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2018-19 South Dakota High School Boys Basketball Preview

The state tournaments last year proved that you need to be at your best entering March. Yankton came into the SoDak 16 as an 11th seed and went on to win it all. In Class A, Tea Area and Madison met in the championship game for the second year in a row – and this time, Madison walked off the court as the state champ. And in class B, it was...
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2018-19 South Dakota High School Girls Basketball Preview

The defending champs in all three classes have very different narratives this season. Aberdeen Central is in rebuilding mode without the star power of last year’s senior class. St. Thomas More has their dynasty on the edge with less returning starters than they’re used to having. Castlewood used five players to ride to a title last season but...
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The Irony Of The Greatest Sports Movie

Over the past few weeks, I’ve asked some of my Midco colleagues about their favorite sports movie. All I wanted was what it was and a short explanation as to why it was their favorite. The results were surprising in more ways than one. Some people sent me multiple movies… so in order to make it ‘fair,’ I used their first choice when they...
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Jay’s Preseason Summit League Ballot

It’s not quite October, which means we’re just getting to the good stuff in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. That remains my primary focus for the time being. However, as a voter for The Summit League’s preseason and postseason awards, I was recently asked to direct at least some of my attention to the rapidly approaching college...
Filed Under Basketball | College | North Dakota State University | South Dakota State University | University of North Dakota | University of South Dakota

MidcoSN Podcast: NDSU Basketball Summer Recap

On this week’s MidcoSN Podcast, Brian Shawn sits down with North Dakota State men’s basketball coach, David Richman, and NDSU women’s coach, Maren Walseth to recap summer workouts, new additions to the roster, and the upcoming schedule.
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North Dakota State Men's Basketball Team to Play Drake at U.S. Bank Stadium on December 1st; 2018-19 Schedule Nearly Finalized

The North Dakota State men's basketball team will play a non-conference game against Drake at the U.S. Bank Stadium Basketball Classic on December 1st, 2018.
Filed Under Basketball | College | North Dakota State University | The Bison Basketball Show