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North Dakota State Bison
North Dakota State Bison
School Name: North Dakota State University
Location: Fargo, North Dakota
Arena: Bison Sports Arena
Capacity: 6,000
Conference: Summit League
Head coach: Saul Phillips

North Dakota State University (NDSU) is a public university in Fargo, North Dakota, United States. Currently, over 12,500 students attend classes on the NDSU campus. Founded as "North Dakota Agricultural College" in 1890 as a land grant institution, it sits on a 258 acre (1 km²) campus in an urban setting. The school also operates several agricultural research centers around the state which brings total land holdings past 22,000 acres (89 km²). NDSU is a part of the North Dakota University System.

The North Dakota State Bison is the name of the athletic teams of North Dakota State University (NDSU) which is located in the city of Fargo, North Dakota. The teams are often called the "Thundering Herd". The current logo is a bison.

The Bison basketball program includes a men's and a women's team. The teams play at the Bison Sports Arena. The women's basketball team was known as a dominant force in Division II throughout the 1990's. They won five titles during the decade (1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996). The men's basketball team won an upset victory over the University of Wisconsin-Madison on January 21, 2006, potentially increasing the chances of being accepted into a conference. The Bison also upset Marquette University,64-60, on December 2, 2006.

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