First, Minnesota Golden Gophers beat No. 9 Louisville Cardinals 70-64 on Saturday in Arizona. Big Ten cred!!
Second, North Dakota States Ben Woodside set the NDSU All-Time Scoring record on Monday night against Northern Arizona.
Woodside scored his 1,814th point with around 13 minutes remaining in the game and then finished with 1820. He surpassed Denver TenBroek you played from 1999 – 2003.
Woodside had a total of 24 points against the Lumberjacks, shooting 7-11 from the field and 10-12 from the foul line. He also dished out 10 assists and had 3 steals.
In almost every article that I have written on Fox Sports, I have mentioned either Ben Woodside or the North Dakota State Bison.
In the latest article, I throw his name out as a “Write-in Candidate for Player of the Year”, and he has done some work to help his cause and once again, North Dakota State’s basketball team is in the national news.
In a 111-112 lose to Stephen F. Austin, Woodside scored 60 points in the triple-overtime game. In the game Woodside shot 14-32 from the floor, 30-35 from the free throw line, he also finished with eight rebounds and eight assists.
As an encore the following evening, Woodside lead NDSU to a win 98-77 over Georgia Southern scoring 31 points and passed out 10 assists. Woodside shot 8-15 from the floor, 4-5 from three and 11-12 from the foul line.