Beaver Fever Friday – Brooke Theis – Womens Basketball

BSU looks to stay undefeated as it hosts first NSIC regular season game

The Bemidji State University women’s basketball team has its first look at Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference opponent in University Minnesota, Crookston Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the BSU Gymnasium.
Bemidji State leads the all-time series against Minnesota Crookston, 28-22. The Beavers and Golden Eagles last met Jan. 2, 2022, a 70-48 win by BSU in Bemidji. BSU leads the series when played in Bemidji, 13-11. Bemidji State and Minnesota Crookston first met Jan. 6, 1996, a 101-56 win by BSU.

The Beavers looks to stay undefeated as they host NISC opponent Minnesota Crookston in first conference game.

BSU won its first two games of the season against Valley City State University and Mayville State University, 60-43 and 99-95 respectively.

The first two games the Beavers are averaging 79.5 points per game. Leading the team is Trinity Yoder with 20.5 points per game.

Sam Pogatchnik is the team leading rebounder with 18 through the first two games and is third in the NSIC.

BSU is second in the NSIC with assists with 37. Yoder and Pogatchnik are first and second in the assists in the conference with 17 and 10 respectively.

Bemidji State after two games is fourth in the NSIC in scoring offense and 12th in scoring defense. BSU is second in field goal percentage (.469) and 10th in 3-point field goal percentage (.300). The Beavers are seventh in turnovers and nineth in assist to turnover ratio.

Scouting Minnesota Crookston
Head Coach Mike Roysland starts his sixth season with the Golden Eagles (135-286).

Minnesota Crookston has started the season 0-4. 

UMC averaged 67.8 points per game shooting 44.7% and 31.5% from behind the arc.

Minnesota Crookston and Bemidji State head-to-head are 28-22 in favor of BSU