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Royals dominate second half to secure win over United Tribes

  1/23/15 - The Lake Region State College men's basketball team used a 24-6 run during the first six minutes of the second half to turn ...

AJ Nywesh named MonDak Player of the Week

1/22/15 - AJ Nywesh, a 6' 2" freshman guard, from Lake Region State College, has been named men's player of the week.

Royals rally to come back from 21-point deficit and win at NDSCS

  1/15/15 - The Lake Region State College men's basketball team squared off against North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton ...

Royal men notch first MonDak victory

  1/12/15 - The Lake Region State men's basketball team struggled from both the free throw and three point lines, but were able to control ...
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MBB LRSC vs DCCThe Lake Region State men’s basketball team struggled from both the free throw and three point lines but were able to control the boards and secure a 71-58 road victory over Dawson Community College.
MBB LRSC vs DCCThe Lake Region State men’s basketball team struggled from both the free throw and three point lines but were able to control the boards and secure a 71-58 road victory over Dawson Community College.

2014-15 Men's Basketball Roster

2015 MBB Team Photo

   Name Height Year Hometown School
1 Diallo Powell 6'3" Sophomore St. Paul, MN Woodbury HS
3 Spencer Halvorson
6'2" Freshman Devils Lake, ND Devils Lake HS
4 Patrick Thomas 6'3" Sophomore Adelaide, Australia Henley HS
11 AJ Nywesh 6'2" Freshman Austin, MN Austin HS
15 Dawson Peterson 6'6" Freshman Gwinner, ND Gwinner HS
21 Michael Murray 5'11" Freshman Fridley, MN Foreman HS
23 Tyler Moore 6'1" Sophomore Chicago, IL Quakerdale Prep
32 Tom Kubank 6'6" Freshman Adelaide, Australia Westminster HS
33 Careino Gurley 6'4" Freshman Minneapolis, MN Minnetonka HS
34 Adante Jones 6'6" Sophomore Jacksonville, FL McCook CC
44 Ryan Clark 6'8" Freshman Adelaide, Australia St. Michael's

2014-2015 Schedule/Results

Date Opponent Location Time Result
10/05/14  Minot Air Force Base (Scrimmage) Devils Lake, ND 6:00PM  
10/11/14 Anoka Ramsey CC (Scrimmage) Anoka, MN 12:00PM
10/11/14  Minnesota West CC (Scrimmage) Anoka, MN  2:00PM   
10/11/14  Northland CC (Scrimmage) Anoka, MN 4:00PM  
10/18/01  LRSC Alumni (Scrimmage) Devils Lake, ND  9:30AM  
10/22/14  Dakota College at Bottineau (Scrimmage) Bottineau, ND 6:00PM   
Spirit Lake Shootout Schedule 
11/01/14 Presentation College JV Devils Lake, ND 7:00PM Win 92-61 (1-0)
11/02/14 Turtle Mountain CC Devils Lake, ND 5:00PM Win 88-62 (2-0)
Royals Classic Schedule 
11/08/14 ECI Alumni Devils Lake, ND 7:00PM Win 85-82 (3-0)
11/09/14 Cankdeska Cikana CC Devils Lake, ND 5:00PM Win 130-78 (4-0)
11/12/14 Trinity Bible College Devils Lake, ND 8:00PM Win 101-74 (5-0)
 Royals Invitational Schedule
11/14/14 Mayville State JV Devils Lake, ND 8:00PM Win 117-44 (6-0)
11/15/14 Jamestown JV Devils Lake, ND 5:00PM Win 95-64 (7-0)
11/19/14 Concordia JV Moorhead, MN 8:00PM Win 78-74 (8-0)
11/22/14  Dakota County CC St. Paul, MN 1:00PM Win 65-60 (9-0)
11/28/14 Northeastern CC Norfolk, NE 7:00PM Loss 88-49 (9-1)
11/29/14 Iowa Western CC Norfolk, NE 3:00PM Loss 87-70 (9-2)
12/03/14 Mayville State JV Mayville, ND 7:00PM Win 64-42 (10-2)
12/05/14 Iowa Western CC Council Bluffs, IA 7:00 Loss 87-68 (10-3)
12/06/14 Northeastern CC Council Bluffs, IA 3:00 Loss 88-62 (10-4)
12/10/14 Turtle Mountain CC Belcourt, ND 8:00PM Win 105-99 (11-4)
12/14/14 Concordia JV Devils Lake, ND 4:00PM Win 98-91 (12-4)
01/04/15 Cankdeska Cikana CC Fort Totten, ND 4:00PM Win 111-41 (13-4)
01/07/15 Williston State College Devils Lake, ND 8:30PM Loss 90-75 (13-5)
01/12/15 Dawson Community College Glendive, MT 8:00PM MST Win 71-58 (14-5)
01/15/15 NDSCS Wahpeton, ND 8:00PM Win 70-66 (15-5)
01/22/15 United Tribes Bismarck, ND 8:00PM Win 100-86 (16-5)
01/25/15 Dakota College at Bottineau Devils Lake, ND 4:00PM
01/28/15 Bismarck State College Devils Lake, ND 8:30PM
02/02/15 Williston State College Williston, ND 8:00PM
02/04/15 Dawson Community College Devils Lake, ND 8:30PM
02/09/15 NDSCS Devils Lake, ND 8:30PM
02/11/15 Jamestown JV Jamestown, ND 12:30PM
02/12/15 Bismarck State College Bismarck, ND 8:00PM
02/15/15 United Tribes Devils Lake, ND 4:00PM
02/19/15 Dakota College at Bottineau Bottineau, ND 8:00PM
02/22/15 #5 @ #4 Region Tournament #4 Site TBA
02/25/15 Semi-Finals Region XIII Tournament TBA TBA
03/01/15 Region XIII Championship TBA TBA
03/07/15 District D Championship Region XIII Winner TBA
March 16th- 21st National Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas

