Tampa takes advantage of BSU’s second-half scoring woes to take a 67-64 win

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team build a 15 point first-half lead and led 60-49 with 8:38 to go, but Tampa went on a 15-1 run for over eight minutes to steal the lead and hold off a last-second charge by the Beavers to hand BSU a 67-64 loss to wrap up the Eckerd Thanksgiving Classic Saturday.


Behrendt leads Bemidji State to 67-63 win at Eckerd

Tyler Behrendt poured in a career-high 18 points, on 6-of-12 from beyond the arc, and added a team-high five assists to lead the Bemidji State men’s basketball team to a 67-63 victory over Eckerd College Friday to open the Eckerd Thanksgiving Classic.


Men’s Basketball plays Eckerd, Tampa at Eckerd Thanksgiving Classic

Bemidji State University men’s basketball is ready to take on two Florida programs as part of the Eckerd Thanksgiving Classic on Nov. 26-27 in St. Petersburg, Fla. BSU opens the weekend with a 12 p.m. tip-off against Eckerd College before a 3 p.m. tip-off against the University of Tampa at the MacArthur Center.


Minnesota Crookston takes down Bemidji State, 67-57, to start NSIC play

Bemidji State University men’s basketball shot a season-low from the field during a 67-57 loss to the University of Minnesota Crookston to begin Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play. Sophomore forward John Sutherland led the Beavers (2-1, 0-1 NSIC) with 16 points on 7-of-13 shooting despite the team shooting 33.8 percent from the field.


Men’s Basketball opens NSIC schedule Tuesday at Minn. Crookston

Bemidji State University men’s basketball opens Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play Tuesday with a trip to face the University of Minnesota Crookston in Crookston, Minn. The Beavers look to move to 3-0 on the season with a 6 p.m. tip-off against the Golden Eagles at Lysaker Gymnasium.


Beavers shoot 70-percent and dump in 110 points to defeat Northland College

Buoyed by 11 three-pointers and a 70-percent shooting effort, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team earned a 110-61 nonconference victory over Northland College Saturday. Travis Bianco led the way for the Beavers netting 23 points in 19 minutes of action.


Bianco and Southerland lead charge in 91-57 exhibition win over Minnesota Morris

Travis Bianco recorded a 24 point, 10-rebound double-double, while John Southerland added 16 points and 14 boards to lead the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to a 91-57 victory over the University of Minnesota Morris in exhibition play Friday.


Bemidji State to host Minn.-Morris, Northland in weekend series

Bemidji State University men’s basketball continues its non-conference schedule with a weekend slate against the University of Minnesota-Morris and Northland College on Nov. 19-20 at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers and Cougars tip-off an exhibition contest at 6 p.m. Friday before facing the Lumberjacks at 3 p.m. Saturday.


Men’s Basketball dominates the paint in 82-67 win over Concordia-St. Paul

Bemidji State University men’s basketball thrived in the paint Tuesday night during its season-opening win over Concordia University-St. Paul, 82-67, at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers move to 1-0 on the season as they outscored the Golden Bears in the paint, 56-32.


Bemidji State hosts Concordia-St. Paul Nov. 16 to tip off 100th season

Bemidji State University men’s basketball will open the 100th season in program history Tuesday, Nov. 16 with a home contest against Concordia University-St. Paul. The Beavers and Golden Bears will play a non-conference game with tip-off set for 5:30 p.m. at BSU Gymnasium.


Mike Boschee announces three additions to Men’s Basketball on signing day

Bemidji State University men’s basketball will bring in a trio of guards who signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, as announced by Head Coach Mike Boschee. Daniel Ijadimbola, Johnny Tennyson and Brayden Williams are all Minnesota natives who committed to the Beavers on National Signing Day.


BSU Men’s Basketball selected 12th overall in NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll

Bemidji State University men’s basketball was selected to finish 12th overall and sixth in the division as the 2021-22 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll was released Thursday afternoon. Senior forward Derek Thompson was named the BSU Player to Watch entering his fifth year with the program.


Beaver Men’s Basketball 2021-22 schedule released by Mike Boschee

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program will open its season Nov. 16 and its Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference schedule Nov. 23, as head coach Mike Boschee released the schedule on Wednesday.


Men’s Basketball announces addition of guard Gare Ewefada

Bemidji State University men’s basketball head coach Mike Boschee announced the addition of guard Gare Ewefada to the 2021-22 team.


Maverick Harris joins Beaver Basketball as assistant coach

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball bench will feature new assistant coach Maverick Harris for its 2021-22 season, as announced by head coach Mike Boschee. Harris joins Bemidji State after serving the past three seasons on both the men’s and women’s basketball staffs at Minot State University.


BSU’s Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament set for June 18

The 44th Annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Friday, June 18 at Bemidji Town and Country Club. Registration for men and women is open now for the event to benefit the Bemidji State Athletic Scholarship Fund.


Beaver Skills Academy to host summer camps June, July and August

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program has announced its summer Beaver Skills Academy schedule for 2021. The Beaver Skills sessions will be held over several dates between June and August at BSU Gymnasium.


Carrasco and Thompson named Bemidji State’s Athletes of the Year

Bemidji State track and field thrower Zöe Carrasco and Derek Thompson, of the BSU men’s basketball team team, were named 2020-21 Female and Male Athletes of the Year as a part of the 2021 Beaver Nation Celebration held virtually Thursday. In addition, Maryse Mbenoun, also of the track and field team, and men’s hockey standout Lukas Sillinger were selected BSU’s 2020-21 Female and Male Newcomers of the Year.


28 Beavers earn 2020-21 NSIC Winter All-Academic honors

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced Thursday that 28 Bemidji State University student-athletes were selected to the 2020-21 NSIC Winter All-Academic Team, including 18 named to the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence.


Thompson selected to NSIC All-Conference Second Team

A record-setting performance to end the 2020-21 season was topped off Wednesday as the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference named Bemidji State University men’s basketball senior forward Derek Thompson to the NSIC All-Conference Second Team.


Thompson’s career weekend helps earn final NSIC North Player of the Week honor

On what would have been his final weekend of collegiate basketball, senior Bemidji State University men’s basketball student-athlete Derek Thompson went out with a bang. His career-weekend, including setting the program single-game scoring record, helped him earn the final Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division Player of the Week honor of the 2020-21 season.


Thompson breaks Beavers scoring record in 109-85 win over Golden Eagles

On the final day of his traditional senior career, forward Derek Thompson broke the Bemidji State University men’s basketball single-game scoring record with 45 points against the University of Minnesota Crookston Saturday afternoon at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers took down the Golden Eagles, 109-85, behind Thompson’s career night to finish the season 7-9 overall and 6-8 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Post-play propels Beavers to 95-77 win over Golden Eagles

The post-play of senior Derek Thompson and junior Cody Landwehr propelled Bemidji State University men’s basketball to a 95-77 win over the University of Minnesota Crookston Friday night at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers outscored the Golden Eagles, 64-20, in the lane to improve to 6-9 overall and 5-8 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


BSU makes NSIC Tournament push with home weekend finale versus UMC

Bemidji State University men’s basketball will face the University of Minnesota Crookston Feb. 19-20 at BSU Gymnasium with sights set on a final push towards the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament. The Beavers and Golden Eagles will tip-off the weekend at 6 p.m. Friday followed by senior day at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at BSU Gymnasium in Bemidji, Minn.


Bulldogs even weekend series as Men’s Basketball falls, 90-77

A 24-point scoring effort by junior guard Mohamed Kone nearly helped Bemidji State University men’s basketball overcome a 25-point deficit Saturday afternoon during a 90-77 loss to the University of Minnesota Duluth at BSU Gymnasium. Kone also finished with a team-high eight assists as the Beavers drop to 4-9 overall and 3-7 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Wagner career-high 32 points powers Beaver to 96-77 win over Bulldogs

Senior guard Nick Wagner was the leader of five Bemidji State University men’s basketball student-athletes to score in double-digits to help the squad take a dominating 96-77 win over the University of Minnesota Duluth Friday night at BSU Gymnasium. Wagner tied a career-high with 32 points on 11-of-18 shooting while the Beavers shot their best field goal percentage of the season to improve to 4-8 overall and 3-7 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Statement on fan attendance at Bemidji State Athletics

In the interest of maintaining the safest possible environment for student-athletes, coaches, officials and staff, fan attendance at Bemidji State athletic events will be limited to an allotted number of invited family members and guests. In addition, a limited number of current BSU students will be admitted. All fans in attendance will be required to follow current MDH and local health guidelines. With the number of schedule changes this season, we are currently not planning to sell tickets to athletic events. Our primary goal is to continue to provide our student-athletes with the best opportunity to complete their seasons in the safest manner. Go Beavers!


Men’s Basketball to host Minnesota Duluth to start final four home games

Bemidji State University men’s basketball will host the University of Minnesota Duluth Feb. 12-13 at BSU Gymnasium for its first of two home weekends to close the 2020-21 regular season. The Beavers and Bulldogs open the weekend at 6 p.m. Friday and close at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at BSU Gymnasium in Bemidji, Minn.


Wagner’s 30 points guides Beavers to weekend sweep over Huskies

Another scoring duo for Bemidji State University men’s basketball led the team to an 87-67 win Saturday afternoon at St. Cloud State University to complete a weekend sweep. Seniors Derek Thompson and Nick Wagner combined for 50 points to move the Beavers to 4-8 overall and 3-7 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Bemidji State opens weekend with 88-78 win at St. Cloud State

Junior guard Mohamed Kone and senior forward Derek Thompson each topped 20 points scoring Friday night to lead Bemidji State men’s basketball to an 88-78 win at St. Cloud State University. Kone scored a career-high 29 points with 10 rebounds, his second double-double of the season, to move BSU to 3-8 overall and 2-7 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Beavers face Huskies in final road games of 2020-21 season

Bemidji State University men’s basketball will travel to face St. Cloud State University Feb. 5-6 for its final road games of the 2020-21 season. The Beavers (2-8, 1-7 NSIC) and Huskies (5-5, 3-3 NSIC) open the weekend at 6 p.m. Friday and close the weekend at 2 p.m. Saturday at Halenbeck Hall in St. Cloud, Minn.


Two Beavers near double-doubles as Men’s Basketball falls at Minot State

The duo of senior forward Derek Thompson and junior guard Mohamed Kone powered the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team with near double-doubles Saturday afternoon despite a 74-56 loss to Minot State University in Minot, N.D. Kone led the team with 13 points while Thompson added nine points as both pulled down a team-high nine rebounds.


Efficient BSU offense falls short in 91-82 loss at Minot State

A well-rounded offensive attack for Bemidji State University men’s basketball was met by an equal force during a 91-82 loss at Minot State University Friday night in Minot, N.D. BSU shot over 50 percent from the field and had five players score in double-figures but allowed MiSU to produce in the post as the Beavers fall to 2-7 overall and 1-6 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


NSIC announces Winter Championship formats

The NSIC has announced its formats and spectator policies for the 2020-21 winter championships. The championship formats were created with the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches, and staff as the top priority. To mitigate risk, no spectators will be allowed at any NSIC Championships this winter.


Seven Bemidji State Student-Athletes earn NSIC’s Myles Brand Award

Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Commissioner Erin Lind has announced that seven Bemidji State University student-athletes have been selected as recipients of the 12th annual NSIC Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award.


Men’s Basketball to begin four-game road trip at Minot State Jan. 29-30

Bemidji State University men’s basketball will play in the annual Beaver Bash Jan. 29-30 against Minot State University in Minot, N.D., to open a four-game road trip. BSU (2-6, 1-5 NSIC) aims to secure back-to-back wins this season and in the series against MiSU (4-4, 2-2 NSIC) with a 6 p.m. tip-off Friday and 2 p.m. tip-off Saturday at MSU Dome.


BSU snags 70-68 win to complete weekend series with UMary

Four student-athletes scored in double-digits to help Bemidji State University men's basketball hold off a comeback by the University of Mary in a 70-68 win Saturday afternoon at BSU Gymnasium.


Marauders edge out Beaver Men's Basketball, 76-70

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball senior trio of Griffin Chase, Derek Thompson and Nick Wagner combined for 52 points Friday night but an edge in free throws and on the boards led to a 76-70 loss to the University of Mary at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers fall to 1-6 overall and 0-5 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play.


Beavers to host Marauders for weekend doubleheader at BSU Gymnasium

Bemidji State University men's basketball returns to BSU Gymnasium Jan. 22-23 with a weekend doubleheader versus the University of Mary. The Beavers and Marauders face-off in the 30th and 31st games of the series with tip-off set for 6 p.m. Friday at BSU Gymnasium.


Three-point barrage sends Beavers down with 83-61 loss to Dragons

Faced against another hot opponent, the Bemidji State University men's basketball team dropped its weekend finale to Minnesota State University Moorhead, 83-61, Saturday afternoon at Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead, Minn. Junior forward Cody Landwehr scored a career-high 25 points to lead all student-athletes in scoring as the Beavers fall to 1-5 overall and 0-4 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Thompson totals 21 points as Men's Basketball takes 70-50 loss at MSUM

Senior forward Derek Thompson continues his strong start to the 2020-21 season with 21 points Friday night as the Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell to Minnesota State University Moorhead, 70-50, in Moorhead, Minn. Thompson led the Beavers in scoring with his fourth double-digit game as the team falls to 1-4 overall and 0-3 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Bemidji State plays first NSIC road weekend at MSU Moorhead Jan. 15-16

Bemidji State University and Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball continue a long-standing history with the 187th and 188th installment of the series with Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games on Jan. 15-16 in Moorhead, Minn. The Beavers will travel for their first road conference games of the season, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday against the Dragons.


BSU to host athletics events without spectators through the end of January

The presidents of the six Minnesota State universities which sponsor intercollegiate athletics have agreed to not allow spectators at home athletic events through the end of January.


Beavers drop weekend finale to red-hot No. 7 Wolves

Led by a 24-point performance by Parker Fox, Northern State University shot 63.8-percent from the floor and 52-percent from beyond the arc to defeated Bemidji State University 100-63 Saturday at the BSU Gymnasium.


Men’s Basketball falls to No. 7 Northern State after late comeback

Junior guard Mohamed Kone recorded his first career double-double to help Bemidji State University men’s basketball to a near double-digit comeback Friday night during a 71-57 loss to No. 7 Northern State University at BSU Gymnasium. Kone set career-highs with 18 points and 13 rebounds as the Beavers fall to 1-2 overall and 0-1 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play.


Men’s Basketball returns to BSU Gymnasium with doubleheader versus No. 7 NSU

Bemidji State University men’s basketball makes its 2020-21 debut at BSU Gymnasium with Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games against Northern State University on Jan. 8-9. Friday’s game will mark 321 days since the Beavers have played at BSU Gymnasium and the 93rd game all-time against the Wolves.


Beavers split weekend with Mavericks after loss

Forward Derek Thompson was the main point-scorer for the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team for the second straight game but the senior’s effort couldn’t hold Minnesota State University, Mankato off the boards during a 91-67 loss Sunday in Mankato, Minn.


Thompson’s career-high 33 points gives BSU 74-59 win over MSU

Senior forward Derek Thompson opened the 2020-21 season with his 10th career double-double with a career-high 33 points to lead Bemidji State University men’s basketball to a 74-59 win over Minnesota State University, Mankato on Saturday night in Mankato, Minn.


Beaver Basketball - How to Follow Games Live

The 2020-21 Bemidji State University Men's & Women's Basketball seasons get underway this Saturday and Sunday in Bemidji, Minn., and Mankato, Minn. Fans are encouraged to follow along with the action of every BSU game through live video, live audio and live stats.


Beavers and Mavericks begin new year with season opener in Mankato, Minn.

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program will take its first steps on the court in the 2020-21 season opener Saturday, Jan. 2 and Sunday, Jan. 3 with a road contest against Minnesota State University, Mankato. The Beavers enter their 99th season as a program and the ninth under Head Coach Mike Boschee.


Coaches pick Beavers to finish 3rd in NSIC North Division Preseason Poll

Bemidji State University men’s basketball has been picked to finish third in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division as the 2020-21 NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll was released. The selection is the highest for the Beavers in the North Division since the NSIC split into the North and South Division format during the 2012-13 season.


2021 Beaver Men’s and Women’s Basketball schedules released

The 2021 Bemidji State University men’s and women’s basketball schedules to include 16 games over an eight week period, as released by the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference on Friday.


Alexandria guard Colton Roderick signs NLI to join Beaver Men’s Basketball

Bemidji State University men’s basketball head coach Mike Boschee announced the signing of Alexandria, Minn., guard Colton Roderick to a National Letter of Intent.


Beaver Skills Academy continues into Fall

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program has announced its fall Beaver Skills Academy schedule for 2020. The Beaver Skills sessions will be held over 10 dates between September and October.


Bemidji State totals 73 D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award recipients

CLEVELAND – A total of 73 student-athletes from Bemidji State University were honored Thursday, August 27 as recipients of the Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Award.


NSIC cancels fall competition, suspends all sports through Dec. 31

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference’s Board of Directors has voted to cancel NSIC fall sport competition and championships, and has suspended all athletic competition through December 31, 2020.


Bemidji State’s annual Gordy Skaar Memorial golf event set for August 28

The 43rd Annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Friday, August 28 at Bemidji Town and Country Club. The five-person scramble benefitting the Bemidji State University Athletic Scholarship Fund also features an online auction and hole sponsorships opportunities.


Men’s Basketball Beaver Summer Skills Academy scheduled for six sessions

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program has announced its summer Beaver Skills Academy schedule for 2020. The Beaver Skills sessions will be held over six dates between July and August.


Four Beaver Men’s Basketball student-athletes named to NABC Honors Court

Four student-athletes from the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program were recognized for their academic success after being named to the 2019-20 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court.


Beaver Men’s Basketball to host 12th annual golf outing on August 3

Bemidji State University men’s basketball Head Coach Mike Boschee announced that the 12th Annual Bemidji State Men’s Basketball Alumni and Friends Golf Outing on Monday, August 3 at Headwaters Golf Club in Park Rapids, Minn.


Latvian guard Edgars Kaufmanis signs with Beaver Men's Basketball

Bemidji State University men’s basketball head coach Mike Boschee announced the signing of Edgars Kaufmanis, who will join the team as a junior during the 2020-21 season.


Bemidji State mourns the passing of Kaden Hart

Bemidji State University mourns the passing of Kaden Hart, a junior on the men’s basketball team.


Neuharth and Thompson earn NSIC Honor Student-Athlete recognition

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has announced Bemidji State University soccer standout Tia Nueharth and Derek Thompson, of the BSU men's basketball team, to its list of 2019-20 Honor Student-Athlete and scholarship award winners.


Neuharth and Junker named Bemidji State’s 2019-20 Athletes of the Year

Bemidji State soccer captain Tia Neuharth and Michael Junker, of the BSU football team, were named 2019-20 Female and Male Athletes of the Year to culminate an afternoon of individual and team recognition by BSU Athletics for academic and athletic excellence. In addition, Zöe Christensen, also of the outdoor track and field team, and men’s hockey standout Elias Rosén were selected BSU’s 2019-20 Female and Male Newcomers of the Year, while Jared Henning was selected as the recipient of the inaugural Bemidji State University Community Impact Award.


NDSCS guard Mohamed Kone to join Bemidji State Men’s Basketball in 2020-21

North Dakota State College of Science guard Mohamed Kone will join Bemidji State University men’s basketball beginning with the 2020-21 season, as announced by head coach Mike Boschee on Wednesday. Kone comes to BSU after playing his freshman and sophomore seasons at NDSCS.


Beaver Men’s Basketball adds graduate transfer Tyler Behrendt

Bemidji State University men’s basketball head coach Mike Boschee announced the addition of graduate transfer guard Tyler Behrendt, who will join the program for the 2020-21 season. Behrendt joins BSU after playing four seasons at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


Beavers land 26 on 2019-20 Winter NSIC All-Academic Team

Twenty-six Bemidji State University student-athletes earned a spot on the 2019-20 Winter Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-Academic Team, with 19 also warranting the NSIC All-Academic Team of Excellence recognition.


Beaver Men’s Basketball trio named to all-conference teams

Three selections of Bemidji State University men’s basketball student-athletes tied a season-high under head coach Mike Boschee as the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference released its all-conference teams Thursday. Junior Derek Thompson was named to the All-NSIC Second Team while senior Ja Morgan and junior Nick Wagner earned a spot on the All-NSIC Honorable Mention list.


Thompson, Wagner hit milestones as Men's Basketball season ends at MSU

Big second halves by senior guard Ja Morgan and sophomore guard Max Bjorklund weren’t able to push Bemidji State University men’s basketball to a win in the opening round of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference as Minnesota State University, Mankato handed it a 71-61 loss on Wednesday night in Mankato, Minn.


Men’s Basketball travels to Minnesota State to open NSIC Tournament

Bemidji State University men’s basketball will face Minnesota State University, Mankato in the first round of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26 in Mankato, Minn.


Beavers leash the Bulldogs in 83-76 win Saturday night

Senior guard Ja Morgan amped up a motivated Bemidji State University men’s basketball program with 20 second-half points in an 83-76 win over the University of Minnesota Duluth Saturday night at BSU Gymnasium.


20-point performances lead to Men’s Basketball dominance over St. Cloud State

From start to finish, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team controlled St. Cloud State University during an 86-65 win at BSU Gymnasium Friday night.


Beavers host final home weekend versus Huskies and Bulldogs

Bemidji State University men’s basketball hosts its final home weekend of the 2019-20 season Feb. 21-22 against St. Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota Duluth at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers begin the weekend at 7:30 p.m. Friday against the Huskies before BSU honors its two seniors at 5:30 p.m. Saturday against the Bulldogs.


Bemidji State perseveres late in 73-65 win over Minot State on Saturday

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team came through in the clutch Saturday afternoon after going 9-of-10 from the free-throw line over the final minute to secure a 73-65 win over Minot State University in Minot, N.D.


Season-best NSIC defensive performance leads to 82-53 win for Bemidji State

One of the season’s best defensive performances led the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to an 82-53 win over the University of Mary on Friday night in Bismarck, N.D.


Men’s Basketball to face Marauders, Beavers on the road

Bemidji State University men’s basketball travels Feb. 14-15 for its final road trip of the season against the University of Mary and Minot State University. BSU begins the weekend at 7:30 p.m. Friday against the Marauders in Bismarck, N.D., followed by the weekend-finale at 5:30 p.m. Saturday against the Beavers in Minot, N.D.


Men’s Basketball splits weekend after loss at Minnesota State

Bemidji State University men’s basketball fell began to fall behind early in the second half Saturday night as part of an 87-60 loss to Minnesota State University, Mankato in Mankato, Minn.


Bader reaches 1,000 points, 600 rebounds in Beavers win Friday night

Senior forward Logan Bader’s two career milestones helped Bemidji State University men’s basketball to an 84-76 win over Concordia University-St. Paul on Friday night at the Gangelhof Center in St. Paul, Minn.


Men’s Basketball begins road trip at Concordia-St. Paul, Minnesota State

Bemidji State University men’s basketball begins a four-game road trip Feb. 7-8 while taking on Concordia University-St. Paul and Minnesota State University, Mankato. The Beavers open the weekend at 7:30 p.m. Friday against the Golden Bears in St. Paul, Minn., followed by the weekend-finale at 5:30 p.m. Saturday against the Mavericks in Mankato, Minn.


Bjorklund lifts Men’s Basketball to 78-64 win with career-high 23 points

Sophomore guard Max Bjorklund lifted the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to a 78-64 win over Southwest Minnesota State University at BSU Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon while tying a career-high 23 points.


Cougars pull away in second half of Beavers loss Friday night

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team began to fall behind in the second half Friday night during a 66-54 loss to the University of Sioux Falls at BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers to play interdivisional matchups versus Cougars and Mustangs

Bemidji State University men’s basketball will host the University of Sioux Falls and Southwest Minnesota State University Jan. 31-Feb. 1 at BSU Gymnasium with hopes of snapping its longest losing streak of the season. The Beavers open the weekend Friday at 7:30 p.m. against the Cougars before a 5:30 p.m. tip-off Saturday against the Mustangs.


Beavers stunned late in 78-77 loss to Marauders

A last-second basket stunned the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team Saturday night as part of a 78-77 loss to the University of Mary.


Bemidji State falls in weekend opener to Minot State, 74-67

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team fell during its weekend opener Friday night, 74-67, to Minot State University at BSU Gymnasium. Sophomore guard Max Bjorklund scored a team-high 19 points while five players reached double-digit scoring.


Men’s Basketball opens season series versus Minot State, UMary

Bemidji State University men’s basketball welcomes Minot State University and University of Mary to BSU Gymnasium Jan. 24-25 for a matchup between Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division opponents. BSU and MiSU tip-off the weekend at 7:30 p.m. Friday before BSU and UMary begin play at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.


Warriors send Beaver Men’s Basketball away with 82-74 loss

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team closed out its road weekend with an 82-74 loss at Winona State University on Saturday in Winona, Minn.


Bemidji State sent away with 105-93 overtime loss at Upper Iowa

Bemidji State University used its post game to overcome a double-digit deficit to force two overtimes, but fell short in a 105-93 loss at Upper Iowa University. Junior forward Derek Thompson recorded his fourth straight game with at least 26 points and senior forward Logan Bader set a career-high 17 rebounds.


Men’s Basketball to face Peacocks, Warriors in interdivisional games

A Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference interdivisional series awaits the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program Jan. 17-18. BSU opens the weekend at Upper Iowa University on Friday before closing the weekend at Winona State University on Saturday.


Wolves stun Beavers in 98-92 overtime loss at BSU Gymnasium

The trio of Logan Bader, Derek Thompson and Nick Wagner combined for 67 points Saturday night as Bemidji State University men’s basketball suffered a 98-92 overtime loss to Northern State University.


Bader sets 3-point record as Beaver fall in overtime to Dragons

Senior forward Logan Bader set the Bemidji State University men's basketball record for most 3-pointers in a career during Friday night's 78-75 overtime loss to Minnesota State University Moorhead.


Beavers welcome in Dragons and Wolves for final series games

Bemidji State University men’s basketball will host Minnesota State University Moorhead and Northern State University to close out their regular season series Jan. 10-11 at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers open the weekend at 7:30 p.m. on Friday against the Dragons before playing at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday against the Wolves.


Men’s Basketball outlasts SCSU, 91-82, behind Thompson’s 28 points, 15 rebounds

Junior forward Derek Thompson’s six career double-double vaulted the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to a 91-82 win over St. Cloud State University on Saturday night. The Beavers improved to 8-4 overall and 5-3 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference after outscoring the Huskies 51-43 in the second half.


Winning streak snapped as Men’s Basketball falls at (RV) Minnesota Duluth

Bemidji State University men’s basketball’s four-game winning streak was snapped Friday night following a 73-57 loss to (RV) University of Minnesota Duluth at Romano Gymnasium in Duluth, Minn.


Men’s Basketball returns to NSIC action with games at UMD and SCSU

Bemidji State University men’s basketball opens its season series versus University of Minnesota Duluth and St. Cloud State University with road trip on Jan. 3 and 4. The Beavers open the weekend at 7:30 p.m. Friday against the Bulldogs in Duluth, Minn., before a 5:30 p.m. tip-off Saturday versus the Huskies in St. Cloud, Minn.


Late defense seals 85-76 win for Men’s Basketball over Minnesota Crookston

Six players scored in double-digits to lead the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to an 85-76 win over University of Minnesota Crookston Saturday afternoon at the BSU Gymnasium.


Beaver Men’s Basketball closes calendar year versus Golden Eagles

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball squad wraps up the 2019 calendar year with a goal set on splitting the regular-season series against University of Minnesota Crookston. The Beavers and Golden Eagles tip-off at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21 at BSU Gymnasium in Bemidji, Minn.


Junior Nick Wagner named NSIC North Division Player of the Week

Junior guard Nick Wagner was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division Player of the Week after a 28-point game and a game-winning 3-pointer to complete a weekend sweep for the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team.


Wagner hits last-second 3-pointer to take down No. 21 Augustana, 75-73

Junior guard Nick Wagner sank the biggest 3-pointer of his career Saturday night to help the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team take down No. 21 Augustana, 75-73, and complete a weekend Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference sweep at BSU Gymnasium. Wagner drained the game-winning shot with 1.9 seconds in the game to help the Beavers overcome a double-digit deficit to the nationally ranked Vikings.


Wagner leads overall effort in 90-61 win over Wayne State Friday night

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team excelled on both ends of the court to take a 90-61 win over Wayne State College at BSU Gymnasium Friday night. Junior guard Nick Wagner paced the Beavers with 28 points on 10-of-14 shooting while junior guard Griffin Chase added a career-high 18 points.


BSU opens home conference schedule versus Wayne State and Augie

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team will open Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference interdivisional games Dec. 13-14 against Wayne State College and Augustana University. The Beavers open the weekend with a 7:30 p.m. tip-off Friday against the Wildcats before a 5:30 p.m. tip-off Saturday against the Vikings at BSU Gymnasium.


Morgan’s third-straight 20-point game leads BSU to 79-67 win at MSUM

Senior guard Ja Morgan recorded his third straight 20-point game to help the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to a 79-67 win at Minnesota State University Moorhead on Saturday night at the Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead, Minn.


Men’s Basketball rally comes just short in 81-73 loss at Northern State

Senior guard Ja Morgan led a second-half comeback for the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team Friday night that fell just short in an 81-73 loss at Northern State University. Morgan scored 16 points in the second half, including back-to-back 3-pointers to bring the Beavers to within two points with less than one minute to play, as the team falls to 3-3 overall and 0-2 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Beavers hit the road for first full NSIC weekend at Wolves, Dragons

Bemidji State University men’s basketball takes to the road for its first full weekend of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games Dec. 6-7 at Northern State University and Minnesota State University Moorhead. The Beavers open the weekend Friday at 7:30 p.m. against the Wolves in Aberdeen, S.D., and close it Saturday at 5:30 p.m. against the Dragons in Moorhead, Minn.


Bader double-double, Morgan 20-point game lifts Beavers over Tritons, 72-66

The senior duo of Logan Bader and Ja Morgan helped the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team close out the Eckerd College Classic Saturday night with a 72-66 win over the host school, Eckerd College. Bader finished with his sixth career double-double while Morgan led the Beavers in scoring with 21 points.


Spartans separate late to take down Beavers, 60-49

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team rallied back from an 11-point deficit in the second half before ultimately falling to University of Tampa, 60-49, Friday at the Eckerd College Classic in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Beavers fall to 2-2 overall after giving away 17 turnovers that led to 23 points for the Spartans.


Men’s Basketball flies South for two-game weekend at Eckerd Classic

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team travels to St. Petersburg, Fla., to take part in the two-day Eckerd Classic Nov. 29-30. BSU opens the tournament at 4:30 p.m. Friday against University of Tampa before a 6:30 p.m. tip-off Saturday against host school Eckerd Classic at McArthur Center.


Thompson records double-double as BSU falls at UMC, 88-72

Junior forward Derek Thompson recorded his fifth career double-double Thursday night as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team fell in its Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference opener, 88-72, to University of Minnesota Crookston. The Beavers move to 2-1 overall and 0-1 in the NSIC after shooting 37.7 percent from the field.


Beavers open NSIC schedule at Golden Eagles Thursday

The 2019-20 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference schedule begins Thursday, Nov. 21 as Bemidji State University men’s basketball travels to take on University of Minnesota Crookston. The Beavers and Golden Eagles tip-off at 6 p.m. in Lysaker Gymnasium for the first of two season meetings.


Merrill guard Michael Casper to join Beaver Men’s Basketball in 2020-21

Merrill High School guard Michael Casper signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program in 2020-21, head coach Mike Boschee announced Tuesday.


