GAME DAY: Vandals host Hawaii

THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO VANDALS are still looking for their first conference win in what has turned out to be a season of disappointment. Coming off a bye, Idaho hosts the Hawaii Warriors on Saturday (2pm PST kickoff), a team that entered the season as a favorite to win the WAC. Coming off a win over New Mexico State, the Warriors enter the game with a 2-1 WAC record while Idaho stands at 0-3.
October 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Hawaii 16, Idaho 14

Squeeze the cheeks! has the game summary of Hawaii's 16-14 nail-biting victory over the Idaho Vandals.The University of Hawai'i Warrior football team escaped with a hard-earned 16-14 road win over Idaho Saturday afternoon at the Kibbie Dome. Kenton Chun nailed a 35-yard field goal with just 32 seconds left to lift the Warriors to a crucial road conference...
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October 30, 2011  |  Discuss

BYU Football: Did you know? (Multiple Opponents From The Same State)

The Brigham Young Cougars will play the Idaho Vandals on Saturday. This marks the second game this season that BYU plays against a team from Idaho. Did you know that, since 1978, during a single season BYU has played multiple opponents from the same state 34 times (excluding Utah, and excluding occurrences when the all opponents from a state were conference members)?Eight times,...
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November 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Cowan a Finalist for Ray Guy Award

University of Idaho junior punter BOBBY COWAN, a First Team All-WAC selection last year, currently is Idaho's all-time leader in yards-per-punt average, and this week advanced in balloting for the Ray Guy Award, which recognizes the best punter in college football. A native of Vancouvar (Wash.), Cowan is currently No.2 in NCAA rankings in yards per punt average (47.10).
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss


THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO VANDALS dug deep last weekend for the road victory at San Jose State to win their second game of the season. Saturday night the Vandals continue their road trip when they take on Brigham Young at LaVell Edward Stadium in Provo, Utah (6:00 PM PST kickoff, airing live on ESPN 2). Idaho leads the all-time series 2-1, but haven’t faced BYU since 1955.
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss

Idaho 77, Concordia (Ore.) 61

Deremy Geiger scored 19 points and hit five 3-pointers as Idaho beat Concordia, Ore., 77-61 on Monday night. Stephen Madison added 15 points and Kyle Barone had a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Vandals (1-1). Landon Tatum scored 10 points. Idaho dominated the boards, outrebounding the Cavaliers 44-31. Concordia was limited to seven rebounds in the second half...
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November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Geiger, Idaho turn away Concordia, Ore., 77-61

Deremy Geiger scored 19 points and hit five 3-pointers as Idaho beat Concordia, Ore., 77-61 on Monday night. Stephen Madison added 15 points and Kyle Barone had a double-double of 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Vandals (1-1). Landon Tatum scored 10 points. Idaho dominated the boards, outrebounding the Cavaliers 44-31. Concordia was limited to seven rebounds in the second half...
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November 15, 2011  |  Discuss

QB spot up for grabs for Senior Day game

The Idaho Vandals hope to send out their seniors on a winning note for the second year in a row. Idaho (2-8 overall, 1-4 WAC) plays host to Utah State on Saturday (2pm PST kickoff, live on ESPN3), the team's final home game. The Vandals, which had lost six Senior Day games in a row before finally breaking through last season, hope to make it two in a row for 20 Idaho seniors.
November 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Idaho 80, Lewis-Clark St. 75

Kyle Barone scored 19 points and Idaho defeated Lewis-Clark State 80-75 on Friday night. Deremy Geiger added 15 points, and Landon Tatum and Connor Hill scored 11 each for the Vandals (2-2). Barone grabbed nine rebounds, and Tatum had eight assists. Darin Stewart paced the NAIA Warriors with 18 points, followed by Joey Wayman with 15 and P.J. Bolte with 14. Lewis-Clark, which...
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November 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Idaho 76, Montana St. 67

Deremy Geiger hit four 3-pointers on his way to a season high 23 points as Idaho beat Montana State 76-67 Saturday night. Kyle Barone and Landon Tatum added 11 points apiece, and Idaho (3-2) held Montana State well below its season average of 81 points per game. Montana State (2-3) was led by Rod Singleton with 17 points to go along with three steals. Mohammed Fall added 12 points...
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November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Vandals head to Nevada to wrap up 2011

Junior tailback RYAN BASS and the Idaho Vandals will put a cap on what has been a disappointing 2011 season Saturday at Nevada. The Vandals (2-9 overall, 1-5 WAC) will try to beat the Wolf Pack (6-5, 4-2 WAC) for the first time since joining the WAC in 2005. It is the last chance for Idaho to do that since Nevada is heading to the Mountain West Conference next season.
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Idaho 94, UC Davis 74

Stephen Madison scored 19 points and Deremy Geiger added 18 to lift Idaho to a 94-74 victory over UC Davis on Saturday. The Vandals (4-3) never trailed. They took their biggest lead of 22 points early in the second half and finished shooting 56 percent from the field. Madison pulled down a game-high eight rebounds, helping Idaho beat the Aggies (1-7) on the boards 31-25. UC Davis...
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December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Vandals have holes to fill after 2-10 season

