Morning Tipoff: Jan. 23

Morning Tipoff: Jan. 23



Thursday, Jan. 23

College basketball: BSC at NDSCS, 5:30/7:30 p.m.

High school boys basketball: Jamestown at St. Mary’s, 7:45 p.m.; Shiloh Christian at New Salem-Almont, 7:30 p.m.

High school boys hockey: Minot at Bismarck, 7:15 p.m., Capital Ice Complex; Mandan at Century, 7:15 p.m., VFW Sports Center.

High school girls basketball: Jamestown at St. Mary’s, 6 p.m.

High school wrestling: Turtle Mountain at Bismarck, 6 p.m.; Dickinson at Century, 7 p.m.; Mandan at Minot, 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 24

College basketball: U-Mary at Crookston, 5:30/7:30 p.m.

College hockey: UND at Minnesota-Duluth, 7:37 p.m.

College wrestling: Mankato at U-Mary, 7 p.m., MAC.

College women’s swimming: Northern State at U-Mary.

High school boys basketball: Mandan at Minot, 7:30 p.m.

High school boys swimming: Bismarck at Mandan, 5 p.m.

High school girls basketball: New Salem-Almont at Shiloh Christian, 7:30 p.m.

High school girls hockey: Jamestown at Bismarck, 7 p.m., Capital Ice Complex.

High school gymnastics: Mandan Invitational, 5:30 p.m., Starion Sports Complex.

High school wrestling: Fargo Metro Dual Tournament, 4:30 p.m., Fargo Davies; St. Mary’s at Lisbon tournament.

NAHL: Minot at Bismarck, 7:15 p.m., VFW Sports Center.



7:15 p.m.

KLXX (1270 AM) – Mandan at Century




5:30 p.m.

FS1 — Minnesota at Ohio State

6 p.m.

ESPN2 — Belmont at Murray State

7:30 p.m.

FS1 — Michigan State at Indiana

8 p.m.

ESPNU — Connecticut at Houston

10 p.m.

ESPNU — USC at Oregon

FS1 — UCLA at Oregon


5 p.m.

BTN — Indiana at Penn State

6 p.m.

ESPN — Tennessee at Connecticut

7 p.m.

BTN — Ohio State at Iowa


12:30/3 p.m.

ESPNU —Senior Bowl: Practice, Mobile, Ala.


4/8 p.m.

NBCSN — U.S. Championships: Pairs Short Program, Greensboro, N.C.


10:30 a.m.

GOLF — LPGA Tour: The Gainbridge, First Round, Palm Beach, Fla.

2 p.m.

GOLF — PGA Tour: Farmers Insurance Open, First Round, San Diego

1:30 a.m. (Friday)

GOLF — EPGA Tour: Dubai Desert Classic, Second Round, Dubai, United Arab Emirates



7 p.m.

TNT — Los Angeles Lakers at Brooklyn

9:30 p.m.

TNT — Dallas at Portland


2 p.m.

NBCSN — English Premier League: Liverpool at Wolverhampton


8 p.m.

ESPN2 —Australian Open: Third Round, Melbourne, Australia


10 YEARS AGO (2009): The St. Mary's girls held off Mandan for a 51-48 West Region basketball victory. With the home win the Saints ended a drought against Mandan that stretched back at least a decade. Senior guard Brooke Christensen led the St. Mary's attack with 18 points. The visiting Braves, who led 24-21 at halftime, got a 17-point effort from Steph Pedersen.

20 YEARS AGO (1999): The Linton Lions attacked the basket and put away the Center Wildcats 71-41 in Class B boys basketball action at the Civic Center Jamboree. Ben Renz and Matt Gross got Linton going in the right direction with 21 and 18 points, respectively. Matt Bieber countered with 15 for Center.

50 YEARS AGO (1969): Bismarck Junior College's matmen won their fourth straight Mon-Dak Conference dual, downing Miles Community College 27-11 on the road. BJC won seven bouts, including Bob Youness' pin of Ron Neednes at heavyweight. Don Eisenbarth won his 16th straight match at 118 pounds.

Trivia Answer

The Detroit Lions completed five passes in their 26-7 win over the New York Giants in the NFL Championship game on Dec. 15, 1935.


Dave Selvig, Tribune sports editor, 250-8246 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail:

Steve Thomas, Tribune sportswriter, 250-8244 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail:

Scott Throlson, Tribune sportswriter, 250-8245 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail:

Scooter Pursley, Tribune sportswriter, 355-8839 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail:


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