Men's Basketball breaks single-game scoring record in 127-60 win over Martin Luther

Bemidji State University continued its hot scoring while breaking the program single-game scoring record during a 127-60 win over Martin Luther College on Bemidji Youth Basketball Day. Junior guard Nick Wagner led the team in scoring for the second straight game with 32 points to move the team to 2-0 overall.


Beavers shoot to 100-60 win in exhibition over Comets of Mayville State

There was another barrage of 3-point shots Friday night at the BSU Gymnasium as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team earned a 100-60 win in an exhibition over Mayville State University. Junior guard Jacob Hoffman paced the Beavers with 21 points including 6-of-10 3-point field goals while the team’s defense held the Comets to just 30.5 percent shooting from the field.


Saint Peter forward Wyatt Olson signs NLI with Beaver Men’s Basketball

Bemidji State University men’s basketball head coach Mike Boschee announced the signing of Saint Peter High School forward Wyatt Olson during National Signing Day. Olson, a 6-foot-5-inch forward, to join the Beavers for the 2020-21 season after an all-conference and 1,000-point career at SPHS.


Men’s Basketball to host BSU Classic Friday and Saturday

Bemidji State University men’s basketball will host the BSU Classic Nov. 15-16 against Mayville State University and Saturday against Martin Luther College at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers and Comets will play an exhibition Friday at 7:30 p.m. before BSU host MLC Saturday at 5:30 p.m. for Bemidji Youth Basketball Day.


Wagner debuts with 30 points as Beavers shoot to 117-60 win over Lumberjacks

Junior guard scored 30 points in his Bemidji State University debut to lead the men’s basketball team to a 117-60 win over Northland College to open the 2019-20 season in Bemidji, Minn., Saturday night. Wagner went 8-of-14 from 3-point range while sophomore guard Max Bjorklund added 23 points and five assists.


Beavers, Lumberjacks tip-off 2019-20 season Saturday at BSU Gymnasium

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program and Northland College tip-off the 2019-20 season Saturday, Nov. 9 at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers open their season with the 53rd meeting in the all-time series against the Lumberjacks.


Men’s Basketball voted 5th in NSIC North, 9th overall in preseason poll

Coming off a historic run to The Pentagon in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference postseason last year, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program was selected to finish fifth in the NSIC North Division and ninth overall in the 2019-20 NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll.


Beavers Going Pro: Sharif Black’s hoop dreams take him international

In his short time with Bemidji State University, Sharif Black was the face of the men’s basketball team. After joining the program for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons, that status has allowed him the opportunity to continue his dream of playing basketball professionally.


Mike Boschee releases 2019 Fall Beaver Skills Academy

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program has announced the annual fall Beaver Skills Academy schedule for 2019. The Beaver Skills sessions will be held over eight dates between September, October and November.


2019-20 Beavers Men’s Basketball schedule released

The 2019-20 Bemidji State University men’s basketball schedule was released today by head coach Mike Boschee. BSU’s schedule begins with its home and season opener Saturday, Nov. 9 followed by the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference opener Thursday, Nov. 21 and a trip to Florida for a two-game tournament Nov. 29-30.


Trio of BSU men’s basketball student-athletes land on NABC Honors Court

Three students-athletes from the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program were recognized for their academic success after being named to the 2018-19 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court. As a team, the Beavers finished with a 3.341 team GPA to earn the NABC Team Academic Excellence Award.


Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament raises $30,000 for BSU Athletics

Over 140 friends, fans and alumni of Bemidji State Athletics gathered at the Bemidji Town & Country Club June 21 for the 42nd Annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament. The annual event raised $30,000 for the Beavers.


BSU’s Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament set for June 21

The 42nd Annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Friday, June 21 at Bemidji Town and Country Club and it’s not too late to participate. But you need to act fast. The registration deadline for participants and teams is July 11 for this event to benefit the Bemidji State Athletic Scholarship Fund.


NSIC announces expanded broadcast partnership with MidcoSN

The NSIC announced an expanded broadcast partnership with Midco Sports Network® for the 2019-20 academic year. MidcoSN will air 51 live NSIC events, which includes two Bemidji State football games as well as potential women’s or men’s basketball and volleyball postseason contests.


Bemidji State men’s basketball golf outing set for August 2

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program and Beaver Pride will host the 11th Annual Bemidji State Men’s Basketball Alumni and Friends Golf Outing Friday, August 2 at Headwaters Golf Club in Park Rapids, Minn. Registration is now open.


Perham native signs to join Beaver Men’s Basketball in 2019-20

Bemidji State University men’s basketball head coach Mike Boschee announed the signing of Perham High School’s Josh Jeziorski to a National Letter of Intent to join the program beginning with the 2019-20 season. Jeziorski joins Dalton Albrecht as BSU’s incoming class of freshman.


Bemidji State lands 17 on Winter Academic All-NSIC Team

Bemidji State University landed 17 student-athletes on the 2018-19 Winter Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team.


Men’s Basketball goes down fighting in NSIC Quarterfinal to SMSU, 75-62

Bemidji State University men’s basketball was taken out of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament Sunday night following a 75-62 loss to Southwest Minnesota State University at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. Junior guard Ja Morgan led the Beavers, who end their season with a 10-18 record overall, with 23 points on 10-of-17 shooting and six rebounds.


Men’s Basketball to take on Southwest Minnesota State in NSIC Quarterfinal

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program advances in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament for the second time in six seasons to face Southwest Minnesota State University Sunday, March 3 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. The Beavers and Mustangs tip-off at 5:30 p.m. in the second NSIC post-season meeting between the programs all-time.


Beavers move on in NSIC Tournament with 66-56 first round win over Mavericks

The No. 8 seed Bemidji State University men’s basketball program extended its season Wednesday night with a 66-56 upset over No. 1 seed Minnesota State University, Mankato at the Taylor Center in Mankato, Minn. After the two-minute mark in the first half, the Beavers did not trail while advancing to the second round of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference for the first time since the 2012-13 season.


Men’s Basketball opens NSIC Tournament Wednesday at Minnesota State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program opens the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament Wednesday, Feb. 27 with a trip to face the No. 1 seed in the south division, Minnesota State University, Mankato. The Beavers and Mavericks will tip-off at 6 p.m. from Taylor Center in their second NSIC Tournament First Round meeting in the last four seasons.


Beavers fall on road to Bulldogs, 74-62, in regular season-finale

Bemidji State University men’s basketball sophomore guard Jacob Hoffman tallied 10 points in each of the first and second halves Saturday afternoon as the team fell at University of Minnesota Duluth, 74-62. Hoffman led the team with 20 points while freshman forward Cody Landwehr recorded his second straight double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.


Landwehr double-double not enough in 85-58 BSU loss at SCSU

Freshman forward Cody Landwehr recorded his second career double-double in his last three games but the effort was not enough for the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team Friday night in an 85-58 loss at St. Cloud State University. Landwehr ended the game with a team-high 18 points and 10 rebounds on 9-of-12 shooting from the field.


Beavers face road rivalry in final weekend of regular season games

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program faces a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference rivals on the road Feb. 22-23 to wrap up the 2018-19 regular season. BSU tips off the weekend Friday at 7:30 p.m. against St. Cloud State University followed by the regular season finale at 5:30 p.m. against University of Minnesota Duluth.


Bemidji State inducts 26th Athletic Hall of Fame class

Over 200 alumni, faculty, staff and friends attended the 2019 Bemidji State University B Club Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Brunch Feb. 16. The ceremony recognized alumni, former coaches, administrators and others who have excelled at their sports and brought acclaim to the university through their accomplishments and championships.


Men’s Basketball force overtime before falling to Minot State, 79-76

The final home contest of the season for the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team spanned a thrilling 45 minutes after a 79-76 loss to Minot State University Saturday evening. Junior guard Ja Morgan and freshman forward Cody Landwehr combined for 48 points, including 24 in the final 10 minutes of the game, as the Beavers fall to 9-15 overall and 6-14 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Season-best defensive effort lifts Beavers to 70-47 win over Marauders

A season-best defensive effort was just one area of excellence Friday night in the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team’s 70-47 win over University of Mary at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers held the Marauders to a season-low 28.1 percent shooting from the field to improve to 9-14 overall and 6-13 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Renovated training center gives Bemidji State year-round practice facility

A crowd of nearly 200 student-athletes, staff and friends gathered Feb. 15 in Bemidji State University’s John S. Glas Fieldhouse to formally unveil the Frederick P. Baker Training Center.


Men’s Basketball wraps up home schedule versus U-Mary, Minot State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program closes out its home schedule Friday and Saturday with the final meetings of the season against University of Mary and Minot State University. BSU opens the weekend at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 against U-Mary before the final home game of 2018-19 at 5:30 p.m. against MiSU.


Men’s Basketball battles back in 77-66 loss to Minnesota State

Junior guard Ja Morgan continued his strong season with 22 points, seven rebounds and six assists Saturday afternoon despite a 77-66 loss by the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to Minnesota State University, Mankato. Morgan led the team in scoring and assists while shooting 8-of-13 from the field and 4-of-7 from behind the three-point arc.


Long range attack lifts Beavers to 73-58 win over Golden Bears

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program put up an attack from beyond the arc Friday night to lift the squad to a 73-58 win over Concordia University-St. Paul at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers combined for 17 3-pointers to lift their record to 8-13 overall and 5-12 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Beavers welcome in Golden Bears and Mavericks for home weekend

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program hosts NSIC South opponents Concordia University-St. Paul and Minnesota State University, Mankato Feb. 8-9 at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers host the Golden Bears at 7:30 p.m. Friday and the Mavericks at 5:30 p.m. Saturday following the conclusion of the women’s basketball games.


Mustangs find way to top Beavers Saturday night, 84-62

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program came back from an early deficit but ultimately fell to Southwest Minnesota State University, 84-62, despite winning inside battles. The Beavers won the battle for points in the paint and rebounds despite falling to 7-13 overall and 4-12 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Duo of 20-point scorers lead Men’s Basketball to 76-73 win over Cougars

A combination of scoring from junior guard Ja Morgan and sophomore forward Derek Thompson helped the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program to a 76-73 win over University of Sioux Falls Friday night. Morgan and Thompson combined for 45 points to push the Beavers to a 7-12 record overall and a 4-11 mark in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Bemidji State continues road trip at Sioux Falls and Southwest Minnesota State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program continues the back-end of its four-game road trip with meetings Feb. 1 at University of Sioux Falls and Feb. 2 at Southwest Minnesota State University. The Beavers tip-off the weekend at 7:30 p.m. Friday against the Cougars before the weekend finale at 6 p.m. Saturday versus the Mustangs.


Marauders freeze Beavers shooting early in 83-66 road loss

An early shooting spell put the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program in an early hole Saturday afternoon that led to an 83-66 loss at University of Mary in Bismarck, N.D. The Beavers fall to 6-12 overall and 3-11 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference while the Marauders improve to 9-11 overall and 6-8 in conference play.


Thompson’s career night helps Beavers pull away to 93-82 road win

Sophomore forward Derek Thompson’s career night scoring helped lead the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to a 93-82 road win at Minot State University Friday night. Thompson finished with a career-high 28 points as the Beavers improve to 6-11 overall and 3-10 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Men’s Basketball travels to North Dakota for weekend series

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program travels West to take on Minot State University and University of Mary with sights of quickly returning to the win column. BSU opens the weekend series Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the MSU Dome in Minot, N.D., against MiSU, followed by the finale Saturday, Jan. 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the McDowell Activity Center in Bismarck, N.D., against U-Mary.


Tale of two halves decides Men’s Basketball 87-59 loss to Winona State

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.


Beavers come away with 93-90 win in shootout with Peacocks

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.


Beaver Men’s Basketball hosts NSIC South foes

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.


Early lead slips as Bemidji State trips up at Northern State

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.


Bjorklund scores career-high 20 points despite Dragons comeback win

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.


BSU faces top two NSIC North teams this weekend on the road

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.


Huskies bite Bemidji State in second overtime, 107-101

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.


Second half run propels UMD to victory

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.


BSU begins new year versus Minnesota Duluth, St. Cloud State

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.


Bjorklund scores career-high 15 points for Beaver Men’s Basketball Sunday

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.


Beavers, Golden Eagles wrap up season series Sunday in Crookston, Minn.

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program aims to complete a season-series sweep over University of Minnesota Crookston Sunday, Dec. 30 in Crookston, Minn. The Beavers and Golden Eagles are set to begin at 4 p.m. from Lysaker Gymnasium.


Beaver Men’s Basketball beaten by Vikings in weekend finale, 74-60

Sophomore guard Jacob Hoffman led the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program Sunday afternoon with 18 points in a 74-60 loss at Augustana University. BSU went on a 13-5 run to start the second half but was sent away with a 4-5 overall record and 1-4 mark in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Second half shooting spell leads to 75-59 loss at Wayne State

Junior guard Jacob McNallan came one rebound shy of his second double-double of the season Saturday afternoon as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball fell to Wayne State College, 75-49. McNallan finished with 11 points and nine rebounds while sophomore forward Derek Thompson led the team with 12 points.


Men’s Basketball to face NSIC South foes Saturday, Sunday

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program travels for the first time in conference play to face Wayne State College Dec. 15 and Augustana University Dec. 16. The Beavers open the weekend at 4:30 p.m. Saturday in Wayne, Neb., followed by a 2:30 tip-off Sunday in Sioux Falls, S.D.


Hot-shooting Dragons take down Beavers, 100-97

All five of Bemidji State University men’s basketball’s starters Saturday afternoon reached double-digit scoring despite a 100-97 loss to Minnesota State University Moorhead. The Beavers came back from a 15-point deficit to within two points late in the game but couldn’t climb over the Dragons’ hot shooting.


Beavers duo combine for 49 points in weekend-opening loss

The scoring duo of junior guard Ja Morgan and sophomore forward Derek Thompson combined for over half of Bemidji State University’s points Friday night despite falling in its first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game, 84-73, to Northern State University.


BSU welcomes in Northern State, MSU Moorhead for first full NSIC weekend

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program hosts Northern State University and Minnesota State University Moorhead Dec. 7-8 for the first of two season meetings with the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division institutions. The Beavers tip-off Friday’s game against the Wolves at 7:30 p.m. followed by Saturday’s contest against the Dragons at 5:30 p.m. at BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers outlast Golden Eagles in overtime to start conference season

Two double-double performances from junior guard Ja Morgan and sophomore forward Derek Thompson helped Bemidji State University outlast University of Minnesota Crookston in overtime Saturday afternoon, 96-95. Five Beavers scored in double figures as the team overcame a five-point deficit with 30 seconds in regulation.


Bemidji State men’s basketball to host Minnesota Crookston Saturday

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program will play University of Minnesota Crookston at 4 p.m. from BSU Gymnasium for the 66th time in the series. The Beavers and Golden Eagles have been evenly matched over the past eight games as each team has won four games since 2014.


UPR-Bayamon upsets Bemidji State with buzzer-beater at Jay McCormick Classic

Sophomore forward Derek Thompson continued his hot start to the season Wednesday with his second double-double in Bemidji State University men’s basketball’s 73-72 buzzer-beater loss to University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon in West Palm Beach, Fla. The Beavers suffer their first loss of the season despite 22 points and 11 rebounds from Thompson and 16 points from sophomore guard Jacob Hoffman.


Five Beavers score double figures in 74-69 win over Sailfish

Five Beavers reached double-digit scoring Tuesday night as Bemidji State University took a 74-69 win over Palm Beach Atlantic University in the opening game of the Jay McCormick Classic. Junior forward Logan Bader scored a career-high 21 points while junior guard Jacob McNallan recorded a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds to move the Beavers to 3-0 on the season.


New challenge awaits Bemidji State at Jay McCormick Classic

For the first time since the 2011-12 season, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program will be traveling outside of the region for an early-season tournament at the Jay McCormick Classic held in West Palm Beach, Fla. BSU will open the tournament Tuesday, Nov. 20 against the host school Palm Beach Atlantic University followed by the final game of the trip Wednesday, Nov. 21 against University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon.


Beavers shoot lights out in 95-69 win over LumberJacks

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team was highly efficient on the offensive side of the ball on its way to a 95-69 win over Northland College Saturday afternoon in Bemidji, Minn. Sophomore forward Derek Thompson led the team with 27 points while sophomore guard Jacob Hoffman converted six 3-pointers in the first half.


Beaver Men’s Basketball to host LumberJacks Saturday afternoon

Bemidji State University and Northland College meet for the 52nd time in the series history at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at BSU Gymnasium. The matchup is the final home non-conference game for the Beavers during the 2018-19 season.


Albrecht announces signing to Beaver Men’s Basketball

Bemidji State University men’s basketball Head Coach Mike Boschee announced that Grafton, N.D., native Dalton Albrecht has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the program beginning with the 2019-20 season.


Hoffman ties school record for 3-pointers in BSU’s 103-63 win over Oak Hills

Sophomore guard Jacob Hoffman tied the Bemidji State University men’s basketball single-game record for 3-pointers in a game Monday night to help the squad to a season-opening 103-63 win over Oak Hills Christian College. Hoffman went 9-of-14 from long range while leading the team with 27 points on the night at BSU Gymnasium.


Thompson records second double-double of exhibition season at Jackrabbits

Sophomore forward Derek Thompson recorded his second double-double of the Bemidji State University men’s basketball exhibition season Saturday afternoon following an 86-63 loss at South Dakota State University. Thompson finished with 15 points and a team-high 13 rebounds while junior forward Logan Bader led BSU with 16 points.


BSU closes out exhibition schedule Saturday at South Dakota State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program closes out exhibition play Saturday, Nov. 10 with a 4 p.m. tip-off at South Dakota State University. The Beavers and Jackrabbits meet for the fifth time ever, while BSU is searching for its first win against the program.


Morgan scores 14 points as Beavers drop second exhibition versus Panthers

Junior guard Ja Morgan led the Bemidji State University men's basketball team in scoring for the second straight exhibition game despite a 97-51 loss at University of Northern Iowa. Morgan went 6-of-9 shooting from the field while freshman Max Bjorklund totaled seven points in six minutes.


Beavers Men’s Basketball takes on Panthers in second exhibition of 2018-19

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program readies for its second exhibition of the 2018-19 season as it will face University of Northern Iowa on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Beavers and Panthers tip-off at 7 p.m. from the McLeod Center.


Bemidji State falters in exhibition at Valley City State, 86-83

The Bemidji State University men's basketball program suffered an 86-83 loss in its exhibition opener against Valley City State University. Junior guard Ja Morgan and sophomore forward Derek Thompson led the Beavers with 15 points each as the Beavers faced former BSU assistant coach and current VCSU head coach Ryan Montgomery.


Men’s Basketball opens exhibition schedule at Valley City State Saturday

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program will travel to Valley City State University Saturday, Oct. 27 with a 3 p.m. tipoff for its first exhibition game of the 2018-19 season. The Beavers went 12-16 last season and feature six returning letterwinners, five true freshmen and four transfers.


Bader named BSU Player to Watch in NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program enters the season with a core of new faces that was voted to finish 14th overall in the 2018-19 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll released Wednesday. Led by BSU’s Player to Watch, junior forward Logan Bader, the Beavers were also selected to finish seventh in the NSIC North Division.


Beaver Men’s Basketball releases Fall Beaver Buddies schedule

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program has announced the annual Beaver Buddies Fall Skill Sessions schedule for 2018. The Beaver Buddies sessions will be held over seven dates between September, October and November.


Boschee unveils 2018-19 Men’s Basketball schedule

The 2018-19 Bemidji State University men’s basketball schedule will feature early Division I competition and a trip to Florida as head coach Mike Boschee announced the full season slate Thursday. The Beavers begin their home schedule Nov. 12 with Bemidji Youth Basketball Day while the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference season begins Dec. 1 at home against University of Minnesota Crookston.


Division II ADA names 43 Bemidji State Academic Achievement Award recipients

Bemidji State University totaled 43 student-athletes who were named as 2017-18 Division II Athletics Directors Association (ADA) Academic Achievement Award recipients, as released by the DII ADA Thursday. All 13 of the Beavers’ Division II programs were represented among the award winners.


Boschee brings on Wagner as men’s basketball second assistant

Bemidji State University men’s basketball Head Coach Mike Boschee has named Tim Wagner to the second assistant coach position on the coaching staff. Wagner completed his collegiate playing career after two seasons at Harding University in Searcy, Ark.


Pekarek ends senior season with NABC Honors Court selection

Bemidji State University men’s basketball was represented on the 2017-18 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) as senior guard Christian Pekarek earned his second selection to the list. Pekarek continued a tradition of 11 years that a student-athlete from the Beaver Men’s Basketball program has been honored by the NABC.


BSU earns first NABC Team Academic Excellence Award in program history

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team earned a spot on the sixth annual National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Awards, created by the NABC Committee on Academics, for the first time in program history. The Beavers are one of a select number of teams throughout the nation recognized for outstanding academic achievement by a team with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better for the 2017-18 season.


Michael Iseman selected as BSU Men’s Hoops assistant coach

Bemidji State University men’s basketball head coach Mike Boschee announced the selection of Michael Iseman to take over the top assistant coach position for the program. Iseman joins the team after serving the past two seasons at University of Jamestown in Jamestown, N.D.


NSIC and MidcoSN extend partnership through 2018-19 season

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has announce a continued partnership with Midco Sports Network® for live coverage of eight football games and 32 basketball games during the 2018-19 academic year.


Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament set for June 15

The 41st Annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Friday, June 15 at Bemidji Town and Country Club and it’s not too late to participate. Registration materials are now being accepted for the event to benefit the Bemidji State Athletic Scholarship Fund.


Boschee names two additional transfers for 2018-19 season

Bemidji State University men’s basketball head coach Mike Boschee announced that two additional transfers will join the program beginning with the 2018-19 season. Allen Anderson from Northeast Community College in Norfolk, Neb., and Logan Longo from Lamar Community College in Lamar, Colo., will join BSU as junior guards.


Hoffman, Knutson to join Beaver Men’s Basketball beginning in Fall 2018

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team has grown by two as a transfer and freshman guard agreed to join the program beginning in the Fall of 2018. Beavers Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mike Boschee announced the addition of transfer Jacob Hoffman from Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn., and the signing of freshman Bjorn Knutson from Byron High School in Byron, Minn.


Green and White Dinner and Auction nets nearly $100,000 for BSU Athletics

More than 400 attendees and 140 Bemidji State University student-athletes gathered at Sanford Center Saturday night for the Green & White Dinner and Auction to Benefit BSU Athletics. Net proceeds from registration, silent and live auction items, as well as other activities, totaled more than $98,000 and included individual donations totaling $32,600 to “Build a Scholarship.”


Two freshmen announce signing to Beaver Men’s Basketball for 2018-19

Bemidji State University men’s basketball Head Coach Mike Boschee announced the signings of freshman guards Nick Bieniek and Steele Senske on Wednesday’s signing day. Both freshmen will join the program beginning with the 2018-19 season.


BSU Men’s Hoops to host summer camps June-August

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team announced Tuesday that it will host its summer camps over multiple dates throughout June, July, and August at BSU Gymnasium. Beaver Men’s Basketball will host eight Beaver Buddies sessions, six competition and 3-on-3 sessions, an elite day camp on June 19 and a two-day team challenge June 22-23.


Bemidji State lands 13 on Winter Academic All-NSIC Team

Bemidji State University had 13 student-athletes earn a spot on the 2017-18 Winter Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team.


Black named to All-NSIC Honorable Mention team as a senior

Bemidji State University men’s basketball senior guard Sharif Black went on a streak during the second half of the 2017-18 season to help earn a spot on the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Honorable Mention team, which the league released Thursday.


Beavers drop heartbreaker in NSIC Tournament opener to Vikings, 88-72

A first-half comeback set up the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team for a heartbreaking loss to Augustana University Wednesday night, 88-72, in the opening round of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament in Sioux Falls, S.D. The Beavers came back from an 18-point deficit in the first half to take the lead multiple times, but the program’s season was ended after late Vikings runs.


Men's Hoops opens NSIC Tournament Wednesday at Augustana

The 2018 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament tips off at 8 p.m. Wednesday as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program travels to face Augustana University in Sioux Falls, S.D. The Beavers finished the regular season with the number four seed in the NSIC North Division while the Vikings secured the number five seed in the NSIC South Division and a home playoff game following the final weekend of the regular season.


MiSU comes alive in second half to down BSU, 80-71

Sophomore guard Jai’Vionne Green led the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team in scoring Saturday night at Minot State Univeristy, despite falling to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division opponent, 80-71. MiSU came alive in the second half to down BSU, despite Green scoring 11 second-half points.


Senior duo help Beavers pull out 67-59 win to secure NSIC North fourth seed

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball senior duo of Sharif Black and Christian Pekarek combined for 36 points Friday night to help the team pull out a 67-59 win against University of Mary in Bismarck, N.D. Sophomore forward Logan Bader chipped in his third double-double of the season to help the Beavers (12-14, 9-12 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) secure the NSIC North Division four seed while splitting the season series against the Marauders (5-20, 3-18 NSIC).


Bemidji State travels to North Dakota for final weekend of 2017-18

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program travels Feb. 16-17 to face University of Mary and Minot State University for the final regular season games of the 2017-18 season. BSU begins the weekend Friday at 8 p.m. against U-Mary in Bismarck, N.D., followed by the regular season finale Saturday at 6 p.m. against MiSU in Minot, N.D.


Beavers drop exhibition at No. 25 Bluejays after hot start

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team provided a tough outing during the first 10 minutes of action Tuesday night against Division I No. 25 Creighton University, but dropped the exhibition, 94-46, in Omaha, Neb. Senior guard Sharif Black scored 13 points to lead the Beavers (11-14), scoring all in the first half against the Bluejays (19-7).


Men's Hoops travels to Creighton for late-season exhibition

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program opens a three-game road trip to finish the 2017-18 regular season with an exhibition at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. The Beavers and Bluejays meet for the first time ever with tip-off set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13.


Black scores season-high 25 points on Senior Night in loss to Wolves

Senior guard Sharif Black set a season high in scoring during Bemidji State University men’s basketball’s senior night in a 104-76 loss to No. 12 Northern State University at BSU Gymnasium. Black finished the game with 25 points while fellow senior Christian Pekarek led the Beavers (11-14, 8-12 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) with five assists against the Wolves (25-3, 18-2 NSIC).


BSU takes first season sweep over MSUM since 2003-04 with 80-73 win

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program secured its first season sweep over Minnesota State University Moorhead since the 2003-04 season with an 80-73 victory Friday night at BSU Gymnasium. Sophomore forward Logan Bader led the way for the Beavers (11-13, 8-11 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) after totaling his second double-double of the season with 22 points and 12 rebounds to overtake the Dragons (6-19, 4-15 NSIC).


Bemidji State hosts Northern State, MSU Moorhead in final home weekend

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program finishes its 2017-18 home slate with a doubleheader against Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North opponents, Minnesota State University Moorhead and Northern State University. The Beavers open the weekend Friday at 8 p.m. against the Dragons followed by Senior Day Saturday at 6 p.m. at BSU Gymnasium.


Men's Hoops falls as Vikings pull away, 92-66

Senior guard Sharif Black topped 20 points for the second straight night as Bemidji State University men’s basketball fell to Augustana University, 92-66, Saturday at BSU Gymnasium. Black scored 22 points on 9-of-16 shooting from the field, as the Beavers fall to 10-12 overall and 7-10 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and the Vikings improve to 13-10 overall and 8-9 in the NSIC.


All-around game leads Beavers to win Friday night against Wildcats

The guard trio of Sharif Black, Jai’Vionne Green and Christian Pekarek combined for over 60 points with at least 20 each as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team took down Wayne State College, 91-70, Friday night at BSU Gymnasium. Large runs early in both the first and second half guided the Beavers (10-12, 7-10 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) to a weekend-opening win against the Wildcats (12-13, 7-10 NSIC).


Beavers to begin final two home weekends versus Wildcats, Vikings

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team finishes up its contests against Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference South Division opponents Friday, Feb. 2 and Saturday, Feb. 3 as it hosts Wayne State College and Augustana University. The Beavers and Wildcats begin the weekend Friday at 8 p.m. followed by the weekend finale Saturday at 6 p.m. against the Vikings.


Beavers split NSIC South weekend after 87-70 loss at Mavericks

The battle on the boards created a difficult task for Bemidji State University men’s basketball Saturday night during an 87-70 loss to Minnesota State University, Mankato at Taylor Center in Mankato, Minn. Senior guard Christian Pekarek led the Beavers (9-11, 6-9 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) in scoring for the second straight night with 17 points against the Mavericks (17-4, 13-2 NSIC).


Bemidji State grits out 82-76 win at Concordia-St. Paul Friday night

Senior guard Christian Pekarek came up clutch for the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team Friday night during an 82-76 win at Concordia University-St. Paul inside the Gangelhoff Center in St. Paul, Minn. Pekarek held the hot hand late as he finished with a career-high 27 points to lift the Beavers to 9-11 overall and 6-9 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Men's Hoops to take on Golden Bears, Mavericks this weekend

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team heads to Concordia University-St. Paul and Minnesota State University Friday, Jan. 26 and 27 to wrap up a road-heavy January schedule. The Beavers begin the weekend against the Golden Bears at 8 p.m. Friday at Gangelhoff Center followed by the weekend finale against the Mavericks at 6 p.m. Saturday at Stewart Center.


U-Mary outlasts Bemidji State in overtime thriller, 88-80

Regulation time was not enough for Bemidji State University and University of Mary men’s basketball Saturday night as BSU fell in an overtime thriller, 87-80, at BSU Gymnasium. Senior guard Sharif Black led the Beavers (8-10, 5-8 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) with 24 points for the second straight night and reached the 1,000-point plateau in his collegiate career.


Hot shooting leads Bemidji State to 80-73 win over (RV) Minot State

All five Bemidji State University men’s basketball starters contributed in a hot shooting night to overcome (RV) Minot State University, 80-73, Friday night at BSU Gymnasium. Senior guard Sharif Black set a season-high 24 points with five assists while sophomore forward Logan Bader tied a season-high 18 points as the Beavers improve to 8-10 overall and 5-8 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Beavers welcome in Minot State and U-Mary for lone January home games

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program hosts its only home games of January on Friday and Saturday in the first season meetings against Minot State University and University of Mary. The Beavers of BSU meet the Beavers of MiSU for the 21st time Friday night before the Beavers and Marauders play for the 24th time in the series history.


Beavers unable to tame Mustangs in 78-72 loss Saturday night

The final two minutes of Saturday night’s Bemidji State University men’s basketball game against Southwest Minnesota State University decided the program’s fate in a 78-72 loss in Marshall, Minn. With a split on the weekend, the Beavers fall to 7-10 overall and 4-7 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference while the Mustangs improve to 13-5 overall and 9-3 in the league.


Men’s Hoops takes 1,000th win in program history over Sioux Falls, 74-68

It was nearly 96 years to the day that the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program grabbed program win number 1,000 in a 72-68 victory at University of Sioux Falls Friday night in Sioux Falls, S.D. Senior guard Sharif Black, with a team-high 18 points, and sophomore forward Logan Bader, with his second career double-double, helped the Beavers (7-9, 4-7 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) reach the program milestone with a quick start to being the weekend.


Beavers travel to face Cougars and Mustangs in interdivisional games

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program travels Friday and Saturday to conclude a four-game road trip while facing University of Sioux Falls and Southwest Minnesota State University. The Beavers open the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference South Division games at 8 p.m. Jan. 12 against the Cougars followed by the finale at 7 p.m. Jan. 13 against the Mustangs.


