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Bison complete 12-game schedule for 2014 football

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The three-time defending champions in the Football Championship Subdivision have completed their schedule for 2014.

North Dakota State officials announced Tuesday that they signed a deal to play Weber State of the Big Sky Conference. That gives the Bison 12 regular-season games for the first time in school history.

NDSU opens the season on Sept. 30 at Iowa State.

The Bison have home games on Sept. 13 against Incarnate Word, Sept. 20 against Montana, Oct. 11 against Southern Illinois, Oct. 18 against Indiana State, Nov. 1 against South Dakota State, and Nov. 22 against Youngstown State.

The other road games are Sept. 6 against Weber State, Oct. 4 against Western Illinois, Oct. 25 against South Dakota, Nov. 8 against Northern Iowa, and Nov. 15 against Missouri State.

Jalen Voss named NAIA, GPAC player of week

By The Daily Republic

Dakota Wesleyan University junior Jalen Voss has been named the Great Plains Athletic Conference and NAIA Division II men’s basketball player of the week, it was announced Tuesday afternoon.

Voss averaged 33.5 points and 15.5 rebounds in the Tiger men’s two wins last week. The 6-foot-7 forward had 33 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots in a 102-85 victory over Northwestern College, and added to that performance by recording a career-high 34 points in DWU’s 86-72 upset win over No. 13 Hastings.

This is Voss’ second weekly GPAC honor, and this is the first time a Tiger men’s basketball player has earned the national weekly honor since Brock Seim in 2006.