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ND High School Basketball Power Rankings

North Dakota Boys A 1. St. Mary         2. Century           3. Davies             4. West Fargo    5. Red River St. Mary boys are off to a good start and have a big game coming up on Friday against Bismarck. Century also looked good in early season wins against Campbell County (WY), Scotsbluff  (NE), Rock Springs (WY). Fargo...
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High School Basketball Power Rankings – (South Dakota Boys)

South Dakota Boys Class AA 1. SF Lincoln        2. Huron              3. SF Roosevelt  4. Rapid City Stevens       5. Brandon Valley This class has nine teams that are good enough to beat anyone in the state, which should make class AA very entertaining this year. Lincoln comes in as the team with the least to dislike. They are big and...
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High School Basketball Power Rankings - (South Dakota Girls)

SD Girls AA 1. Washington 2. Mitchell 3. O’Gorman 4. Roosevelt 5. Pierre The Washington Warriors have a lot of seasoned talent back on the court and that lands them as the favorite in the class. Mitchell returns the best player in the state, Macy Miller. O'Gorman has four starters back from a steadily improving team. I like...
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High School Basketball Power Rankings (North Dakota)

ND Boys A 1. St. Mary 2. Century 3. Fargo Davies 4. West Fargo 5. Wahpeton St. Mary returns their core group from a 20-4 team last year, highlighted by senior Ben Weisbeck. They’ll have a new head coach in Brent DeKok. Bismarck Century with Tyler Rudolph will also be tough in the WDA. The EDC is pretty wide open but Fargo...
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"New" NCAA BB Rules Will Favor Offense

It is time. South Dakota State's men and women play exhibition games Friday night at Frost Arena.  My Jayhawks supposedly have the best college player since Wilt Chamberlain.  The SF Washington girls should be pretty good. Hoops is here... and in the college game there are a couple of subtle rule tweaks this year that are supposed to make...
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Coyotes MBB Picked 7th; Gruis Named All-Summit

The USD men's basketball team finished seventh in The Summit League last season (10-18, 5-12 SL), and it seems folks in and around the conference don't expect much of a change in 2013-14. Here's a look at the league's annual preseason poll - which is made up of votes from coaches, SIDs, and media - that was released on Wednesday: 2013-14...
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