Men’s Hoops falls to Minnesota Duluth in season-series finale Saturday

The scoring duo of senior guard Christian Pekarek and freshman forward Derek Thompson combined for 31 points for Bemidji State University men’s basketball Saturday night during a 62-57 loss to University of Minnesota Duluth. Neither the Beavers (6-9, 3-7 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) nor the Bulldogs (6-8, 3-6 NSIC) led by more than five points during the entire game.


Beavers stumble after Huskies rally for 77-72 win in St. Cloud, Minn.

Senior guard Sharif Black scored at least 20 points for the second time in the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team’s last three games, but it wasn’t enough Friday night as St. Cloud State University rallied back to hand BSU a 77-72 loss at Halenbeck Hall. Black finished with a team-high 21 points for the Beavers (6-8, 3-6 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference), and added seven rebounds and seven assists to end with a season sweep to the Huskies (10-4, 6-2 NSIC).


Men’s Hoops goes for program win 1,000 at SCSU, UMD

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program looks to mark program history this weekend in a road trip to St. Cloud State University and University of Minnesota Duluth. The Beavers will attempt to reach 1,000 wins in program history at 8 p.m. Friday against the Huskies in St. Cloud, Minn., before facing the Bulldogs at 6 p.m. Saturday in Duluth, Minn.


Three-point attack leads Bemidji State over Winona State, 62-59

A barrage of 3-point shots helped lead the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team over Winona State University Sunday afternoon, 62-59, to finish the 2017 calendar year. The Beavers (5-7, 2-5 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) sank nine 3-pointers in the first half, led by senior guard Christian Pekarek with four total 3-pointers, to beat the Warriors (8-5, 3-4 NSIC) in their lone matchup of the season.


Late Beavers comeback versus Peacocks falls short in 84-75 loss

A late run and timely 3-pointers allowed the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team a chance to comeback against Upper Iowa University, but the shots came too late in an 84-75 loss Saturday at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers (5-6, 2-4 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) trailed by five points with under 1:30 in the game after trailing by as many as 19 in the second half against the Peacocks (8-7, 1-5 NSIC).


Bemidji State ends 2017 calendar year versus Upper Iowa, Winona State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program returns from the holiday break Dec. 30-31 to face Upper Iowa University and Winona State University at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers and Peacocks meet Saturday for the 20th time in the series history before the 158th meeting between the Beavers and Warriors Sunday, both scheduled for 3:30 p.m. tip-off times.


Men’s Hoops falters in final stretch of 65-50 loss to Golden Eagles

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program saw a second half lead disappear Saturday afternoon in a 65-50 loss to University of Minnesota Crookston at BSU Gymnasium. Freshman forward Derek Thompson missed his first career double-double for the Beavers (5-6, 2-4 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) by one rebound while leading the team with 13 points.


BSU looks to build on big NSIC win this weekend versus Minnesota Crookston

Bemidji State University men’s basketball and University of Minnesota Crookston close out the 2017-18 season series Saturday afternoon. The Beavers look to build upon a one-point league win at Minnesota State University Moorhead Dec. 9, as they meet the Golden Eagles for the 63rd time in program history. Opening tip off is slated for 4 p.m. at the BSU Gymnasium.


Thompson puts back last second basket to seal 82-81 win over MSU Moorhead

Freshman forward Derek Thompson showed his potential Saturday night in Bemidji State University men’s basketball’s 82-81 win over Minnesota State University Moorhead as he led the team with 20 points and put in the game-winning basket with one second remaining. Thompson scored 12 second-half points, all coming in the final 10 minutes of play, to help elevate the Beavers to 5-5 overall and 2-3 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.


Beavers Men’s Hoops falls in NSIC weekend opener at Wolves, 75-54

Bemidji State University men’s basketball saw a late scoring streak by No. 16 Northern State University end in a 75-54 loss in the weekend Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference opener in Aberdeen, S.D. The Beavers (4-5, 1-2 NSIC) led 32-31 at halftime before a 22-4 run by the Wolves (9-1, 3-0 NSIC) late in the game gave them the advantage.


Men’s Hoops travels to take on No. 16 Northern State, MSU Moorhead

The Bemidji State University men’s hoops program has a chance to move above .500 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference with a road trip to face No. 16 Northern State University Friday, Dec. 8 and Minnesota State University Moorhead Saturday, Dec. 9.


Beavers slip after first half woes to Huskies, 96-62

A first-half outburst sank Bemidji State University men’s basketball Saturday afternoon in a 96-62 loss to St. Cloud State University at BSU Gymnasium. Four Beavers (4-4, 1-2 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) scored in double-digits for the second consecutive night but could not overcome a 35-point halftime deficit to the Huskies (5-2, 2-0 NSIC).


Five starters score double-digits in Beavers’ 73-63 win over Bulldogs

All five of Bemidji State University men’s basketball’s starters scored in double-digits Friday night to help lead the program to a 73-63 win over University of Minnesota Duluth at BSU Gymnasium. Three Beavers (4-3, 1-1 NSIC) scored 16 points and recorded seven rebounds each to help the team to its first win in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play.


MBB begins first full NSIC weekend at home versus Bulldogs, Huskies

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference schedule gets into full swing as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hosts University of Minnesota Duluth Dec. 1 and St. Cloud State University Dec. 2 at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers play in the 136th game all-time against the Bulldogs and the 146th game all-time against the Huskies in the season’s first full weekend of conference action.


Offensive attack sends BSU Men’s Hoops away with 83-57 loss at UMC

An offensive attack against the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program sent the team away with an 87-53 loss against University of Minnesota Crookston at Lysaker Gymnasium Saturday afternoon. The Beavers (3-3, 0-1 NSIC) dropped the opening game of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference schedule to the Golden Eagles (3-3, 1-0 NSIC).


Beavers, Golden Eagles open conference play Saturday in Crookston, Minn.

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team begins Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play Saturday, Nov. 25 with a trip to face University of Minnesota Crookston at Lysaker Gymnasium. The Beavers (3-2) and Golden Eagles (2-3) begin the 64th all-time meeting between the two programs at 4 p.m. in Crookston, Minn.


First-half separation lands Beavers record win over Wolfpack, 115-50

Bemidji State University men’s basketball separated midway through the first half Monday night to take the cross-town battle against Oak Hills Christian College, 115-50, at BSU Gymnasium. Sophomore forward Lucas Wendt helped provide a positive example on Bemidji Youth Basketball Day, leading the Beavers (3-2) with 17 points in the single-game program record win.


Green breaks out with career-high 33 points in 87-64 win over Northland

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).


Efficient ball movement lifts Beavers to 88-70 win over Vikings in home opener

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).


Bemidji State to open home schedule with three-game weekend

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.


Central Missouri outshoots Bemidji State in 76-62 loss

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.


Men's Basketball climb back but fall short to Lindenwood, 74-63

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.


Black, Pekarek and Sorenson selected as BSU Men’s Hoops team captains

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.


Boschee announces two NLI signess during early-signing period

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.


Beaver Men’s Basketball opens season at NSIC/MIAA Classic

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.


Young Beaver Men’s Basketball picked 10th in NSIC Preseason Poll

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.


Men's Hoops to begin practices for 2017-18 on Saturday

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.


Men's Basketball to host Beaver Buddies camps in October and November

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program has announced the annual Beaver Buddies Fall Skill Sessions schedule for 2017. The Beaver Buddies sessions will be held over seven dates between October and November.


Bemidji State men's basketball adds Creighton to 2017-18 schedule

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program announced an exhibition meeting against Creighton University scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 13. The Beavers and Bluejays meet for the first time ever with a 7 p.m. tip-off in Omaha, Neb.


Full 2017-18 Beaver Men's Basketball schedule announced

The 2017-18 Bemidji State University men’s basketball schedule for 2017-18 was announced Tuesday by Head Coach Mike Boschee. The Beavers open the season with five non-conference games, highlighted by three consecutive home games between Nov. 17-20, before heading into Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) play Nov. 25.


Boschee adds Dustin Boll to Beaver Men’s Basketball staff

Bemidji State University head men’s basketball coach Mike Boschee announced the hiring of assistant coach Dustin Boll on Tuesday. Boll joins Beaver Men’s Basketball after spending the previous two seasons as a graduate assistant at Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference program Winona State University.


Pekarek, White earn spots on NABC Honors Court for academics

For the 10th consecutive year, Bemidji State University men’s basketball student-athletes showed their prowess in the classroom with selections to the 2016-17 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court. Graduated senior forward Shane White and upcoming senior guard Christian Pekarek each earned nods on the list for academic excellence last season.


Students at the center of Bemidji State Athletics new broadcasting agreement

Tracy Dill, director of athletics at Bemidji State University, today announced a new broadcasting partnership with the university’s Department of Integrated Media that will deliver more than 100 Beaver Athletics events to a worldwide audience beginning this fall.


Nevis guard Griffin Chase signs NLI to play with Beaver Men's Hoops

A local talent will be staying within the region as Bemidji State University men’s basketball Head Coach Mike Boschee announced the signing of guard Griffin Chase from Nevis, Minn. Chase plans to begin his Beaver career during the 2017-18 season.


Beaver Basketball announces summer competition camp

A competition camp for boys in grades 4-8 has been added to the Bemidji State University men’s basketball summer camp schedule. The camp is scheduled for five dates including June 22 and 29, July 13 and 20, and August 3 at BSU Gymnasium.


BSU Men's Hoops to host team challenges and elite camp in June

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team announced Friday that it will host its summer camps over three dates in June at BSU Gymnasium. Beaver Men’s Basketball will host two team challenges June 10 and 23 in addition to an elite camp June 20.


Boschee announces Beaver Men’s Hoops inks Yetka for 2017-18 season

Bemidji State University men’s basketball Head Coach Mike Boschee announced the signing of guard/forward Drew Yetka from Oak Creek High School in Oak Creek, Wis., to join the program, beginning with the 2017-18 season.


Men’s Basketball Beaver Buddies camps scheduled for June, July and August

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program has announced the annual Beaver Buddies Summer Skill Sessions schedule for 2017. Men’s basketball head coach Mike Boschee announced the Beaver Buddies sessions will run Tuesdays through June, July and August at BSU Gynasium on the Bemidji State campus.


6,965 miles: Crockrell’s path to an International MVP

Four years ago, Dermaine Crockrell finished his basketball career at Bemidji State University averaging 14.6 points per game. Less than one month ago, he was named the United Basketball Alliance of India’s International MVP after averaging 41 points per game.


Beavers land 15 on Winter NSIC All-Academic Team

Bemidji State University landed 15 student-athletes on the 2016-17 Winter Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-Academic Team announced Wednesday.


Turnovers lead to season-ending 74-63 loss for Men’s Hoops

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Sanford Pentagon) -- Entering Wednesday night’s Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Tournament First Round, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team needed to play an error-free game while traveling to face Augustana University at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. BSU (10-18, 8-14 NSIC) was able to sink shots but gave away turnovers that allowed AU (22-7, 16-6 NSIC) to escape the opening round with a 74-63 win over the Beavers.


Beavers open post-season play at defending national champion Vikings

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The opening game for the Bemidji State men’s basketball team in the 2017 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Tournament will be a true post-season test while traveling to face reigning NCAA Division II National Champion Augustana University. BSU (10-17, 8-14 NSIC) and Augie (21-7, 16-6 NSIC) are scheduled to tip-off at 8 p.m. from the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.


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.


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.


Pekarek sinks Wildcats with buzzer-beater in 78-76 road win

WAYNE, Neb. (Rice Auditorium) -- The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team proved its resiliency Friday night that culminated with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by junior guard Christian Pekarek over Wayne State College in a 78-76 win. BSU (9-14, 7-10 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) took the game over WSC (7-16, 5-12 NSIC) to improve to 6-3 in its last nine games.


Beaver Basketball travels to face NSIC South opponents WSC and Augie

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is set to battle against Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference South Division opponents Wayne State College Feb. 3 and Augustana University Feb. 4. The Beavers (8-13, 6-10 NSIC) tip-off at 8 p.m. Friday against the Wildcats (7-15, 5-11 NSIC) and at 6 p.m. Saturday against the Vikings (15-7, 10-6 NSIC).


Mavericks make second-half comeback to hand Beavers 86-73 loss

Bemidji State University saw a second-half comeback by Minnesota State University, Mankato spoil the night in an 86-73 loss Saturday night at BSU Gymnasium. BSU (8-13, 6-10 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) saw a game-high 18-point lead in the first half disappear as MSU (15-7, 10-6 NSIC) outscored the Beavers, 50-26, in the second half.


Beavers take advantage of balanced attack in 78-62 win over Golden Bears

BEMIDJI, Minn. (BSU Gymnasium) -- Balanced play from the post and the perimeter led to the Bemidji State University men's basketball team taking down Concordia University-St. Paul, 78-62, Friday night at BSU Gymnasium. Freshman guard Jai'Vionne Green finished with a team-high 25 points, including four 3-pointers, while senior forward Ben Best recorded his first double double of the season with 19 points and 13 rebounds to improve BSU to 8-12 overall and 6-9 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play.


Record nine Bemidji State student-athletes tabbed for NSIC Myles Brand Award

Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Commissioner Erin Lind has announced that a school-record nine Bemidji State University student-athletes have been selected as recipients of the eighth annual NSIC Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award.


Beavers Basketball to recognize "It's a Slam Dunk, Don't Drive Drunk" Saturday

Over the past four years, the “It’s a Slam Dunk, Don’t Drive Drunk” campaign has raised awareness and secured signatures from over 30,000 fans pledging to drive responsibly. The Bemidji State University basketball programs will help further the cause Saturday, Jan. 28 during its games against Minnesota State University, Mankato in the fifth annual event.


Men’s Hoops host NSIC South foes Concordia-St. Paul, Minnesota State

Bemidji State University men’s hoops is seeking revenge while hosting Concordia University-St. Paul and Minnesota State University Mankato at BSU Gymnasium Jan. 27-28. The Beavers (7-12, 5-9 NSIC) will first attempt to split the 2016-17 season series with an 8 p.m. tip-off against the Golden Bears Friday before trying to avenge a 2016 NSIC Tournament loss to the Mavericks (13-7, 8-6 NSIC) with a 6 p.m. tip-off Saturday.


Three-point and bench scoring leads Beavers to 78-67 win over Marauders

Bench scoring and 3-point shooting helped create the difference for Bemidji State University men’s basketball during a 78-67 win Saturday night at University of Mary at the McDowell Activity Center. The Beavers (7-12, 5-9 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) converted four more 3-pointers than the Marauders (8-12, 6-8 NSIC) to help seal a weekend road split.


Late baskets seal 79-71 win for Minot State over Bemidji State in Minot

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team saw a late tie disappear Friday night as Minot State University took the “Beaver Bash”, 79-71, at the MSU Dome in Minot, N.D. Late jumpers and free throws handed BSU (6-12, 4-9 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) a loss during the opening night of a road trip doubleheader in North Dakota.


BSU begins season series versus Minot State, U-Mary on the road

Bemidji State University men’s basketball begins its season series versus Minot State University and University of Mary, Jan. 20-21, while traveling for the first time since Dec. 30-31, 2016. The Beavers (6-11, 4-8 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) head to North Dakota looking to take sole possession of fourth place in the NSIC North Division, currently held by the Marauders (7-11, 5-7 NSIC).


Green sets career high as Men's Hoops top Mustangs, 96=86

Freshman guard Jai'Vionne Green led a consistent effort Saturday night to help the Bemidji State University men's basketball team to a 96-86 win against Southwest Minnesota State University at BSU Gymnasium. Green finished the night with a career-high 25 points to propel the Beavers (6-11, 4-8 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) over the Mustangs (14-3, 9-3 NSIC), who received votes in this week's National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Top 25 Coaches' Poll.


Cougars claw back to take down Beavers, 78-71

Junior guard Christian Pekarek and freshman guard Jai'Vionne Green put on second-half clinics Friday night but the late-heorics was not enough to take down University of Sioux Falls in a 78-71 loss at BSU Gymnasium. Pekarek and Green score all their points in the second half as the Beavers (5-11, 3-8 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) gave up a late lead to the Cougars (11-8, 7-4 NSIC).


Men's Hoops pushes for three-game win streak at BSU Gymnasium

Bemidji State University men’s basketball is seeking its first three-game win streak in conference play since the 2013-14 season while hosting Sioux Falls and Southwest Minnesota State at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers (5-10, 3-7 NSIC) and Cougars (10-8, 6-4 NSIC) begin play at 8 p.m. Friday before the Beavers and Mustangs (13-2, 8-2 NSIC) tip-off at 6 p.m. Saturday.


Beavers survive scare from Golden Eagles with 77-75 win at Sanford Center

The Bemidji State University men's basketball survived a scare from University of Minnesota Crookston Tuesday night with a 77-75 win at the Sanford Center. The Beavers (5-10, 3-7 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) held a 42-25 lead after halftime and a game-high 21-point lead, 51-30, in the second half before the Golden Eagles (6-10, 2-8 NSIC) eventually took a short-lived lead to finish the annual Sanford Center Series.


Bemidji State seeks revenge in Highway 2 rivalry versus Minn. Crookston

Head Coach Mike Boschee and the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hosts University of Minnesota Crookston at 8 p.m. from the Sanford Center. The Beavers (4-10, 2-7 NSIC) are looking to split the season series against the Golden Eagles (6-9, 2-7 NSIC) after a loss Dec. 15 in Crookston.


Young Beavers help sweep Bulldogs with 86-78 win

Three Bemidji State University men's basketball student-athletes scored at least 20 points Saturday night to help the program to a 86-78 win over University of Minnesota Duluth at Sanford Center. Half of the Beavers' (4-10, 2-7 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) scorers reached at least 20 points during the game, including freshmen Jai'Vionne Green and Lucas Wendt.


BSU continues second-half success despite 101-86 loss to SCSU

A quartet of scorers gave the Bemidji State University men's basketball team a second-half boost Friday night against St. Cloud State University despite falling in the opener of the Sanford Center Series, 101-86. Four Beavers (3-10, 1-7 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) scored at least 12 points in the final period to help their team to 56 second-half points in a comeback attempt.


Bemidji State Basketball at Sanford Center offers excitement for Beavers and fans

The Bemidji State University men’s and women’s basketball programs are putting their games on ice Jan. 6, 7 and 10 as they host NSIC basketball action at the Sanford Center. Shifting play to one of the premiere venues in the region offers excitement for the Beavers and fans of college basketball.


Beavers host Huskies, Bulldogs in third annual Sanford Center games

Bemidji State University men’s basketball looks to even up the season series against St. Cloud State University and take a season sweep over University of Minnesota Duluth to begin the 2017 calendar year at Sanford Center. The Beavers (3-9, 1-6 NSIC) tip off against the Huskies (10-6, 6-1 NSIC) Friday at 8 p.m. before playing the Bulldogs (3-10, 2-5 NSIC) Saturday at 6 p.m.


Warriors take advantage of early run to hand Beavers 95-80 loss

A game-opening run doomed the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to Winona State University Saturday night in Winona, Minn., 95-80. Junior guard Sharif Black scored 21 points, 16 in the second half, as the Beavers (3-9, 1-6 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) were swept in its weekend trip against interdivisional opponents.


Green continues scoring streak as Beavers fall to Peacocks, 80-61

Freshman guard Jai’Vionne Green continued to lead the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team in scoring Friday night, but a 17-point output was not enough as Upper Iowa University beat BSU, 80-61. Green led the Beavers (3-8, 1-5 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) in scoring for the seventh time this season and the third game in a row against the Peacocks (9-4, 6-1 NSIC) at Dorman Gymnasium in Fayette, Iowa.


Beavers back to action with road games at Peacocks and Warriors

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team returns to action following the holiday break with Northern Sun intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) games at Upper Iowa University on Dec. 30 and Winona State University on Dec. 31. The Beavers (3-7, 1-4 NSIC) and Peacocks (8-4, 5-1 NSIC) tip off at 8 p.m. Friday from Fayette, Iowa while the Beavers and Warriors (5-5, 2-4 NSIC) begin play at 6 p.m. Saturday in Winona, Minn.


Golden Eagles steal game from Beavers, 82-81, with last second free throw

Thursday night’s only game in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play took the full 40 minutes to decide a winner as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team fell to University of Minnesota Crookston, 82-81, at Lysaker Gymnasium in Crookston, Minn. A last-second layup was blocked following a free throw to hand the Beavers (3-7, 1-4 NSIC) their fourth straight conference loss while the Golden Eagles (4-6, 1-4 NSIC) won their second game against BSU in the last 17 tries.


Men's Hoops aims to keep control of series versus Golden Eagles

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team seeks its 48th win in 62 games all-time versus University of Minnesota Crookston Thursday, Dec. 15 from Lysaker Gymnasium. The Beavers (3-6, 1-3 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference), and Golden Eagles (3-6, 0-4 NSIC) are scheduled to begin play at 7 p.m. in Crookston, Minn.


Best, Green near 20 points each in Beavers loss, 90-84

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team saw a halftime lead slip away Saturday night against Minnesota State University Moorhead during a 90-84 loss at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers (3-6, 1-3 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) outshot the Dragons (9-1, 5-0 NSIC) in the first half but gave up 66.7 percent shooting in the second half to finish their weekend home stand.


Beavers falter in second half as Wolves win, 88-61

A second half defensive lull by the Bemidji State University men's basketball team stunned their chances against Northern State University, as the Wolves took away an 88-61 win at BSU Gymnasium Friday night. BSU (3-5, 1-2 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) allowed NSU (6-4, 2-2 NSIC) to shoot 70.0 percent from the field in the second half during the team's conference home opener.


BSU welcomes in Northern State, MSU Moorhead for NSIC home opener

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team welcomes in Northern State University and Minnesota State University Moorhead for BSU’s Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference home opening weekend. The Beavers (3-4, 1-1 NSIC) play the Wolves (5-4, 1-2 NSIC) at 8 p.m. Friday followed by a 6 p.m. tip-off against the Dragons (7-1, 3-0 NSIC) on Saturday at BSU Gymnasium.


Huskies hand Beavers 98-95 loss to finish NSIC weekend

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team came down to the final seconds against St. Cloud State University Saturday night in St. Cloud, Minn., but even a career high 29 points from junior guard Sharif Black was not enough as the Huskies pulled out the win, 98-95. The Beavers (3-4, 1-1 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) snapped a three-game win streak to split on the first weekend of conference play.


Young Beavers survive in overtime thriller, 75-73, over Bulldogs

Freshman forward Logan Bader converted an offensive put-back with nine seconds left in overtime to seal a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference-opening win, 75-73, for Bemidji State University men’s basketball at University of Minnesota Duluth. Bader finished with a double-double on the game-winning put-back with 11 points and 10 rebounds while freshman guard Jai’Vionne Green led the Beavers (3-3, 1-0 NSIC) with 20 points.


BSU faces Minnesota Duluth, St. Cloud State in NSIC opening weekend

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team begins the 11-week Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference schedule Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 with trips to University of Minnesota Duluth and St. Cloud State University. The Beavers (2-3) come off the heels of two 100-point games to face the Bulldogs (0-4) at 8 p.m. Friday and the Huskies (3-5) at 6 p.m. Saturday.


Men’s Hoops top 100 again in non-conference finale win versus Northland

A group effort from the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team Tuesday night helped propel the program to its first instance of consecutive games with at least 100 points since 2003. BSU (2-3) closed out its non-conference schedule with a 101-58 win at home against Northland College (1-4).


Bemidji State, Northland play rescheduled tilt Tuesday

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team makes its non-conference finale against Northland College from BSU Gymnasium. The game was rescheduled from Friday, Nov. 18 and is scheduled to tip-off at 6 p.m.


Men's Hoops rides hot shooting past Yellowjackets, 104-67

For the first time since 2014, the Bemidji State University men's basketball team scored over 100 points in Saturday night's 104-67 win against University of Wisconsin-Superior from BSU Gymnasium. Six Beavers (1-3) student-athletes reached double-digit scoring, led by a career-high 26 points from junior guard Sharif Black.


Beavers host Yellowjackets in Men's Hoops home opener

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team opens its home schedule in the 40th meeting all-time with University of Wisconsin-Superior on Saturday, Nov. 26. The Beavers (0-3) and Yellowjackets tip-off at 4 p.m., leading a doubleheader with the BSU women’s basketball team.


Men's Basketball versus Northland rescheduled to Nov. 29

Due to an overnight snow storm and poor travel conditions, the Bemidji State University and Northland College basketball game scheduled for Friday, Nov. 18 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. The Beavers will play the Lumberjacks at BSU Gymnasium to close out the non-conference schedule.


First five minutes in second half send Beavers down, 70-58, to Golden Bears

Another early second half run doomed the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team Thursday night in a 70-58 loss to Concordia University-St. Paul at Gangelhoff Center in St. Paul, Minn. The Beavers (0-3) began the second half 0-of-12 from the field, which allowed the Golden Bears (1-3) to a 15-0 run to hold control of the scoreboard through the final 20 minutes of play.


Beavers Men's Hoops continues non-conference schedule

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team continues its non-conference schedule with a trip to Concordia University-St. Paul before making its home debut against Northland College from BSU Gymnasium. Head Coach Mike Boschee and the Beavers (0-2) look for their first win of the season against the Golden Bears and Lumberjacks.


Early half runs send Beavers down versus Mules, 80-65, at MIAA/NSIC Classic

Bemidji State University suffered its second loss to start the 2016-17 season Saturday night, as University of Central Missouri pulled away at the beginning of each half for an 80-65 win at the MIAA/NSIC Classic in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. The Mules (2-0) used runs of 11-0 to start the first half and 12-6 in the second half to pull away from the Beavers (0-2).


Lions spoil season opener in Beavers 62-44 loss

A slow start offensively put the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team in a comeback role Friday night against Lindenwood University, one it was not able to overcome in a 62-44 loss to open the MIAA/NSIC Classic. Freshman guard Jai’Vionne Green opened his Beavers (0-1) career with a team-high 14 points on 41.7 percent shooting from the field.


Four commit to Beavers Men's Basketball during early signing period

With the early-signing period beginning today, Bemidji State University head men’s basketball coach Mike Boschee announced that four student-athletes have committed to the program. The Beavers’ 2017-18 recruit class features two forwards, one post and one guard.


Beavers open regular season with MIAA/NSIC Classic

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program begins the 2016-17 regular season with two games in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association/Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Classic in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. BSU faces MIAA programs Lindenwood University, at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, and University of Central Missouri, at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, from the JustAGame Fieldhouse.


Late first half run gives Gophers edge in 83-59 win over Beavers

Freshman Jai’Vionne Green wasted no time making his mark with Bemidji State University men’s basketball Thursday night in an 83-59 loss to University of Minnesota. Green recorded a team high 18 points and seven rebounds, which helped the Beavers to a lead through late in the first half.


Beavers Men’s Basketball finishes exhibition slate at Minnesota

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program heads to Minneapolis for its last tune-up game Thursday, Nov. 3 against University of Minnesota. The Beavers and Gophers will play their third exhibition meeting all-time from Williams Arena.


Panthers drop Beavers in season-opening exhibition, 71-48

Senior forward Ben Best led the charge of the young Bemidji State University men’s basketball program versus University of Northern Iowa Friday night, as the Beavers fell in the season-opening exhibition, 71-48. Best finished with a team-high 10 points and five rebounds while the squad got in its first action of the 2016-17 season from the McLeod Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa.


NSIC selects Beavers Men’s Hoops 14th in Preseason Coaches' Poll

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference released its 2016-17 Preseason Coaches’ Poll today, selecting Bemidji State University men’s basketball to finish 14th overall and seventh in the North Division. Senior forward Ben Best was named the Beavers’ Player to Watch after leading the program in scoring and rebounds last season.


Men’s Hoops begin season with exhibition at Division I Northern Iowa

The 2016-17 Bemidji State University men’s basketball season tips off Friday, Oct. 28 as the program travels for an exhibition at Division I University of Northern Iowa. The Beavers and Panthers are scheduled for a 7 p.m. game time at McLeod Center which will be broadcast live on ESPN3.


Best, Harvey and White tabbed 2016-17 Men's Basketball captains

Three seniors will lead the 2016-17 Bemidji State University men’s basketball program after being selected team captains, Head Coach Mike Boschee announced today. Forwards Ben Best, Will Harvey and Shane White begin their final season with the Beavers.


Basketball programs to begin practice for 2016-17 season

The Bemidji State University men’s and women’s basketball programs will begin practice for the 2016-17 season on Saturday, Oct. 15 at BSU Gymnasium. Both programs start their respective seasons with exhibition matchups against Division I programs.


Men's Basketball to host Beaver Buddies sessions in October and November

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program has announced the annual Beaver Buddies Fall Skill Sessions schedule for 2016. The Beaver Buddies sessions have been increased to seven dates, previously at four sessions last fall, running every Sunday from Oct. 16 through Nov. 27.


Beavers Men's Basketball adds Peterson, promotes Majkrzak

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program made two changes to its coaching staff head coach Mike Boschee announced today. The Beavers brought on former Saint Mary’s University men’s basketball assistant coach Blake Peterson to the same position and promoted third year coach Matt Majkrzak to top assistant.


Montgomery to become Valley City State Men’s Basketball Head Coach

Bemidji State University men’s basketball assistant coach Ryan Montgomery has been named the head coach at Valley City State University. Montgomery joins the Vikings after serving eight seasons with the Beavers and four under head coach Mike Boschee.


Bemidji State Athletics, BIG Athletics and adidas announce five-year partnership

Bemidji State University Athletics has partnered with BIG Athletics to establish a five-year agreement that will outfit the Beavers’ 15 athletic programs in adidas® uniforms, apparel, footwear and equipment through the 2020-21 season.


Anderson, Best and White named to NABC Honors Court

Three Bemidji State University men’s basketball student-athletes were recognized for their academic success as the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the 2015-16 NABC Honors Court today. Guard D.J. Anderson and forwards Ben Best and Shane White were three of 663 student-athletes honored for their hard work exhibited in the classroom.


Beavers Men's Basketball releases 2016-17 schedule

Bemidji State University men’s basketball Head Coach Mike Boschee released the 2016-17 schedule today, which includes 22 conference, five non-conference and two exhibition matchups. The Beavers begin this season’s campaign Oct. 28 with an exhibition at University of Northern Iowa.


Tale of the Tape: Incoming Beavers Men's Basketball freshmen

Six incoming freshmen will make the transition from high school to NCAA Division II this fall during the Bemidji State University men’s basketball season. The balanced group, including three guards and three forwards, made their impact felt in past seasons and aim for higher goals with the Beavers.


Bemidji State adds guard Black as transfer from Chadron State

Bemidji State University men’s basketball brought on another piece to its 2016-17 roster today as head coach Mike Boschee announced the addition of transfer Sharif Black from Chadron State College. Black comes in brining Division II experience at one of the guard positions and will join six freshmen who signed National Letters of Intent earlier this year.


Bemidji State announces signing of guard Rovney

Bemidji State University men’s basketball added to the depth and versatility of its freshman signing class as Head Coach Mike Boschee announced the signing of guard William “Aage” Rovney.


Video: 2015-16 Bemidji State Athletics Senior Tribute

Watch as each of Bemidji State's nearly 60 senior student-athletes are featured during Beaver Athletics' 2015-16 Senior Tribute Video.


Stram and Benson named Bemidji State's Student-Athletes of the Year

Bemidji State University soccer captain Sarah Stram and Andrew Benson, of the men’s golf team, were named 2015-16 Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year as a part of the Beaver Nation Celebration athletic appreciation banquet Thursday at the BSU Gymnasium.


Men’s Basketball announces signing of Jai’Vionne Green

Bemidji State University head men’s basketball coach Mike Boschee announced today that guard Jai’Vionne Green has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Beavers beginning with the 2016-17 season.


