It's an eight game Bud Light weekend on the Beaver Radio Network. Both BSU hockey teams are at home. Both BSU basketball teams are on the road. The womens hockey team hosts Minnesota Duluth at 3:07pm while the men host Ferris State at 7:07pm. Both basketball teams are at Minot State tonight and U-Mary tomorrow night. Listen to the womens hockey on 1300 The Legends. Listen to both basketball games on Talk Radio 1360 and listen to the mens hockey game on Mix 103.7. You can also listen online at beaverradionetwork.com.
Two coaching positions have been filled by the Bemidji State University football team as special teams coordinator and linebackers coach Rob Aurich was promoted to defensive coordinator and Ryan Olson was named the team’s offensive line coach. Aurich, who served as linebackers coach and special teams coordinator, enters his fourth season with BSU during the 2017 season. He helped the Beavers' defense rank fourth in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference with 24.4 points allowed per game. Olson joins the Bemidji State coaching staff after serving as offensive line graduate assistant for three seasons, most recently at University of Buffalo during the 2016 season. The Bulls averaged 153.2 rushing yards per game and had two offensive lineman named to the All-Mid American Conference Third Team. Buffalo ranked seventh in the MAC in sacks allowed with 23.
The Bemidji Lumberjacks boys hockey team tied East Grand Forks last night in East Grand Forks. Andrew Dondelinger scored the lone goal for the Jacks. Bemidji is now 9-6-1 on the season and will travel to Brainerd on Tuesday.
The Lumberjack girls hockey team also tied last night. The Jacks hosted Fort Francis. Alexis Leitner, an eighth grader, scored for the Jacks. The Jacks host East Grand Forks on Tuesday.
On the Lumberjack schedule tonight, the girls basketball team hosts Superior, Wisconsin. The gymnastics team will host Fargo South.
The Minnesota Wild pulled out a 4-3 victory Thursday night at the Xcel Energy Center, thanks to a pair of goals from Nino Niederreiter. The biggest highlight of the night though had nothing to do with goal scoring. Instead it was a fight between Minnesota’s Chris Stewart and Arizona’s Lawson Crouse. The Wild host the Ducks tomorrow.
The Timberwolves beat the Clippers last night 104-101. The Clippers were without Blake Griffin and Chris Paul. Griffin is recovering from knee surgery while Paul will miss 6-8 weeks after tearing a ligament in his left thumb on Monday against Oklahoma City.. Minnesota hosts Denver on Sunday.
The Gophers and Badgers meet at the Barn tomorrow afternoon. Minnesota is 15-3. The Badgers are 15-4. Yesterday, Woodbury native Daniel Oturu gave a verbal commitment to play at Minnesota. Oturu is a 6-foot-9 center rated as a four-star prospect and ranked the top Minnesotan in his class by ESPN. Tomorrow's tipoff is set for 3:30pm.
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January 22, 2017, 1:50 pm
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January 22, 2017, 1:48 pm
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January 22, 2017, 1:45 pm
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January 22, 2017, 1:41 pm
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January 22, 2017, 1:23 pm
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