2017-2018 North Dakota State Bison

2017-2018 North Dakota State Bison Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
3 Tyree Eady RS-Fr G 6-5 215 - Middleton (WI) United States Middleton High School
30 Spencer Eliason Jr F 6-9 240 Feb 14, 1996 Chadron (NE) United States Chadron High School
23 Deng Geu So PF 6-8 215 - N/A Uganda Washington High School
22 Cameron Hunter Fr PG 6-3 185 - Olathe (KS) United States Olathe East High School
21 A.J. Jacobson Sr G 6-6 210 Aug 2, 1994 Fargo (ND) United States Shanley High School
34 Rocky Kreuser Fr F 6-10 245 - White Bear Lake (MN) United States Totino-Grace High School
44 Jordan Meidinger RS-Fr C 7-0 240 - Dickinson (ND) United States Dickinson High School
33 Jake Mertens RS-Fr G 6-3 185 - Devils Lake (ND) United States Devils Lake High School
42 Dylan Miller Jr PF 6-9 230 - Hillsboro (IL) United States Hillsboro High School
2 Paul Miller Sr G 6-6 205 Jul 28, 1996 Waukesha (WI) United States Kettle Moraine High School
13 Chris Quayle So G 6-5 190 - Riverton (WY) United States Riverton High School
11 Jared Samuelson So G 6-3 185 Feb 9, 1998 Gretna (NE) United States Gretna High School
5 Nnamdi Van Dulm So G 6-4 195 - West Allis (WI) United States West Allis Central High School
24 Tyson Ward So SG 6-6 190 Jul 26, 1997 Tampa (FL) United States Tampa Preparatory School

Recent North Dakota State Bison History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 19-16 (9-7) 3rd (Summit) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2017-2018 15-17 (5-9) 5th (Summit) 2nd Rnd N/A
2016-2017 19-11 (11-5) 2nd (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2015-2016 20-13 (8-8) 5th (Summit) Runner Up N/A
2014-2015 23-10 (12-4) 1st (Summit) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2013-2014 26-7 (12-2) 1st (Summit) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2012-2013 24-10 (12-4) 3rd (Summit) Runner Up CBI 1st Rnd
2011-2012 17-14 (9-9) 4th (Summit) 1st Rnd CBI 1st Rnd
2010-2011 14-15 (8-10) 7th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 11-18 (8-10) 6th (Summit) 1st Rnd N/A
2008-2009 26-7 (16-2) 1st (Summit) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2007-2008 16-13 (10-8) 4th (Summit) N/A N/A
2006-2007 20-8 N/A (INDEP) N/A N/A
2005-2006 10-10 11th (MCC) N/A N/A
2004-2005 0-8 11th (MCC) N/A N/A
2003-2004 N/A N/A (MCC) N/A N/A
2002-2003 N/A N/A (MCC) N/A N/A

2017-2018 North Dakota State Bison Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Paul Miller NABC All-District (12) Second Team
A.J. Jacobson Academic All-American First Team
Paul Miller The Summit League All-First Team
Paul Miller The Summit League All-Tournament Team
Cameron Hunter The Summit League All-Newcomer Team
Paul Miller The Summit League Player of the Week (Jan 30, 2018)
Paul Miller The Summit League Player of the Week (Dec 11, 2017)
Paul Miller Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational MVP
Paul Miller Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational All-Tournament Team
Tyson Ward Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational All-Tournament Team

2017-2018 North Dakota State Bison Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Hunter T. Ward A. Jacobson P. Miller S. Eliason
Rotation J. Samuelson     D. Geu  
Rotation       D. Miller  
Lim PT   C. Quayle   R. Kreuser  
Lim PT   N. Van Dulm      

2017-2018 North Dakota State Bison Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Paul Miller 31 33.8 19.5 5.8 3.4 1.0 0.3 3.1
Tyson Ward 32 27.8 11.8 5.9 2.6 0.8 0.3 2.5
A.J. Jacobson 32 25.8 9.5 4.1 1.6 0.4 0.3 0.8
Cameron Hunter 32 27.6 9.2 3.0 2.4 0.9 0.0 2.0
Deng Geu 32 14.6 6.6 3.3 0.5 0.2 0.5 1.0
Jared Samuelson 32 18.6 5.4 1.7 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.3
Spencer Eliason 32 17.8 4.1 3.4 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.9
Rocky Kreuser 32 12.9 3.7 2.0 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.5
Chris Quayle 32 15.1 3.0 1.8 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.7
Dylan Miller 22 9.6 2.9 1.6 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.5
Nnamdi Van Dulm 6 6.8 1.2 1.7 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.3

2017-2018 North Dakota State Bison Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
David Richman Head Coach 2014-2015 Associate Head Coach (North Dakota State, 2007 to 2014)
Jayden Olson Associate Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (North Dakota State, 2014 to 2016)
Kyan Brown Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Oral Roberts, 2008 to 2016)
Will Veasley Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Director of Basketball Operations (Illinois State, 2015 to 2016)
Jim Kramer Director of Athletic Performance 2006-2007 N/A
Jason Miller Director of Athletic Performance 2007-2008 N/A
Matt Larsen Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Casey Matthews Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 Video Coordinator (Southern Mississippi, 2013 to 2015)
Scott Woken Director of Sports Medicine 1989-1990 N/A
Ryan Perreault Director of Communications 2014-2015 N/A
Jeff Schwartz Director of Media Relations 2012-2013 N/A