Beavers Men's Hoops announce summer camp schedule

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team released its summer camp schedule Thursday including three camps on several dates at BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers land 16 on Winter NSIC All-Academic Team

Bemidji State University landed 16 student-athletes on the 2015-16 Winter Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference All-Academic Team.


Bemidji State slips in NSIC Tournament opener, 81-71

Two 20-plus point efforts from seniors DJ Anderson and Irvin Womack were not enough Wednesday as the Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament opener to Minnesota State University Mankato, 81-71.


Bemidji State prepares for NSIC Tournament opener at Minnesota State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team opens the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament with a trip to Minnesota State University Mankato at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24.


Men's Hoops falls to Northern State in final seconds, 71-69

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team had a chance to repeat a last-second victory against Northern State University Saturday night but the Wolves prevailed in a 71-69 win over the Beavers at Wachs Arena.


Womack sets scoring career high in 93-59 loss to No. 10 Dragons

Senior forward Irvin Womack needed one half Friday night to set a career high for the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team against No. 10 Minnesota State University Moorhead in Moorhead, Minn.


Beavers travel for final regular season games of 2015-16

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team wraps up the 2015-16 regular season with a trip to No. 11 Minnesota State University Moorhead and Northern State University, Feb. 19-20.


Minot State takes Beaver Bash, 81-79

The Bemidji State University totaled four players in double-digit scoring Saturday night against Minot State University, but ultimately fell 81-79 at the BSU Gymnasium.


Rhodes records career highs with double-double in 81-77 loss to U-Mary

Despite sophomore Jordan Rhodes recording career highs with 28 points and 11 rebounds, the Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell to University of Mary, 81-77, Friday night at BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers to recognize seniors during final home weekend

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team finishes home action against University of Mary Friday and Minot State University Saturday at the BSU Gymnasium.


Opening second-half run leads to 90-62 loss for Beavers at Cougars

The second half opening sequence decided Saturday night’s game in Sioux Falls, S.D. as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team fell, 90-62, to University of Sioux Falls.


Beavers fall on short end of shoot-out in 97-91 loss to Mustangs

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team recorded its highest field goal percentage of the season in a 97-91 loss to Southwest Minnesota State University Friday night.


Road trip to Mustangs and Cougars awaits Beavers Men's Hoops

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team travels south to face Southwest Minnesota State University and University of Sioux Falls Feb. 5-6 with three weeks remaining in the regular season.


First-half defense pushes Beavers over Peacocks, 90-80

First-half defense led the Bemidji State University men's basketball team Saturday night during a 90-80 win against Upper Iowa University at the BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers slip late in 84-77 loss to WInona State

The Bemidji State University men's basketball saw a double-digit lead slip Friday night in an 84-77 loss to Winona State University.


Beavers finish January with home contests versus Warriors, Peacocks

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team closes out a four-game homestand while hosting Winona State at 8 p.m. Friday and Upper Iowa at 6 p.m. Saturday.


Beavers end weekend with split after 81-68 loss to No. 7 Dragons

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team was handed a weekend split Saturday in a 81-68 loss to No. 7 Minnesota State University Moorhead.


Harrington sinks game-winner in 90-89 win versus Wolves

True freshman Calvin Harrington threw up a 3-pointer to win the game for the Bemidji State University men's basketball team Friday night. The game-winning shot gave the Beavers (9-8, 6-7 NSIC) the 90-89 win against the Wolves (11-8, 7-6 NSIC) in the BSU Gymnasium.


Bemidji State ready to host Northern State, No. 7 MSU Moorhead

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team welcomes Northern State and No. 7 Minnesota State Moorhead to the BSU Gymnasium Jan. 22-23 as both teams enter with double-digit win totals.


Golden Bears hand Beavers weekend split with 72-60 loss

Senior DJ Anderson and freshman Calvin Harrington reached double-digit scoring for the second straight night as Bemidji State University men’s basketball fell, 72-60, to Concordia University-St. Paul Saturday. The Beavers (8-8, 5-7 NSIC) dropped their first in three games to the Golden Bears (6-11, 3-8 NSIC) at the Gangelhoff Center.


Beavers take second straight one-point win in 75-74 overtime decision

True freshman Calvin Harrington proved the difference late while scoring a career-high 19 points and the game-winning layup in a 75-74 overtime win at Minnesota State University Mankato. Harrington also converted two free throws to force overtime for the Beavers (8-6, 5-5 NSIC) while handing the Mavericks (11-5, 6-4 NSIC) their second home loss of the season.


Beavers travel for contests with NSIC South opponents

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team will face Minnesota State University, Mankato for the first time this season while playing Concordia University-St. Paul for the second time during the 2015-16 season.


Late dunk seals Bemidji State's 70-69 win over St. Cloud State

Junior William Harvey drove down the court following a defensive rebound to slam home a dunk and seal a 70-69 win Sunday for Bemidji State University men's basketball over St. Cloud State University. Harvey finished with eight points while junior Ben Best led the Beavers (7-6, 4-5 NSIC) with 24 against the Huskies (6-9, 3-6 NSIC).


Anderson paces BSU with 20 points in 92-83 loss

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell to the University of Minnesota Duluth, 92-83, Saturday afternoon at Sanford Center. D.J. Anderson led the Beavers (6-7, 3-6 NSIC) in scoring with a career-high 20 points on 7-of-10 shooting against the Bulldogs (12-3, 8-1 NSIC).


Bemidji State returns home to host Minnesota Duluth, St. Cloud State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hosts alumni weekend while facing University of Minnesota Duluth Saturday, Jan. 9 and St. Cloud State University Sunday, Jan. 10 at the Sanford Center.


First half woes lead to 92-80 loss for Beavers

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team went on a 23-6 run to spark a comeback Sunday afternoon, but the 10-minute stretch was not enough in a 92-80 loss to University of Mary. The Beavers (6-6, 3-5 NSIC) totaled four players in double-figure scoring.


Minot State holds off Bemidji State, 77-73, in final minute

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team came up short Saturday night against Minot State University, 77-73, in Minot, N.D. Junior Ben Best topped 20 points for the second time this season while giving BSU (6-5, 3-4 NSIC) an opportunity to take a late lead in the Beaver Bash.


Beavers travel to North Dakota for 2016 opener

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team returns to action Jan. 2 against Minot State University and Jan. 3 against University of Mary for its first games of 2016.


Harvey named NSIC Player of the Week after career night

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference named Bemidji State University men’s basketball forward William Harvey North Division Player of the Week today after his first career double-double in a 72-65 win against University of Minnesota Crookston Dec. 18.


Harvey's 28 leads Beavers in 72-65 win over Golden Eagles

Junior William Harvey showcased his best night with the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team in its 72-65 win over University of Minnesota Crookston Friday night.


Beavers and Golden Eagles close out 2015 schedule

The Bemidji State University and University of Minnesota Crookston men’s basketball programs will meet for the second time this season to close out the 2015 schedule. The Beavers (5-4, 2-3 NSIC) and Golden Eagles (3-6, 1-4 NSIC) tip off at 7 p.m. in Bemidji, Minn., at the BSU Gymnasium.


Best scores career-high 28 points to lead BSU to 79-69 win over WSC

The Bemidji State men's basketball team defeated Wayne State College, 79-69, Saturday night in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest. Junior Ben Best recorded a career-high 28 points and 11 rebounds during his third double-double of the season to lead the Beavers (5-4, 2-3 NSIC) over the Wildcats (2-7, 1-4 NSIC).


Three Beavers score in double digits as BSU falls to No. 2 Vikings, 91-61

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell to No. 2 Augustana University, 91-61, Friday night in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest. Three Beavers scored in double digits for BSU, including leading scorer Jordan Rhodes with a career-high 16 points.


Beavers host No. 2 Vikings and Wildcats in NSIC play

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hosts No. 2 Augustana University and Wayne State College in its conference home opener this weekend in BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers (4-3, 1-2 NSIC) and Vikings (6-1, 3-0 NSIC) tipoff at 8 p.m. Friday while the Beavers and Wildcats (2-5, 1-2 NSIC) play at 6 p.m. Saturday.


Beavers' 3-ball difference in 74-67 loss to Bulldogs

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team led University of Minnesota Duluth in nearly all major categories, but a difference in 3-point shooting led to Saturday's 74-67 loss in Duluth, Minn.


Bemidji State takes first NSIC loss, 80-62, to St. Cloud State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team fell for the first time in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action, 80-62, to St. Cloud State University Friday night. The Beavers (4-2, 1-1 NSIC) were outrebounded, 51-31, by the Huskies (3-4, 1-1 NSIC) in Halenbeck Hall.


Beavers Men's Basketball continues road play at Huskies, Bulldogs

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team opens its first full Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference weekend on the road at St. Cloud State University Friday and University of Minnesota Duluth Saturday.


NSIC names Bemidji State's Best North Division Player of the Week

Bemidji State University forward Ben Best has been selected for Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division Player of the Week honors following play Nov. 24 and 28.


Late-game free throws seal 62-58 win for Beavers Men’s Hoops

Late free throws help the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team win its first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest, 62-58, at University of Minnesota Crookston Saturday. Elijah Valdez sank four-of-four from the charity stripe in the final 15 seconds to move the Beavers to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the NSIC.


Beavers Men's Basketball opens NSIC schedule at Golden Eagles

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team plays in its road- and Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference-opener at University of Minnesota Crookston at 4 p.m. in Lysaker Gymnasium. The Beavers (3-1, 0-0 NSIC) come off their first loss of the season and look to continue series dominance against Golden Eagles (2-2, 0-0 NSIC).


Beavers drop first game of 2015-16 to Concordia-St. Paul, 80-70

Ben Best scored 15 and pulled down a team-high 11 rebounds, but the Bemidji State University men's basketball team dropped its first game of the 2015-16 season Tuesday, 80-70, to Concordia University-St. Paul.


Men's Hoops hosts Concordia-St. Paul for final non-conference tilt

Beavers Men’s Basketball enters its final non-conference game after sweeping two exhibition games at the Viterbo Classic. Bemidji State (3-0, 0-0 NSIC) hosts Concordia University-St. Paul, a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference South Division.


Strong second half leads Beavers to second exhibition win

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team used an effecient second-half run to come away with a 91-78 exhibition win against University of Jamestown to close out the Viterbo Classic. Forward Ben Best added a game- and career-high 26 points for the Beavers (3-0, 0-0 NSIC) to close out the exhibition tournament with two wins.


Beavers take first game of Viterbo Classic, 76-69

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team opened to a strong start Friday night in its 76-69 win against Cardinal Stritch University. The Beavers (3-0, 0-0 NSIC) won its first game of the Viterbo Classic exhibition tournament and will face the winner of University of Jamestown and Viterbo University Saturday.


Beavers travel for exhibition tournament in Wisconsin

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team will compete in the four-team Viterbo Classic Friday and Saturday in La Crosse, Wis. BSU (3-0, 0-0 NSIC) takes on Cardinal Stritch University (3-2, 0-1 CCAC) at 5 p.m. Friday before playing either University of Jamestown or Viterbo University Saturday.


Pekarek's 3s guide Beavers past Comets, 89-52

Guard Christian Pekarek totaled 18 points, led by 5-of-5 shooting from behind the arc, in Bemidji State University men's basketball's 89-52 win over Mayville State University Tuesday night in BSU Gymnasium.


Men’s Basketball continues non-conference play against Comets

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team plays its third game in five nights at 8 p.m. Tuesday while hosting Mayville State University. The Beavers (2-0, 0-0 NSIC) welcome in the NAIA opponent for the 84th meeting all-time.


Beavers bench sparks 86-48 win against Storm

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team went on scoring runs thanks to 51 bench points in its 86-48 win Saturday against Crown College in BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers take season-opener with big win, 84-55

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team rode out a large halftime lead to an 84-55, season opening win against Northland College at BSU Gymnasium.


Five commit to Beaver Men's Basketball during early signing period

Bemidji State University head men’s basketball coach Mike Boschee announced today that five student-athletes have committed to the program during the early signing period.


Men's Basketball hosts Northland, Crown for season-opening weekend

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team begins its 2015-16 campaign while welcoming in Northland College and Crown College, Nov.13-14. The Beavers will tip-off at 8 p.m. each night at BSU Gymnasium in Bemidji, Minn.


Seniors named captains for 2015-16 Beaver Men's Basketball

Bemidji State University men’s basketball will be led on the court by its three seniors, as Head Coach Mike Boschee announced the trio as captains Monday. DJ Anderson, Irvin Womack and Kaylor Zimmerman were selected to the honor.


Beavers Men's Basketball selected 13th in NSIC Preseason Coaches' Poll

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team was picked to finish seventh in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division and 13th overall, as the NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll was released Thursday. Senior guard Kaylor Zimmerman was named the Player to Watch.


Beavers Basketball to begin practice for 2015-16 season tomorrow

The first games of the Bemidji State University men’s and women’s basketball seasons begin in less than one month. With the coming of the 2015-16 season, both teams begin official practices tomorrow in the BSU Gymnasium.


Beaver Buddies basketball skills sessions announced for Oct. 18-Nov. 8

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program has announced its Beaver Buddies Fall Skill Sessions for 2015. The four-session clinic series will run every Sunday from Oct. 18 to Nov. 8 and is available for boys and girls in grades K-8.


Boschee announces Bemidji State 2015-16 men’s basketball schedule

Bemidji State Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Boschee has announced the Beavers’ 2015-16 schedule. The 2015-16 campaign will get underway with a few games against Division III and NAIA opponents.


Oliveirense inks former Beaver James Ellisor to professional contract

Bemidji State University graduate and former men’s basketball standout James Ellisor (’12) has been signed by Uniao Desportiva Oliveirense of Portugal’s LPB league. The signing marks the beginning of Ellisor’s fourth season as a professional player.


Anderson named to NABC Honors Court for academic success

Bemidji State guard D.J. Anderson has been honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for academic success. Anderson is a part of record 1,000 student-athletes from 350 colleges and universities honored as members of the NABC’s annual Honors Court, recognizing the talents and gifts of collegiate student-athletes off the court.


Three transfers added to the 2015-16 men’s basketball roster

Bemidji State University head men’s basketball coach Mike Boschee announced today the addition of three newcomers have committed to Bemidji State and its men’s basketball program for the 2015-16 season and will enroll at the university in the fall. BSU’s recruits include William Harvey (Albuquerque, N.M.), Jordan Rhodes (Fountain, Colo.) and Elijah Valdez (Highlands Ranch, Co.).


Boschee adds four commits for 2015-16 during National Letter of Intent signing period

Bemidji State University head men’s basketball coach Mike Boschee announced today that Tanner Bruchs (Poynette, Wis.), Calvin Harrington (Park Forest, Ill.), Clay Seifert (Prescott, Wis.) and Jacob McNallan (Andover, Minn.) have committed to the Beavers’ basketball program.


Fourteen Bemidji State student-athletes earn NSIC All-Academic team honors

Bemidji State University landed 14 student-athletes on the 2014-15 Winter Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team, announced by the league office March 19.


Beavers’ season comes to an end with a 97-79 loss at Augustana

Bemidji State men's basketball traveled to Augustana College Wednesday night for the first round of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Tournament. Despite a strong start by the Beavers to take a 12-7 lead right away in the game, BSU fell by a final score of 97-79.


Turner and Floyd earn Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University’s Emily Turner and Dillon Floyd have been selected as Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 16-22.


Beavers open NSIC Tournament with Augustana on the road Wednesday

Bemidji State University men’s basketball is set to open the first round of the 2015 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Sanford Health Tournament Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, S.D. The Beavers take on Augustana College with a tip off set for 8 p.m. from Sioux Falls Arena.


Men's Basketball heads to Augustana for first round of NSIC Sanford Health Tournament, Feb. 25

Bemidji State University men’s basketball is set to open the first round of the 2015 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Sanford Health Tournament Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, S.D.


Beavers fall in the final seconds to Northern State, 72-66

Bemidji State men's basketball finished out its regular season action with a home game against Northern State University Saturday night from BSU Gymnasium. After putting up a tough fight and briefly leading, the Beavers suffered a 72-66 loss in the final seconds of the game.


No. 8 MSU Moorhead takes Beavers at home, 99-61

The Bemidji State men's basketball team took on No. 8 Minnesota State University Moorhead Friday night at BSU Gymnasium but fell behind with a final score of 99-61.


Beavers to host MSU Moorhead and Northern State in final home stand, Feb. 20-21

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is set to host its final regular season weekend with Minnesota State University Moorhead and Northern State University, Feb. 20-21.


First half not enough as Beavers fall at Minot State, 84-76

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team got off to a great start leading at halftime over Minot State University but was unable to hang on in the second to fall in its final regular season road game by a final score of 84-76.


Beavers fall in second half battle at U-Mary, 75-66

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team went head-to-head against University of Mary Friday night looking for a win to start its final regular season road series. The Beavers led at the half but the Marauders pulled away in the second half to win 75-66.


BSU set for final regular season road weekend at U-Mary and Minot State

Bemidji State University men’s basketball is set to hit the road for its final regular season Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference road series as it heads to University of Mary and Minot State University, Feb. 13-14.


Mowat and Elrod named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Brittni Mowat and Clayton Elrod have been selected as Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 2-Feb. 8. Mowat backstopped Bemidji State women’s hockey to a sweep over St. Cloud State University last weekend. Elrod paced the Beavers’ offense averaging 17.5 points per contest.


Beavers drop another close one at home to Sioux Falls, 69-64

Another upset struck Bemidji State men's basketball as it lost a close one to University of Sioux Falls by a final score of 69-64.


Beavers lose a heartbreaker to Southwest Minnesota State, 75-71

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team hosted Southwest Minnesota State University Friday evening, falling short only in the last minutes of the game resulting in a 75-71 loss.


Bemidji State set for home weekend with Southwest Minnesota State and Sioux Falls

Bemidji State University men's basketball is set to host its second to last home series of the 2014-15 season as it welcomes Southwest Minnesota State University and University of Sioux Falls to BSU Gymnasium, Feb. 6-7. Game times are set for 8 p.m. and 6 p.m., respectively.


Bemidji State upsets Upper Iowa on the road, 88-85

Bemidji State University men's basketball ended its four-game road stint at Upper Iowa University Saturday night. The Beavers earned their second win of 2015 as they upset the Peacocks 88-85.


Beavers fall short in battle at Winona State, 75-68

Bemidji State men's basketball battled to the end in its Friday night road game at Winona State University but could not hold onto the lead as they fall 75-68.


Bemidji State heads to Winona State and Upper Iowa, Jan. 30-31

Bemidji State University men's basketball goes on the road Jan. 30-31 to take on Winona State University and Upper Iowa University to end a four-game road-stint. Tip offs set for 8 p.m. and 6 p.m., respectively.


Bemidji State goes down to No. 8 MSU Moorhead, 89-69

Bemidji State men's basketball went head-to-head with No. 8 Minnesota State University Moorhead Saturday night but fell 89-69.


Beavers drop to Northern State Friday night, 81-62

Bemidji State men's basketball team traveled to Northern State University Friday night to start a four-game road stint as they fell to the Wolves, 81-62.


Deters and White named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Erin Deters and Shane White have been selected as Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 12-18.


Beavers head to Northern State and #8 MSU Moorhead, Jan. 23-24

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team heads on the road to start a four-game stretch at Northern State University and No. 8 Minnesota State University Moorhead, Jan. 23-24.


Concordia-St. Paul outlasts the Beavers, 70-66

After a nail biter tonight at the Sanford Center the Beavers fall just short to Concordia St. Paul with a final score of 70-66.


Bemidji State falls to No. 21 Minnesota State Friday, 84-66

Bemidji State men's basketball opened its play at Sanford Center Friday night against No. 21 Minnesota State University-Mankato. The Beavers fell to the Mavericks by a final score of 84-66.


Beavers go to Sanford Center to host Minnesota State and Concordia-St. Paul

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team is set to host Minnesota State University-Mankato and Concordia University, St. Paul Jan. 16-17. BSU will host the games at Sanford Center with tip offs set for 8 p.m. and 6 p.m., respectively.


Beavers late run not enough as they fall to St. Cloud State, 80-55

Bemidji State men's basketball traveled to St. Cloud State University Saturday night to end its first road series of 2015 as they fell by a final score of 80-55.


Beavers fall in overtime battle to Minnesota Duluth, 84-80

Bemidji State men's basketball kicked off a two-game road stint at University of Minnesota Duluth Friday night where it fell in an overtime battle, 84-80.


Beavers go on the road to Minnesota Duluth and St. Cloud State, Jan. 9-10

The Bemidji State University men's basketball is set to hit the road for the first time in 2015 as it travels to University of Minnesota Duluth and St. Cloud State University, Jan. 9-10.


Beavers drop a close battle to U-Mary, 86-80

Bemidji State men's basketball hosted University of Mary Saturday evening at BSU Gymnasium to end its first series at home in 2015. The Beavers fell short resulting in an 86-80 loss.


Beavers defeat Minot State for first win of 2015, 84-76

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team opened its 2015 portion of its schedule with an 84-76 victory over Minot State University Friday evening at BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers open 2015 at home against Minot State and U-Mary

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is set to open the 2015 portion of its schedule as it plays host to Minot State University and University of Mary, Jan. 2-3.


Minnesota Crookston edges Beavers with 73-61 victory

Bemidji State University men’s basketball team ended its 2014 portion of its schedule on the road at rival University of Minnesota Crookston where it fell by a final score of 73-64.


Beavers set for rival Minnesota Crookston on the road

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hits Highway 2 Friday as it takes on rival University of Minnesota Crookston for its finals game of 2014. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. from Lysaker Gymnasium.


Beavers snap a three-game slide at Wayne State, 87-80

Bemidji State University men’s basketball team snapped its three-game losing streak to end its first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference road series at Wayne State College. The Beavers held onto their lead with a late comeback by the Wildcats for an 87-80 victory.


Beavers fall at #18 Augustana Friday, 90-71

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team took to the road for the first time this season as it started a three game road stint at No. 18 Augustana College. The Vikings came away with a 90-71 win over the Beavers.


Bilic and Best earn Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University’s Ivana Bilic and Ben Best have been selected as Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Dec. 1-7.


Beavers travel to #11 Augustana and Wayne State, Dec. 12-13

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team is set to hit the road for the first time this season as they travel to take on No. 11 Augustana College and Wayne State College Dec. 12-13.


Minnesota Duluth upsets Beavers in close game, 79-66

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team ended its seven game home stint with University of Minnesota Duluth Saturday evening, where the Beavers fell in a close one, 79-66.


St. Cloud State ends Beavers win streak, 88-65

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team started the weekend off hosting St. Cloud State University where the Huskies gave the Beavers their first loss, 88-65.


BSU ends home stint with St. Cloud State and Minnesota Duluth

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is set to end its seven game home stint as it plays host to St. Cloud State University Friday and University of Minnesota Duluth Saturday. Game times are set for 8 p.m. and 6 p.m., respectively from BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers ranked No. 8 in D2SIDA Regional Rankings

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is ranked No. 8 in the Central Region in this week’s edition of the Division II Sports Information Directors of America (D2SIDA) rankings, as voted on by the region’s sports information directors.


Beavers defeat Minnesota Crookston to open up conference play, 78-50

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hosted University of Minnesota Crookston Saturday to open its Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) play. The Beavers defeated the Golden Eagles in the game, 78-50.


Sheley and Lutes named Beaver Pride Atheltes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Tatum Sheley and Brock Lutes have been selected as Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Nov. 17-23


Lutes leads Bemidji State past Minnesota-Morris, 89-67

Senior Brock Lutes scored 18 points and the Bemidji State University men's basketball team shot over 56.1 percent for the field in an 89-67 nonconference victory over University of Minnesota-Morris Tuesday at the BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers set to host Minnesota Morris and Minnesota Crookston

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team is set to play its final non-conference game Nov. 25 against University of Minnesota Morris and then start conference action Nov. 29 playing host to University of Minnesota Crookston.


Beavers battle to a 69-58 win over Viterbo Saturday

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team ended its weekend action Saturday night taking on Viterbo University at home. BSU stays undefeated with a 69-58 win over the V-Hawks.


Men's basketball takes 77-66 victory over Mayville State

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team started its weekend action off with Mayville State University Friday night. BSU earned its second win of the season with a 77-66 victory.


Beavers take on Mayville State and Viterbo in weekend action

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team continues a seven-game home stand as it hosts Mayville State University Friday and Viterbo University Saturday. Game times are set for 8 p.m. and 6 p.m., respectively.


Bemidji State to host basketball games at Sanford Center Jan. 16-17

Bemidji State University athletics, along with Sanford Center and Sanford Health are teaming up to bring Bemidji State basketball to Sanford Center for the first time Jan. 16-17.


Bemidji State takes home opener over Crown College, 100-60

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team played host to Crown College in its season home opener Friday night taking the game 100-60.


Men's basketball hosts Crown College in regular season opener

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team is set open its regular season with seven straight at home, starting with Crown College Friday, Nov. 14. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. from BSU Gymnasium.


Sorenson commits to Beavers during early signing period for 2015-16

The Bemidji State University head men’s basketball coach Mike Boschee announced today that Kyle Sorenson (Caledonia, Minn.) has committed to the Beavers’ basketball program and will enroll at the University next fall.


Beavers fall 64-45 to Northern Iowa in exhibition game

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team traveled to University of Northern Iowa Sunday afternoon for an exhibition game. The Beavers fell 64-45 to the Panthers.


Bemidji State Athletics to host Military Appreciation Weekend Nov. 14-15

In an effort to honor the brave men and women defending the United States of America and the freedom we enjoy, Bemidji State University Athletics will host Military Appreciation Weekend Nov. 14-15.


Beavers set for exhibition game at Northern Iowa Sunday

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is set to open its 2014-15 exhibition season Nov. 9 as it travels to University of Northern Iowa. Tip off is set for 1 p.m. Sunday.


Lutes earns NSIC North Preseason Player of the Year award

Bemidji State University guard Brock Lutes (Sr., Portland, Ore.) has been selected as the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) men’s basketball Preseason Player of the Year, announced today by league officials.


Beavers set to hold alumni basketball game Saturday

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is set to host an alumni basketball game Saturday prior to the homecoming football game starting at 12:30 p.m. in BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers set to start practice for the 2014-15 season

The Bemidji State University men and women’s basketball teams are set to kick off the 2014-15 season with their first practice today in the BSU Gymnasium.


Beaver Buddies basketball skills sessions set for Oct. 26-Nov. 23

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program has announced its Beaver Buddies Fall Skill Session opportunities for 2014. The four-session clinic series will run from Oct. 26 to Nov. 23 and is available for boys and girls in grades K-8.


Boschee announces 2014-15 men's basketball schedule

Bemidji State Head Men's Basketball Coach Mike Boschee announced the 2014-15 schedule Monday, which highlights a Division I exhibition game, four nonconference home games and the 22-game Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference slate.


Schalow and Tesdahl named to NABC Honors Court

Bemidji State University men’s basketball student-athletes, Jake Schalow (Kaukauna, Wis.) and Brock Tesdahl (Crosby, Minn.), were honored Monday as the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) recognized a record 895 players from 338 colleges and universities with its annual Honors Court distinction.


Boschee adds Majkrzak as assistant coach

Bemidji State Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Boschee has announced the addition of Matt Majkrzak as an assistant coach. Majkrzak, most recently a graduate assistant at Chadron State College, joins Boschee and assistant coach Ryan Montgomery for the 2014-15 season.


Bemidji State men's basketball golf outing set for July 25

The Bemidji State University men's basketball program, Beaver Pride and former student-athletes Dan Christenson and John Phillips are hosting the Sixth Annual Bemidji State Men's Basketball Alumni and Friends Golf Outing Friday, July 25 at the Blueberry Pines Golf Club in Menahga, Minn.


NSIC announcement of 2014 Hall of Fame class includes BSU's David Lee

David Lee, a four-time all-conference performer and the Bemidji State University men's basketball program's all-time leading scorer, was today announced as a member of the 2014 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Hall of Fame class. The conference office will induct the eight-person 2014 Hall of Fame class during a ceremony July 9.


Bemidji State men's basketball announces team awards

The Bemidji State men's basketball program held its annual postseason banquet April 30 and announced its 2013-14 team award winners. Senior Zach Noreen (F, Avon, Minn.) and junior Brock Lutes (G, Portland, Ore.) highlighted the award recipients as they were honored as Co-Most Valuable Players.


Bemidji State men's basketball Collegiate Exposure Camp set for June 17

The Bemidji State men's basketball program will conduct its Collegiate Exposure Camp from 12-4 p.m. June 17 on the campus of BSU. The camp is open to high school graduating classes of 2015-18.


VanHaaften and Kalis named Bemidji State's Student-Athletes of the Year

Bemidji State University midfielder Tiffany VanHaaften (Sr., Chaska, Minn.) and first baseman/pitcher Logan Kalis (Sr., Little Falls, Minn.) were named 2013-14 Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year as a part of the Beaver Nation Celebration athletic appreciation banquet Thursday at the BSU Gymnasium.


Green & White event raises more than $104,000 for BSU Athletics

More than 400 attendees and 100 Bemidji State University student-athletes gathered at the Sanford Center Saturday night for the inaugural Green & White Dinner and Auction to Benefit BSU Athletics. Net proceeds from tickets, bids on auction items, as well as other activities, totaled more than $104,000 and included individual donations totaling $21,800 to “Build a Scholarship.”


BSU men's basketball announces Beaver Buddies Skill Session dates

The Bemidji State men's basketball program has announced dates for its Beaver Buddies Evening Skill Sessions. The opportunity for boys and girls entering grades 1-8 will be available Tuesday evenings from June 3-July 8.


Bemidji State men’s basketball announces team challenge camp dates

The Bemidji State men’s basketball program has announced dates for its Single Day Team Challenge camp. The opportunity for high school teams will be available June 13 and June 27.


Bemidji State lands 14 on Winter Academic All-NSIC Team

Bemidji State University landed 14 student-athletes on the 2014 Winter Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team, announced by the league office March 13.


Lutes honored as Daktronics All-Central Region Second Team

Bemidji State University men’s basketball junior Brock Lutes (G, Portland, Ore.) was named Daktronics All-Central Region Second Team today, to become the fourth player in program history to earn all-region status from the award program.


Seniors reflect on careers at Bemidji State

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team had five seniors, all of which have brought something different to the Beavers. BSUBeavers.com caught up with all five student-athletes late last week as they reflected on their careers at Bemidji State.


Lutes NSIC Newcomer of the Year, Noreen 1st team, Rosenbloom 2nd team

The NSIC announced its annual postseason awards and all-conference teams Thursday and in the process honored BSU men’s basketball junior Brock Lutes (G, Portland, Ore.) as NSIC Newcomer of the Year and All-NSIC First Team, while also recognizing senior Zach Noreen (F, Avon, Minn.) as All-NSIC 1st Team and senior Maxie Rosenbloom (F, St. Paul, Minn.) as All-NSIC 2nd Team.


Beavers fall to Wayne State 88-76 in NSIC Tournament

A 19-0 early second half run lifted visiting Wayne State College to an upset victory versus Bemidji State University men's basketball Wednesday in the first round of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Men's Basketball Tournament at BSU Gymnasium.


Tougas and Rosenbloom pegged Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Kaitlyn Tougas (So., F, Thunder Bay, Ontario) and Maxie Rosenbloom (Sr., F, St. Paul, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 17-23.


Beavers host Wayne State in NSIC Tournament First Round

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (18-8) finished the 2013-14 regular season 15-7 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play to earn a share of the NSIC North Division Championship. The Beavers earned the No. 2 seed in the NSIC North and will host No. 7 seed of the NSIC South, Wayne State College (8-18, 5-17 NSIC), Feb. 26 at 7 p.m.