A SEASON THAT STARTED WITH LOFTY EXPECTATIONS has mercifully come to an end. Saturday afternoon, on the road in Reno, the Vandals exemplified everything endured this season with in a 56-3 thrashing at the hands of the Wolf Pack. The focus now turns to recruiting to fill holes for 2012, building a line around redshirt freshman center MIKE MARBOE, and a shakeup in the coaching staff is likely.
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Washington St. 66, Idaho 64

Reggie Moore came off a screen and hit a jumper from the corner with just under a second left to lift Washington State to a 66-64 victory over Idaho on Wednesday night. The Vandals had tied it at 64 on Landon Tatum's short jumper with 25 seconds left. Moore scored 15 points and Brock Motum added 12 as the Cougars (5-4) beat Idaho for the ninth straight time. Idaho (4-4) was...
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December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Idaho 73, Seattle 62

Stephen Madison had 17 points and seven rebounds to lead a balanced Idaho effort Sunday in a 73-62 win over Seattle. Djim Bandoumel scored 13 points for the Vandals (6-4) and Matt Borton added 11 points. Sterling Carter led the Redhawks (2-5) with 19 points and Aaron Broussard scored 15. Seattle has lost three in a row. Idaho blitzed Seattle to start the second half, going on...
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December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Idaho 72, CS Bakersfield 44

Kyle Barone had 13 points and nine rebounds as Idaho beat Cal State Bakersfield 72-44 on Saturday. Landon Tatum added 12 points and Stephen Madison had nine points and five assists for the Vandals (7-4), who won their third straight. Andre Jackson led Bakersfield (5-5) with 10 points. The Roadrunners' leading scorer, Issiah Grayson, was held to two points. Matt Borton hit...
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December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Vandals drill Cal State Bakersfield

THE VANDALS WON THEIR THIRD GAME IN A ROW, while improving their overall season record to 7-4 on the year with Saturday's dominant 72-44 victory over Cal State Bakersfield. Idaho carried a 5-point lead into the half, then erupted for 20-1 run to start the second half and put the game away. Kyle Barone led Idaho with 13 points, while sophomore STEPHEN MADISON was solid in 21...
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Wright St. 80, Idaho 78

Julius Mays scored 28 points, including a 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime, sealing Wright State's 80-78 win over Idaho on Tuesday night. Mays' big shot marked the last of four lead changes in the final 21 seconds of overtime, and came just a moment after Dazmond Starke's layup put Idaho up 78-77 with 4 seconds remaining. Mays scored six of the Raiders' 11 points...
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December 20, 2011  |  2 Comments

Idaho 63, Fresno St. 59

Idaho's Stephen Madison hit a put-back shot with 5.8 seconds left in regulation to push Idaho past Fresno State 63-59 Saturday. Madison finished with 14 points, while Djim Bandoumel led Idaho (8-8, 1-1) with 16 points. Idaho had a 53-46 lead with 7:11 remaining, but Fresno State (7-10, 0-2) turned up the defensive pressure with a full-court press and the Vandals struggled to...
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January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Idaho 57, Utah St. 54

Stephen Madison hit a 3-pointer with 20 seconds remaining to help Idaho beat the Utah State Aggies 57-54 Saturday night. Preston Medlin had a chance to tie the game with five seconds remaining, but missed short and the Aggies (10-10, 2-3) were forced to foul to end the game. Madison's 3-point shot was part of a 10-1 run with just under four minutes remaining to help Idaho ...
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January 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Idaho 74, San Jose St. 66

Kyle Barone scored 21 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season to help Idaho beat San Jose State 74-66 on Thursday night. Deremy Geiger also added 21 points and tied a season high with seven 3-pointers for Idaho (11-10, 4-2 WAC). Djim Bandoumel had his first double double of the season with 11 points and a career-high 10 rebounds. D.J. Brown...
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Novikoff, Toomer in Players All-Star Classic

IT'S THE INAUGURAL SEASON FOR THE PLAYERS ALL-STAR CLASSIC GAME which will be played at Arkansas' War Memorial Stadium on February 4th, and two Vandals have been invited to participate in the game. Right tackle TYRONE NOVIKOFF (6-7, 314) and linebacker Korey Toomer (6-3, 235) will suit up for the North team coached by Martin Bayless, with athletes who are prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft.
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Fresno St. 65, Idaho 55

Tyler Johnson equaled a career high with 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Fresno State defeated Idaho 65-55 on Thursday night. Jerry Brown added 14 points and 10 rebounds in helping Fresno State (10-14, 2-6 Western Athletic) end an eight-game losing streak against Idaho. Kyle Barone had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Vandals (11-11, 4-4), who shot 38.5 percent from...
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February 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Vandals erase 17 point deficit, win thriller

ON TUESDAY NIGHT IN THE COWAN SPECTRUM the Idaho Vandals overcame a 17-point first half deficit to register a final 70-69 win over Seattle U on DEREMY GEIGER'S clutch 3-point shot with just over a minute remaining in the game. The remarkable comeback was the largest of the Don Verlin era, and gives Idaho a 13-11, 5-4 WAC season mark heading into Thursday's home game with...
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Idaho 59, New Mexico St. 58

Djim Bandoumel's layup with 5 seconds remaining helped Idaho beat New Mexico State 59-58 Thursday night. Kyle Barone, whose pass set up the winning basket, had 16 points and eight rebounds as the Vandals (14-11, 6-4 WAC) won their third in a row. They scored the last six points of the game, holding the Aggies scoreless for the last four minutes. Bandoumel had 10 points and...
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February 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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