NDSU MBB voted third in preseason Summit League poll, two Bison named preseason All-League

The North Dakota State men’s basketball team has been voted third in the preseason Summit League coaches poll.

Bison senior Boden Skunberg was tabbed to the preseason All-Summit League first team, with junior Andrew Morgan landing on the second team.

Skunberg led the team in minutes and was second in points per game averaging 15.4 in league play this past season. Additionally he was one of only three players to average at least 15 points and rank top-five in field goal percentage in Summit League play last season. Skunberg also averaged 5.4 rebounds and shot 41 percent from three-point range in conference play.

Morgan shot 59 percent from the field in the 2022-23 season, averaging 10.5 points and 5.3 rebounds per game.

Dating back to 2013 the Bison have played in nine of the 11 Summit League Tournament championship games. NDSU has played in the conference championship game each of the past five seasons.


2023-24 Preseason Summit League Player of the Year

Zeke Mayo, South Dakota State


Preseason All-Summit League First Team

Luke Appel, South Dakota State
Parker Bjorklund, St. Thomas
Frankie Fidler, Omaha
Zeke Mayo, South Dakota State
Issac McBride, Oral Roberts
Boden Skunberg, North Dakota State

Preseason All-Summit League Second Team
Tommy Bruner, Denver
William Kyle III, South Dakota State
Andrew Morgan, North Dakota State
B.J. Omot, North Dakota
Kareem Thompson, Oral Roberts


Preseason Poll (First place votes)

1. South Dakota State (27)

2. Oral Roberts (7)

3. North Dakota State (2)

4. St. Thomas

5. North Dakota

6. South Dakota

7. Omaha

8. Kansas City

9. Denver