NSIC Tournament bracket; BSU earns No. 2 seed, host Wayne State

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team finished 15-7 in NSIC play to earn a share of the NSIC North Division Championship. Saturday, the 2013-14 NSIC/Sanford Health Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket was announced and the Beavers earned the No. 2 seed in the NSIC North and will host No. 7 seed of the NSIC South, Wayne State College, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m.


Beavers fall at St. Cloud State; Share NSIC North Championship

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team lost 92-60 Saturday at St. Cloud State University, but finished the regular season with a 15-7 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference record to earn a share of the NSIC North Division Championship with SCSU and Minnesota State University Moorhead.


Beavers downed by Bulldogs on the road, 81-65

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team traveled to University of Minnesota Duluth and suffered an 81-65 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs Friday in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference battle at Romano Gymnasium. BSU drops to 18-7 overall and 15-6 in NSIC play.


Beavers wrap regular season at Bulldogs and Huskies

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (18-6, 15-5 NSIC) concludes the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference regular season Feb. 21-22 when it travels to University of Minnesota Duluth (10-14, 8-12 NSIC) and St. Cloud State University (17-7, 13-7 NSIC). Friday’s game is scheduled for 8 p.m., while Saturday’s game is set for a 6 p.m. tip.


Beavers earn No. 8 spot in first edition of NCAA Central Region Rankings

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team debuted at No. 8 in the first NCAA Division II Central Region Rankings, announced Wednesday by the NCAA selection committee. The ranking marks the fourth team in program history to earn a spot in the regional poll.


Noreen carving own path in family of hoopsters

Sometimes the youngest of six can be forgotten, but with the common bond of basketball, Zach Noreen grew up in a supportive family atmosphere that has helped him succeed and continues to guide him in his final season on the Bemidji State men’s basketball team. The tie that binds Zach and his siblings to the hardwood is their father, Jon.


Lutes honored as NSIC Player of the Week for third time in 2013-14

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference honored Bemidji State University men’s basketball junior Brock Lutes (G, Portland, Ore.) for the second consecutive week and third time in 2013-14, Monday, when the league announced him as NSIC Player of the Week. The award is the fifth by a BSU student-athlete this season.


Beavers post 90-77 victory versus CU on Senior Day

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team closed the regular season home slate Saturday with a 90-77 victory against Concordia University, St. Paul in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play. The game served as Senior Day for five Beavers, as BSU improved to 18-6, 15-4 in league play.


Beavers fall to No. 18 Minnesota State, 79-74

The lead changed 17 times and the game was tied on 19 occasions Friday, but a 8-0 second-half run by visiting No. 18 Minnesota State University, Mankato would prove to be the difference in a 79-74 Bemidji State University men's basketball loss to the Mavericks.


Beavers host MSU and CU in regular season home finale

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (17-5, 14-4 NSIC) wraps a four-game homestand and the regular season portion of the home schedule Feb. 14-15 when No. 18 Minnesota State University, Mankato (21-4, 15-3 NSIC) and Concordia University, St. Paul (7-15, 4-14 NSIC) visit BSU Gymnasium for a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contests.


Beaver Pride names Prout and Lutes Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Shaylin Prout (So., Thunder Bay, Ontario) and Brock Lutes (G, 6-4, 215, Jr., Portland, Ore.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 3-9.


Lutes earns NSIC Player of the Week honors

After totaling 73 points, shooting 64.3 percent from the field and guiding the Bemidji State men’s basketball team to a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference home sweep Feb. 7-8, junior Brock Lutes (G, Portland, Ore.) was honored as NSIC Player of the Week, Monday, in a league announcement. The award is the second of the season for Lutes (Jan. 13).


Lutes rattles off 43 points to lead Beavers to 90-77 victory

Junior Brock Lutes (G, Portland, Ore.) fell just one point shy of a Bemidji State University men’s basketball single-game points record, as he totaled 43 points to lift the Beavers to a 90-77 home victory against University of Mary Saturday. Senior guard Jake Schalow (Kaukauna, Wis.) added 25 points to help guide BSU to 17-5 overall and 14-4 in NSIC play.


Lutes pours in 30 in 83-60 Bemidji State victory against visiting Minot State

Junior guard Brock Lutes (Portland, Ore.) totaled 30 points, his fourth 30-point performance of the season, to guide the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to a 83-60 victory against visiting Minot State University. BSU improved to 16-5 overall and 13-4 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play.


Beavers open four-game homestand with MISU and U-Mary

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (15-5, 12-4 NSIC) begins a four-game homestand Feb. 7-8 when Minot State University (7-13, 3-13 NSIC) and University of Mary (5-16, 3-13 NSIC) visit BSU Gymnasium for a pair of NSIC contests. Friday’s game with the fellow Beavers is scheduled for 8 p.m., while Saturday’s game with the Marauders is set for a 6 p.m. tip.


Winning streak ends at eight, as Beavers fall at Sioux Falls, 87-78

Bemidji State University men's basketball failed to score during the final four minutes of the first half and allowed an 11-0 run by University of Sioux Falls to trail by 12 at the half. BSU cut the deficit to four in the final minutes, but couldn't complete the comeback and suffered its first loss in nine games, 87-78.


BSU records eighth straight win behind three 20-plus point performances

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team shot over 60 percent from the field for the fourth time this season Friday and three players scored more than 20 points to lift the Beavers to their eighth straight victory in a 91-82 decision at Southwest Minnesota State University.


Kelly and Noreen named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Rachael Kelly (F, Jr., Roseville, Minn.) and Zach Noreen (F, 6-6, 250, Sr., Avon, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 20-26.


Beavers conclude four-game road trip at SMSU and USF

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (14-4, 11-3 NSIC) concludes a four-game road trip on a seven-game winning streak Jan. 31-Feb. 1 when it battles Southwest Minnesota State University (13-7, 10-4 NSIC) and University of Sioux Falls (9-9, 6-8 NSIC) in two NSIC games. Friday’s contest is scheduled for 8 p.m., while Saturday’s game is set for a 6 p.m. tip.


Bemidji State makes it seven straight after 84-68 victory at Minot State

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team recorded its seventh straight victory Saturday, its longest streak since 2004-05, with an 84-68 victory at Minot State University in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest in Minot, N.D. BSU is 8-1 in its last nine games, improved to 14-4 overall and 11-3 in NSIC play.


Beavers push winning streak to six with 68-59 win at U-Mary

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team shot 72.7 percent in the second half to erase a halftime deficit, en route to a 68-59 road win at University of Mary Friday in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest. The victory makes six in a row for the Beavers, as they improve to 13-4 overall and 10-3 in NSIC play.


Beaver Pride names Horob and Rosenbloom Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Hailey Horob (So., Williston, N.D.) and Maxie Rosenbloom (F, 6-6, Sr., St. Paul, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 13-18.


Beavers take to the road Jan. 24-25 at U-Mary and Minot State

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (12-4, 9-3 NSIC) takes to the road to defend its five-game winning streak Jan. 24-25 when it battles University of Mary (4-13, 2-10 NSIC) and Minot State University (6-10, 2-10 NSIC) in two Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games. Friday’s contest is set for an 8 p.m. tip, while Saturday’s game is scheduled for a 6 p.m. start.


Rosenbloom featured on 2013-14 NSIC Spotlight Radio Show Week No. 13

Bemidji State University men's basketball has won five straight, is 6-1 in its last seven games and are leading the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North with a 9-3 record, prompting the NSIC to invite senior forward Maxie Rosenbloom (St. Paul, Minn.) on its weekly radio spotlight.


Team effort lifts Beavers to 85-77 victory against Northern State

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team collected its fifth straight victory, sixth win in the last seven games and took over sole possession of first place in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North, Saturday, with an 85-77 home victory against Northern State University.


Beavers survive second half Dragon run to win 77-71

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team held a 17-point lead with 11:56 remaining in regulation and had to survive a Minnesota State University Moorhead run that moved the BSU advantage to just two before winning 77-71 Friday at BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers entertain Dragons and Wolves

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (10-4, 7-3 NSIC) looks to extend its three-game winning streak Jan. 17-18 when it hosts Minnesota State University Moorhead (11-3, 7-3 NSIC) and Northern State University (12-4, 7-3 NSIC) in two NSIC games. Friday’s contest at BSU Gymnasium is set for a 8 p.m. tip, while Saturday’s game is scheduled for a 6 p.m. start.


Lutes honored as NSIC Player of the Week

For the third time this season, a member of the Bemidji State University men's basketball team was honored as Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Player of the Week. Monday, the league announced Brock Lutes (G, Portland, Ore.) as the player of the week after the junior averaged 29.5 points per game and shot 65.5 percent from the field to guide BSU to a road weekend sweep.


Beavers improve to 4-1 in last five games with 69-46 win at Wayne State

Bemidji State University men's basketball won its third straight and improved to 4-1 in the last five games Saturday with a 69-46 victory at Wayne State College in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest. The Beavers improved to 10-4 overall and 7-3 in NSIC play and recorded its first league weekend road sweep since Feb. 17-18, 2012.


Beavers shoot program record 71.2 percent in 97-79 win at Augustana

The hot shooting ways of the Bemidji State University men's basketball continued Friday, as the Beavers established a program record for field goal percentage for the second time this season. BSU shot 71.2 percent from the field to down Augustana College 97-79 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest in Sioux Falls, S.D.


Beaver Pride names Althoff and Lutes Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Jessie Althoff (F, Sr., Becker, Minn.) and Brock Lutes (G, Jr., Portland, Ore.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances between Dec. 29 and Jan. 4.


Rosenbloom transforms from role player to leader

College athletics provides an opportunity for young men and women to grow and develop both on and off the playing field. Fans who have followed Bemidji State University men’s basketball in the last four years have seen that transformation in senior forward Maxie Rosenbloom on the hardwood, while his teammates have witnessed a role player turn into a leader.


Beavers travel to Augustana and Wayne State

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (8-4, 5-3 NSIC) takes to the road for the first time in 2014 when it travels to Augustana College (9-5, 6-2 NSIC) and Wayne State College (6-6, 3-5 NSIC) Jan. 10-11 for a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games. Friday’s contest against Augie is set for a 8 p.m. start, while Saturday’s game at WSC is scheduled for a 6 p.m. tip.


Beavers post 102-89 victory against Upper Iowa

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team recorded a 102-89 victory over Upper Iowa University. The Beavers were lead by Brock Lutes who had 30 points and eight rebounds. Zach Noreen and Jake Schalow also contributed 22 points. Bemidji State improves to 8-4 overall and 5-3 NSIC.


Bench provides spark in 87-86 overtime loss to Winona State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team went to battle with the Warriors of Winona State University Friday at BSU Gymnasium, but came out on the losing end of an 87-86 overtime result. The Beavers had opportunities to win the NSIC game on the last shot in both the regulation and overtime sessions, but couldn’t find the last big play.


Beavers host Warriors and Peacocks to begin 2014

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (7-3, 4-2 NSIC) hosts a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games at BSU Gymnasium Jan. 3-4 to begin the new year. The Beavers welcome Winona State University (11-2, 6-0 NSIC) Friday at 8 p.m. and Upper Iowa University (4-8, 2-4 NSIC) Saturday at 6 p.m.


Schalow honored as NSIC Player of the Week

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference honored Bemidji State University men’s basketball senior guard Jake Schalow (Kaukauna, Wis.) Monday in a league announcement, as he was named NSIC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. The award is the second in the month of December for the Beavers. Senior Maxie Rosenbloom (F, St. Paul, Minn.) was named player of the week Dec. 9.


Schalow, Beavers shoot lights out in 103-61 victory versus UMC

Senior guard Jake Schalow knocked down seven 3-pointers and totaled a career-high 30 points to guide the Bemidji State University men's basketball team to a program record 68.5 percent shooting night Friday in a 103-61 home victory versus University of Minnesota Crookston.


Beavers wrap 2013 hosting Minnesota Crookston Friday

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (6-3; 3-2 NSIC, 3-2 NSIC North) looks to remedy a two-game losing streak Dec. 20 when it hosts University of Minnesota Crookston (4-5; 1-4 NSIC, 1-4 NSIC North) in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference battle at BSU Gymnasium beginning at 8 p.m.


Beavers drop 75-59 decision at Northern State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team couldn’t overcome a slow start and 15-point halftime deficit at Northern State University Saturday and fell 75-59 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference battle at Wachs Arena.


Beavers battle with Dragons in 77-68 road loss

In a battle of undefeated Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference teams, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (6-2, 3-1 NSIC) fell 77-68 at Minnesota State University Moorhead (8-0, 4-0 NSIC) Friday at the Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse. Junior guard DJ Hervy (G, Chicago, Ill.) totaled a season-high 23 points for BSU.


Beaver Pride names Lee and Rosenbloom Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Morgan Lee (G, Sr., Hayward, Wis.) and Maxie Rosenbloom (F, Sr., St. Paul, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances between Dec. 1-7.


Beavers hit the road for NSIC weekend at MSUM and NSU

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (6-1; 3-0 NSIC, 3-0 NSIC North) hits the road to pit its 3-0 NSIC record against Minnesota State University Moorhead (7-0; 3-0 NSIC, 3-0 NSIC North) and Northern State University (7-2; 2-1 NSIC, 2-1 NSIC North) Dec. 13-14. Friday’s contest against MSUM is set for an 8 p.m. start, while the tip for Saturday is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start.


A coaching career defined by more than wins and losses

With 147 wins, former head coach Dr. Karl Salscheider has won more games than any other Bemidji State men’s basketball bench boss in the 92-year history of the program. He is also quick to point out - with a smile - that he has lost more games than any other head coach in program history, but those wins and losses don’t define the career of a man who has shaped so many lives.


Rosenbloom earns NSIC Player of the Week honors

After averaging 18.0 points and pulling down 17.5 rebounds per game in a 2-0 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference home weekend Dec. 6-7, senior forward Maxie Rosenbloom (St. Paul, Minn.) has been honored as NSIC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, in a league announcement Monday.


Beavers improve to 3-0 in NSIC play with 90-79 victory versus UMD

Behind a 30-point effort from junior Brock Lutes (G, Portland, Ore.), the Bemidji State University men's basketball team posted a 90-79 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference home victory against University of Minnesota Duluth Saturday to improve to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in league play.


Rosenbloom's 21-point, 24-rebound effort propels BSU to 70-65 victory

Senior forward Maxie Rosenbloom (St. Paul, Minn.) gathered a Bemidji State University men's basketball record 24 rebounds and added a career-high 21 points to lift the Beavers to a 70-65 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference home victory against St. Cloud State University Friday.


Beavers open NSIC home schedule with SCSU and UMD

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (4-1; 1-0 NSIC, 1-0 NSIC North) opens its NSIC home schedule Dec. 6-7 when it hosts St. Cloud State University (5-0; 1-0 NSIC, 1-0 NSIC North) and University of Minnesota Duluth (2-3; 0-1 NSIC, 0-1 NSIC North). Friday’s contest against SCSU is set for an 8 p.m. start, while the tip for Saturday is scheduled for a 6 p.m. start.


Beavers open NSIC play with 78-63 victory at Minnesota Crookston

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team recorded a 13-0 run during the first half's final three minutes of play Saturday at University of Minnesota Crookston to turn the momentum and roll to a 78-63 victory to open Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play.


Beaver Pride names Mowat and Noreen Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Brittni Mowat (G, Fr., Glenboro, Manitoba) and Zach Noreen (F, Sr., Avon, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week, after recording outstanding athletic performances between Nov. 18-25.


Beavers' first road test marks start of NSIC play Saturday at UMC

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team (3-1, 0-0 NSIC) begins Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play Nov. 30 when it hits the road for the first time in 2013-14 and travels to University of Minnesota Crookston (3-1, 0-0 NSIC) for a 4 p.m. contest.


Former Beaver Walters thriving at the next level

After four successful years of pulling a green and white jersey over his head, Mason Walters graduated from Bemidji State in May and began pursuing playing basketball after college. In late July, Walters’ dream of playing professional basketball came true when he signed a contract to play with the Bodfeld Baskets Oberharz organization in Germany.


Huskies nip Beavers, 81-74

Michigan Tech University knocked down 13 3-pointers, seven in the second half, en route to handing the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team its first loss of the season Tuesday at BSU Gymnasium, 81-74. The contest concluded nonconference play for the Beavers, as they head into Northern Sun Intercollegiate play Nov. 30 with a 3-1 record.


Beavers conclude nonconference play hosting Michigan Tech

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (3-0, 0-0 NSIC) concludes its four-game nonconference homestand and out-of-league play Tuesday at 8 p.m. versus Michigan Tech University (2-0, 0-0 GLIAC) at BSU Gymnasium.


One-on-One with senior guard Jake Schalow

Senior guard Jake Schalow has grown on and off the court during his four years on the Bemidji State men’s basketball team. From role player to captain and starter, Schalow isn’t taking a single minute of Beaver basketball for granted. BSUBeavers.com caught up with the pure shooter to talk about his career and social life.


Beavers eclipse 100 points in 103-56 victory versus St. Scholastica

Senior forward Zach Noreen (Avon, Minn.) guided the Bemidji State University men's basketball team to a 103-56 home victory Saturday against College of St. Scholastica, as he totaled career-highs in three major categories with 25 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. BSU improved to 3-0 for the first time since the 2003-04.


Beavers Entertain St. Scholastica Saturday

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (2-0, 0-0 NSIC) continues its four-game nonconference homestand Saturday at 4 p.m. versus College of St. Scholastica at BSU Gymnasium.


Boschee inks two to NLI’s during NCAA early signing period

Bemidji State University men's basketball Head Coach Mike Boschee has inked his first NCAA early signing class as BSU’s bench boss, as he announced Friday Clayton Elrod (F, 6-6, Elk River, Minn.) and Christian Pekarek (PG, 6-0, Little Falls, Minn.) have signed National Letters of Intent to paly for the Beavers in 2014-15.


Second half surge sends Beavers to 81-60 victory versus Finlandia

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team used an early second half push to lift it to an 81-60 victory at BSU Gymnasium Tuesday versus Finlandia University. Senior Maxie Rosenbloom (F, St. Paul, Minn.) recorded his first-career double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds.


Beavers welcome Finlandia to BSU Gymnasium Tuesday

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hosts Finlandia University Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. to continue nonconference play at the BSU Gymnasium.


Balanced team attack boasts Beavers in 95-60 victory versus Mayville State

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team posted a 95-60 season-opening victory against Mayville State University Wednesday at BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers got production from their starters and bench, guided by a game-high 23 points from junior transfer Brock Lutes (G, Portland, Ore.).


Beavers host Mayville State to open 2013-14 regular season

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hosts Mayville State University Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. to open the 2013-14 campaign at BSU Gymnasium.


Bemidji State men’s basketball 2013-14 season preview

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team silenced doubters in 2012-13 under first-year head coach Mike Boschee, posted an 18-12 overall record and won six of its last seven games to make an appearance in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Tournament Championship game for the first time in program history.


Second half pushes Northern Iowa past Beavers 71-48 in exhibition contest

Senior forward Maxie Rosenbloom (St. Paul, Minn.) needs to increase his role on the offensive end for the Bemidji State men’s basketball team to be successful in 2013-14. Despite a 71-48 exhibition loss at NCAA Division I University of Northern Iowa Friday, one major positive that came out of the game was the play of Rosenbloom, as he posted 17 points.


Beavers travel to Northern Iowa for Division I exhibition

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team opens the 2013-14 season Oct. 25 with an exhibition contest at NCAA Division I University of Northern Iowa beginning at 7 p.m.


Bemidji State tabbed 12th in NSIC Preseason Coaches' Poll

Coming off an 18-12 overall record and a 13-9 league mark a season ago, the Bemidji State University men's basketball team was tabbed to finish 12th in the 2013-14 NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll Wednesday. The Beavers were pegged to finish sixth in the NSIC North Division, while senior forward Zach Noreen (Avon, Minn.) was deemed BSU’s Player to Watch.


Men's basketball begins 2013-14 season with first practice

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team officially got the 2013-14 season started with its first practice Tuesday. The Beavers travel to University of Northern Iowa Oct. 25 for an exhibition game.


Men's and women's basketball official first practice set for Oct. 15

The Bemidji State University men's and women's basketball programs open the 2013-14 season Oct. 15 with its first official practice. The women's team will have the floor 1-3 p.m. Tuesday and for the rest of the fall semester, while the men's squad will own the 3-5 p.m. time slot.


Men’s basketball announces fall skill sessions for kids

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball program has announced its fall skill session opportunities for 2013. The four sessions will run from Oct. 27 to Nov. 17 and is available for boys and girls in grades 2-8.


Bemidji State announces men's basketball schedule

Bemidji State University head men’s basketball coach Mike Boschee has released the 2013-14 schedule, which is highlighted by a Division I exhibition contest, four nonconference home dates and a 22-game Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference slate.


Walters signs to play professional basketball in Germany

Former Bemidji State University men’s basketball forward Mason Walters (2009-12) has inked a professional contract in Germany. The Milton, Wis. native has signed to play with the Bodfeld Baskets Oberharz organization to extend his career beyond the collegiate ranks.


Three Bemidji State basketball players honored for classroom success

For their dedication off the hardwood, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) honored three Bemidji State University men's basketball student-athletes today. Seniors Jason Edwards (G, Phoenix, Ariz.) and Lance Rongstad (G/F, Eleva, Wis.) and junior Jake Schalow (G, Kaukauna, Wis.) were named to the NABC Honors Court.


Men’s basketball golf outing set for July 26

The Bemidji State men’s basketball program and former student-athletes Dan Christenson and John Phillips are hosting the Fifth Annual Bemidji State Men’s Basketball Alumni and Friends Golf Outing on Friday, July 26 at the Blueberry Pines Golf Club in Menahga, Minn. The cost for the 2-person scramble is $100 per golfer with all proceeds directly benefiting the BSU basketball program.


Bemidji State summer athletic camp offerings

Summer vacation is upon us, so make your plans now to attend the many summer athletic camp offerings at Bemidji State! Summer camps are available for five different sports for girls and boys ranging from age 7 through graduating high school seniors. Opportunities are filling fast and early registration dates are nearing, so sign up now!


Bemidji State men’s basketball announces team awards

Before finishing the semester and departing in all directions, the Bemidji State University men's basketball team got together one last time and celebrated its successful 2012-13 season and doled out the team awards.


Boschee inks seven to first signing class as Bemidji State head coach

Head Bemidji State University men's basketball coach Mike Boschee has announced seven student-athletes to his first NCAA signing class as the Beaver bench boss. Seven players from three states have inked National Letters of Intent to play for Bemidji State beginning 2013-14.


Thompson and Rongstad named 2012-13 Student-Athletes of the Year

Bemidji State University volleyball outside hitter Bethany Thompson and quarterback/gaurd Lance Rongstad were named 2012-13 Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year as a part of the Beaver Nation Celebration Thursday at Sanford Center. In addition, Megan Castro of the soccer team and football standout Connor Quinn were selected BSU’s 2012-13 Female and Male Newcomers of the Year.


Bemidji State men's basketball announces summer camp offerings

The Bemidji State men's basketball program has announced its summer boy’s basketball camp opportunities for 2013. Camp offerings will run from June 4 to June 28 and be available for youth entering grade three to high school seniors.


Bemidji State men's basketball 2012-13 season in review

The 2012-2013 season was a fresh start for the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team after its former head coach, Matt Bowen, resigned and was replaced by Mike Bochee. After losing its head coach, the nation's player of the year and an all-region point guard, the league coaches predicted the Beavers to finish tied for 12th in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Bemidji State proved itself and surprised the league in one of the nation's toughest conferences and finished the 22-game league schedule with a 13-9 record to finish as the No. 3 seed in the NSIC North.


Bemidji State lands 14 on 2013 Academic All-NSIC Team

Bemidji State University had 14 student-athletes selected to the 2013 Winter Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team, announced by the league office today.


Men's basketball season ends with 18-12 mark

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team silenced any critics in 2012-13 and posted an 18-12 overall record to rank fifth all-time in wins in the 91-year history of the program. BSU won six of its last seven games and posted a 16-10 central region record, but was not selected to the NCAA Tournament Sunday.


Bemidji State men’s basketball to host NCAA Selection Show Party

The Bemidji State men's basketball team won six straight games before falling to No. 7 Minnesota State University, Mankato in the NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament Championship Saturday, 73-68. The run has given the Beavers an outside shot of making the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive season, so the program will host a selection show party for fans and supporters, Sunday, March 10 at 9 p.m. on the campus of BSU.


Beavers strong in 73-68 NSIC Tournament Championship loss to MSU

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team hung with No. 7 Minnesota State University, Mankato in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Men's Basketball Tournament Championship Saturday, but fell in the end 73-68.


Beavers play No. 7 Mavericks for NSIC Tournament Championship

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (18-11; 13-9 NSIC, 9-5 NSIC North) plays for a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship Saturday, March 9 in a 5:30 p.m. contest against No. 7 Minnesota State University, Mankato (25-4; 18-4 NSIC, 11-3 NSIC South).


Beavers win defensive battle with UIU 64-61 in NSIC Tournament Semifinals

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team missed nine free throws and hit just three 3-pointers, but played well enough on the defensive end to prevail 64-61 against Upper Iowa University Friday in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Men's Basketball Semifinals in Rochester, Minn.


Beavers travel to NSIC Tournament Semifinals against Upper Iowa

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (17-11; 13-9 NSIC, 9-5 NSIC North) makes its second consecutive trip to the semifinals of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Men’s Basketball Tournament Friday, March 8 in a 2:30 p.m. contest against Upper Iowa University (20-10; 14-8 NSIC, 7-7 NSIC South).


Crockrell, Rongstad named All-NSIC Second Team

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference office announced Wednesday its season award winners and named Bemidji State University men’s basketball seniors Dermaine Crockrell (G, Mesa, Ariz.) and Lance Rongstad (G/F, Eleva, Wis.) All-NSIC Second Team members.


Beaver Pride names Warmack and Walters Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University student-athletes Kate Warmack (C, 6-2, Jr., East Grand Forks, Minn.) and Mason Walters (F, 6-7, Sr., Milton, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 25-March 3.


Fan and multimedia information for NSIC Tournament Semifinals and Finals

After a 74-72 upset victory of No. 21 Winona State University Saturday, the Bemidji State University men's basketball team will return to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Men's Basketball Tournament Semifinals in Rochester, Minn. March 8 to battle Upper Iowa University Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Taylor Arena.


Beavers upend No. 21 Winona State 74-72 to advance to NSIC Semifinals

The Bemidji State men's basketball team used a 74-72 victory against host No. 21 Winona State University Saturday to return to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Men's Basketball Tournament Semifinals March 8 in Rochester, Minn. against Upper Iowa University at 2:30 p.m.


Beavers battle No. 21 Warriors in NSIC Tournament Quarterfinals

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (16-11; 13-9 NSIC, 9-5 NSIC North) travels to No. 21 Winona State University (24-6; 17-5 NSIC, 10-4 NSIC South) for the quarterfinals of the NSIC/Sanford Health Men’s Basketball Tournament Saturday, March 2 for a 6 p.m. contest.


Ticket and multimedia information for NSIC Tournament Quarterfinals

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team will battle No. 21 Winona State University in the quarterfinals of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Men's Basketball Tournament Saturday, March 2 at 6 p.m. at McCown Gymnasium in Winona, Minn.


Beaver Pride honors Sautbine and Walters as Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University student-athletes Taylor Sautbine (Sr., Tamarack, Minn.) and Mason Walters (F, 6-7, Sr., Milton, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 18-24.


Seniors reflect on collegiate careers

The season isn't over, but BSUBeavers.com caught up with the five seniors from the Bemidji State men's basketball team to reflect a bit on their collegiate careers and what they will take away from the hard court as their time as a Beaver comes to an end.


Beavers down Wildcats 71-54 to advance in NSIC Tournament

The Bemidji State University men's basketball put a complete effort together in the first round of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Men's Basketball Tournament Wednesday and rolled past visiting Wayne State College 71-54 to advance to the quarterfinals Saturday.


Beavers host Wildcats is NSIC Tournament First Round rematch

For the second consecutive season, the Bemidji State men’s basketball team (15-11; 13-9 NSIC, 9-5 NSIC North) is hosting Wayne State College (17-11; 11-11 NSIC, 5-9 NSIC South) in the first round of the NSIC/Sanford Health Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Beavers and the Wildcats battle in a Feb. 27 showdown at BSU Gymnasium beginning at 7 p.m.


One-on-One with Dermaine Crockrell

Dermaine Crockrell came to Bemidji State last season from Scottsdale Community College and scored 21 points in his second game. He went on to earn Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Newcomer of the Year honors and helped guide the team to a conference title and trip to the NCAA Tournament. Now the pressure is on his shoulders to lead the team to victory.


Ticket prices set for Wednesday's NSIC first round game

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team finished the 2012-13 regular season with a record of 15-11 overall and a 13-9 mark in league play to lock up the No. 3 seed in the North Division to earn the right to host the first round of the 2013 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC)/Sanford Health Men’s Basketball Tournament at 7 p.m. Wednesday at BSU Gymnasium.


Brackets for NSIC Tournament announced; Men host WSC, Women at MSU

The brackets are set for both the men’s and women’s basketball Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Basketball Tournaments, set to begin Feb. 27. The men’s team will host Wayne State College at 7 p.m. Wednesday at BSU Gymnasium, while the women travel to Minnesota State University, Mankato for a 6 p.m. tilt.


Walters reaches 1,000 points; BSU downs No. 22 St. Cloud State 75-71

With 12 points, senior forward Mason Walters (Milton, Wis.) landed right on the 1,000 career points mark and helped the Bemidji State University men's basketball team to a 75-71 victory against visiting No. 22 St. Cloud State University Saturday in the regular season finale.


Walters' career night propels Beavers to 79-64 win versus visiting Bulldogs

Senior forward Mason Walters (Milton, Wis.) recorded 22 points and tied a career-high with 13 rebounds to propel the Bemidji State men's basketball team to a 79-64 victory against visiting University of Minnesota Duluth Friday in a NSIC contest. The win secures a first round NSIC/Sanford Health Tournament home game for BSU, to be played Feb. 27 at 7 p.m.


Beavers close regular season at home with UMD and No. 22 SCSU

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (13-11; 11-9 NSIC, 7-5 NSIC North) closes the regular season with a pair of NSIC home games Feb. 22-23, as University of Minnesota Duluth (7-17; 5-15 NSIC, 5-7 NSIC North) and No. 22 St. Cloud State University (19-5; 15-5 NSIC, 10-2 NSIC North) visit BSU Gymnasium.


Bench play provides spark in 63-56 victory at U-Mary

Junior Maxie Rosenbloom (F, St. Paul, Minn.) scored a team-high 12 points and junior Jake Schalow (G, Kaukauna, Wis.) added eight points, as the two combined for 20 points off the bench to list the Bemidji State University men's basketball team to a 63-56 road victory at University of Mary Saturday.


Beavers suffer second straight road loss at Minot State, 86-76

After recording three straight wins, the Bemidji State University men's basketball team was on the losing end for the second consecutive game Friday, as it fell 86-76 at Minot State University in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest in Minot, N.D.


Beaver Pride names Sautbine and Crockrell Athletes fof the Week

Bemidji State University student-athletes Taylor Sautbine (Sr., Tamarack, Minn.) and Dermaine Crockrell (G, 6-1, 165, Sr., Mesa, Ariz.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 4-10.


Beavers conclude four-game roadie at Minot State and U-Mary

The Bemidji State men's basketball team (12-10; 10-8 NSIC, 6-4 NSIC North) concludes a NSIC four-game road trip Feb. 15-16, as it travels to North Dakota to battle Minot State University (8-14; 7-11 NSIC, 5-5 NSIC North) and University of Mary (3-19; 2-16 NSIC, 2-8 NSIC North). Friday’s contest is set for an 8 p.m. start, while the Saturday game is scheduled for a 6 p.m. tipoff.


