2019-2020 North Dakota State Bison

2019-2020 North Dakota State Bison Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
12 Noah Christensen RS-Fr F 6-9 190 - Breckenridge (MN) United States Breckenridge High School
21 Jarius Cook So G 6-3 180 - Brooklyn Park (MN) United States Park Center Senior High School
3 Tyree Eady So G 6-5 215 - Middleton (WI) United States Middleton High School
5 Sam Griesel So GF 6-6 215 Mar 22, 2000 Lincoln (NE) United States / Germany Lincoln East High School
23 Maleeck Harden-Hayes Fr F 6-7 170 - Moorhead (MN) United States Moorhead Park Christian High School
22 Cameron Hunter Jr PG 6-3 185 - Olathe (KS) United States Olathe East High School
2 Jaxon Knotek So G 6-6 215 - River Falls (WI) United States River Falls High School
34 Rocky Kreuser Jr F 6-10 245 - White Bear Lake (MN) United States Totino-Grace High School
13 Chris Quayle Sr G 6-5 190 - Riverton (WY) United States Riverton High School
11 Jared Samuelson Sr G 6-3 185 Feb 9, 1998 Gretna (NE) United States Gretna High School
0 Vinnie Shahid Sr G 5-11 190 - Minneapolis (MN) United States Hopkins High School
24 Tyson Ward Sr SG 6-6 190 Jul 26, 1997 Tampa (FL) United States Tampa Preparatory School
32 Odell Wilson IV Fr F 6-6 250 - Minneapolis (MN) United States North Community High School
44 Tyler Witz Jr F 6-9 255 - Clear Folk (WV) United States Countryside High School

Recent North Dakota State Bison History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 25-8 (13-3) 1st (Summit) Champion N/A
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

2019-2020 North Dakota State Bison Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Vinnie Shahid NABC All-District (12) First Team
Tyson Ward NABC All-District (12) Second Team
Vinnie Shahid The Summit League All-First Team
Tyson Ward The Summit League All-First Team
Vinnie Shahid The Summit League Tournament MVP
Sam Griesel The Summit League All-Tournament Team
Vinnie Shahid The Summit League All-Tournament Team
Tyson Ward The Summit League All-Tournament Team
Rocky Kreuser The Summit League Player of the Week (Dec 9, 2019)
Vinnie Shahid The Summit League Player of the Week (Feb 10, 2020)
Vinnie Shahid The Summit League Player of the Week (Dec 16, 2019)
Tyson Ward The Summit League Player of the Week (Mar 1, 2020)
Tyson Ward The Summit League Player of the Week (Jan 20, 2020)

2019-2020 North Dakota State Bison Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters V. Shahid J. Samuelson T. Ward S. Griesel R. Kreuser
Rotation C. Hunter   T. Eady    
Lim PT   C. Quayle J. Knotek T. Witz  
Lim PT   J. Cook M. Harden-Hayes    
Lim PT     O. Wilson IV    

2019-2020 North Dakota State Bison Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Vinnie Shahid 33 32.9 18.4 3.3 3.0 1.0 0.0 2.4
Tyson Ward 33 31.0 16.9 7.2 2.8 0.7 0.6 2.0
Rocky Kreuser 31 25.6 10.0 6.0 1.1 0.5 0.9 1.2
Tyree Eady 29 26.4 6.7 3.9 1.4 0.6 0.1 0.9
Sam Griesel 22 24.1 6.6 5.5 0.9 0.5 0.2 1.3
Cameron Hunter 33 22.7 6.6 2.4 1.6 0.7 0.1 0.9
Jared Samuelson 26 25.4 6.3 2.5 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.4
Tyler Witz 32 9.2 3.2 2.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.5
Jaxon Knotek 20 8.8 3.0 1.4 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.2
Odell Wilson IV 8 2.8 1.9 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.8
Chris Quayle 31 11.4 1.7 1.4 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.3
Maleeck Harden-Hayes 23 7.0 1.7 1.7 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.3

2019-2020 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)
Jason Miller Director of Athletic Performance 2007-2008 N/A
Matt Larsen Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Spencer Wilker Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 N/A
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