Bismarck State College will induct Mike Montgomery to the Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, June 16, 2017. Please join us for the induction ceremony at 2:30 p.m. at Prairie West Golf Course clubhouse. The event will take place immediately following the President's Cup Golf Tournament.
Mike Montgomery played basketball for the Mystics during the 1969-70 and 1970-71 seasons for Coach Bruce Meland. The Grand Forks, North Dakota, native set the school scoring record with 52 points during an 87-83 win over Northwest Community College of Powell, Wyoming. Montgomery still holds four Mystic basketball records – most points in one game – 52, most free throws in one game – 21, most assists in one season – 278, and most career assists – 422.
The Mystics finished an outstanding 1970-71 season with a record of 22-12 at the hands of Three Rivers Community College of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, and finished 9th at the national tournament. Montgomery went on to play two seasons at University of North Dakota for legendary coach Dave Guenther.