Bemidji State a family affair for the Lee's

For the past three seasons, junior guard Morgan Lee's name has been blasted through the BSU Gymnasium public address system after knocking down 3-pointer after 3-pointer, but echoing in the rafters is the name of her father, David Lee.


Golden Bear 3-pointer with four ticks left sinks Beavers 85-84

The bid four its fourth straight victory was spoiled Saturday, as the Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell at Concordia University, St. Paul 85-84 on a CU 3-pointer with 4.4 seconds left. Senior forward Mason Walters (Milton, Wis.) posted 26 points and five rebounds in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference loss.


Beavers stun No. 5 Minnesota State in 82-74 road victory

Senior guard Dermaine Crockrell (Mesa, Ariz.) posted 22 of his career-high 29 points in the second half to lift the Bemidji State University men's basketball team to a 82-74 road upset of No. 5 Minnesota State University, Mankato Friday in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game.


Beavers battle No. 5 Mavericks and Golden Bears Feb. 8-9

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (11-9; 9-7 NSIC, 6-4 NSIC North) begins a NSIC four-game road trip Feb. 8-9, as it travels south to No. 5 Minnesota State University, Mankato (18-2; 14-2 NSIC, 8-2 NSIC South) and Concordia University, St. Paul (5-15; 3-15 NSIC, 1-9 NSIC South). Friday’s contest is set for an 8 p.m. start, while the Saturday game is scheduled for a 6 p.m. tipoff.


Beaver Pride honors Westin and Rongstad as Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University student-athletes Caley Westin (So., Virginia, Minn.) and Lance Rongstad (G/F, 6-3, 205, Sr., Eleva, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3.


Bemidji State inducts 2013 class into Athletic Hall of Fame

Bemidji State University inducted seven individuals and three teams into its Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday as part of the University’s Hall of Fame Weekend. This year's Hall of Fame inductees include: Brian Carleton, Laurie (Peterson) Gross, David Lee and Elizabeth Mulvihill; the newest member of the Alumni Coaching Achievement Award Joan (Campbell) Anderson and the 2013 John S. Glas Honorary Letter Winners, Jim and Nancy Bensen.


Beavers edge Cougars, 72-69

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team got nine 3-point baskets, including a season-best 4-of-6 performance from downtown from senior Mason Walters (Milton, Wis.), to outlast University of Sioux Falls and gain the 3-point, 72-69 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory Saturday at the BSU Gymnasium.


Bemidji State outlasts Mustangs, 72-57

Senior Lance Rongstad (G/F, 6-3, 205, Eleva, Wis. / Eleva-Straum HS) led four players in double-figures with 18 points Friday as the Bemidji State University men's basketball team garnered a 72-57 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory versus Southwest Minnesota State University at the BSU Gymnasium.


Lee and Walters garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University student-athletes Morgan Lee (G, 5-7, Jr., Hayward, Wis.) and Mason Walters (F, 6-7, Sr., Milton, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 21-27.


Beavers complete homestand with Mustangs and Cougars

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (9-9; 7-7 NSIC, 6-4 NSIC North) completes a NSIC four-game homestad Feb. 1-2, as Southwest Minnesota State University (11-10; 8-6 NSIC, 5-5 NSIC South) and University of Sioux Falls (7-11; 3-11 NSIC, 2-8 NSIC South) visit Bemidji, Minn. Friday’s contest is set for an 8 p.m. start, while the Saturday game is scheduled for 6 p.m.


BSU and the NSIC present “It’s a Slam Dunk—Don’t drive Drunk” Feb. 1-2

Late on a Saturday night in July of 2012, a drunk driver swerved into oncoming traffic and collided with a car carrying Southwest Minnesota State’s head men’s basketball coach Brad Bigler, his wife, his wife’s grandmother and his five-month old son, Drake. Drake was killed in the crash. The driver of the other car had two previous drunk driving arrests in 2000 and 2005.


Wolves win defensive battle 58-55 versus Beavers

Northern State University visited Bemidji State University Saturday and stole a 58-55 victory from the Beaver men's basketball team in a defensive Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference battle at BSU Gymnasium. The loss places BSU back to .500 at 9-9 overall and 7-7 in league play.


Beavers prevail in overtime 76-75 versus MSU Moorhead

After suffering losses by five points or less in three out of the last six games, the Bemidji State University men's basketball team was on the winning end of a close game, as its posted a 76-75 overtime victory against visiting Minnesota State University Moorhead Friday at BSU Gymnasium.


Cagle and Rongstad earn Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University student-athletes Jessica Cagle (Jr., Grand Rapids, Minn.) and Lance Rongstad (G/F, Sr., Eleva, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 14-20.


Beavers host Dragons and Wolves in NSIC showdown

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (8-8; 6-6 NSIC, 5-3 NSIC North) begins a NSIC four-game homestad Jan. 25-26, as Minnesota State University Moorhead (14-4; 8-4 NSIC, 6-2 NSIC North) and Northern State University (14-5; 9-3 NSIC, 7-1 NSIC North) visit BSU Gymnasium. Friday’s contest is set for an 8 p.m. start, while the Saturday game is scheduled for a 6 p.m. tipoff.


Upper Iowa downs Beavers 81-67

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell to 3-6 on the road in 2012-13 with a 81-67 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference loss at Upper Iowa University Saturday in Fayette, Iowa.


Rongstad eclipses 1,000 point mark at Winona State

Senior Lance Rongstad (G/F, Eleva, Wis.) posted 24 points Friday to eclipse the 1,000 point plateau for his career to become the 16th student-athlete in Bemidji State University men's basketball history to accomplish the feat.


Beavers battle Warriors and Peacocks on the road Jan. 18-19

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (8-6; 6-4 NSIC, 5-3 NSIC North) concludes a three-game road trip Jan. 18-19, as it travels south to battle Winona State University (14-3; 8-2 NSIC, 6-2 NSIC South) and Upper Iowa University (11-5; 7-3 NSIC, 5-3 NSIC South) in a pair of NSIC contests. Both games are set to begin at 8 p.m.


Tougas and Walters named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Kaitlyn Tougas (Fr., F, Thunder Bay, Ontario) and Mason Walters (Sr., F, Milton, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 7-13.


Seniors guide Beavers to 75-58 victory at Golden Eagles

Senior Lance Rongstad (G/F, Eleva, Wis.) picked up where he left off Saturday and lifted the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to a 75-58 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory at University of Minnesota, Crookston Tuesday at the Lysaker Gymnasium.


Beavers travel to Minnesota, Crookston Jan. 15

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (7-6; 5-4 NSIC, 4-3 NSIC North) begins a three-game road trip, as it travels to University of Minnesota, Crookston (3-10; 0-9 NSIC, 0-7 NSIC North) for a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest Jan. 15 at 8 p.m.


Ellisor takes game to the professional level

For most NCAA Division II student-athletes, their athletic careers end with the sound of the final buzzer in their last game as a senior, but there are a select few who find a way to continue to play the game they love at a higher level. Fans lucky enough to witness James Ellisor play for the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team, won’t be surprised to hear he has carried his game to the professional ranks.


Wildcats down Beavers 64-62

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team held an 11-point lead early in the second half, but failed to keep the offensive intensity alive and fell Saturday 64-62 to Wayne State College at BSU Gymnasium. The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference loss drops the Beavers to 7-6 overall and 5-4 in NSIC play.


Beavers upend Augustana 69-67

A complete team effort guided the Bemidji State University men's basketball team to a 69-67 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory Friday against Augustana College. The win improves the Beavers to 7-5 overall, 5-3 in NSIC play and a perfect 4-0 at home.


Beavers host Augustana and Wayne State Jan. 11-12

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (6-5; 4-3 NSIC, 4-3 NSIC North) hosts a pair of NSIC contests Jan. 11-12 as Augustana College (9-2; 5-2 NSIC, 5-2 South) and Wayne State College (8-5; 2-5 NSIC, 2-5 South) visit BSU Gymnasium. Friday the Beavers will battle the Vikings at 8 p.m. and Saturday’s contest versus the Wildcats is set for a 6 p.m. tip.


Dragon long ball buries Beavers in 82-48 NSIC road loss

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team entered Saturday’s NSIC contest at MSU Moorhead as the second (tied) best team in the league in 3-point field goal defense, as it allowed its opponent a 31.4 percentage from downtown. The Dragons - who entered as the NSIC’s best 3-point shooting team - broke that trend and hit on 14-of-24 3-pointers for a 58.3 percentage for a 82-48 victory.


Beavers fall in nail bitter at Northern State 64-61

A three-game winning streak came to an end Friday, as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team lost 64-61 in a nail bitter at Northern State University in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest in Aberdeen, S.D. The Beavers owned a 61-58 lead with 1:26 remaining, but couldn’t find a way to hold on for the win.


2013 begins with NSIC road series at NSU and MSUM

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team (6-3; 4-1 NSIC, 4-1 NSIC North) defends a three-game winning streak Jan. 4-5 in a pair of road NSIC contests at Northern State (9-3; 4-1 NSIC, 4-1 North) and MSU Moorhead (10-1; 4-1 NSIC, 4-1 North). Friday the Beavers will battle the Wolves at 8 p.m. and Saturday’s contest versus the Dragons is set for a 6 p.m. tip.


Beavers earn third straight win with 73-63 victory versus Minot State

Despite struggling from the field and turning the ball over 18 times, the Bemidji State University men's basketball team prevailed 73-63 Saturday against Minot State University to earn its third straight win and take a 6-3 overall and 4-1 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference record into the holiday break.


Strong defensive effort lifts Beavers to 61-40 victory verus U-Mary

Defense was the key to success for the Bemidji State men's basketball team Friday, as the squad earned a 61-40 victory against visiting University of Mary in a NSIC contest at the BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers held the Marauders to 27.7 percent shooting from the field, en route to holding U-Mary to 40 points, the lowest by an opponent since the 1951-52 season.


Beavers host U-Mary and Minot State in NSIC tilts

To close the 2012 calendar year, the Bemidji State men’s basketball team (4-3; 2-1 NSIC, 2-1 NSIC North) hosts University of Mary (2-5; 1-2 NSIC, 1-2 North) and Minot State University (1-6; 0-3 NSIC, 0-3 North) in a pair of NSIC contests Dec. 14-15. BSU Gymnasium entertains U-Mary Friday at 8 p.m., while the contest against the fellow-Beavers begins at 6 p.m. Saturday.


Sautbine and Walters garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University’s Taylor Sautbine (Sr., Cloquet, Minn.) and Mason Walters (F, 6-7, 225, Sr., Milton, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Dec. 3-9.


Second half effort guides Beavers past Bulldogs 66-55

After heading into the locker room tied 29-29, Bemidji State University men's basketball team posted a 37-26 advantage in the second half, en route to a 66-55 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory at University of Minnesota Duluth Saturday at Romano Gymnasium in Duluth, Minn.


Beavers fall 68-60 in close battle with No. 14 St. Cloud State

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team did battle with No. 14 St. Cloud State University Friday, but in the end was on the losing end of a 68-60 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest in St. Cloud, Minn.


One-on-One with senior forward Mason Walters

One of two, four-year seniors on the Bemidji State men’s basketball team, Mason Walters has experienced a lot during his time as a Beaver. The Milton, Wis. native has increased his minutes in each season at BSU and was a key component to a banner year a season ago.


First NSIC road test for Beavers at SCSU and UMD

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (3-2; 1-0 NSIC, 1-0 NSIC North) hits the road for its first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference road test of the season Dec. 7-8 as it travels to No. 14 St. Cloud State University (4-0; 1-0 NSIC, 1-0 North) for an 8 p.m. contest Friday and University of Minnesota Duluth (2-3; 0-1 NSIC, 0-1 NSIC North) Saturday for a 6 p.m. tip-off.


Beaver Pride names Warmack and Noreen Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Kate Warmack (C, 6-2, Jr., East Grand Forks, Minn.) and Zach Noreen (F, 6-6, 255, Jr., Avon, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2.


Beavers cruise to 90-58 victory versus Golden Eagles in NSIC opener

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team shot 60.0 percent from the field to roll to a 90-58 victory Saturday against visiting University of Minnesota, Crookston in the home and Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference openers. The win was the first conference victory for first-year head coach Mike Boschee and his first home appearance as the bench boss at BSU.


Beavers host Minnesota, Crookston in NSIC opener

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (2-2; 0-0 NSIC, 0-0 NSIC North) begins Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play by hosting University of Minnesota, Crookston (3-1; 0-0 NSIC, 0-0 NSIC North) Dec. 1. The contest is slated for a 4 p.m. start at the BSU Gymnasium.


Balanced scoring attack guides Beavers to 122-61 victory at Finlandia

A balanced scoring attack and a solid defensive effort guided the Bemidji State University men's basketball team to a 122-61 victory Wednesday in Hancock, Mich. Six different Beavers scored in double-figures and the BSU defense held the Lions to 37.5 percent from the field.


Erickson and Noreen earn Beaver Pride Athelte of the Week laurels

Bemidji State University’s Emily Erickson (F, Sr., Coleraine, Minn.) and Zach Noreen (F, 6-6, 255, Jr., Avon, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Nov. 12-18.


Beavers run into hot shooting Huskies in 86-59 loss

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team ran into a hot shooting Michigan Tech University squad Tuesday in Houghton, Mich. and fell 86-59. The Huskies - who are receiving votes nationally - shot a scorching 77.3 percent from the field and 72.7 percent from 3-point land in the first half, en route to the win.


Beavers conclude nonconference slate Nov. 20-21

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (1-1; 0-0 NSIC) completes its nonconference schedule in Michigan Nov. 20-21 at Michigan Tech University and Finlandia University, respectfully. The contest against Michigan Tech is set for a 6 p.m. (central) start and the game at Finlandia is set for 4 p.m. (central).


Beavers fall to No. 5 Metro State 67-41

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell 67-41 to No. 5 Metro State University Saturday in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Challenge in Winona, Minn.


Boschee and Beavers get first win, down Mountain Lions 76-49

Head Bemidji State University men's basketball coach Mike Boschee garnered his first win as the Beaver bench boss Friday in a 76-49 season-opening victory against University of Colorado-Colorado Springs.


2012-13 Season Preview

Last July, the Bemidji State men’s basketball program turned the page on the program record 22-9 season, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Regular Season Championship and second all-time appearance in the NCAA Tournament and started a new chapter with the hiring of Mike Boschee as its 16th head coach.


Beavers open 2012-13 season at NSIC/RMAC Challenge

The Bemidji State men's basketball team (0-0; 0-0 NSIC) begins the 2012-13 campaign Nov. 16-17 at the NSIC/RMAC Challenge in Winona, Minn. BSU will play University of Colorado-Colorado Springs (0-0; 0-0 RMAC) Nov. 16 and No. 5 Metro State University (1-0; 0-0 RMAC) Nov. 17. Both contests are set for a 5 p.m. start at McCown Gymnasium on the campus of Winona State.


Beavers tabbed 12th in NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll

Losing Daktronics Division II Player of the Year James Ellisor, all-region point guard Bryce Tesdahl and head coach Matt Bowen from last season's record-breaking campaign has left doubt in the minds of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference coaches for this year, as the Bemidji State men's basketball team was tabbed tied for 12th in the 2012-13 NSIC Preseason Coaches' Poll.


Beaver men's basketball officially opens the 2012-13 season

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team cracked open the lid on the 2012-13 season Monday with its first official practice of the new campaign. The Beavers welcome nine returners from the 2011-12 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Regular Season title team.


Men's and women's basketball begins practice Oct. 15

Basketball season is upon us. The Bemidji State University men's and women's basketball programs open the 2012-13 season Oct. 15 with its first official practice. The men's basketball team will practice 1-3 p.m. Monday and for the rest of the fall semester, while the women will hold the 5-7 p.m. time slot.


Boschee announces men's basketball assistant coaches

Bemidji State University men's basketball head coach Mike Boschee has assembled his coaching staff with faces familiar to the program. Ryan Montgomery, a BSU assistant the past four seasons, and Pat Cassidy, a former Beaver student-athlete, have been named assistant coaches for the upcoming season.


Men’s basketball 2012-13 schedule released

The 2012-13 Bemidji State University men’s basketball schedule is set. The Beavers have a 26-game slate on the docket, including the opportunity to defend their Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Regular Season Championship during the rigors of the 22-game league schedule that includes two new opponents.


Boschee introduced at press conference

New head men's basketball coach Mike Boschee was officially introduced to Bemidji State and the community July 17 in a press conference on the campus of BSU. Boschee was announced head coach July 11 and began his duties immediately.


Basketball Press Conference: Mike Boschee Introduction

A press conference to officially introduce new Bemidji State head men's basketball coach Mike Boschee is scheduled for today (July 17) at 2 p.m. The press conference will be streamed live online and fans will have the opportunity to ask Boschee questions via Twitter and Facebook.


Men’s basketball golf outing set for July 20

The BSU men’s basketball program and former student-athletes Dan Christenson and John Phillips are hosting the Fourth Annual Bemidji State Men’s Basketball Alumni and Friends Golf Outing on Friday, July 20 at the Blueberry Pines Golf Course in Menahga, Minn. The cost for the 2-person scramble is $100 per golfer with all proceeds directly benefitting the BSU basketball program.


Boschee named Bemidji State head men’s basketball coach

Mike Boschee has been named the 16th head coach of the Bemidji State University men’s basketball program. Director of Athletics Dr. Rick Goeb today announced the hiring of Boschee, a 22-year veteran in the coaching profession, most recently as the head coach at Central College in Pella, Iowa.


Finalists named for Bemidji State head men’s basketball coaching position

Bemidji State University Director of Athletics Rick Goeb has named four finalists for the position of head men’s basketball coach at BSU. The four finalists are Al Biancalana (University of Illinois-Chicago), Mike Boschee (Central College, Iowa), Austin Hansen (South Dakota State University) and Jeff Hironaka (Washington State University).


Beavers announce summer basketball camps registration day

The Bemidji State men’s basketball program has announced a summer basketball camps registration day at BSU Gymnasium June 11. The free event is slated to begin at 5:30 p.m. and is open to boys and girls in 3rd through 8th grade. Kids will have the opportunity to register for all the summer camp offerings by BSU, win prizes and meet BSU coaches and student-athletes.


Beavers announce summer basketball camps

The Bemidji State men’s basketball program has announced its summer boys basketball camp opportunities for 2012. Camp offerings will run from June 11 to August 3 and be available to kids ranging from age six though 2012 graduating seniors.


Ellisor earns closed pre-draft try-out with Minnesota Timberwolves

Former Bemidji State University men’s basketball player and Daktronics Division II Men’s Basketball Ron Lenz National Player of the Year James Ellisor (F, Glendale, Ariz.) has been selected to participate in a closed pre-draft try-out Wednesday, May 9 with the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association.


Minnesota Duluth hires Matt Bowen to guide its men’s basketball program

University of Minnesota Duluth today announced it has hired former Bemidji State University men’s basketball coach Matt Bowen to succeed long-time head coach Gary Holquist at the helm the Bulldogs’ men’s basketball program. Bowen leaves BSU after six years at the helm of the Beaver basketball program.


Tomcikova and Ellisor named Bemidji State Student-Athletes of the Year

Bemidji State University’s Zuzana Tomcikova (Sr., Bratislava, Slovakia) and James Ellisor (Sr., Glendale, Ariz.) were named as the 2011-12 Student-Athletes of the Year and Rachel Craig (Fr., MB, Wadena, Minn.) and Dermaine Crockrell (Jr., G, Mesa, Ariz.) earned recognition as 2011-12 Newcomers of the Year Thursday at Sanford Center as the University’s honored players and coaches as its annual Student-Athlete Appreciation Banquet.


Duff and Rongstad tabbed Scholar Athletes by the NSIC

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) today announced Bemidji State University’s Brianna Duff (Sr., Ramsey, Minn.) and Lance Rongstad (Jr., Eleva, WIs.) to its list of 2012 Honor Student-Athlete and scholarship award winners.


Ellisor named Division II Bulletin First Team All-American

For the third time this postseason Bemidji State University men’s basketball senior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) was selected to an All-American Team. Monday, Ellisor was named Division II Bulletin First Team All-American.


Ellisor named to NABC Coaches’ Division II All-America Team

The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced Thursday Bemidji State University men’s basketball senior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) was named to the NABC Coaches’ Division II All-America Team, selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC. The honor is the second All-America team he has been named to this week after earning national player of the year and first team awards from Daktronics, Inc. Tuesday.


Ellisor honored as Daktronics Division II National Player of the Year

Bemidji State University men’s basketball senior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) was announced Daktronics Division II Men’s Basketball Ron Lenz National Player of the Year and Daktronics First Team All-America Tuesday, selected by members of College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The honor is the first of its kind in the 90 years of men’s basketball at BSU, while his All-America award makes him the third Beaver student-athlete to earn All-America status in program history.


Ellisor named to West Team at Reese’s Division II College All-Star Game

One player from the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team will be making an appearance at the NCAA Division II Elite Eight March 21-24. Senior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) has been announced to the 20-player roster for the Reese’s Division II College All-Star Game March 23 at 6 p.m. (central) at the Kentucky Bank Center on the campus of Northern Kentucky, named by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.


Ellisor named NABC All-Central District First Team

The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced Friday Bemidji State University senior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) has been named NABC Coaches’ Division II All-Central District First Team, selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC.


Bemidji State lands 13 on 2012 Winter Academic All-NSIC Team

Bemidji State University had 13 student-athletes selected to the 2012 Winter Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team, announced by the league office today.


Anderson and Walters garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University student-athletes Courtney Anderson (Sr., RHP, Virginia, Minn.) and Mason Walters (Jr., F, Milton, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of March 5-11.


Huskies end historic season as Beavers fall 77-72 at NCAA Tournament

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team saw its historic season come to an end Saturday night as St. Cloud State University, the six-seed, pulled off the upset of the third-seed Beavers in the first round of the NCAA Division II Central Region Tournament at Lockridge Arena on the campus of Colorado School of Mines. BSU wraps up the 2011-12 campaign with a 22-9 mark.


Men's Basketball: NCAA First Round Live Blog

Join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff as it chronicles all the action from Saturday's men's basketball action from Lockridge Arena in Golden, Colo. as the No. 3 seed Beavers take on No. 6 seed St. Cloud State University in the first round of the NCAA Central Region Men's Basketball Tournament.


Beavers set to make second NCAA appearance in program history

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team makes its second appearance in program history in the NCAA Tournament March 10, as the Beavers earned the No. 3 seed in the 2012 NCAA Central Region Men’s Basketball Tournament and will battle fellow Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference member No. 6 seed St. Cloud State University at 1 p.m. (Central) in Golden, Colo.


Ellisor named Central Region Player of the Year; Tesdahl second team

Bemidji State University senior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) has been named Daktronics Central Region Player of the Year and senior guard Bryce Tesdahl (Crosby, Minn.) was recognized as Second Team All-Central Region Wednesday, selected by members of College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).


Public welcome at Bemidji airport as Beavers head for Colorado

Fans are welcome to give the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team their best wishes at the NCAA Tournament in person Thursday at the Bemidji Regional Airport. The Beavers will arrive at the airport around 11 a.m. tomorrow and will take-off around 12 p.m. for their second appearance at the NCAA Central Region Men’s Basketball Tournament in program history, giving the Bemidji community a chance to say good luck as the Beavers venture west.


Information for the NCAA Tournament

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team will make its second appearance in the NCAA tournament in program history March 10 as the No. 3 seed taking on the No. 6 seed St. Cloud State University at 1 p.m. (CST) in Golden, Colo. Top seeded Colorado School of Mines hosts the top eight teams in the 2012 NCAA Central Region Tournament March 10-13.


Beavers earn No. 3 spot in NCAA Central Region Tournament

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team was selected to the NCAA tournament for the second time in program history Sunday, as it earned the No. 3 spot in the 2012 NCAA Division II Central Region Tournament, announced by the NCAA selection committee. With a 21-8 Division II record, the Beavers (22-8, 16-6 NSIC) earned an at-large bid and will play the No. 6 seeded St. Cloud State University Saturday, March 10.


Beavers fall 73-64 in NSIC Tournament Semifinals to MSU Moorhead

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell 73-64 to Minnesota State University Moorhead Saturday in the semifinals of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Men's Basketball Tournament. The loss ends the tournament for BSU, but not the season as it expects to be in the NCAA Central Region Tournament.


Men's Basketball: NSIC Tournament Semifinals Live Blog

Join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff as it chronicles all the action from Saturday's men's basketball action from the BSU Gymnasium as the No. 1 seed Beavers take on No. 4 seed MSU Moorhead in the semifinals of the NSIC/Sanford Health Men's Basketball Tournament.


BSU takes five-game win streak to NSIC semifinals versus Dragons

The top-seeded Bemidji State men’s basketball team battles Minnesota State University Moorhead in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Men’s Basketball Tournament semifinals March 3 at 2:30 p.m. at Taylor Arena in Rochester, Minn. The winner moves on to the NSIC tournament finals March 4 at 4:30 p.m.


Midco Sports Network to air NSIC Tournament; Plus multimedia options

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference/Sanford Health Basketball Tournament will be aired live on Midcontinent Sports Network March 3-4 from Taylor Arena in Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn. All semifinal and final games for the men’s and women’s tournament will be on MidcoSN2, channel 322 in Bemidji.


Ellisor, Crockrell and Bowen earn NSIC Yearly Awards; Tesdahl first team

After claiming the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Regular-Season title Feb. 25, Bemidji State senior forward James Ellisor (Sr., F, Glendale, Ariz.) was named NSIC Player of the Year, junior guard Dermaine Crockrell (Mesa, Ariz.) was named NSIC Newcomer of the Year and head coach Matt Bowen was honored with the title NSIC Coach of the Year. Senior guard Bryce Tesdahl (Crosby, Minn.) was recognized as First Team All-NSIC.


Changing the record books: A 2011-12 regular season review

The 2011-12 season started with a trip to Colorado to battle a pair of regional opponents, including then-No. 10 Metro State. After a good effort, but a 71-60 loss, head coach Matt Bowen addressed the team in the locker room with expectations the NCAA Central Region Tournament would be in Denver.


Beavers survive Wildcats 57-53: Advance to NSIC Tournament semifinal

Trailing by one with 42 seconds to go, senior guard Bryce Tesdahl (Crosby, Minn.) drilled a 3-pointer from the top of the key to give the Bemidji State University men's basketball team the lead and followed on the other end with a defensive board and an outlet pass to James Ellisor (Sr., F, Glendale, Ariz.) who put an exclamation on the 57-53 victory against Wayne State College, slamming home two of his team-high 14 points.


Men's Basketball: Tournament Live Blog

Join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff as it chronicles all the action from Wednesday's men's basketball action from the BSU Gymnasium as the No. 1 seed Beavers host No. 8 seed Wayne State College (Neb.) in the first round of the NSIC/Sanford Health Men's Basketball Tournament.


Beavers jump two spots to No. 4 in NCAA Central Region Rankings

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team jumped two spots to No. 4 in the third edition of the NCAA Division II Central Region Rankings, announced Wednesday by the NCAA selection committee. With a 20-7 Division II record, the Beavers (21-7, 16-6 NSIC) find themselves in the top four regionally for the first time in program history.


Larva and Ellisor garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Ashley Larva (Jr., Floodwood, Minn.) and James Ellisor (F, 6-5, 195, Sr., Glendale, Ariz.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 20-26.



Beavers host Wayne State in NSIC Tournament First Round

After earning an outright Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Regular Season Championship the Bemidji State men’s basketball team earned the No. 1 seed and hosts No. 8 seed Wayne State College (Neb.) in the first round of the NSIC/Sanford Health Men’s Basketball Tournament. The winner moves on to the semifinals, which will be played at Taylor Arena in Rochester, Minn. March 3.


Beavers earn votes in national rankings

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team received two votes in the National Association of Basketball Coaches Division II Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday. The votes are the most in program history and marks the second time BSU has appeared in the NABC poll after earning a vote in the Jan. 24 ranking this season.


Ellisor earns second consecutive NSIC Player of the Week award

For the second consecutive week and the fourth time this season, Bemidji State University senior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) was named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Player of the Week, announced by the league office Monday, for his performance in a 2-0 weekend Feb. 24-25 that closed the regular season and handed the Beavers an NSIC title.


Get to Know: Equipment Manager Reid Nichols

You can see him pacing behind the bench at men’s basketball games, shagging foul balls and dodging traffic on Paul Bunyan Drive at baseball games and working the sidelines at women’s soccer and football games. His name is Reid Nichols, the men’s basketball equipment manager.


Beavers earn No. 1 seed in NSIC Tournament with regular season title

With a 16-6 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference record, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team earned the NSIC Regular Season Championship and the No. 1 seed for the NSIC/Sanford Health Men’s Basketball Tournament. The Beavers will host No. 8 seed Wayne State College (Neb.) in the first round Wed., Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. at BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers win outright NSIC Championship with 94-84 victory over WSU

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team defeated No. 22 Winona State University 94-84 Saturday to earn an outright Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference championship for the 10th time in program history.


Men's Basketball: Live Blog

Join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff as it chronicles all the action from Saturday's basketball action from the BSU Gymnasium as the Beavers host Winona State University.


Beavers match program record for wins with 20

Senior James Ellisor (F, Glendale, Ariz.) posted his second consecutive 30-point game and guided the Bemidji State University men's basketball to its 20th win of the season - tying the program record for wins in a season - with a 77-65 victory against Upper Iowa University Friday at the BSU Gymnasium in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game.


Men's Basketball: Live Blog

Join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff as it chronicles all the action from Friday's basketball action from the BSU Gymnasium as the Beavers host Upper Iowa University.


NSIC Championship in reach in NSIC finale Feb. 24-25

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (19-7; 14-6 NSIC) wraps-up the regular season with a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference home weekend with Upper Iowa University and No. 22 Winona State University Feb. 24-25. BSU will battle the Peacocks at 8 p.m. and the Warriors at 6 p.m.


Beavers earn highest NCAA Central Region ranking in program history

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team earned its highest regional ranking in program history with the No. 6 spot in the NCAA Division II Central Region Rankings, announced Wednesday by the NCAA selection committee. With an 18-7 Division II record, the Beavers (19-7, 14-6 NSIC) moved up two spots from the first edition of the rankings (Feb. 16).


Vichorek and Ellisor earn Beaver Pride Player of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Montana Vichorek (Sr., D, Moose Lake, Minn.) and James Ellisor (F, 6-5, 195, Sr., Glendale, Ariz.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 13-19.


Men No. 2 nationally in TO per game; Women No. 5 in FT percentage

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team is ranked in the top 30 nationally in five different categories and the BSU women’s team is ranked top 30 in three categories according to the recent NCAA Statistics Rankings (games through Feb. 19). The Beaver men boast the No. 2 spot in turnovers per game with 10.4 giveaways per contest. The BSU women’s basketball team sits fifth in the nation in free throw percentage with a 77.7 percent clip.


Ellisor earns NSIC Player of the Week award for third time in 2011-12

For the third time this season, Bemidji State senior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) was named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Player of the Week, announced by the league office Monday, for his performance in a 2-0 road weekend by the Beavers Feb. 17-18. The senior averaged 23.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game, while becoming the 15th player in BSU program history to reach 1,000 points.


Ellisor becomes 15th 1,000 point scorer at BSU in 78-64 win at MSU

With 15:08 remaining in the second half, senior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) converted on an old-fashioned 3-point play from the line to record his 1,000th career point at Bemidji State University to become the 15th BSU player to reach the 1,000 career point plateau. In all Ellisor contributed 30 points in the 78-64 victory at Minnesota State University, Mankato Saturday.


