Take a look at the news stories featuring MSUM in the last week. Stories are presented in chronological order.

Anderson’s play in OT sparks Dragon men over St. Cloud State, Inforum: “Minnesota State Moorhead turned to center Matt Anderson in overtime Friday night, Feb. 17, and he delivered in boosting the Dragons to a 104-97 victory over St. Cloud State in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference basketball.”

Area college hoops playoffs begin this week, SC Times: “Minnesota State-Moorhead coach Chad Walthall’s team may have won the NSIC regular-season title. And the Dragons may enter the postseason on a seven-game winning streak. But he doesn’t see any team, including his own, as the clear-cut favorite to claim the title in this week’s conference tournament.”

Dragons men’s basketball team finding multiple ways to win, WDAY: “It’s a huge week at MSU Moorhead as both basketball teams enter the Northern Sun conference tournament as the top overall seed.”

MSU Moorhead women’s basketball realized potential midway through season, WDAY: “The dream season for the MSU Moorhead women’s basketball team resumes Wednesday night when they host Southwest Minnesota State in the opening round of the Northern Sun tournament.”

MSUM students do well in CPA exam, Inforum: “Minnesota State University Moorhead students who took an exam to become certified public accountants achieved a pass rate of 79.6 percent, surpassed in the region only by students from the University of Minnesota, by 0.4 percent, according to MSUM.”

MSUM students use art to end mental illness stigma, Inforum: “Minnesota State University Moorhead students are covering canvas to uncover mental illness. Tuesday night, senior public relations students hosted ‘Canvas the Change.'”

Concordia-St. Paul rallies to shock top-seeded Dragons, Inforum: “Minnesota State Moorhead started the day thinking it was a virtual lock to make the NCAA Division II men’s basketball tournament. Now the Dragons have doubt.”

Cobbers, Dragons set to host regional wrestling tournaments, Inforum: “Minnesota State Moorhead head wrestling coach Kris Nelson was scanning the rankings for the teams that are competing at the NCAA Division II Super Region 3 tournament this weekend.”

MSUM’s President Tackles Budget Issues, KVRR: “MSUM’s president was at the capitol building in St. Paul to present a budget request to state lawmakers. For the 2018-2019 fiscal year, university officials requested $178 million from the state.”

Areavoices: Fargo Library presents Scandinavian crime novel program, Inforum: “The Fargo Public Library welcomes Jim Kaplan, professor emeritus at Minnesota State University Moorhead, for the presentation ‘Scandinavian Crime Fiction Today’ Sunday, Feb. 26, starting at 2 p.m. at the downtown Main Library. These novels are currently enjoying a world-wide popularity as books, on TV and in films.”

Dragons women cruise into NSIC tournament quarterfinals, Inforum: “Minnesota State Moorhead head coach Karla Nelson hugged her mom, Bev, at halfcourt at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse during a postgame ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 22. Nelson was acknowledged for earning career win No. 300 on the road last weekend.”

MSUM Transgender Professor Speaks Out on Bathroom Rights, KVRR: “An MSUM professor, who identifies as a transgender man, is against President Trump’s withdrawal of transgender protections.”

Lien, Sannes and Nelson earn NSIC awards, WDAY: “Aaron Lien has been named the NSIC Player of the year. Lein finished the season 5th in the conference in scoring … The awards also rolled in for the Dragons Women’s program, as Drew Sannes has also been named NSIC player of the year.”

Sannes earns NSIC women’s basketball player of the year honors, Inforum: “Minnesota State Moorhead junior forward Drew Sannes has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women’s basketball player of the year, the league announced Thursday, Feb. 23. Dragons head coach Karla Nelson has been named NSIC coach of the year for the third time in her 17 seasons as MSUM head coach.”

Lien named NSIC men’s basketball player of the year, Inforum: “Minnesota State Moorhead senior Aaron Lien has been named Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men’s basketball player of the year, the league office announced Thursday, Feb. 23.”

Knecht, Sioux Falls women knock off top-seeded Dragons, Inforum: “No. 11-ranked Minnesota State Moorhead started slow and could never get back to full throttle Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Sanford Pentagon. The Dragons fell behind by 12 points in the first quarter and were in chase mode for nearly the entire game.”

MSUM’s Bosch wins region wrestling title, Inforum: “Minnesota State Moorhead’s Blake Bosch claimed the 133-pound championship and earned a berth to the national tournament at Saturday’s NCAA Division III Central Super Regional tournament held at Alex Nemzek Hall.”

MSUM entrepreneurship minor gets thumbs-up from Klobuchar, Inforum: “A Minnesota State University Moorhead initiative that gives non-business students insights on how to market themselves and become entrepreneurs is a good option for the region’s young people, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Friday, Feb. 24.”

Senator Klobuchar Believes Small Businesses Shape the Economy, KVRR: “Businesses are booming in the F-M area and U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar says it’s all thanks to small businesses being the engine of the economy.”

MSUM’s Bosch advance to region semifinals, Inforum: “Senior Blake Bosch advanced to the semifinals at 133 pounds at the NCAA Division II Super Region 3 wrestling tournament which began Friday at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse while five other Dragons kept their hopes of qualifying for nationals.”