BEMIDJI, Minn. – The weekly radio show, “Sports in the Round,” which broadcasts on Wednesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. at The Ground Round, will this week feature Bemidji State University men's basketball. BSU head men's basketball coach Matt Bowen will be on the show to discuss the 2010-11 squad as it gears up for Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action Dec. 10-11.
The Beavers are 4-2 overall and 1-1 in NSIC play after splitting the season opener at the BSU Gymnasium Dec. 3-4. BSU lost to MSU Moorhead 60-58 before beating-up on Minnesota, Crookston 88-63. The win against UMC was the 900th program win in the 88 seasons Bemidji State has competed in men’s basketball. The Beavers host No. 3 Winona State and Upper Iowa this weekend. WSU will be looking for some revenge after the Beavers swept the season series with the Warriors last season. Newcomer James Ellisor (F, Glendale, Ariz.) is averaging a team-best 17.2 points per game, adding a team-high 7.3 rebounds per contest and is shooting 56.7 percent from the floor.
BSU's men's hockey weekend opponent is No. 16 University of Wisconsin , so UW's head coach Mike Eaves will be on the program.
Interviews from this week’s Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, Kristi Buekle (Women's Track and Field, Sr., Sprinter, Stacy, Minn.) and Dan Bakala (Men's Hockey, Jr., G, 5-11, Calgary, Alberta) will also air.
Also on the program is Minnesota writer Ross Bernstein, who’s most recent boo, Raising Stanley: What it Takes to Claim Hockey’s Ultimate Prize, tells the stories of players from Minnesota who have hoisted hockey’s storied trophy.
This is the 10th Anniversary Season of Sports in the Round, with all ten
years at the Ground Round. As always, the hosts are Brian
Schultz, Kelly Schultz and Brian
Bissonette. The two-hour program can be heard on WMIS 92.1 The
River or online at http://wmisfm.com. The show will also be archived at
beaverradionetwork.com. The listener call-In line is (218) 333-3800.
Bemidji State University, located in Bemidji, Minn., is an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).