Coaching Staff


Joe Kittell

Head Coach

Joe Kittell begins his second season as the Head Coach of Lake Region State College after going 19-12 in his last season. Last season the Royals averaged 91 points per game (46.6%) and held their opponents to 74.9 points per game (42.9%) under Kittell.  

A 2002 graduate of Garrison (N.D.) High School, Kittell earned a bachelor's degree in Physical Education K-12 in 2006 and master's degree in Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Science in 2008, both at North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, ND.

Kittell joins Lake Region after spending the last three seasons as an Assistant Coach with Gillette College and has ten overall years’ experience in a college basketball program. During his three seasons at Gillette College has posted a 58-33 (64%) overall record. In all ten season Kittell has never been a part of a program with a losing record.

Kittell joined the Pronghorns after spending one year at Colorado State University (CSU) as the Video Coordinator. At CSU the Rams finished the season 17-17, finished 5th in the Mountain West Conference, and received a birth to the College Basketball Invitational Tournament.

Kittell worked with Tim Miles, now the Head Coach at the University of Nebraska, at NDSU for four seasons (2002-2006) while pursuing his bachelor's degree. During his time in Fargo, the Bison recorded four straight winning seasons, and in 2004 made the transition from NCAA Division II to NCAA Division I.

In 2006 Kittell worked at Mayville State University. During his time the Comets went 27-9, won the Dakota Athletic Conference regulars season and conference tournament championships, and made the NAIA Division II national championship game. In 2007-08 he was the assistant men's basketball coach at North Dakota State College of Science an NJCAA Division I program. The team went 25-6 and won the Mon-Dak Conference tournament.

In 2008-09 Kittell worked as an assistant boys’ basketball coach at Breckenridge (Minn.) High School and was director and coach for Every Child's Important (ECI) Youth Services, a non-profit organization that runs summer traveling basketball teams in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota. Joe went on to become the owner, director, and coach for ECI Basketball from 2010 to the fall of 2012 before resigning. During his time with ECI Basketball the program help produce over a hundred national and regional college athletes including 10 NCAA Division I basketball players.



Coach_Marshall.pngJared Marshall

Assistant Coach

A native of Greeley, CO, Jared Marshall is entering his first season as the Assistant Coach for the Royals. He brings his eight years of coaching experience with him to Lake Region State.
Marshall spent the past two seasons as a Graduate Assistant at the University of Mary, which competes in the Northern Sun Conference, where he received his Masters degree in Human Performance and Athletic Administration. Prior to that he served as head boys basketball coach at Frontier Academy High School in Greeley, CO. Marshall took over the program when he was 23 years old and directed the team to a conference championship and a state playoff appearance. He was also named Frontier Conference Coach of the Year in 2011.
Marshall earned a scholarship to Chadron (NE) State College as a quarterback to play for the Eagles. He moved back home and finished his Bachelors degree in U.S. History at the University of Northern Colorado. He started his coaching career at Greeley Central High School as an assistant football (2007-11) and basketball coach (2007-10). 


Coach_Logie.pngLance Logie

Assistant Coach

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