2022–23 North Dakota State Bison men's basketball team

The 2022–23 North Dakota State Bison men's basketball team represents North Dakota State University during the 2022-23 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Bison, led by ninth year head coach David Richman, play their home games at the Scheels Center, as members of the Summit League.

2022–23 North Dakota State Bison men's basketball
North Dakota State Bison wordmark.svg
ConferenceSummit League
Record2–8 (0–0 Summit League)
Head coach
Associate head coachJoshua Jones
Assistant coaches
  • Josh Sash
  • Spencer Wilker
Home arenaScheels Center
Seasons
2023–24 →
2022–23 Summit League men's basketball standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
Denver 0 0   8 1   .889
St. Thomas* 0 0   7 3   .700
Oral Roberts 0 0   6 3   .667
South Dakota 0 0   5 4   .556
Western Illinois 0 0   4 4   .500
North Dakota 0 0   5 5   .500
Kansas City 0 0   4 7   .364
Omaha 0 0   3 6   .333
South Dakota State 0 0   3 6   .333
North Dakota State 0 0   2 8   .200
* Ineligible for the 2023 NCAA tournament due to transition from Division III
2023 Summit League Tournament winner
As of December 5, 2022

Previous SeasonEdit

The Bison finished the 2021-22 season 23–10, 13–5 in Summit League play to finish in second place. In the Summit League tournament, they defeated Denver[1] in the quarterfinals, Oral Roberts in the semifinals,[2] before losing to South Dakota State in the finals.[3]

OffseasonEdit

DeparturesEdit

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Reason for departure
Willie Guy 2 G 5'11" 190 Sophomore Cedar Rapids, Iowa Transferred to Angelo State (Division II)
Tyree Eady 3 G 6'5" 210 Junior Middleton, Wisconsin Transferred to North Texas
Sam Griesel 5 G/F 6'6" 220 Junior Lincoln, Nebraska Transferred to Nebraska
Jarius Cook 11 G 6'3" 180 Sophomore Brooklyn Park, Minnesota Transferred to Jacksonville
Andrew Kallman 12 G 6'4" 190 Senior Chaska, Minnesota Graduated
Maleeck Harden-Hayes 23 G 6'7" 185 Sophomore Moorhead, Minnesota Transferred to UNC Wilmington
Kolbe Rada 33 G 6'1" 185 Freshman Ceresco, Nebraska Left Team for Personal Reasons
Rocky Kreuser 34 F 6'10" 245 Senior White Bear Lake, Minnesota Graduated

Sources:[4]

Incoming transfersEdit

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Previous School
Luke Yoder 5 G 6'0" 180 Junior Normal, Illinois Illinois Wesleyan (Division III)
Jacari White 11 G 6'3" 170 Sophomore Orlando, Florida State College of Florida (NAIA)

2022 recruiting classEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Tajavis Miller
G
Lubbock, Texas Frenship High School 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sep 5, 2021 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPNN/A   ESPN grade: 0
Damari Wheeler-Thomas
G
Elgin, Illinois Larkin High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Oct 11, 2021 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPNN/A   ESPN grade: 0
Lance Waddles
G
Shreveport, Louisiana Evangel Christian Academy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Mar 20, 2022 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPNN/A   ESPN grade: 0
Sam Hastreiter
F
Lincoln, Nebraska Pius X Catholic High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Oct 12, 2021 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPNN/A   ESPN grade: 0
Noah Feddersen
F
Menomonie, Wisconsin Menomonie High School 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (100 kg) Oct 11, 2021 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPNN/A   ESPN grade: 0
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2021 Team Ranking". Rivals.com.

RosterEdit

2022–23 North Dakota State Bison men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Dezmond McKinney   6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Raytown South High School Raytown, MO
G 2 Tajavis Miller 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Frenship High School Lubbock, TX
F 4 Grant Nelson   6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Jr Devils Lake High School Devils Lake, ND
G 5 Luke Yoder 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Jr Illinois Wesleyan Normal, IL
G 10 Damari Wheeler-Thomas 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Larkin High School Elgin, IL
G 11 Jacari White 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 170 lb (77 kg) So State College of Florida Orlando, FL
G 12 Lance Waddles 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Evangel Christian Academy Shreveport, LA
G 14 Boden Skunberg 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Jamestown High School Jamestown, ND
F 22 Joshua Streit 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) So Eden Valley-Watkins High School Watkins, MN
F 23 Andrew Morgan 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 245 lb (111 kg) So Waseca High School Waseca, MN
G 24 Ryan Sletten (W) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 170 lb (77 kg) RS Fr Larimore High School Larimore, ND
F 33 Sam Hastreiter 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Pius X Catholic High School Lincoln, NE
F 34 Noah Feddersen 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Fr Menomonie High School Menomonie, WI
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: September 17, 2022

