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Defensive improvement

12.11.2014 – 10:35 pm |
Defensive improvement

Idaho men’s basketball displays solid defense in last two wins
Solid defense has been one of the keys to success in the last two games when the Vandals beat Washington State 77-71 Dec. 3 in Pullman …

WIU’s 20-0 run beats Vandals

12.11.2014 – 10:34 pm |

Vandals lose 17-point lead
In a span of seven minutes, the Vandals’ 17-point lead turned into a three-point deficit after Western Illinois scored 20-unanswered points in the second half.

Second straight win for Idaho

12.08.2014 – 10:06 pm |

Cowan Spectrum gets in the way, Vandals overcome and win
It was an odd first game back inside the Cowan Spectrum.
The Vandals won 79-71 over previously undefeated UC Davis, but not before the Spectrum court tried …

From Logan to Moscow

12.08.2014 – 9:50 pm |

Tyler Brimhall of Logan, Utah, commits to Vandals for 2015
Idaho basketball picked up its first recruit for the 2015 season, as guard Tyler Brimhall of Logan, Utah, signed his letter of intent for the Vandals …

Border battle victory

12.05.2014 – 12:01 am |

Idaho coach Don Verlin earns 100th win in Battle of the Palouse
In the final seconds of the game, the few Vandal fans in attendance sang “hey, hey, hey, goodbye” to the Washington State fans who made an early …

NKU gets comfortable

12.01.2014 – 10:26 pm |

Idaho can’t overcome 14-point deficit against NKU
Following an 81-60 loss at Eastern Washington last Wednesday, Northern Kentucky coach Dave Bezold joked that he started to question whether he deserved to keep his job.

Clutch win for Vandals

11.17.2014 – 10:37 pm |

Clutch win for Vandals over South Dakota State
Idaho trailed by one-point as the clock ticked under one-minute left to play. Perrion Callandret received the ball beyond the arc with space to shoot, and the sophomore …

Season tips off

11.13.2014 – 10:32 pm |

Vandals to face Mountaineers in season opener
Two exhibition games later, the Idaho men’s basketball team is ready for its regular season opener against NAIA opponent Eastern Oregon. The 6-2 Mountaineers come to town to open …

Guards go off

11.10.2014 – 10:19 pm |

Idaho shows strong perimeter game in second exhibition win
Four Vandal players scored in double figures Friday in Idaho’s exhibition basketball win over Lewis-Clark State College, and all four were guards. Senior Connor Hill and sophomore …

Last tune up game

11.10.2014 – 10:18 pm |

LCSC gave Idaho all it could handle in last exhibition game
Mike Scott wanted a new look for his senior season. So, when the senior point guard from Los Angeles went home during the summer, he decided a …

Last looks for Verlin

11.06.2014 – 10:28 pm |

LCSC offers another chance to improve defense before regular season
Following a high-flying exhibition opener last Friday, the Idaho men’s basketball team now prepares for its second of two exhibition games taking place 7 p.m. Friday …

Bringing the height

11.06.2014 – 10:24 pm |

Nahshon George should have immediate role for men’s basketball
For all the things Hawaii is known for, high-level high school basketball is probably not among them.
Despite that, Nahshon George, a 6-foot-9-inch native of Kapolei, Hawaii, has …

Vandals need to improve defense

11.03.2014 – 10:15 pm |

Lack of defense raises red flag in Idaho’s opening exhibition game
The final score in Idaho’s opening exhibition game Friday in Memorial Gym was one more likely to be seen in an NBA game  than in …

Hill’s shooting lifts Idaho

11.03.2014 – 10:13 pm |

Idaho offense impresses in first exhibition game of season
With six lead changes and eight tie games, Idaho and Simon Fraser gave the fans who opted to spend their Halloween night in the Memorial Gym quite …

Replacing Stephen Madison

10.30.2014 – 10:17 pm |

With Stephen Madison gone, Verlin has unknowns heading into season
This season, Idaho coach Don Verlin will face the difficult task of replacing Stephen Madison. 

New conference, new era

10.30.2014 – 10:13 pm |

Connor Hill taking on a new  role with Idaho basketball
With 10 freshmen and sophomores on the 2014 men’s basketball roster, an opening exhibition game offers an opportunity for young players to get playing time and …

Sports Brief

10.27.2014 – 10:16 pm |

Silver and Gold Scrimmage concludes
The Idaho men’s and women’s basketball teams played in the annual Silver and Gold Scrimmage Friday in Memorial Gym.
The women’s team started the night off led by senior guard Stacy Barr, …

No powerhouse on men’s basketball schedule — Idaho basketball schedule features new Big Sky slate

09.02.2014 – 10:28 pm |

The 2014 schedule for the Idaho men’s basketball team is filled with regional rivalry games due to the new Big Sky schedule. 

Conferences will challenge Vandals – Idaho is back in familiar territory but new conferences won’t be easy

07.22.2014 – 9:48 pm |

Returning to the conferences of old may seem like a downgrade in competition from the Western Athletic Conference but that shouldn’t be the case for the 2014-15 Vandal teams. Instead, it will be a challenge.

Readers as Leaders

04.10.2014 – 8:25 pm |

When the men’s basketball team hosted Texas-Pan American, a 70-63 overtime victory, screams were at a higher pitch that night. That was due to all of the elementary school students in attendance. They were there …

Optimism for future — With how season ended, men’s basketball team could be ready for breakout next season

03.27.2014 – 9:49 pm |

What a wild end of the season for the Idaho men’s basketball team. 

Rollercoaster season — Men’s basketball season was anything but boring

03.27.2014 – 9:47 pm |

Out of 34 games played this season by the Idaho men’s basketball team, 26 of those games were decided by 10 points or less, 17 were decided by five points or less and six of …

Truly March Madness: Idaho men advance to WAC Championship game

03.14.2014 – 10:34 pm |

Don Verlin heard the chatter. He heard the criticism. He heard what the fans needed him to do in Las Vegas.
Just win a conference tournament a game.
Well, how about winning two. Even better, how about …

Idaho rides hot streak heading into Vegas

03.11.2014 – 8:32 am |

It was a basketball game that had no meaning for conference standings, but was a preview of the Idaho men’s basketball team’s first round opponent.

On to WAC Tournament

03.10.2014 – 10:31 pm |

After a horrid 2-6 start to WAC play this season, the Idaho men’s basketball team seemed destined to place near the bottom of the league.
Instead, the Vandals improved during the second half of the season, …

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