Crockrell lifts Beavers to 79-78 victory with last second shot

With 2.3 seconds showing on the clock and down two, junior Dermaine Crockrell (G, Mesa, Ariz.) got the inbounds pass from the opposite baseline and knocked down a desperation shot from just inside half court to lift Bemidji State University men's basketball team to a 79-78 victory at Southwest Minnesota State University Friday.


Beavers placed No. 8 in NCAA Central Region Rankings

For the first time since 2003-04 and just the third season in program history, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is ranked in the NCAA Division II Central Region Rankings, announced Thursday by the NCAA selection committee. With a 16-7 Division II record, the Beavers (17-7, 12-6 NSIC) were placed No. 8 in the first edition of the poll.


NSIC road season ends with Mustangs and Mavericks

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (17-7; 12-6 NSIC) concludes the road portion of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference schedule Feb. 17-18 at Southwest Minnesota State University and Minnesota State University, Mankato. Game time is set for 8 p.m. Feb. 17 against the Mustangs and 6 p.m. Feb. 18 versus the Mavericks.


Men No. 2 nationally in TO per game; Women No. 4 in FT percentage

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is ranked in the top 30 nationally in four different categories and the BSU women’s team is ranked top 25 in three categories according to the recent NCAA Statistics Rankings (games through Feb. 12). The Beaver men boast the No. 2 spot in turnovers per game with 10.4 giveaways per contest. The BSU women’s basketball team sits No. 4 in the nation in free throw percentage with a 78.0 percent clip.


Dragons use overtime to down Beavers 84-77

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team had a not-so-comfortable three point lead with 21 seconds to go in regulation Saturday, but Minnesota State University Moorhead erased the advantage with one shot with eight seconds to go, forcing overtime in the NSIC battle. MSU Moorhead went on to win that OT session 17-10 and ran away from the BSU Gymnasium with an 84-77 victory.


Men's Basketball: Live Blog

Join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff as it chronicles all the action from Saturday's basketball action from the BSU Gymnasium as the Beavers host Minnesota State University Moorhead.


Tesdahl posts double-double in 76-57 victory versus Golden Eagles

Senior Bryce Tesdahl (G, Crosby, Minn.) dished out 12 helpers and posted 11 points to assist the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to a 76-57 victory against University of Minnesota, Crookston Friday at the BSU Gymnasium. Most of Tesdahl’s career-tying assists went to senior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) and junior Lance Rongstad (G/F, Eleva, Wis.), who posted 25 and 21 points, respectfully.


Men's Basketball: Live Blog

Join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff as it chronicles all the action from Friday's basketball action from the BSU Gymnasium as the Beavers host University of Minnesota, Crookston.


Beavers look to preserve 9-1 home record vs UMC, MSUM

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (16-6; 11-5 NSIC) hosts University of Minnesota, Crookston and Minnesota State University Moorhead Feb. 10-11 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference weekend. The Beavers welcome the Golden Eagles Feb. 10 at 8 p.m., before battling the Dragons Feb. 11 at 6 p.m.


Larva and Crockrell garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Ashley Larva (Jr., Floodwood, Minn.) and Dermaine Crockrell (G, 6-1, Jr., Mesa, Ariz.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 29-Feb. 4.


Men No. 2 nationally in TO per game; Women No. 5 in FT percentage

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is ranked in the top 25 nationally in three different categories and the BSU women’s team is ranked top 30 in three categories according to the recent NCAA Statistics Rankings (games through Feb. 5). The Beaver men boast the No. 2 spot in turnovers per game with 10.5 giveaways per contest. The BSU women’s team sits fifth in the nation in free throw percentage with a 78.3 percent clip.


Crockrell honored with NSIC Player of the Week award

Bemidji State University junior guard Dermaine Crockrell (Mesa, Ariz.) was named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Player of the Week Monday for his performance against University of Minnesota Duluth Feb. 4. The junior poured in a career-high 27 points and shot 66.7 percent from the field in the victory.


Physical contest goes the way of the Beavers in 93-85 win at UMD

Junior guard Dermaine Crockrell (Mesa, Ariz.) poured in a career-high 27 points to guided the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to a 93-85 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory at University of Minnesota Duluth Saturday at the Romano Gymnasium. Thirty-three fouls were called in the physical contest as the Beavers improve to 16-6 overall, 11-5 in NSIC play and 6-0 after a loss in 2011-12.


Beavers close three-game roadie with Bulldogs

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (15-6; 10-5 NSIC) closes a three-game Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference road trip with its travel partner, University of Minnesota Duluth (12-7, 9-6 NSIC), Feb. 4 at 4 p.m.


Men No. 2 nationally in TO per game; Women No. 5 in FT percentage

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team is ranked in the top 30 nationally in four different categories and the BSU women’s team is ranked top 25 in three categories according to the recent NCAA Statistics Rankings (games through Jan. 29). The Beaver men boast the No. 2 spot in turnovers per game with 10.6 giveaways per contest. The BSU women’s basketball team sits 5th in the nation in free throw percentage with a 78.5 percent clip.


Hot shooting from Northern State downs Beavers 70-55

Northern State University shot 53.3 percent from the field to down the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team 70-55 Saturday in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest in Aberdeen. The loss dropped the Beaver record to 15-6 overall and 10-5 in NSIC play.


Schalow, bench provide spark in 72-65 NSIC victory at U-Mary

Sophomore Jake Schalow (G, Kaukauna, Wis.) provided the first half spark off the bench for the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team Friday, as the Beavers downed University of Mary 72-65 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest in Bismarck, N.D. Schalow had 15 points in the first half to help BSU move to 15-5 overall and 10-4 in NSIC play.


Get to Know: James Ellisor

The BSU men’s basketball team is 14-5 overall and 9-4 in the NSIC this season and a huge reason for that is the production of senior James Ellisor, who leads the league in scoring. Ellisor recently posted a career-high 34 points Jan. 7 in a double overtime loss to Augustana College, so we sat down with him to talk about his scoring production, the success of the team this season and his transition from Glendale, Ariz. to Bemidji, Minn.


Lee and Ellisor garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Morgan Lee (So., G, 5-7, Hayward, Wis.) and James Ellisor (Sr., F, 6-5, Glendale, Ariz.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 15-21.


Beavers hit the Dakotas to face Marauders and Wolves

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (14-5; 9-4 NSIC) hits the road for a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games Jan. 27-28 as it travels to University of Mary and Northern State University. Both contests are set for an 8 p.m. tip.


Beavers earn mention in national rankings

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is receiving a notice in the National Association of Basketball Coaches Division II Coaches’ Poll. BSU had one vote in the latest NABC poll released Tuesday.


Ellisor named NSIC Player of the Week

Bemidji State University men’s basketball senior James Ellisor (F, Glendale, Ariz.) has been named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Player of the Week for his efforts Jan. 20-21. Ellisor averaged 30.0 points and 5.5 rebounds per game while shooting 82.8 percent from the field, as he guided the Beavers to a 2-0 NSIC home weekend.


Beavers rank top 25 nationally in four categories

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is ranked in the top 25 nationally in four different categories according to the recent NCAA Statistics Rankings (296 ranked, games through Jan. 22). The Beavers boast the No. 3 spot in turnovers per game with 10.7 giveaways per contest. The BSU women’s basketball team sits 5th in the nation in free throw percentage with a 78.8 percent clip.


Beavers use strong second half to tame Mustangs 70-56

With the score tied 25-25 at the half, the Bemidji State University men's basketball team outscored Southwest Minnesota State University 45-31 in the second half of a 70-56 victory Saturday at the BSU Gymnasium. Senior James Ellisor (F, Glendale, Ariz.) again proved his dominance in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference with 26 points on 11-for-12 shooting from the field.


Live Blog: Basketball vs Southwest Minnesota State

Join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff as it chronicles the action from the BSU gymnasium as the Bemidji State basketball teams host Minnesota State in NSIC action.


Ellisor pours in 34 as Beavers down Minnesota State 75-67

Senior James Ellisor (F, Glendale, Ariz) helped the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team do something it hadn’t since 1969. Beat Minnesota State University, Mankato. Friday at the BSU Gymnasium the Beavers found a 75-67 victory behind Ellisor’s 34 points to end an 0-23 run against the Mavericks that dated back to 1969. Ellisor’s mark tied a career-high he established Jan. 7 at Augustana College.


Live Blog: Bemidji State vs. Minnesota State

Join the Bemidji State Athletic Media Relations staff as it chronicles the action from the BSU gymnasium as the Bemidji State basketball teams host Minnesota State in NSIC action.


Mavericks and Mustangs visit Bemidji State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (12-5; 7-4 NSIC) closes a four-game Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference homestand Jan. 20-21 when Minnesota State University, Mankato (Jan. 20 - 8 p.m.) and Southwest Minnesota State University (Jan. 21 - 6 p.m.) visit BSU Gymnasium.


Erickson and Tesdahl garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Emily Erickson (Jr., F, Coleraine, Minn.) and Bryce Tesdahl (Sr., G, Crosby, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 9-14.


Youth Day set for BSU basketball games Jan. 21

The Bemidji State University men’s and women’s basketball programs are hosting Youth Day at the BSU Gymnasium Jan. 21 when the Beavers welcome Southwest Minnesota State University. Kids age 14 and under get into the games for free, as the women play at 4 p.m. and the men tip-off at approximately 6 p.m.


BSU ranks No. 2 nationally in turnovers per game, top 25 in three others

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is ranked in the top 25 nationally in four different categories according to the recent NCAA Statistics Rankings (296 ranked, games through Jan. 15). The Beavers boast the No. 2 spot in turnovers per game with 10.4 giveaways per contest.


Tesdahl and Beavers dish out 100-77 victory over Golden Bears

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team improved to 5-0 after a loss in 2011-12 as it rolled to a 100-77 victory Saturday at the BSU Gymnasium against Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference-foe Concordia University, St. Paul. Senior guard Bryce Tesdahl (Crosby, Minn.) handed out a career-high 12 assists in the win for his seventh career game with 10 or more assists.


Beavers lose thriller to No. 21 St. Cloud State, 72-70

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team brought No. 21 St. Cloud State University all the way down to the wire, but fell on a shot that left just 0.7 showing on the game clock, losing 72-70 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference battle at the BSU Gymnasium Friday. Senior James Ellisor (F, Glendale, Ariz.) led all scorers with 24 points.


Beavers host No. 21 Huskies and Golden Bears in NSIC action

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (11-4; 6-3 NSIC) is seeking to protect its 6-0 home record in 2011-12, Jan. 13-14 as No. 21 St. Cloud State University and Concordia University, St. Paul visit BSU Gymnasium. The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference tilt with the Huskies is at 8 p.m., while the game with the Golden Bears will tip at 6 p.m.


Williams and Ellisor garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Danielle Williams (So., F, Waconia, Minn.) and James Ellisor (Sr., F, Glendale, Ariz.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 4-10.


Beavers earn 67-61 road victory at Wayne State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team did what they needed to do find a 67-61 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory at Wayne State College Sunday. The Beavers uncharacteristically committed 16 turnovers and shot just 69.7 percent from the charity stripe, but was an efficient 56.8 percent from the field in the victory that improved their record to 11-4 overall and 6-3 in the NSIC.


No. 21 Augustana outlasts Beavers in double OT 103-93

In an epic battle played in Sioux Falls, the Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell short of No. 21 Augustana College in double overtime 103-93 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest Saturday. Senior James Ellisor (F, Glendale, Ariz.) posted a career-high 34 points in the loss.


Beavers travel to No. 21 Augustana and Wayne State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (10-3; 5-2 NSIC) takes its four-game winning streak on the road in two Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games against No. 21 Augustana College Jan. 7 at 6 p.m. and Wayne State College Jan. 8 at 4 p.m.


BSU basketball games to be aired live on Midcontinent Jan. 7

Both Bemidji State University men’s and women’s basketball games at Augustana College Jan. 7 will be televised live on Midcontinent Communication’s Midco Sports Network. The women’s game begins at 4 p.m. with the men following at approximately 6 p.m., on channel 26 for Midcontinent subscribers in Bemidji.


Kostenko and Ellisor garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Natasha Kostenko (Fr., F, Fannystelle, Manitoba) and James Ellisor (Sr., F, Glendale, Ariz.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Dec. 28-Jan. 3.


Beavers top Minnesota Duluth 85-72 to reach 10 wins

There was no holiday hangover for the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team Tuesday as it found an early lead and never looked back in the 85-72 home Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory against University of Minnesota Duluth at the BSU Gymnasium. Senior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) guided the Beavers - now 10-3 overall and 5-2 in the NSIC - with 25 points and five rebounds.


Beavers begin new year with Minnesota Duluth

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (9-3; 4-2 NSIC) looks to protect its perfect 5-0 home record this season as it opens the new year with Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference-foe University of Minnesota Duluth Jan. 3 at 8 p.m. at the BSU Gymnasium.


Love of the game drives senior to success

See #32 Bryce Tesdahl play just once and you will feel the passion he brings to the basketball court each and every day. The lone four-year senior from Crosby, Minn. has been vital to the development of the BSU men’s basketball program under sixth year head coach Matt Bowen. A relatively mild-mannered student-athlete off the floor, Bryce is a different person when those basketball shoes are laced-up and the ball goes up for the opening tip-off.


Fifteen three pointers lift Beavers past Marauders 82-61

Dermaine Crockrell (Jr., G, Mesa, Ariz.) tallied 21 points in his second game with the Bemidji State University men's basketball team to help lift the Beavers past University of Mary 82-61. The Beavers were 15-of-20 from beyond the arc led by Crockrell's 4-for-4 performance from downtown. James Ellisor (Sr., F, Glendale, Ariz.) was also 4-for-4 from beyond the arc en route to 20 points.


Walters drains career-high 27 in 88-59 victory against NSU

Junior Mason Walters (F, Milton, Wis.) knocked down a career-high 27 points as the Bemidji State University men's basketball team used a second half push to down Northern State University 88-59 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference home opener Friday.


BSU opens NSIC home schedule with Wolves and Marauders

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (7-3; 2-2 NSIC) opens the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference home schedule Dec. 16-17 as Northern State University and University of Mary visit Bemidji. BSU hosts NSU Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. and U-Mary at 6 p.m. Dec. 17 at the BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers outlast Peacocks for 70-60 road victory

Sophomore Jake Schalow (G, Kaukauna, Wis.) scored 15 of his career-high tying 21 points in the final 13:34 of the game Saturday as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team outlasted host Upper Iowa University for a 70-60 victory in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest.


No. 17 Warriors down Beavers 62-49

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell to No. 17 Winona State University Friday 62-49 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game in Winona, Minn. Senior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) posts 19 points and 11 rebounds.


Beavers travel to No. 17 Winona State and Upper Iowa

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (6-2; 1-1 NSIC) concludes its longest Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference road trip of the season Dec. 9-10 as it travels to No. 17 Winona State University and Upper Iowa University for a pair of 8 p.m. tip-offs.


Get to Know: Maxie Rosenbloom

Sophomore Maxie Rosenbloom is in his second season at Bemidji State and has been fighting for playing time ever since he stepped onto campus. The forward from St. Paul, Minn. took some time away from taking charges and pulling down rebounds to talk with us, as we get to know Maxie Rosenbloom.


Stout defense and 10 3-pointers guide Beavers to 69-44 win against UMC

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team returned to the brand of basketball it had started the season with and rolled past University of Minnesota, Crookston 69-44 Saturday to earn its first Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory of the season. A complete team effort on both ends of the floor guided the Beavers to the win.


Beavers fall in NSIC contest 77-57

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team couldn’t find an answer to the hot hands of Minnesota State University Moorhead shooters Friday as the Beavers fell in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference opener 77-57. BSU had held its opponents to 39.8 percent shooting in its first six games of the season, but the Dragons were able to crack the Beaver defense as it shot 58.3 in the game.


Beavers open NSIC play with Dragons and Golden Eagles

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (5-1; 0-0 NSIC) opens the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference season Dec. 2-3. BSU travels to Minnesota State University Moorhead Dec. 3 for an 8 p.m. tilt and University of Minnesota, Crookston Dec. 3 for a 6 p.m. tip-off. The series begins a four-game conference road trip for the Beavers - the longest of the season.


Wheelhouse and Ellisor garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Erika Wheelhouse (Jr., D, Crookston, Minn.) and James Ellisor (Sr., F, Glendale, Ariz.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Nov. 21-27.


Get to Know: Junior Guard Jason Edwards

Jason Edwards is a 5-foot-9-inch guard from Phoenix, Ariz. that joined the Bemidji State men’s basketball team this season as a junior college transfer from Phoenix College. Jason moved here in August and got his first taste of Division II basketball Nov. 11-12 in Colorado. We caught up with him to see how his transition to Minnesota and DII basketball has been.


Beavers capture InnKeepers Classic crown 63-58

Seniors James Ellisor (F, Glendale, Ariz.) scored 26 points with nine rebounds and Bryce Tesdahl (G, Crosby, Minn.) recorded 12 points, seven rebounds and six assists to lead the Bemidji State University men's basketball team to a 2011 InnKeepers Beaver Classic title Saturday at with a 63-58 victory versus Michigan Tech.


Bemidji State rolls past fellow Beavers 74-45

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team shot 55.6 percent from the field, while holding fellow Beavers of Minot State University to 39.1 percent shooting in the 74-45 InnKeepers Beaver Classic victory at the BSU Gymnasium Friday. The win makes four in a row for BSU to match its best start since opening the 2003-04 season 4-1.


Bemidji State hosts InnKeepers Beaver Classic Nov. 25-26

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (3-1; 0-0 NSIC) hosts the InnKeepers Beaver Classic Nov. 25-26. BSU battles Minot State University Nov. 25 and Michigan Tech University Nov. 26 with both games set for a 7 p.m. tip-off.


Erickson and Ellisor garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University athletes Emily Erickson (R-Jr., F, Coleraine, Minn.) and James Ellisor (Sr., F, Glendale, Ariz.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic performances during the week of Nov. 14-20.


Team effort guides Beavers past Blue Devils 70-57

Seven different players played for at least 15 minutes as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball squad put together a complete team effort on the road and came away with a 70-57 victory at University of Wisconsin-Stout Tuesday. Head coach Matt Bowen started his fourth different line-up in four games, but the team responded to own its third consecutive win and move to 3-1 on the season.


Beavers travel to UW-Stout today for nonconference action

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (2-1; 0-0 NSIC) travels to University of Wisconsin-Stout today for a 7 p.m. nonconference battle with the Blue Devils.


Ellisor named NSIC Player of the Week

Senior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) was named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Player of the Week today by the league office for his efforts in the 68-49 home opener victory Sunday against University of Sioux Falls. He scored 27 points and added a career-high 15 rebounds in the game to earn his first-career weekly conference honor.


Beavers close game on 20-3 run to down Cougars 68-49

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team closed the final 7:12 on a 20-3 run to cruise to a 68-49 home opening victory against University of Sioux Falls Sunday at the BSU Gymnasium. Senior James Ellisor (F, Glendale, Ariz.) posted 27 points and 15 rebounds.


Beavers open home slate with University of Sioux Falls

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (1-1; 0-0 NSIC) opens its home slate of the 2011-12 season with University of Sioux Falls Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at BSU Gymnasium.


Men’s basketball home opener free with BSU men’s hockey ticket stub

The Bemidji State men’s basketball home opener Sunday, Nov. 20 will be free to anyone with a BSU men’s hockey ticket stub from this weekend. The Beavers open their home schedule with a 7 p.m. tip-off Sunday against University of Sioux Falls at the BSU Gymnasium. To promote its home opener the Beaver men’s basketball team and coaching staff, along with Bucky the Beaver, will be at the Paul Bunyan Mall in Bemidji from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19.


Bowen signs Lochner during early signing period

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team announced today the signing of Dan Lochner (C, Maple Grove, Minn.) to a National Letter of Intent during the NCAA early signing period. Lochner will play for the Beavers starting the 2012-13 season. He is the third player to be inked by head coach Matt Bowen during the early signing period in his six years at Bemidji State.


Beavers earn 77-69 victory at UC-Colorado Springs

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team never trailed as it picked up its first win of the season with a 77-69 victory at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Saturday. The Beavers pushed to a double-digit lead in the first half and held off a Mountain Lion run in the second half to earn the win and go 1-1 in the NSIC/RMAC Challenge in Colorado.


Beavers battle with No. 10 Metro State in season opener, fall 71-60

A first half riddled with turnovers and missed free throws dug the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team into a hole it couldn’t get itself out of as it fell in the 2011-12 season opener to No. 10 Metropolitan State College of Denver 71-60. The Beavers (0-1) got as close as five in the second half, but could complete the comeback on the road.


Beavers open 2011-12 season in Colorado Nov. 11-12

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (0-0; 0-0 NSIC) opens the 2011-12 season with the NSIC/RMAC Challenge Nov. 11-12. The Beavers will travel to Denver, Colo. for an Nov. 11 contest against No. 10 Metro State College and then head to Colorado Springs, Colo. for a Nov. 12 tilt against University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Both games are set for an 8 p.m. (central) tip-off.


Berthene scores game-high 21 as Beavers fall 71-58 to Minnesota

Sophomore forward David Berthene (Lakeville, Minn.) scored a game-high 21 as the Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell to University of Minnesota 71-58 in an exhibition game at Williams Arena Tuesday.


Beavers and Gophers do battle in exhibition contest/Media guide online

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team (0-0; 0-0 NSIC) travels to Minneapolis, Minn. Nov. 1 for a 7 p.m. exhibition contest at University of Minnesota at Williams Arena. The contest marks the first official competition for BSU this season and will serve as the lone exhibition game. The Beavers are the first of two exhibition games for the Gophers against NSIC teams as they host Augustana College Nov. 7.


Beavers tabbed seventh in NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll

For the first time since 2006, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is ranked in the top eight in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll. The Beavers were tabbed seventh (82 points) in the 2011-12 edition of the coaches’ tally after finishing last season in a three-way tie for 10th in the final regular-season rankings. BSU’s player to watch is James Ellisor (Sr., F, Glendale, Ariz.).


Men’s basketball hosts Breakfast with the Beavers Oct. 22

Come support the Beaver men’s basketball team at the fifth annual Breakfast with the Beavers, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the BSU Gymnasium. The event is a meet and greet with the 2011-12 Bemidji State University men’s basketball team and gives fans a chance to get a sneak peak into the upcoming season. The breakfast is free and open to the public.


Men's basketball officially begins practice Saturday

The Bemidji State men's basketball got its 2011-12 season underway Saturday with ts first official practice. The Beavers travel to University of Minnesota Nov. 1 for a 7 p.m. exhibition to open the season.


Men's basketball opens 2011-12 season Oct. 15

The National Basketball Association may be in a lockout, but collegiate basketball at Bemidji State University is gearing-up to begin the 2011-12 season. Both the men's and women's basketball teams get underway Oct. 15 with its first official practices of the season.


Rongstad excels on the field, on the court and in the classroom

The age of dual sport athletes at the professional level is dead and even in the NCAA is becoming a rarity. That is what makes junior Lance Rongstad so special. Not just because he plays two sports in college, but what he brings to the table as a starting quarterback and starting guard/forward. Oh yeah, and that ‘student’ part in student-athlete? He does that pretty well too, holding down a 3.6 GPA in biology.


NSIC announces changes for 2012-13

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference annual meetings concluded Thursday, July 14 in St. Cloud, Minn. with league and institution administrators deciding on some significant issues for the 2012-13 school year. With the additions of University of Sioux Falls and Minot State University to the NSIC for the 2012-13 season, the league will move to a 16-team conference, forcing the administrators to make some changes in regards to divisions and postseason play.


Bowen releases 2011-12 schedule

Bemidji State head men’s basketball coach Matt Bowen announced the 2011-12 schedule today. The season is highlighted by an exhibition game with University of Minnesota, a trip to Colorado, a Thanksgiving tournament in Bemidji, Minn. and the rigors of the 22-game schedule in one of the premier Division II basketball leagues in the country.


Ellisor, Kinnell, Rongstad and Tesdahl named to NABC Honors Court

Bemidji State University men’s basketball student-athletes senior James Ellisor (F, Glendale, Ariz.), senior Ryan Kinnell (C, Yuma, Ariz.), junior Lance Rongstad (G/F, Eleva, Wis.) and senior Bryce Tesdahl (G, Crosby, Minn.) were honored today by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) for their efforts off the hardwood.


Ellisor, Kinnell, Rongstad and Tesdahl named to NABC Honors Court

Bemidji State University men’s basketball student-athletes senior James Ellisor (F, Glendale, Ariz.), senior Ryan Kinnell (C, Yuma, Ariz.), junior Lance Rongstad (G/F, Eleva, Wis.) and senior Bryce Tesdahl (G, Crosby, Minn.) were honored today by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) for their efforts off the hardwood.


Men’s basketball golf outing set for July 22

The Bemidji State men’s basketball program and former student-athletes Dan Christenson and John Phillips are hosting the Third Annual Bemidji State Men’s Basketball Alumni and Friends Golf Outing on Friday, July 22 at the Blueberry Pines Golf Course in Menahga, Minn. The cost for the 2-person scramble is $100 per golfer with all proceeds directly benefitting the BSU basketball program.


Men’s basketball golf outing set for July 22

The Bemidji State men’s basketball program and former student-athletes Dan Christenson and John Phillips are hosting the Third Annual Bemidji State Men’s Basketball Alumni and Friends Golf Outing on Friday, July 22 at the Blueberry Pines Golf Course in Menahga, Minn. The cost for the 2-person scramble is $100 per golfer with all proceeds directly benefitting the BSU basketball program.


Bemidji State adds Floyd to signing class

Head Bemidji State men’s basketball coach Matt Bowen has announced the signing of Dillon Floyd (C, Palm Springs, Calif.) to a National Letter of Intent to play for BSU beginning the 2011-12 season. Floyd joins Dermaine Crockrell (G, Mesa, Ariz./Scottsdale Community College) as the two signees for the upcoming campaign during the regular signing period. Floyd is the 18th player under Bowen to sign during the regular period in his five seasons at Bemidji State.


Bemidji State adds Floyd to signing class

Head Bemidji State men’s basketball coach Matt Bowen has announced the signing of Dillon Floyd (C, Palm Springs, Calif.) to a National Letter of Intent to play for BSU beginning the 2011-12 season. Floyd joins Dermaine Crockrell (G, Mesa, Ariz./Scottsdale Community College) as signees for the upcoming campaign during the regular signing period. Floyd is the 18th player under Bowen to sign during the regular period in his five seasons at Bemidji State.


Beavers announce summer basketball camps

The Bemidji State men’s basketball coaching staff has announced its summer boys basketball camp opportunities for 2011. Camp offerings will run from June 10 to August 3 and be available to kids ranging from age six though 2011 graduating seniors.


Beavers announce summer basketball camps

The Bemidji State men’s basketball coaching staff has announced its summer boys basketball camp opportunities for 2011. Camp offerings will run from June 10 to August 3 and be available to kids ranging from age six though 2011 graduating seniors.


Buerkle and Read named Bemidji State Student-Athletes of the Year -

Bemidji State University’s Kristi Buerkle (Sr., Stacy, Minn.) and Matt Read (Sr., Ilderton, Ontario) were named as the 2010-11 Bemidji State University Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year, tonight at the BSU Student-Athlete Appreciation Banquet Thursday at Sanford Center. In addition, Mackenzie Haupert (Fr., Andover, Minn.) James Ellisor (Jr., F, Glendale, Ariz.) were selected BSU’s 2010-11 Female and Male Newcomers of the Year.


Beavers sign Crockrell to National Letter of Intent

Head Bemidji State men’s basketball coach Matt Bowen today announced the signing of Dermaine Crockrell (G, Mesa, Ariz.) to a National Letter of Intent to play for BSU beginning the 2011-12 season. Crockrell is the 17th player under Bowen to sign during the regular period in his five seasons at Bemidji State.


Beavers sign Crockrell to National Letter of Intent

Head Bemidji State men’s basketball coach Matt Bowen today announced the signing of Dermaine Crockrell (G, Mesa, Ariz.) to a National Letter of Intent to play for BSU beginning the 2011-12 season. Crockrell is the 17th player under Bowen to sign during the regular period in his five seasons at Bemidji State.


Three named to Winter Academic All-NSIC Team

Bemidji State University had 13 student-athletes selected to the 2011 Winter Academic All-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Team, announced by the league office today.


Ellisor named Second-Team All-NSIC

Bemidji State University junior forward James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) came to BSU this season and not only made an immediate impact on the team, but on the league as the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference today announced him a Second-Team All-NSIC member.


Men’s hoops closes regular season No. 4 nationally in FT percentage

All season long the Bemidji State men’s basketball team has been able to hang its hat on its ability to be effective from the charity stripe. In the final regular season NCAA National Statistics Summary for Division II (games thru Feb. 27) the Beavers finished No. 4 with a 78.9 free throw percentage. The women’s team has been a top 25 free throw shooting team all season long and finished No. 21.


Beavers down Winona State 60-58 in season finale

For the second consecutive season the Bemidji State University men's basketball team stunned Winona State University on its own floor, this year stealing a 60-58 victory at McCown Gymnasium in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game.


Beavers use overtime to down Upper Iowa 63-61

Sophomore Lance Rongstad only had four points Friday, but his second bucket of the night proved to be the game-winner in a 63-61 overtime victory at Upper Iowa in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game.


Beavers close 2010-11 at Upper Iowa and Winona State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team closes the book on the 2010-11 season at Upper Iowa University (8 p.m.) and Winona State University (7 p.m.) Feb. 25-26 for a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games.


Thompson and Ellisor garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University basketball players Shannon Thompson (So., G, 5-7, Rosemount, Minn.) and James Ellisor (Jr., F, 6-5, Glendale, Ariz.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of Feb. 14-20.


Men’s basketball returns to No. 2 nationally in free throw percentage

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team returned to No. 2 nationally in free throw percentage according to the latest NCAA National Statistics Summary for Division II (games thru Feb. 20) after being slated No. 3 last week. The Beavers shot 80.0 percent (28-of-35) from the charity stripe in games against Southwest Minnesota State University and No. 14 Minnesota State University, Mankato. The BSU women’s basketball team also made a move to No. 21 in the free throw rankings, increasing three spots.


Beavers hang with No. 14 Mavericks but fall in the end 77-73

The Bemidji State men's basketball team hung with the No. 14 Minnesota State University, Mankato Mavericks Saturday at the BSU Gymnasium, but fell in the end 77-73 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference battle.


Quick start and 3-pointers guide Beavers past Mustangs 84-66

After hitting just two 3-pointers in the game before, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team came out and knocked down five shots from beyond the arc in the first seven minutes of the 84-66 victory against Southwest Minnesota State University Friday.


Beavers host SMSU and No. 14 MSU in final home weekend of 2010-11

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team plays host Feb. 18-19 in two Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contests versus Southwest Minnesota State University (8 p.m.) and No. 14 Minnesota State University, Mankato (6 p.m.) to close out its home schedule.


Men's basketball featured on Sports in the Round

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 team's final home weekend Feb. 18-19.


Men's basketball falls to No. 3 in free throw rankings

BEMIDJI, Minn. - The Bemidji State men’s basketball team dropped a spot to No. 3 nationally in free throw percentage according to the latest NCAA National Statistics Summary for Division II (games thru Feb. 13).


Dragons’ nine second half 3-pointers doom Beavers 70-62

Minnesota State University Moorhead knocked down nine of its 13 3-pointers in the second half, erasing a nine-point Bemidji State University lead and shooting its way to a 70-62 win in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game Saturday.


Beavers squeak out 85-78 victory at UMC to snap seven-game skid

University of Minnesota, Crookston made the mistake of fouling the No. 2 free throw shooting team in the nation 35 times Friday, as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team made a program-best 40 free throws and snapped a seven-game losing streak with an 85-78 victory at Lysaker Gymnasium in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game.


