Saturday afternoon’s weekend finale was a story of two halves for the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program during its 87-59 loss to Winona State University at BSU Gymnasium. After scoring 10 3-pointers in the first half, the Beavers scored just 21 points and allowed 51 to the Warriors to fall to 5-11 overall and 2-10 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.
The BSU Gymnasium was raining 3-pointers Friday night as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program came back from a double-digit deficit in a 93-90 win over Upper Iowa University. The Beavers and Peacocks combined for 30 3-pointers while junior guard Ja Morgan and sophomore forward Derek Thompson each recorded double-doubles for BSU.
The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program hosts Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference South opponents Upper Iowa University and Winona State University Jan. 18-19 at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers open the weekend Friday at 7:30 p.m. versus the Peacocks followed by the weekend finale Saturday at 5:30 p.m. against the Warriors.
An early second-half run negated an early lead by the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program Saturday afternoon as Northern State University won the final regular-season meeting between the two programs, 73-53. Sophomore forward Derek Thompson scored 18 points in 18 minutes to lead the Beavers, who fall to 4-10 overall and 1-9 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.
Bemidji State University men’s basketball second-half dominance comes up short during 80-78 loss to Minnesota State University Moorhead in Moorhead, Minn. Freshman guard Max Bjorklund finished with a team-high and career-high 20 points as the Dragons came back to push the Beavers to 4-9 overall and 1-8 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play.
The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program faces one of its toughest tests of the season Jan. 11-12 with a trip to face the top two teams in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division in Minnesota State University Moorhead and Northern State University. The Beavers begin the weekend at 7:30 p.m. Friday against the Dragons in Moorhead, Minn., before a 6 p.m. tip-off Saturday against the Wolves in Aberdeen, S.D.
After going toe-to-toe for 45 minutes, St. Cloud State University scored the first six points of the second overtime period and would not look back gaining a 107-101 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory over Bemidji State University Saturday at the BSU Gymnasium.
In a game that saw eight lead change and the score tied 10 times through 25 minutes, Minnesota Duluth used an 18-4 run over the next five minutes to open a 10-point lead, 57-47, over Bemidji State with 10 minutes to go. The Bulldogs would not look back taking the Northern Sun Intercollegiate contest 72-57 Friday at the BSU Gymnasium.
The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program hosts regional rivals University of Minnesota Duluth and St. Cloud State University in the first home weekend of the 2019 calendar year. The Beavers tip-off Friday’s game against the Bulldogs at 7:30 p.m. followed by Saturday’s contest against the Huskies at 5:30 p.m. at BSU Gymnasium.
Freshman guard Max Bjorklund led the Bemidji State University Men’s Basketball program Sunday afternoon with a career-high 15 points as the squad fell at University of Minnesota Crookston, 72-51. The Beavers fall to 4-6 overall and 1-5 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.