Minot State spoils Senior Day in 86-69 Bemidji State loss

BEMIDJI, Minn. (BSU Gymnasium) -- Senior forwards Ben Best and Shane White stepped onto the court of BSU Gymnasium for the final time Saturday night for Bemidji State University men's basketball, but Minot State University came away with an 86-69 victory to spoil the occasion. Best and White helped BSU (10-17, 8-14 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) make a second-half comeback against MiSU (14-14, 10-12 NSIC) as the Beavers went a stretch with 11 consecutive shots made in the final period.

Beavers home playoff hopes dashed in 87-82 loss to Marauders

BEMIDJI, Minn. (BSU Gymnasium) -- The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team saw its chances for a home playoff game dashed Friday night as University of Mary handed BSU an 87-82 loss at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers (10-16, 8-13 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) held a four-point lead at halftime after shooting 58.8 percent before U-Mary (12-15, 10-11 NSIC) won the final period shooting 18-of-26 from the free throw line in the second half.

Former Beavers basketball guard member of first-ever fan-run sports team

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Former Bemidji State University men’s basketball guard and All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference First Team member Brock Lutes will be a part of history tonight as part of the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles indoor football team. The team, a member of the Indoor Football League, will begin its season tonight as the first-ever fan-run sports team.

Eight individuals, team to be inducted into Bemidji State Athletic Hall of Fame

Bemidji State will induct Lora (Weiers) Angileno, John Backes, Bob Eckert and Malachy McCarthy into its Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday as part of the university’s Alumni B-Club/Athletic Hall of Fame Weekend. In addition, Charlie Scanlon will receive the Alumni Coaching Achievement Award, Donna Palivec will be inducted into the BSU Coaches Hall of Fame and Cindy Holter and Willie Stittsworth will be recognized with the 2017 John S. Glas Honorary Letter Award.

Men’s Hoops vies for home playoff game during final weekend

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State men’s basketball team will play for a home playoff game in the final weekend of the season against U-Mary and Minot State Feb. 17-18. The Beavers (10-15, 8-12 NSIC) open Friday at 8 p.m. against the Marauders (11-15, 9-11 NSIC) before closing with Senior Night Saturday at 6 p.m. against the Beavers.

Second half defense allows Beavers to steal road win from Wolves, 63-59

ABERDEEN S.D. (Wachs Arena) -- With a playoff push in full effect, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team stepped up to the challenge with a 63-59 win at Northern State University. BSU’s (10-15, 8-12 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) victory was the first over NSU (19-7, 15-5 NSIC) in Aberdeen, S.D., since 2010.

No. 24 Dragons too much for Beavers, fall 102-78

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team fell to No. 24 Minnesota State University, Moorhead Friday night in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play. The Beavers, 9-15 (7-12 NSIC), were led by freshman Jai’Vionne Green who tallied 16 points in the game.

SAAC to host Valentine’s Day babysitting night

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be hosting a Valentine’s Day babysitting night to provide area parents a night out while also raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Beavers close 2016-17 road schedule at Dragons and Wolves

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University men’s basketball road schedule comes to a close Feb. 10-11 with trips to No. 24 Minnesota State University Moorhead and Northern State University. The Beavers (9-14, 7-11 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) look to improve their NSIC North Division standing with tip-offs at 8 p.m. against the Dragons (20-4, 15-3 NSIC) and 6 p.m. against the Wolves (1-86, 14-4 NSIC).

Final 12 minutes decide game in Beavers’ 78-60 loss at Vikings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Sioux Falls Arena) -- The deciding margin in Bemidji State University men’s basketball’s 78-60 loss Saturday night to Augustana University came over the final 12 minutes of action at the Sioux Falls Arena in Sioux Falls, S.D. The Vikings (17-7, 12-6 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) held the Beavers (9-14, 7-11 NSIC) to just 12 points over the stretch while pulling away with 30 to end the game.