Sophomore guard Jai’Vionne Green got back to his true scoring form Saturday afternoon, tallying a career-high 33 points, as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team downed Northland College, 87-64, at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers (2-2) shot 67.3 percent from the field during the game and 73.1 percent in the second half while adding 36 points in the paint against the Lumberjacks (0-2).
It was efficient ball movement and a career-high 22 points from sophomore forward Lucas Wendt that helped lift Bemidji State University men’s basketball to an 88-70 win Friday night against Valley City State University at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers improve to 1-2 on the season after dishing out 21 assists compared to nine turnovers in the home opener against the Vikings (2-4).
The Bemidji State men’s basketball team opens its home schedule with a three-game weekend Nov. 17-20. The Beavers (0-2) start the busy weekend slate at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 against Valley City State University, and continue at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 against Northland College and at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20 against Oak Hills Christian College.
Sophomore forward Lucas Wendt nearly reached his career high in scoring despite a 76-62 loss by Bemidji State University men’s basketball to University of Central Missouri during the conclusion of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association Classic held in Wisconsin Dells, Wis., Saturday night. Wendt finished with 19 points off the bench while three Beavers finished with double-digit scoring.
WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. (JustAGame Fieldhouse) -- The Bemidji State University men's basketball opened its season at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association Classic held in Wisconsin Dells, Wis., and was upended by Lindenwood University, 74-63. The Beavers (0-1, 0-0 NSIC), down at halftime by 17 points, came back to within five behind a career-high 16 points by sophomore forward Logan Bader.
Bemidji State University men’s basketball Head Coach Mike Boschee announced seniors Sharif Black and Christian Pekarek, along with sophomore Kyle Sorenson, as the team’s captains for the 2017-18. Black and Pekarek are the Beavers’ only two upperclassmen while Sorenson is coming off an injury that held him out of all games last season.
With the early-signing period ending today, Bemidji State University head men’s basketball coach Mike Boschee announced that two student-athletes have committed to the program. The Beavers’ 2018-19 recruit class features one guard and one forward.
The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program opens its second consecutive season at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Classic held in Wisconsin Dells, Wis., Friday Nov. 11 and Saturday Nov. 12. The Beavers open the season Friday at 5:30 p.m. against the Lions of Lindenwood University followed by a 5 p.m. tip-off Saturday against the Mules of University of Central Missouri.
The young group of the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program is moving up after being selected 10th overall and fifth in the North Division of the 2017-18 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, released today. Sophomore guard Jai’Vionne Green was selected as BSU’s Player to Watch after setting a program record among true freshmen with 454 points last season.
The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program is set to begin the 2017-18 season Saturday, Oct. 14 with its first practice of the season. The Beavers hit the floor of BSU Gymnasium from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. to prepare for the upcoming season.