Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
This is the debut of the NSIC Pick'Em, which has media/columnists from around the Northern Sun. While this will be a competition, it's really for fun and entertainment.
In the first week of having the Pick'Em, it looks like most of the columnists went chalk and agree with what the computer thought. There were however a few mild upset picks.
I'm already going on record that as the
(Pictured: Key to the City Trophy. Photo: Augustana Athletics)
Wayne State (1-3) at Concordia-St. Paul (2-2), Noon
Concordia started off the year with wins over Mary and Crookston, but has now lost to Duluth and Northern in successive weeks. The manner in which the Golden Bears lost to NSU is probably more concerning, as the Wolves dominated en route to a 31-7 victory.
Updated Yesterday at 08:31 AM by Matt Witwicki
(Pictured: Drew Bauer-UMD, Jake Wargo and Matt Wagner-AU, Bemidji State Defense, Luke Papilion-USF)
(Photos: CSP Athletics-Jordan Vredeveld, AU Athletics, BSU Athletics, USF Athletics)
Games for Saturday, September 24
Minnesota State-Moorhead (2-1) at Minnesota State-Mankato (2-1), 1pm
MSUM found a way to escape with a win while having a lackluster performance against a
Updated 09-23-2016 at 08:31 AM by Matt Witwicki
(Pictured: Tahe Nomane-BSU, Trey Heid-AU, Tyler Flud-SMSU, Paul Preston-WSU)
(Photos: Winona Daily News, SMSU Athletics, BSU Athletics, MW)
After looking at 2 weeks worth of stats in the conference, here are some of the things that jump out..
-Both USF and SMSU are averaging 5 touchdowns per game but neither has attempted a Field Goal.
-CSP has the best defense in the
Updated 09-16-2016 at 08:47 AM by Matt Witwicki
(Pictured: USF, AU, CSP, BSU)
(Photo for BSU: BSU Athletics)
The 3 early games yesterday in the NSIC were pretty mundane compared to the wild games that occurred in the night session. Here are the finals and some quick takes about each team after 2 weeks.
Week 2 Scores
Augustana 63, Mary 0
Concordia-St. Paul 41, Minnesota-Crookston 18
St. Cloud State 27, Upper
Updated 09-11-2016 at 11:55 AM by Matt Witwicki