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  1. Introducing Cinderella: Meet the North Dakota State Bison

    Mar 10, 2015, 11:36 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    The Bison were one of the darlings of last year’s tournament, as they knocked off Oklahoma in the Round of 64.

  2. Pregame Shootaround: NEC showdown headlines light Friday slate

    Jan 16, 2015, 4:29 PM EDT

    St. Francis (Ny) v Georgetown

    Three of the four teams atop the NEC standings in the loss column are in action, including St. Francis-Brooklyn’s visit to Robert Morris.

  3. South Dakota’s Tyler Larson drained an impressive game-tying shot Tuesday night (VIDEO)

    Dec 10, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

    South Dakota Athletics

    Larson scored 25 points in a 91-88 double overtime loss at Creighton. Here are three of those points.

  4. 2014-2015 Season Preview: NDSU, SDSU take step back in Summit League hierarchy

    Oct 22, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    Scott Sutton (AP Photo)

    The top half of the Summit League will be a tight race all season long.

  5. IUPUI unveils new court design (PHOTO)

    Sep 30, 2014, 6:20 PM EDT

    IUPUI athletics

    IUPUI unveiled a new court design this week.

  6. Realignment Catchup: More changes come on July 1

    Jul 1, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    Mark Turgeon, Kevin Anderson

    Confused as to where some schools are headed on July 1? Here’s a guide that should help some.

  7. Report: South Dakota to break ground on new $66 million facility next week

    Jun 10, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

    Craig Smith

    South Dakota is breaking ground on a new $66 million arena and men’s basketball facility next week. The new facility is scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2016.

  8. North Dakota State to play next two seasons at off-campus Scheels Arena

    May 14, 2014, 11:37 AM EDT

    Lawrence Alexander

    With a new Scheels Center being built on campus, North Dakota State announced that it will play its next two seasons at Scheels Arena off-campus.

  9. Report: Western Illinois to hire former assistant coach Billy Wright

    Apr 14, 2014, 5:52 PM EDT

    Western Illinois University

    Western Illinois has opted to hire former assistant coach Billy Wright.

  10. Western Illinois head coach Jim Molinari steps down

    Apr 10, 2014, 10:19 PM EDT

    Western Illinois v Nebraska

    After six seasons as the head coach at Western Illinois, Jim Molinari has decided to resign.

  11. IPFW promotes assistant Jon Coffman to head coach

    Apr 10, 2014, 7:04 PM EDT

    IPFW Athletics

    After losing head coach Tony Jasick to Jacksonville, IPFW has promoted assistant Jon Coffman to fill the vacancy.

  12. Report: IUPUI senior guard Ian Chiles set to transfer

    Mar 29, 2014, 2:42 PM EDT

    2013 Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational - IUPUI v Gardner-Webb

    IUPUI senior guard Ian Chiles joined the transfer market on Saturday as the fifth-year scoring guard announced his intention to find a new place to play.

  13. NCAA Tournament Primer: North Dakota State Bison

    Mar 11, 2014, 11:21 PM EDT

    ND vs. North Dakota State

    Meet the North Dakota State Bison, the winners of the Summit League and one of the — likely — trendy upset picks in this year’s NCAA Tournament.

  14. IUPUI fires head coach Todd Howard after 6-26 season

    Mar 9, 2014, 10:33 AM EDT

    Todd Howard

    After spending almost two full decades at IUPUI, Todd Howard was let go following two straight 6-26 seasons.

  15. 2014 Summit League Tournament Preview: North Dakota State looks to avenge last year’s title-game loss

    Mar 7, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT


    North Dakota State is looking to avenge last season’s Summit League title game loss by winning the 2014 Summit League Conference Tournament after winning the regular season crown.

  16. What to make of the Denver Pioneers? (VIDEO)

    Dec 20, 2013, 7:30 PM EDT

    Chris Udofia

    Expectations were high heading into the 2013-14 season for the University of Denver. The Pioneers returned their top player in Chris Udofia, and were coming off a season where they finished 22-10, but 16-2 in the WAC — they have since transitioned to the Summit League after the dust settled from conference realignment. In their…

  17. POSTERIZED: Denver’s Chris Udofia finishes through contact (VIDEO)

    Dec 18, 2013, 6:53 PM EDT


    One of the most surprising scores on Tuesday night was Denver’s 90-62 pasting of Belmont at Magness Arena. The Bruins have wins over Indiana State and North Carolina to their credit, making the margin of defeat a surprise. But Joe Scott’s Pioneers, picked to finish second in the Summit League behind North Dakota State, have…

  18. Oral Roberts headed back to the Summit League in 2014

    Dec 5, 2013, 7:51 PM EDT

    Summit League logo

    Throughout the history of collegiate athletics there have been instances of schools moving from one conference to another, only to return to their original conference shortly thereafter. This had not happened in the recent wave of conference realignment, but that changed on Thursday as Oral Roberts announced that it will return to the Summit League…

  19. How Taylor Braun developed into a winner at North Dakota State

    Oct 16, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    AP photo

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. Taylor Braun nearly didn’t play Division I basketball. The 6-foot-7 North Dakota State redshirt senior forward — and’s pick for Summit League preseason Player of the Year — was days away…

  20. 2013-14 Summit League Preview: North Dakota State looks to make a run to the tournament

    Oct 16, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

    Taylor Braun (AP photo)

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  21. South Dakota promotes assistant Joey James to interim head coach

    Sep 6, 2013, 6:15 PM EDT

    South Dakota Athletics

    On Tuesday it was announced that South Dakota head coach Dave Boots made the decision to retire after holding the position for 25 years. With the day that Division I program can begin practicing being three weeks away, South Dakota athletic director David Herbster didn’t have a lot of time to go through a national…

  22. Report: South Dakota head coach David Boots retires after 25 seasons

    Sep 3, 2013, 9:10 PM EDT

    After 25 seasons of guiding South Dakota basketball and leading the Coyotes from the Division II North Central Conference and up to the ranks of Division I, first as an Independent and then as a member of the Great West Conference and then the Summit League, longtime head coach David Boots announced his retirement today.…

  23. Summit League simplifies names of some member schools

    Sep 22, 2012, 9:38 AM EDT

    Summit League logo

    In a move to both simplify and improve the strength of the Summitt League brand, the conference announced Friday that it would begin referring to three of its member schools by the cities in which they reside. So, now, the University of Missouri-Kansas City becomes Kansas City, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne becomes Fort Wayne,…