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BC-ND--North Dakota News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, ND

February 28, 2019

Good morning. Here’s how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in North Dakota. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

NORTH DAKOTA-PURDUE FORT WAYNE

North Dakota plays Purdue Fort Wayne at Hilliard Gates Sports Center.

NORTH DAKOTA STATE-SOUTH DAKOTA

North Dakota State plays South Dakota at DakotaDome.

TIMBERWOLVES-PACERS

INDIANAPOLIS _ The Indiana Pacers will try to snap a two-game losing streak Thursday night when they host Minnesota. The Pacers are still third in the Eastern Conference. The Timberwolves have lost six of 10 and are trying to fight their way back into playoff contention in the West. UPCOMING: 700 words, with photos. Game time is 7 p.m. ET.

MINNESOTA-NORTHWESTERN

EVANSTON, Ill. _ Slumping Minnesota looks to snap out of it against the Big Ten’s last-place team when it meets Northwestern. The Golden Gophers have dropped two in a row and six of seven after losing at Rutgers on Sunday. By Andrew Seligman. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 9 p.m. ET.

TWINS-RAYS

Minnesota plays Tampa Bay at Charlotte Sports Park.

BIG TEN THIS WEEK

No. 9 Michigan probably needs to beat No. 17 Maryland on Sunday to keep alive its hopes for the Big Ten regular-season title. The Wolverines won round one against the Terps two weeks ago. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos.

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