|NDSU's Dani DeGagne|
The Bison defeated Minnesota-Crookston 68-65 behind Katie Birkel's game-high 16 points. Birkel also grabbed a team-high seven rebounds along with teammate Marena Whittle. Dani DeGagne added 15 points with a team-high six assists.
In Brookings, the Jackrabbits downed Black Hills State by a score of 90-48. The Jackrabbits placed four players in double figures to end the exhibition season at 2-0. Senior Ashley Eide led the way with 16 points, followed by 15 points from Megan Waytashek. Gabby Boever added 14 points and Tara Heiser chipped in with 12 off the bench.