and Courtney Smith added 18 and 14 points, respectively. The Fighting Hawk need just one more win or a Montana State loss to clinch at least a share of the conference’s regular season title. UND heads to Sacramento State and Portland State next week. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

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

Makailah Dyer scored a team-high 21 points, her 17th career 20-point night, as the University of North Dakota women’s basketball team maintained a share of the Big Sky Conference lead with a 63-56 win over Idaho State University on Thursday night in Betty Engelstad Arena. The Fighting Hawks (17-8, 12-2) also received double-digit scoring from Lexi Klabo and Samantha Roscoe, each with 10 points. The Bengals (14-10, 8-5) were paced by Estafania Ors, who had a game-high 22 points off the bench. North Dakota returns to play Saturday, when it hosts Weber State at 2 p.m. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)

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

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team used a balanced attack — four players scored in double figures — en route to a 75-70 win over Southern Utah University in Big Sky Conference play on Thursday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks (13-7, 8-1 BSC) were led by Fallon Freije’s 16 points. Lexi Klabo and Makailah Dyer each chipped in 13 and Samantha Roscoe added 11. The Thunderbirds (5-14, 0-8) were paced by Darri Frandsen with 16 points, Rebecca Cardenas with 13, Skylee Doman with 12 and Whitney Johnson with 10. Next up for UND is Northern Arizona on Saturday. (Check out more photos from Russ Hons here.)