Schedule and resultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
November 2, 2022*
7:00 PM
Minnesota–Crookston W 98–64 
 22  Morgan   8  Tied   6  Yoder  Scheels Center (912)
Fargo, ND
Non-conference regular season
November 7, 2022*
7:00 PM, SECN+/ESPN+
at No. 10 Arkansas L 58–76  0–1
 17  Tied   7  Morgan   4  Yoder  Bud Walton Arena (19,200)
Fayetteville, AR
November 10, 2022*
7:00 PM, Big 12 on ESPN+
at No. 5т Kansas L 59–82  0–2
 11  Nelson   9  Nelson   4  Skunberg  Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
Lawrence, KS
November 13, 2022*
1:00 PM, WDAY Xtra/ESPN+
Pacific L 86–91  0–3
 24  Hastreiter   12  Nelson   9  Miller  Scheels Arena (1,073)
Fargo, ND
November 17, 2022*
6:00 PM, ESPN+
at Indiana State L 75–101  0–4
 20  Miller   9  Hastreiter   5  Yoder  Hulman Center (3,002)
Terre Haute, IN
November 20, 2022*
1:00 PM, WDAY Xtra/ESPN+
Crown College W 76–55  1–4
 23  Morgan   14  Morgan   3  Skunberg  Scheels Center (953)
Fargo, ND
November 25, 2022*
8:30 PM
vs. Northern Colorado
Lobo Classic
L 70–80  1–5
 31  Nelson   7  Nelson   3  Skunberg  The Pit (9,033)
Albuquerque, NM
November 26, 2022*
6:00 PM
at New Mexico
Lobo Classic
L 55–76  1–6
 22  Morgan   8  Morgan   4  Skunberg  The Pit (8,715)
Albuquerque, NM
November 27, 2022*
4:00 PM
vs. Jacksonville State
Lobo Classic
L 71–81  1–7
 19  White   5  Morgan   5  Nelson  The Pit (7,023)
Albuquerque, NM
December 3, 2022*
4:00 PM, ESPN+
at Eastern Washington L 70–78  1–8
 14  Tied   5  Tied   4  Skunberg  Reese Court (748)
Cheney, WA
December 5, 2022*
9:00 PM
at Portland W 67–62  2–8
 20  Skunberg   10  Skunberg   2  Tied  Chiles Center (906)
Portland, OR
December 10, 2022*
7:00 PM, WDAY Xtra/ESPN+
Montana       Scheels Center 
Fargo, ND
December 11, 2022*
5:00 PM, WDAY Xtra/ESPN+
Waldorf       Scheels Center 
Fargo, ND
Summit League regular season
December 19, 2022
6:00 PM
at Western Illinois       Western Hall 
Macomb, IL
December 21, 2022
7:00 PM
at St. Thomas       Schoenecker Arena 
St. Paul, MN
December 30, 2022
7:00 PM, MidcoSN/ESPN3
at North Dakota       Betty Engelstad Sioux Center 
Grand Forks, ND
January 5, 2023
7:00 PM, WDAY Xtra/ESPN+
South Dakota State       Scheels Center 
Fargo, ND
January 7, 2023
1:00 PM, WDAY Xtra/ESPN+
South Dakota       Scheels Center 
Fargo, ND
January 12, 2023
8:00 PM
at Denver       Hamilton Gymnasium 
Denver, CO
January 14, 2023
12:00 PM
at Omaha       Baxter Arena 
Omaha, NE
January 19, 2023
7:00 PM, WDAY Xtra/ESPN+
Oral Roberts       Scheels Center 
Fargo, ND
January 21, 2023
1:00 PM, WDAY Xtra/ESPN+
Kansas City       Scheels Center 
Fargo, ND
January 27, 2023
7:00 PM, ABC ND/ESPN+
North Dakota       Scheels Center 
Fargo, ND
February 2, 2023
7:00 PM, MidcoSN2/ESPN+
at South Dakota       Sanford Coyote Sports Center 
Vermillion, SD
February 4, 2023
2:00 PM, MidcoSN2/ESPN3
at South Dakota State       Frost Arena 
Brookings, SD
February 9, 2023
7:00 PM, WDAY Xtra/ESPN+
Omaha       Scheels Center 
Fargo, ND
February 11, 2023
1:00 PM, WDAY Xtra/ESPN+
Denver       Scheels Center 
Fargo, ND
February 16, 2023
7:00 PM
at Kansas City       Swinney Recreation Center 
Kansas City, MO
February 18, 2023
7:00 PM
at Oral Roberts       Mabee Center 
Tulsa, OK
February 23, 2023
7:00 PM, WDAY Xtra/ESPN+
St. Thomas       Scheels Center 
Fargo, ND
February 25, 2023
1:00 PM, WDAY Xtra/ESPN+
Western Illinois       Scheels Center 
Fargo, ND
Summit League tournament
March 3–6, 2023
 MidcoSN/ESPN+
vs. Summit League Tournament       Denny Sanford Premier Center 
Sioux Falls, SD
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central.

Sources:[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bison use big second-half run to get by Pioneers". The Summit League. Retrieved September 17, 2022.
  2. ^ "Bison return to finale with triumph over Golden Eagles". The Summit League. Retrieved September 17, 2022.
  3. ^ "South Dakota State Beats NDSU 73-69 for Summit League Title". USA Today. Retrieved September 17, 2022.
  4. ^ "Bison men's basketball player Guy enters the transfer portal". Forum of Fargo/Moorhead. Retrieved September 17, 2022.
  5. ^ "2022-23 Men's Basketball Schedule". North Dakota State Bison. Retrieved September 17, 2022.
  6. ^ "North Dakota State Bison Men's Basketball Schedule". ESPN. Retrieved September 17, 2022.