November 02, 2013

Women's Basketball Exhibition Recap (Nov. 2)

North Dakota State 85, Concordia-Moorhead 56
The North Dakota State women's basketball team rolled to an 85-56 exhibition victory against the Concordia-Moorhead Cobbers Saturday, Nov. 2, inside the Bison Sports Arena.

The Bison never trailed in the contest, jumping ahead by as much as 30 in the second half.

NDSU's Brooke LeMar paced all-scorers in the game with a double-double, scoring 20 points on 9-of-15 shooting while dishing out 10 assists. Marena Whittle chipped in 16 points for the Yellow and Green, with 13 of those points occurring in the second half. Whittle made a blistering 4-of-5 shots from three-point range. Holly Johnson rounded out the Bison in double-figures, scoring 15 points. She was 3-of-4 from long range and made 6-of-9 shots overall in the contest. Johnson also led NDSU in rebounding, snagging eight boards.

Omaha 85, Lincoln (Mo.) 54
The Omaha women's basketball team tipped off the 2013 season on a positive note, drilling Lincoln (Mo.) 85-54 in an exhibition game Saturday afternoon at the Sapp Fieldhouse.

Ericka House had a team-high 19 points - 16 in the first half - and Taijhe Kelly had 14 points and eight rebounds, and Brianna Bogard had 14 points and four assists to lead the Mavericks. Freshman Mikaela Shaw had eight points, 10 rebounds and five assists. 

Men's Basketball Exhibition Scoreboard (Nov. 2)

IUPUI's Ian Chiles
IUPUI 85, Kentucky State 73
Junior guards Ian Chiles and Khufu Najee scored 22 points each and led four Jaguars in double-digits as IUPUI captured an 85-73 exhibition win over Kentucky State inside The Jungle on Saturday (Nov. 2). Senior center Mitch Patton chipped in 18 points and three steals and Donovan Gibbs added 12 points and a game-high nine boards. IUPUI opens its season Nov. 8 at Utah Valley.

November 01, 2013

Men's Basketball Exhibition Scoreboard (Nov. 1)

SDSU's Brayden Carlson
South Dakota State 96, Dakota Wesleyan 73 
After falling behind early, South Dakota State stormed back for a 96-73 exhibition victory Friday over Dakota Wesleyan. Brayden Carlson led the way with 23 points while Marcus Heemstra and Cody Larson each finished with a team-high seven rebounds. The Jackrabbits open the regular season Friday, Nov. 8 at San Diego and Saturday, Nov. 9 vs. Loyola Marymount as part of the USD Classic.

Women's Basketball Exhibition Recap (Nov. 1)

South Dakota State 82, Minnesota State, Mankato 60
South Dakota State gained control with a late first-half run and pulled away for an 82-60 victory over Minnesota State, Mankato in exhibition women’s basketball action Friday night
SDSU's Megan Waytashek
at Frost Arena.

Megan Waytashek led all players with 22 points, adding seven rebounds, five steals and three assists.  The junior from Lino Lakes, Minn., went 12-for-13 from the free throw line. Kerri Young finished the game with 16 points, with Megan Stuart adding 10 points and seven rebounds in a starting role.

The Jackrabbits finished the game 27-of-63 from the field, 42.9 percent, including 6-of-19 from three-point range. SDSU ended the night 22-of-28 at the line, 78.6 percent, and held a 44-34 rebounding advantage.

Women's Basketball Exhibition Recap (Oct. 31)

Western Illinois 70 Quincy 61
The Western Illinois women's basketball team went on a 12-0 run late in the game en route to defeating Quincy 70-61 in an exhibition contest inside Western Hall on Thursday night (Oct. 31).

Western Illinois was led by Ashley Luke, who finished with 13 points and 17 rebounds, nine on the offensive end. She had 12 boards in the second half alone.

Marley Hall matched Luke's team-high of 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting, including 3-of-4 from beyond the arc.

Rebecca Henricson added 10 points, seven assists and four rebounds, while Tori Niemann totaled eight points, four rebounds, four assists, two blocks and three steals.

October 31, 2013

Women's Basketball Exhibition Recap (Oct. 30)

North Dakota State 64, Minnesota-Crookston 59
The North Dakota State women's basketball team began the 2013-14 season with a 64-59
NDSU's Liz Keena
exhibition win over Minnesota-Crookston Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Bison Sports Arena in Fargo.

NDSU finished the game shooting 19-50 from the field for 38-percent and were 25-30 from the free-throw line for 83-percent. The Bison were only 1-8 from beyond the three-point arc. The Golden Eagles shot 36-percent from the field on 19-53 shooting and were 16-24 from the charity stripe for 67-percent. UMC shot 26-percent on 5-19 shooting from long range.
Johnson led the Bison in scoring for the game and rebounds, posting a double-double with 13 points and 11 boards. Keena rounded out the Bison in double figures with 12 points, respectively.

October 30, 2013

Men's Basketball Exhibition Scoreboard (Oct. 30)

NDSU's Chris Kading
North Dakota State, The Summit League's preseason favorite, was the first team to take to the court this season and rolled to a 98-49 exhibition victory over Concordia Wednesday night. The Bison were led by 22 points from first team preseason All-Summit League selection Marshall Bjorklund and 21 points from Chris Kading. NDSU opens its season Nov. 8 against Viterbo.

Omaha Names Rogan Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Omaha women's basketball interim head coach Brittany Lange has announced the addition of Rodney Rogan to the staff as an assistant coach

Rogan, who was an assistant coach for the men's basketball team at Division III Millsaps College, replaces Jesyka Burks-Wiley, who has taken an assistant coach position at UMass-Lowell. Lange and Rogan worked together as instructors at Point Guard College in 2008. 
In addition, Elisha Turek, formerly the director of operations, has been promoted to an assistant role this season. Rogan and Turek join Lee Aduddell as the Mavs' three assistants for the 2013-14 season.

October 28, 2013

Women's Basketball Exhibition Recap (Oct. 27)

South Dakota State 100, Bemidji State 57  
Mariah Clarin and freshman Clarissa Ober each posted double-doubles as the South
SDSU's Mariah Clarin
Dakota State University women’s basketball team opened the exhibition season with a 100-57 victory overBemidji State Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena.

All 12 Jackrabbit players to see action in the contest scored. Clarin led the way with 19 points and 11 rebounds, followed by Ober with 18 points and 11 boards as SDSU held a 54-29 rebounding advantage. Freshman Kerri Young tallied 17 points off the bench, with Megan Waytashek contributing 15 points and a game-high seven assists.

SDSU ended the afternoon 38-of-75 from the field, 50.7 percent, including 4-for-17 from three-point range. The Jackrabbits made 20-of-29 free throw attempts, 69 percent.