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NSIC Preview: Upper Iowa at MSU Moorhead

I'll be "Comin' At Ya Live" from Moorhead, Minn. tonight (Jan. 13), as MSU Moorhead hosts an NSIC doubleheader with Upper Iowa. Al Bahe will join me on the call. Game times at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse are 6 and 8 p.m. Here's a few quick notes to get you ready. Women's Matchup: Upper Iowa (1-12, 1-8 NSIC) vs. MSU Moorhead (5-8, 2-7...
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Is it a "Buzzer Beater" or not? (not)

The basketball "buzzer beater" is a sublime moment in sports.  Radio and TV guys scream like idiots.  Fans go nuts, babies cry, drinks spill.  And referees have to make sure the shot did, in fact, beat the buzzer. But the buzzer is not really what has to be beaten. I bring this up after the recent Wisconsin-Michigan State game.  Wisconsin...
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Cody Schilling Just Scored Again

Augustana plays Minnesota-Crookston on Midco Sports Network on Saturday... women at 4:00, men at 5:57 or so unless the women go to OT which is a good possiblity.  Crookston's women are good... they lead the NSIC in scoring at 73+ PPG and are led by Brittani Wiese who leads the NSIC in scoring at just over 20 PPG.  The Lady Eagles are 2-1 in the...
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NSIC Preview: Wayne St. at Northern St.

MidcoSN will in the Hub City for tonight's NSIC doubleheader between Wayne State and Northern State. I'll have the pleasure of calling all of the action with my good friend, Al Bahe. Game times are 6 and 8 p.m. Women's Matchup: We'll get our first live look at one of the premier programs in NCAA Division II, let alone  the NSIC. Wayne State...
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Here Comes the Sun

Can I get away with saying any beloved Beatles song is just not that good?  ("Here Comes the Sun"-The Beatles, 1969.  "Highly overrated and somewhat annoying"-Tom Nieman, 2011)  There. Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference basketball teams start conference play this weekend.  We have Minnesota State at Augustana on TV on Saturday.  It will...
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Bison B-Ball

NDSU's men's basketball team looks good from the road.  (My old boss at the golf course would use that phrase when asked if the tees were mowed correctly or the weeds were whacked properly... "Looks good from the road!") Turns out, NDSU looks good up close, too.  Saw them wipe the floor with Fresno State last week in Fargo.  My color analyst,...
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