Stories tagged: idaho basketball
UPDATED: Tue., July 21, 2020
Bill Belknap, who led the University of Idaho athletic department to new heights during his 10-year run as athletic director, died Friday at the age of 81.
UPDATED: Tue., July 7, 2020
With the closest thing to basketball in the era of COVID 19 being games of H-O-R-S-E played remotely and broadcast by ESPN, the six-year-old The Basketball Tournament was more than …
UPDATED: Fri., June 19, 2020
A two-year probation, a $5,000 fine, a two-week ban on communicating with recruits this fall and an official reprimand and censure were among penalties handed out by the NCAA on …
UPDATED: Fri., May 22, 2020
The Big Sky’s women’s and men’s basketball teams will compete in a 16-game conference schedule during the 2020-21 season, the conference office announced Friday.
UPDATED: Wed., April 15, 2020
Big Sky Conference champion Eastern Washington bolstered its already young and talented on roster Wednesday and Idaho added a talented junior college guard.
UPDATED: Wed., March 11, 2020
No. 7 seed Southern Utah, which handled Idaho by margins of 32 and 28 points during the regular season, pulled away down the stretch in a 75-69 win at CenturyLink …
Wed., March 11, 2020
Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington freshman point guard Ellis Magnuson returns to Boise with title in sights
Before the Boise native committed to EWU last February, he was weighing preferred walk-on offers from Washington State and Boise State – as a wide receiver.
UPDATED: Sat., March 7, 2020
In a final 30 seconds marked by effort as much as art, Idaho’s seniors Trevon Allen and Quinton Forrest stood tall at the end as the Vandals wrested an 80-76 …
UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2020
Idaho’s penultimate game against Weber State was a tale of two halves. Until it wasn’t.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 29, 2020
Cameron Oluyitan had 22 points as Southern Utah cruised past Idaho 87-55 on Saturday night.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 27, 2020
Kai Edwards had 17 points and 12 rebounds as Northern Colorado rolled past Idaho 93-49 on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020
Zac Claus’ appointment was announced to the team at the start of Tuesday’s workout.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020
Nearly midway through the second half, this was looking like the next installment in a dismal line of Idaho’s recent defeats – a pair of double-digit losses in which the …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 20, 2020
After Luke Avdaloc drilled a 3-pointer on Northern Arizona’s opening possession, the Lumberjacks and Idaho collectively missed 10 shots over the next four minutes.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020
Eastern Washington opened the second half of Big Sky Conference play at the top of the league standings, eyeing a final 10-game stretch that included six home games. It’s cooled …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
Before Eastern Washington coach Shantay Legans handed in his preseason Big Sky Conference ballot in October, he dubbed Idaho - last place a season ago, last place in the polls …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
The interplay of fate and old school ties brought Quinton Forrest and the University of Idaho together when both were badly in need of luck.
Sat., Feb. 8, 2020
Led by Sayeed Pridgett’s 19 points, Montana (14-10, 10-3 Big Sky) had four scorers in double figures.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 6, 2020
Borja Fernandez came off the bench to score 18 points, carrying Montana State to a 72-50 win over Idaho on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020
Cameron Shelton scored a career-high 29 points as Northern Arizona narrowly defeated Idaho 77-72
Sat., Jan. 25, 2020
The determination that gave Idaho a chance to win in the closing seconds of each of its first five league losses was tested again by Northern Colorado.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 19, 2020
A postgame press conference following Idaho’s 78-75 loss to Eastern Washington University on Thursday became a platform for another message.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020
Jared Samuelson scored 23 points and Kyle Owens and Kendal Manuel each added two clutch free throws in the final seconds as Montana won its 1,000th game on its home …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
Fouled with 4.3 seconds remaining and Eastern Washington clinging to a one-point lead, Kim Aiken Jr. prolonged the suspense in a game with Idaho that saw 10 lead changes.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020
The hand at the tiller that steered Idaho through those rough waters belongs to interim coach Zac Claus, who had been an assistant with the Vandals from 2015 until being …
Thu., Jan. 9, 2020
Idaho’s Marquell Fraser matched Frey with 22 points to lead the Vandals.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 2, 2020
For an Idaho team with four wins heading into its Big Sky Conference home opener, success has been tenuous and temporary.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2019
Cody John scored 18 points, Michal Kozak added 12 and grabbed 10 rebounds and Weber State held off a late Idaho run to win 69-68.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 28, 2019
Austin Smellie had a career-high 21 points as Idaho State edged past Idaho 62-60 on Saturday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
EWU went 7-4 during its nonconference slate, the Eagles’ second-best start since they earned NCAA Division I status 36 years ago.