Sports Briefs

State basketball tournament tickets on sale Jan. 23

Tickets for the 2013 Class B boys state basketball tournament go on sale beginning Jan. 23 at noon. Tickets can be ordered through Vendini, Minot State University’s online ticket agent, by logging on to (msudome.com).

Tickets will also be available by calling the MSU ticket office at 701-858-3041 or by showing up in person to the ticket office. Requests can also be made through the mail with a $4 shipping and handling fee by sending checks payable to ND State Boys BB Tournament to the following address:

Rick Hedberg, Athletic Director

Minot State University

500 University Ave. W

Minot, N.D. 58707

The cost to purchase reserved seating is $44 for all three days and $21 for student unreserved seats.

The tournament will begin March 7.

– Daily News Staff

Boag earns NSIC Player of the Week honors

Minot State University forward Carly Boag was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Player of the Week.

Boag, a junior from Tamworth, Australia, averaged 22.5 points and 11.5 rebounds as the Beavers swept Upper Iowa and Winona State at the MSU Dome last weekend.

She tied an MSU single-game scoring record in a 78-63 win over UIU, netting 37 points – the most by any NSIC player this season.

The Beavers (8-5, 4-5) play host to in-state NSIC rival University of Mary tonight at 6 p.m.

– Daily News Staff

Our Redeemer’s Knights roll past Garrison

GARRISON – The Our Redeemer’s Christian School girls basketball team placed three scorers in double figures and knocked down nine 3-pointers in a 63-36 blowout of Garrison on Monday.

The Knights (5-3) were paced by eighth-grader Morgan Olson’s 22 points, a performance that included a game-high four 3s. Emily VanLith and Jenny Skees added 16 and 11 points, respectively.

ORCS outscored the Troopers in each quarter, including 19-6 in the final stanza.

Libbi Hasenwinkel led Garrison with eight points and Ellie Gehring scored seven.

Both teams play their next games on Thursday, with ORCS hosting Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood and Garrison hosting Flasher.

– Daily News Staff