Beavers hit the road for games against the Golden Eagles and Dragons

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball looks to snap a seven-game losing streak as it travels for two Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contests at University of Minnesota Crookston Feb. 11 at 8 p.m. and Minnesota State University Moorhead Feb. 12 at 8 p.m.


Basketball squads ranked in top 15 for free throw percentage

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team maintained its No. 2 ranking in the nation, according to the latest NCAA National Statistics Summary for Division II (games thru Feb. 6). BSU is one of four universities with both men’s and women’s teams ranked among the top 15 schools nationally joining Bellarmine University (Ky.), St. Cloud State University and University of Nebraska Kearney.


Beavers fall to Bulldogs 89-75; losing streak to seven

It was a battle of the struggling teams Saturday in a matinee men’s basketball contest between University of Minnesota Duluth, on a nine-game losing streak entering the contest and Bemidji State University, on a six-game skid. A slow start eventually doomed the Beavers 89-75 and sent their losing streak to seven, while ending the Bulldog’s conference-long streak in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate game played at BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers host travel partner Minnesota Duluth

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball closes a three-game homestand with travel partner University of Minnesota Duluth Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. at BSU Gymnasium.


Cody and Rongstad garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Bemidji State University’s Erin Cody (Sr., F, 5-7, Roseville, Minn.) and Lance Rongstad (So., G/F, 6-3, Eleva, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of Jan. 24-30.


BSU men slotted No. 2 nationally in free throw percentage

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team upped its free throw percentage 1.1 percent from a week prior in order to jump a spot to No. 2 in the nation, according to the latest NCAA National Statistics Summary for Division II (games thru Jan. 30). The women’s team has been a top 25 free throw shooting team all season long and moved up four spots from No. 21 to No. 17.


Wolves hand Beavers 84-82 home loss

Fifty-nine combined fouls dictated the pace of the game between the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team and visiting Northern State University. In the end, NSU won the battle of the free throw line, downing BSU 84-82 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game at the BSU Gymnasium.


Beaver woes continue as losing streak hits five

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell 71-60 to University of Mary Friday at the BSU Gymnasium in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game, pushing the Beavers' losing streak to five.


Beavers return home for contests versus U-Mary and NSU

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball returns home Jan. 28-29 for Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contests versus University of Mary and Northern State University. Friday’s game begins at 8 p.m., while tip-off for Saturday is slated for 6 p.m.


Johnson and Tesdahl garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University’s Erin Johnson (Sr., F, 5-6, Farmington, Minn.) and Bryce Tesdahl (Jr., G, 6-3, 195, Crosby, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of Jan. 17-23.


Men’s hoops jump two spots to No. 3 nationally in free throw percentage

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team upped its free throw percentage just 0.1 of a percent last weekend, but jumped two spots to No. 3 nationally in the category, according to the latest NCAA National Statistics Summary for Division II (games thru Jan. 23). The women’s team has been a top 25 free throw shooting team all season long and moved up a spot from No. 22 to No. 21.


Miscues from the field leads to 78-62 loss to Mustangs

Cold shooting by the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team led to a 78-62 loss at Southwest Minnesota State University Saturday in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game played at the R/A Facility. BSU shot a season-low 31.6 percent from the field.


Tesdahl becomes BSU’s career assist leader in 87-82 loss to No. 15 MSU

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball hung with the No. 15 team in the nation, Minnesota State University, Mankato Friday night at Bresnan Arena, but felt the heartbreak of another close loss as the Mavericks downed the Beavers 87-82 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game.


Beavers begin second half of NSIC slate at No. 15 MSU and SMSU

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team begins the second half of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference schedule at No. 15 Minnesota State University, Mankato and Southwest Minnesota State University Jan. 21-22. Both games are set to tip-off at 8 p.m.


BSU men No. 5 nationally in free throw percentage; women No. 22

A strong weekend from the charity stripe from the Bemidji State men’s basketball team moved the Beavers from No. 7 nationally to No. 5, according to the latest NCAA National Statistics Summary for Division II (as of Jan. 16). The women’s team has been in the top 25 all season long and remains No. 22.


Beavers suffer 79-73 loss at Concordia University

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team was unable to recover from an overtime loss from the night before and fell to Concordia University, St. Paul 79-73 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game at Gangelhoff Center. Junior Bryce Tesdahl (G, Crosby, Minn.) had six assists in the game, tying BSU’s all-time career assists record (Since 1976) with 314 career helpers.


Late run forces overtime, but Beavers fall 92-88

A 17-8 run during the final 4:25 of regulation powered the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to a 77-77 tie with less than 30 seconds remaining. A missed St. Cloud State Universiy shot sent the game into overtime, but the Beavers fell short in the extra session, losing the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game at Halenbeck Hall 92-88.


Beavers begin four-game roadie with SCSU and CU

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team begins a four-game Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference road trip Jan. 14-15 with contests at St. Cloud State University and Concordia University, St. Paul. The SCSU game will be played Jan. 14 at 8 p.m. followed by the CU game Jan. 15 at 6 p.m.


McKay and Ellisor garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University’s Colleen McKay (Sr., C, 6-0, Barnum, Minn.) and James Ellisor (Jr., F, 6-5, 195, Glendale, Ariz.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of Jan. 3-Jan. 9.


Men’s basketball drops to No. 7 nationally in free throw percentage

The Bemidji State basketball squads slipped in the latest NCAA National Statistics Summary for Division II released Jan. 9. The men’s team fell from the No. 3 spot to No. 7, while the women fell out of the top 10 and sit No. 22.


Beavers defeat Wildcats 63-53

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team has avoided losing streaks all season and continued the trend Sunday with a 63-53 victory against Wayne State University in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game at BSU Gymnasium. BSU rebounded from a Saturday loss to Augustana to improve to 5-1 when losing its previous contest.


Tough second half bounces lead to 69-67 loss to Augustana

A lid was placed on the Bemidji State University basket in the second half of the 69-67 loss to Augustana College Saturday, preventing shots that fell in the first half to rattle and roll out.


Beavers host Augustana and Wayne State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team returns home for the first time since Dec. 12 to play host to Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference-foes Augustana College and Wayne State College Jan. 8-9, respectively. Both games are scheduled to tip-off at 4 p.m. at the BSU Gymnasium.


BSU men’s hoops No. 3 nationally in free throws; women ranked fourth

The Bemidji State basketball squads continued its dominance on the free throw line in the latest NCAA National Statistics Summary for Division II released Jan. 2. Despite the men’s team drop of three percent they moved to No. 3 in the nation after holding the No. 1 spot in the last summary. The women upped its ranking to No. 4 from the sixth spot. The high marks from the Beavers place them as the only men’s and women’s pair in the top four in free throw shooting.


High level of intensity and energy guide Beavers past Bulldogs 101-76

Big holiday meals didn’t slow down the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team as it jumped out to a 10-0 lead to start its first game back two weeks. The Beavers never looked back, bringing a high level of intensity and energy to the Romano Gymnasium Monday night to defeat University of Minnesota Duluth 101-76.


Basketball games dates/times changed

Due to poor weather conditions and travel restrictions the in region, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men’s and women’s basketball schedules have been adjusted for the next two weeks. The Bemidji State University basketball games at University of Minnesota Duluth scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 2 has been pushed back to Monday, Jan. 3. The women’s game will begin at 6 p.m. with the men’s game following at 8 p.m.


BSU begins new year at Minnesota Duluth Jan .3

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team begins 2011 with a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference battle with its travel partner, University of Minnesota Duluth, Jan. 3 at 8 p.m. at the Romano Gymnasium. The game was moved from Jan. 2 due weather conditions.


Former men’s basketball player to play professionally in Germany

Seth Haake has continuously proven to himself he can perform at a higher level on the basketball court and on Jan. 8 he will take the next step in his basketball career by playing professionally in Germany. Haake, who played at Bemidji State University from 2006-10, has signed a contract with München Basket, a professional basketball organization based in Munich, Germany.


Marauders steal 78-56 victory from Beavers

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team fell 78-56 at University of Mary Saturday in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game. For just the third time this season, BSU failed to shoot above 50 percent and for just the third time this season, the Beavers allowed their opponent to shoot above 50 percent.


Beavers grit out road victory at Northern State 92-86

Behind junior James Ellisor’s (F, Glendale, Ariz.) 27 points and junior Bryce Tesdahl’s (G, Crosby, Minn.) career-tying 11 assists, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team scratched and clawed for a 92-86 victory at Northern State University. The Beavers move to 5-4 overall and 2-3 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, winning their conference road opener.


Beavers begin NSIC road schedule

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference road action for the first time this season, traveling to Northern State University and University of Mary Dec. 17-18. Both games begin at 8 p.m. Saturday’s game will air live on Midco Sports Network.


BSU men’s hoops No. 1 nationally in free throws; women ranked sixth

Most basketball coaches will say games can be won and lost at the free throw line. The importance of this normally simple task is being taken seriously this season at Bemidji State University as the men’s program ranks No. 1 in NCAA Division II from the charity stripe and the women are No. 6. The high marks from the Beavers places them as the only men’s and women’s pair in the top six in free throw shooting.


McKay and Ellisor garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University’s Colleen McKay (Sr., C, 6-0, Barnum, Minn.) and James Ellisor (Jr., F, 6-5, 195, Glendale, Ariz.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of Dec. 6-12.


Bemidji State basketball games to be aired live on Midcontinent Communications Dec. 18

Both Bemidji State University men’s and women’s basketball games at University of Mary Dec. 18 will be televised live on Midcontinent Communication’s Midco Sports Network. The women’s game begins at 6 p.m. with the men following at approximately 8 p.m., on channel 28 for Midcontinent subscribers in Bemidji.


Upper Iowa trips-up Beavers 83-80 with long range shooting and tenacious defense

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team fell to Upper Iowa University 83-80 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game at BSU Gymnasium Saturday. The Peacocks used long range shooting and tenacious defense to earn their first conference win of the season and spoil BSU’s four-game homestand finale.


Beavers battle with No. 3 Winona State, fall 71-62

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team brought the energy and intensity it needed to take down the No. 3 Winona State University Warriors, but an upset wasn’t in the cards this time around for the Beavers as they fell 71-62.


Beavers entertain No. 3 Winona State and Upper Iowa Dec. 10-11

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action at the BSU Gymnasium Dec. 10-11, hosting No. 3 Winona State University and Upper Iowa University. BSU welcomes the Warriors at 8 p.m. Dec. 10 and the Peacocks at 6 p.m. Dec. 11.


BSU men's basketball featured on Sports in the Round

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.


Beavers pick-up 900th program win in 88-63 victory against Golden Eagles

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team got back to its game plan Saturday after suffering a tough loss the night before, defeating University of Minnesota, Crookston 88-63 at the BSU Gymnasium in an Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game.


Beavers fall 60-58 to MSU Moorhead in NSIC opener

Owning an eight point lead with 7:43 remaining in regulation, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball thought it was on its way to opening Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play with a ‘W’. Minnesota State University Moorhead had a different idea, as it rallied to outscore BSU 20-10 in the final 7:43 to spoil the evening at the BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers start NSIC schedule; host Dragons and Golden Eagles

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team begins the ‘real’ season Dec. 3-4 with Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference home games against Minnesota State University Moorhead and University of Minnesota, Crookston, respectively.


Bauerfeld and Cassidy garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University’s Annie Bauerfeld (Sr., F, Woodbury, Minn.) and Patrick Cassidy (Sr., F, 6-6, St. Paul, Minn.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of Nov. 22-28.


Beavers roll past Jamestown College 75-60

In the final nonconference game of the season, the Bemidji State University men's basketball team rolled past Jamestown College 75-60. Junior James Ellisor (Glendale, Ariz.) led BSU with 23 points and eight rebounds. The Beavers finished 3-1 in nonconference play.


Beavers close nonconference slate with Jamestown College Nov. 29

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team closes its nonconference schedule Nov. 29 at Jamestown College with tip-off set for 7:30 p.m. The Beavers are 2-1 in nonconference play this season after defeated UW-Stout 89-87 Nov. 23 at the BSU Gymnasium.


Wessling and Ellisor garner Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week honors

Bemidji State University basketball players Ellie Wessling (Fr., G/F, Winsted, Minn.) and James Ellisor (Jr., F, 6-5, Glendale, Ariz. / Glendale CC) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after recording outstanding athletic accomplishments during the week of Nov. 15-22.


Cassidy's heroics guide Beavers to nail-bitter victory against UW-Stout

Senior Patrick Cassidy (F, St. Paul, Minn.) had nine career 3-pointers at Bemidji State prior to the game against University of Wisconsin-Stout Tuesday, but hit a big one to tie the game with 1:05 remaining in regulation. With nine ticks on the clock, the calm, cool and collected veteran knocked down two free throws to guide the Beavers to an 89-87 nail-bitter victory.


Tesdahl's double-double guides Beavers to first win of season

Junior point guard Bryce Tesdahl (Crosby, Minn.) struggled to find his game in the opening game of the season Tuesday, but responded like good players do and tallied 23 points and 10 assists to lead the Bemidji State men's basketball team to a 84-63 victory at Finlandia University. BSU got scoring from 10 different players in the nonconference contest that gave the Beavers their first win of the season.


Beavers fall to Michigan Tech 101-88 in season opener

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team fell in its season opener Tuesday 101-88 at Michigan Tech University. BSU was led by junior transfer James Ellisor's (Glendale, Ariz.) 25 points.


Beavers open 2010-11 with nonconference bouts

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team opens the 2010-11 regular season with nonconference games at Michigan Tech University and Finlandia University Nov. 16-17.


Early second half surge pushes Beavers past Yellowjackets in exhibition

An early second half surge by the Bemidji State University men's basketball team guided the Beavers to a 87-72 exhibition victory against University of Wisconsin-Superior Saturday at the BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers add Nov. 6 home exhibition game

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team has added an exhibition to its 2010-11 schedule for Nov. 6 at the BSU Gymnasium. The Beavers will host NCAA Division III-member University of Wisconsin-Superior at 7 p.m. Admission to the event is free and the United Way of Bemidji Area will be at the doors accepting free will donations to benefit the United Way.


Beavers slotted 10th in NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team finished last season winners in five of its last six games, en route to a 12-15 overall and 8-12 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference mark, good for 11th place in the final conference standings. Wednesday, the 2010-11 edition of the NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll was released, slotting the Beavers 10th with 64 points. BSU senior forward Pat Cassidy (St. Paul, Minn.) was named the team’s player to watch.


Breakfast with the Beavers set for Oct. 23

Come support the Beaver men’s basketball team at the fourth annual Breakfast with the Beavers, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the BSU Gymnasium. The event is a meet and greet with the 2010-11 Bemidji State University men’s basketball team and gives fans a chance to hear about the upcoming season. Kids will also get a chance to shoot hoops with the players. The breakfast is free and open to the public.


Men's basketball opens practice

The Bemidji State men's basketball team officially opened its 2010-11 season Friday afternoon with its first practice. The Beavers have increased their win total in each of the last four seasons and are looking to improve on 2009-10 12-15 record.


Men's basketball begins practice Friday

The hardcourt is calling and the Bemidji State men's basketball team is answering as it begins official practice for the 2010-11 season Friday, Oct. 15. The Beavers begin training at the BSU Gymnasium, looking to improve on their 12-15 record from a year ago.


Montgomery hired as assistant coach

Bemidji State head men’s basketball coach Matt Bowen has announced the hiring of Ryan Montgomery as the new assistant basketball coach. Montgomery moves into the position after serving two seasons as the graduate assistant coach at BSU. He replaces Jeremy Tiers who was Bowen’s original assistant, serving for the past four years.


Men’s basketball releases 2010-11 schedule

Bemidji State head men’s basketball coach Matt Bowen has announced the Beavers’ 2010-11 schedule. The addition of two Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games, to make 22, highlight the 26-game schedule.


Beaver Basketball camps draw area youth

The Bemidji State Gymnasium was overrun with youth this week as more than 60 basketball players entering grades first to sixth participated the Beavers annual summer basketball camps.


Haake named to the NABC Honors Court

Two months after graduating with a business administration degree from Bemidji State University, Seth Haake (Eden Prairie, Minn.) earned another academic award as the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced its list of student-athletes on the NABC Honors Court. The award is bestowed upon collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2009-10 season. Haake was a two-time NSIC All-Academic Team member and a constant on BSU’s 3.0 Club during his tenure as a Beaver.


Beavers conduct collegiate exposure camp

The men's basketball coaching staff conducted a collegiate exposure camp for varsity level boys high school basketball players Wednesday at the BSU Gymnasium.


Men’s basketball golf outing set for July 23

The Bemidji State men’s basketball program and former student-athletes Dan Christenson and John Phillips are hosting the 2nd Annual Bemidji State Men’s Basketball Alumni and Friend’s Golf Outing on Friday, July 23 at the Blueberry Pines Golf Course in Menahga, Minn. The cost for the 2-person scramble is $100 with $50 going directly back to BSU basketball.


Beavers announce two summer boys basketball camps

The Bemidji State men’s basketball coaching staff has announced the program will host two summer boys basketball camps in 2010. A shooting and scoring camp for grades 4-12 will be offered on two different dates, June 21 and July 19, while an advanced skills camp will run August 2-4 for grades 7-12.


Co-ed summer basketball camp announced for grades 1-6

The Bemidji State men’s and women’s basketball coaching crews have come together to offer a co-ed fundamentals camp, open to boys and girls in grades 1-6, August 2-4.


Rongstad named Bemidji State Male Newcomer of the Year

Erika Wheelhouse (Fr., D, Crookston, Minn.) of the women’s ice hockey team and football/men’s basketball standout Lance Rongstad (Fr., QB/G/F, Eleva, Wis.) were selected 2009-10 Bemidji State University Female and Male Newcomers of the Year, tonight at the BSU Student-Athlete Appreciation Banquet.


Beavers add Kinnell to 2010-11 signing class

The Bemidji State men’s basketball team has added Ryan Kinnell (F/C, Yuma, Ariz.) to the 2010-11 signing class. Head coach Matt Bowen today announced the signing of Kinnell to a National Letter of Intent. He joins Zach Noreen (F, Albany, Minn.), Max Rosenbloom (F, St. Paul, Minn.) and Jeff Whicker (G, Craig, Alaska) as signees during the NCAA late signing period. With the signing of Jake Schalow (G, Sherwood, Wis.) in November, the five players will begin their careers at BSU in the fall of 2010-11. Kinnell is the 16th player under Bowen to sign during the late period in his four seasons at Bemidji State.


Bowen announces signing of Noreen and Rosenbloom

Bemidji State men’s basketball head coach Matt Bowen today announced the signing of Zach Noreen (F, Albany, Minn.) and Max Rosenbloom (F, St. Paul, Minn.) to a National Letter of Intent. Noreen and Rosenbloom join Jeff Whicker (G, Craig, Alaska) as signees during the NCAA late signing period and will join the Beavers for the 2010-11 season. The additions mark the 14th and 15th players under Bowen to sign during the late period in his four seasons at Bemidji State.


Beavers begin late signing period by adding Whicker

The Bemidji State men’s basketball program began its NCAA late signing period today with the announcement of signing Jeff Whicker (G, Craig, Alaska) to a National Letter of Intent. Whicker will don the green and white starting the 2010-11 season. He becomes the 13th player to be inked during the late signing period by head coach Matt Bowen during his four years at Bemidji State.


Haake selected Second-Team All-NSIC

The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced today senior guard Seth Haake (Eden Prairie, Minn.) was selected as a Second-Team All-NSIC member. His 18.6 points per game led the team, ranked second in the NSIC and placed him 55th in the nation (500 ranked). He finished his career at BSU with 1,202 career points, which stands 10th on BSU’s career scoring chart.


Rongstad featured in hometown newspaper

Freshman guard/forward Lance Rongstad (Eleva, Minn.) was featured in his hometown newspaper, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Thursday. Rongstad attended Eleva-Strum High School, guiding the Cardinals to the 2007-08 Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletics Association Division 4 boy's basketball state title.


Beavers close season with 91-48 loss to Wayne State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team ran into a hot Wayne State College team in the final game of the 2009-10 season, as the Wildcats downed the Beavers 91-48. WSC shot 63.5 percent from the field and 52.4 percent from 3-point land. BSU couldn’t find its shooting rhythm, going 16-of-45 (a season-low 35.6%) from the field and 4-of-14 (28.6%) from beyond the arc.


Haake's career-high 36 points guides Beavers to fifth straight win

Senior Seth Haake established a new career-high for the second time in five games, scoring 36 points in a 98-90 victory at University of Minnesota Duluth to guide the Beavers to their fifth consecutive victory. Haake has 1,193 career points to sit 10th on BSU's career scoring chart.


Beavers close 2009-10 season at UMD and WSC

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team is on the road to close the 2009-10 regular season Feb. 24 and 27. BSU travels to University of Minnesota Duluth Feb. 24 to play at 8 p.m. before heading south to Wayne State College (Neb.) Feb. 27 with that game slated for a 6 p.m. tip-off.


Buerkle and Rongstad garner Beaver Pride’s weekly honors

Bemidji State University’s Kristi Buerkle (Jr., Stacy, Minn.) and Lance Rongstad (Fr., G/F, Eleva, Wis.) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Feb. 15-21.


Rongstad named NSIC Player of the Week

Bemidji State University men’s basketball freshman guard/forward Lance Rongstad (G/F, Eleva, Wis.) has been named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Player of the Week by the league office today. The award is the first of his career and the first for BSU this season. According to Bemidji State records dating to 1998-99, Rongstad is the first freshman to earn the league honor.


Beavers win battle with Warriors 88-86; sweep season series

Freshman Lance Rongstad (G/F, Eleva, Wis.) dropped a career-high 29 and senior guard Seth Haake (Eden Prairie, Minn.), playing in his final game at the BSU Gymnasium, scored 20 as the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team closed the home portion of the 2009-10 season with a battle against Winona State University, prevailing victorious 88-86.


Beavers host final home game against WSU

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hosts Winona State University Feb. 20 at 4 p.m. in its final home game of the 2009-10 season. The game will serve as Senior Day for Seth Haake. With 10 minutes left in warm-ups, he will be presented a gift from the coaching staff and a ball commemorating his 1,000th career point.


Beavers roll past Finlandia 99-67 for 10th win

The Bemidji State University men's basketball team picked-up its 10th win of the season Tuesday at the BSU Gymnasium with a 99-67 win against Finlandia University. The last time BSU surpassed the 10-win mark was the 2005-06 season.


‘Open Hearts for Haiti’ event at men’s basketball Tuesday

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team will host an ‘Open Hearts for Haiti’ event Tuesday for its nonconference game against Finlandia University, which begins at 7 p.m. Anyone who contributes a new or gently used article of clothing will earn free admission to the game.


Beavers host Finlandia in nonconference bout

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hosts Finlandia University Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. in a nonconference bout at the BSU Gymnasium.


Rongstad and Tesdahl establish career-highs in points to propel Beavers past Golden Eagles 81-64

Freshman Lance Rongstad (G/F, Eleva, Wis.) scored a career-high 27 points and sophomore Bryce Tesdahl (G, Crosby, Minn.) had a career-high 22 to lead the Bemidji State University men's basketball team to an 81-64 victory at University of Minnesota, Crookston Saturday in a NSIC game.


Haake scores career-high 30 in 79-75 win against Dragons

Senior Seth Haake (G, Eden Prairie, Minn.) is making the most of his final games as a collegiate basketball player, scoring a career-high 30 points in a Bemidji State University men’s basketball 79-75 win against Minnesota State University Moorhead. The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game was played at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse. The Beavers ended a four-game losing skid.


Beavers head to MSUM and UMC

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team travels west for its final full weekend of road Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference basketball Feb. 12-13. The Beavers will battle Minnesota State University Moorhead at 8 p.m. Feb 12 and University of Minnesota, Crookston at 6 p.m. Feb. 13.


Beavers fall 107-71 to Huskies

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team lost to the St. Cloud State University Huskies 107-71 Saturday night at the BSU Gymnasium in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game. SCSU jumped out to a 10-point lead in the game’s first 3:30 and never looked back.


Beavers lose another close one; fall 78-73 to Golden Bears

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team chalked-up another moral victory Friday night, falling to Concordia University, St. Paul 78-73 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game at the BSU Gymnasium. BSU played hard against a strong Golden Bear team, but just didn’t have enough in the closing seconds of the game to pull out a victory.


Beavers host CU and SCSU

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hosts its final full weekend of NSIC basketball Feb. 5-6. Concordia University, St. Paul and St. Cloud State University are visiting the BSU Gymnasium with both tip-offs set for 8 p.m.


Beavers fall 71-67 in NSIC battle at SMSU

In a game that had 14 lead changes and eight ties, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team just couldn’t find a way to be on the winning end of a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference battle at the R/A Facility between the Beavers and Southwest Minnesota State University Saturday. BSU lost to the Mustangs 71-67.


No. 5 Minnesota State too much for Beavers

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team fell to No. 5 Minnesota State University, Mankato 108-66 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest at the Taylor Center Friday.


Beavers travel to MSU and SMSU

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team takes to the road Jan. 29-30 for two Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contests at No. 5 Minnesota State University, Mankato and Southwest Minnesota State University. Both games are slated for a 8 p.m. start.


Haake surpasses 1,000 career points in 71-69 win versus Bulldogs

Senior Seth Haake (G, Eden Prairie, Minn.) scored a team-high 23 points to surpass 1,000 career points, guiding the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team to a thrilling 71-69 victory against University of Minnesota Duluth in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest at the BSU Gymnasium Saturday.


Beavers gear-up for Bulldogs

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hosts University of Minnesota Duluth in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference played at 4 p.m. in the BSU Gymnasium.


Beavers snap seven-game losing streak in grand fashion with 81-59 victory against the Marauders

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team was a locomotive tearing up the tracks and the University of Mary were innocent bystanders stuck in the path Saturday as BSU snapped a seven-game losing streak with a decisive 81-59 victory in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contest at the BSU Gymnasium.


Last second shot spoils strong effort by Beavers

On multiple occasions, the Bemidji State University men’s basketball team was able to play strong defense for the majority of a possession in the 67-65 loss to Northern State University Friday in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game at the BSU Gymnasium. But on multiple occasions, NSU was able to find a way to make a shot with just seconds left on the shot clock.


Beavers host Northern State and U-Mary

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hosts Northern State University and University of Mary Jan. 15-16 in the BSU Gymnasium for two Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference contests. Both games are slated for 8 p.m.


Beaver Pride tabs Tomcikova and Haake Athletes of the Week

Bemidji State University’s Zuzana Tomcikova (So., G, Bratislava, Slovakia) and Seth Haake (Sr., G, Eden Prairie, Minn.,) have been named Beaver Pride Athletes of the Week after outstanding athletic performances during the week of Jan. 4-10.


Poor second half leads to 80-69 loss at St. Cloud State

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team struggled in the second half and it led to a 80-69 loss to St. Cloud State University Saturday in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game at Halenbeck Hall. The loss extends BSU’s losing streak to six overall and four in the NSIC.


Golden Bears down Beavers 110-76

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team lost to the Concordia University Golden Bears 110-76 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game at the Gangelhoff Center Friday. The Beavers have now lost five straight overall and their last three in conference play.


Beavers travel to CU and SCSU

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team travels to Concordia University and St. Cloud State University for a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference road weekend. BSU battles CU at 8 p.m. Jan. 8 and SCSU at 6 p.m. Jan. 9.


Beavers make late push; run out of gas in 78-66 loss to Wildcats

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team trailed for most of a 78-66 loss to Wayne State College Sunday, but made a run to tie the game 62-62 with 4:31 left in the regulation before running out of gas in the final minutes of a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game played at the BSU Gymnasium. The Wildcats shot 58.3 percent from the field, the most by a BSU opponent this season.


Beavers fall short in upset bid of No. 24 Augustana

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team were within three points of No. 24 Augustana College with 2:51 remaining in regulation but fell to the Vikings 80-73 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game played at the BSU Gymnasium Saturday. Senior Seth Haake (G, Eden Prairie, Minn.) recorded his fourth consecutive game with 20-plus points, scoring a game-high 24.


BSU hosts No. 24 AC and WSC

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team hosts Augustana College and Wayne State College in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play Jan. 2-3. AC and BSU plays at 6 p.m. and WSC and the Beavers battle at 4 p.m.


Beavers close 2009 with 84-75 loss at Northern Michigan

Dec. 29, 2009 MARQUETTE, Mich. -- The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team fell to Northern Michigan University 84-75 in a nonconference game to close out the 2009 calendar year. Senior Seth Haake (G, Eden Prairie, Minn.) scored a season-high 27 points. The Beavers (5-5, 2-2 NSIC) held a 38-35 lead at halftime, thanks to 19 points from Haake. BSU earned a seven point lead at the 13:54 mark of the second half with the score standing at 51-44. The Wildcats then went on a 7-0 run to tie the game at the 11:31 mark. NMU kept rolling and took a 10 point lead at 64-54 with 6:46 on the clock. The home team never looked back on its way to a nine point win. Freshman Lance Rongstad (G/F, Eleva, Wis.) scored 13 points and added eight rebounds. Sophomore guard Bryce Tesdahl (Crosby, Minn.) scored 11 points, added seven rebounds and had five assists. BSU returns to Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play as it hosts Augustana College Jan. 2 at 6 p.m. Bemidji State University, located in Bemidji, Minn., is an NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). --bsu--



Peacocks protect home court with strong second half

Peacocks protect home court with strong second half. UIU scores 57 and shoots 69.2 percent in second frame.


Beavers battle No. 17 Warriors to overtime victory

Beavers battle No. 17 Warriors to overtime victory. Tesdahl posts 20 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds.



Tesdahl named Beaver Pride Athlete of the Week

Beaver Pride tabs Cody and Tesdahl Athletes of the Week. ‘Team behind the teams’ recognizes student-athletes for outstanding play.


Beavers roll past Golden Eagles 89-72

Beavers roll past Golden Eagles 89-72. Five Bemidji State players finish in double-figures.


Dragons prevail against Beavers in NSIC opener

Dragons prevail against Beavers in NSIC opener. Bemidji State falls to 3-3.



Bowen announces student-athlete suspensions

Bowen announces student-athlete suspensions. Three student-athletes suspended indefinitely.


Beavers fall 78-65 at UW-Parkside

Beavers fall 78-65 at UW-Parkside. Bemidji State starts NSIC play Dec. 4-5.


Johnson’s 17 points paces Beavers to 88-60 victory

Johnson’s 17 points paces Beavers to 88-60 victory. Bemidji State downs Purdue North Central to stay perfect on the road.


Jamestown ruins home opener for Beavers

Jamestown ruins home opener for Beavers Bemidji State falls 72-69.



Beavers claim Viterbo Tournament Championship with 69-44 win

Beavers claim Viterbo Tournament championship with 69-44 win. Tesdahl named All-Pepsi Tournament MVP.


Beavers open 2009-10 with 60-54 victory

Beavers open 2009-10 season with 60-54 victory. Bemidji State calls on defense in win.


Beavers begin regular season at Viterbo Tournament

The Bemidji State University men’s basketball team begins its 2009-10 regular season schedule at the Viterbo University Pepsi Tournament Nov. 20-21.


Beavers sign Schalow during early signing period

Bemidji State inks guard from Wisconsin


Slow start dooms Beavers in 65-63 exhibition loss to North Dakota

Sophomore Jake Lindstrom scores 17 with 5-7 performance from 3-point range






Beavers ranked ninth in NSIC Preseason Coaches’ Poll

Senior Seth Haake named player to watch


BSU men’s basketball team hits the court for first practice

Beavers begin the 2009-10 campaign


Breakfast with the Beavers slated for Oct. 24

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