The North Dakota State College of Science women’s basketball team failed to crack the Top 20 this week despite having rattled off eight straight wins and are 9-1 on the season.
The only other Division II women’s teams with at least nine wins are No. 2 Johnson County with 10 and No. 4 Kansas City Kansas with nine.
The Lady Wildcats are the road this weekend at the Iowa Western Community College Thanksgiving Classic. NDSCS plays Jefferson College at 5 p.m. Friday and host Iowa Western at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Richland’s Cole Myers and Carter Lingen, Tri-State’s Jared Tangen and Hayden Lick and Hankinson’s Hunter Medenwalt were named to the N.D. High School All-State 9-Man Football Team on Monday.
Myers was a first-team selection at quarterback for the Colts while Lingen, Tangen, Lick and Medenwalt were listed on the second team that did not designate positions.
The Class A All-State team will be announced on Tuesday.
The Minnesota state high school football championships are this weekend at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
Games on Friday are:
1A: BOLD vs. Blooming Prairie, 10 a.m.
2A: Minneapolis North vs. Caledonia, 1 p.m.
4A: SMB vs. Rocori, 4 p.m.
6A: Champlin Park vs. Wayzata, 7 p.m.
Games on Saturday are:
9-Man: Hancock vs. Mountain Lake Area, 10 a.m.
3A: Dassel-Cokato vs. Pierz, 1 p.m.
5A: Chaska vs. St. Thomas Academy, 4 p.m.
The Minnesota Vikings moved into a first-place tie with Green Bay in the NFC North this weekend, all without playing a game. The Vikings enjoyed their bye week this past weekend watching San Francisco rout Green Bay 37-8 on Monday night.
Both teams are 8-3 with five games remaining. The Vikings play at Seattle on Sunday night while the Packers are at the N.Y. Giants.
Minnesota outscored Atlanta 71-49 in the second half Monday for a 125-114 road victory in Atlanta.
Karl Anthony Towns scored 28 points and added 13 rebounds and eight assists in the win while Andrew Wiggins scored 25 points and Jarrett Culver 14.
Minnesota remained over .500 at 9-8 with the win.
The New York Rangers scored with three minutes to play in regulation to tie the Minnesota Wild and won the game 32 seconds into overtime for a 3-2 win Monday in New York.
The Wild got goals from Zach Parise and Ryan Donato for a 2-1 lead with 10 minutes to play, only to give up the lead late.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton at Breckenridge, 7:30 p.m.
HOCKEY: B-W Blades at Wadena-Deer Creek, 7 p.m.
WRESTLING: West Fargo at Wahpeton, 7 p.m.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: NDSCS at Dakota County Technical College, 7 p.m.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: NDSCS vs. Jefferson College at Iowa Western Thanksgiving Classic, 5 p.m.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: NDSCS vs. Iowa Western at Iowa Western Thanksgiving Classic, 7 p.m.
LOCAL BROADCAST SCHEDULE
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton at Breckenridge, 7:30 p.m. (B92.7 FM)