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Roster is up.  I see Smith is no longer with the team.  I also see Iowa will be coming up to the Betty on Nov 16th.

Despite the losses of Mia, Kelsey, and Sam, they should be a solid team and content in the Big Sky. How those Sophomores emerge and grow (Strand, Klabo, Freiji, etc.) this season will be the key

Schedule (as far as I know)

Nov 11th Drake

Nov 16th Iowa

Dec 18th @ UNI

Dec 29th  PSU

Dec 31st  SAC ST

Jan 5th @ NAU

Jan 7th @ SUU

Jan 12th MSU

Jan 14th  Montana

Jan 19th @ Weber

Jan 21st @ ISU

Jan 26th  SUU

Jan 28th NAU

Feb 4th @ UNC

Feb 9th @ EWU

Feb 11th @ Idaho

Feb 16th  ISU

Feb 18th Weber

Feb 25th UNC

Mar 2nd @ SAC ST

Mar 4th @ PSU

TBD @ NDSU

TBD USD

 

 

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She was the shot blocking stud and started producing offensively - tough one to lose. 

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4 hours ago, SWSiouxMN said:

 How those Sophomores emerge and grow (Strand, Klabo, Freiji, etc.) this season will be the key

We do have a loaded sophomore class for sure (don't forget Morton who has "difference-maker" written all over her--even if from the bench).

Guesses on projected starting lineup?  Szabla, Dyer, Frieje, Johnson, Roscoe?

Looks very competitive at the guard position, as 2/3 of the lineup are guards!

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1 hour ago, NoDakFan said:

Did we only bring in one freshman? 

Yes, Ally Gorres is the only incoming freshman.

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Wow are we loading the schedule this year. Hopefully we can get a win or two out of it. But playing better competition helps the girls be better players. Hope they can turn this season into a really good year.

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What I thought might be a nice read on one of our up-and-comers, Jill Morton, turned into a brutal read and an example of the ineptness of suburban Twin Cities media. Turns out Jill now plays for the "Lady Bison," according to the article below.

http://current.mnsun.com/2016/07/28/edina-guard-adapted-to-new-role-at-und/

Oh and Jill might need to be schooled up on UND women's basketball history at bit, even if she was referring to the Division I era, she's still incorrect unless I dreamed that whole game against Texas A&M in the NCAAs in 2014:

"Last season, we got into a postseason tournament for the first time in school history,” Morton said in a recent interview.

Still I am excited for Jill and her sophomore season. She should be much improved and she was a great freshman!

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1 hour ago, Teeder11 said:

What I thought might be a nice read on one of our up-and-comers, Jill Morton, turned into a brutal read and an example of the ineptness of suburban Twin Cities media. Turns out Jill now plays for the "Lady Bison," according to the article below.

http://current.mnsun.com/2016/07/28/edina-guard-adapted-to-new-role-at-und/

 

Seems Edina would have sent enough players to UND to at least get the correct nickname. 

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For the last 4 years or more we've had a "go to" player (Buck, Lloyd, etc.).  Not sure we have anyone to fill the bill this season (Dyer, Roscoe, Johnson?).  Hopefully, one of the ladies steps up into that role this year.

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5 minutes ago, MoSiouxFan said:

For the last 4 years or more we've had a "go to" player (Buck, Lloyd, etc.).  Not sure we have anyone to fill the bill this season (Dyer, Roscoe, Johnson?).  Hopefully, one of the ladies steps up into that role this year.

I think all three will be good. Dyer from the perimeter, Johnson strong inside, if healthy, and Roscoe really impressed me last year with her mid range touch and ability to go to the hoop when available -- a far cry better from her first two years. She could be really good this year if she continues that progression with her size and skill. 

Then, add in the supporting cast of Morton, Freije and Klabo.... plus getting Strand and Swatzke back, both of whom I thought were really good as frosh. They should be ok.

And can't leave out the floor general in Szabla.... or ZABALA  as the opposing announcers like to say! LOL!

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3 minutes ago, Teeder11 said:

I think all three will be good. Dyer from the perimeter, Johnson strong inside, if healthy, and Roscoe really impressed me last year with her mid range touch and ability to go to the hoop when available -- a far cry better from her first two years. She could be really good this year if she continues that progression with her size and skill. 

Then, add in the supporting cast of Morton, Freije and Klabo.... plus getting Strand and Swatzke back, both of whom I thought were really good as frosh. They should be ok.

Is Smith still no the team? 

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Just now, CMSioux said:

Is Smith still no the team? 

No, she's gone

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2 minutes ago, CMSioux said:

Is Smith still no the team? 

Left the program. Don't know the story. But never really seemed like her heart was in BB. Just someone with a physical gift but whose heart was elsewhere.  

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2 hours ago, Teeder11 said:

I think all three will be good. Dyer from the perimeter, Johnson strong inside, if healthy, and Roscoe really impressed me last year with her mid range court touch and ability to go to the hoop when available -- a far cry better from her first two years. She could be really good this year if she continues that progression with her size and skill. 

Then, add in the supporting cast of Morton, Freije and Klabo.... plus getting Strand and Swatzke back, both of whom I thought were really good as frosh. They should be ok.

And can't leave out the floor general in Szabla.... or ZABALA  as the opposing announcers like to say! LOL!

FIFY:D.

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38 minutes ago, Dagger said:

This Spring they announced a JC player Chastity Franklin signing on. Is she still coming?

She is on campus already. 

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1 hour ago, SanDakotaState said:

The SDSU women will travel to Grand Forks December 6th. About time this happens. Its been WAY to long! 

excuse me while I burst into joy and excitement in gif form

Image result for yes gifs
 
and yes... about <bleepin> time!
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Defense is looking a bit ragged against Drake. Allowing way too many open looks in the paint. 

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Iowa just had too much height and talent:  Iowa 75 UND 60.

UND had tied it up in the 3rd qtr, after trailing by 13, but UND went cold and Iowa pulled away.

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