Bob Nielson’s connection with his coaching counterpart at North Dakota State runs a little deeper than most. Midco Sports Network’s Jay Elsen looks at the relationship between Nielson and Bison head coach Matt Entz and the extra dimension it brings to Saturday’s matchup between their two teams.
Midco Sports Network’s Kelly Stewart takes a peek at how each Summit League women’s basketball team looks “on paper” heading into the 2019-2020 season.
We follow up on the national debate on whether college athletes should get paid for the use of their name, image and likeness. Then, can a Division III program really make the leap straight to Division I? And are North Dakota State and the University of South Dakota really the teams to beat in Summit League men's basketball this year, and USD and SDSU on the women’s side?
After involuntary leaving the MIAC last spring, the University of St. Thomas, an NCAA Division III school located in Minneapolis/St. Paul, has received an invitation to join the Summit League. Summit League Commissioner Tom Douple, chats with MidcoSN’s Kelly Stewart to talk about the timeline and how this would positively impact the league.
Former D-I athletes Elaina Lanson and Kelly Stewart talk about what it's like to be sidelined during the season, what mental obstacles they overcame, and what it's like to bounce back in this MidcoSN podcast.
South Dakota is fresh off a first-hand experience with one of the richest traditions in all of college football. Jay Elsen shares his thoughts on what the Coyotes’ latest FBS game meant for the program.