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Penn State Football to Face Idaho in 2019 Season Opener

Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour announced that the Nittany Lions will open the 2019 season against the Idaho Vandals at Beaver Stadium. The game will be held on Aug. 31, according to GoPSUSports.com. This game will mark the first meeting between the two schools’ respective programs’ histories. After scheduling Idaho, Penn State is now set to face off against...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Paul Petrino took care of players' shoplifting incident

By Steve DelVecchio Several University of Idaho football players stole nearly $400 worth of clothing from the campus store earlier this month, but it sounds like they were fortunate enough to avoid legal trouble after their coach bailed them out. According to a police report that was obtained by the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, VandalStore manager Scott McDonald contacted police...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Idaho’s Paul Petrino denies being restrained in altercation

A press conference was held Thursday afternoon in response to allegations that Idaho Vandals head coach Paul Petrino was restrained while confronting a reporter during practice on Wednesday.   University of Idaho Athletic Director Rob Spear stood along side Petrino and issued a statement. “I witnessed Coach Petrino’s verbal exchange with several reporters from a distance,”...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Petrino addresses report about incident with media

By Andrew Holleran The Idaho football program was a topic of national discussion today. Unfortunately for the Vandals, today’s publicity was not of the flattering kind.  Michael-Shawn Dugar, a reporter for the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, published a story this morning that detailed an incident he had with Idaho coach Paul Petrino. According to Dugar, he was angrily confronted...
Via College Spun
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Petrino flips out on reporters, bans media from practice

By Steve DelVecchio Idaho football coach Paul Petrino banned the media from Thursday’s practice after he became enraged over the way one or two reporters were covering his team. He also allegedly flipped out on a reporter and needed to be restrained by an assistant coach. Michael-Shawn Dugar of the Moscow-Pullman Daily News shared the story of his Wednesday interaction with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Restrained Idaho coach Paul Petrino hurls verbal assaults at local media

Apparently Bobby isn't the only bad boy in the family, as Louisville's infamous head coach has a brother currently coaching the Idaho Vandals.  Head coach Paul Petrino, fresh off a 1-10 season, recently took time away from Vandal practice to berate a local reporter named Michael-Shawn Dugar. Dugar wrote about the incident Thursday for the Moscow-Pullman Daily News Online. Following...
Via FOX Sports
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Idaho coach Paul Petrino swears at “negative” media, has to be physically restrained

We’ve seen players getting in fights at training camps, and we’ve even seen media members trying to fight each other, but now there’s a new variation on the theme; a college football head coach trying to fight reporters. That would be Idaho’s Paul Petrino, younger brother of Bobby and owner of a 2-21 record as the Vandals’ head coach. Here’s the key part of how Michael...
Via Awful Announcing
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Idaho’s Paul Petrino restrained from going after reporter

The stress of running a losing team seems to be getting the best of Idaho Vandals head coach Paul Petrino. According to a report from the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, others had to restrain Petrino because he went after the newspaper’s editor-in-chief Michael-Shawn Dugar and another reporter. Petrino allegedly screamed, “If all you’re going to write is negative (expletive...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Idaho coasts to 86-39 win over lower-division Walla Walla

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Connor Hill scored 19 points, hitting 5 of 7 from 3-point range, to help propel Idaho to an 86-39 win over Walla Walla University on Thursday night. Sekou Wiggs contributed 13 points and dished out five assists. Chad Sherwood and Arkadiy Mkrtychyan added 12 points apiece, and Victor Sanders had 10 for Idaho (5-5), which shot 52.3 percent from the floor and gave...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Idaho Nabs Technical Foul For Not Having Charge Circle On Court

The Idaho Vandals received a technical foul on Saturday because they did not have a charge circle painted on the court.
Via Gamedayr
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Aggies fall to Idaho State

MOSCOW, Idaho -- Chad Chalich threw for 192 yards and a touchdown and Jerrel Brown ran for 151 yards and another score as Idaho broke a six-game slide with its first win, a 29-17 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday. Robert Montgomery put Idaho up 7-0 early on a 4-yard run. A 49-yard touchdown pass from Chalich to Joshua McCain and a pair of field goals by Austin Rehkow gave...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Southern beats Idaho 47-24

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Kevin Ellison ran for two touchdowns and threw for another in Georgia Southern's 47-24 victory over winless Idaho on Saturday night. Ellison was 7-of-11 passing for 96 yards for the Eagles (5-2, 4-0 Sun Belt). Matt Breida ran for 155 yards on 19 carries and Alfred Ramsby added 98 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries. Two early touchdowns by Ellison and one by...
Via AP on Fox
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

South Alabama defense stops Idaho 34-10

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Montell Garner intercepted Idaho's Matt Linehan and rambled 59 yards for a score in the first quarter as South Alabama cruised to a 34-10 victory over Idaho in Sun Belt Conference play on Saturday. Brandon Bridge, who had 267 yards of total offense, hit Claude Garrett on a 51-yard touchdown strike with 3:49 remaining in the first to start the scoring. Two plays...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio holds off Idaho 36-24

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) A.J. Ouillette ran for two touchdowns and Derrius Vick threw for another Saturday to help Ohio hold off Idaho 36-24. Quentin Poling had three interceptions, one of which led to a fourth-quarter score by JD Sprague that put Ohio up 29-17. Ouillette scored on 1- and 3-yard runs and gained 130 yards on 27 carries. Vick was 4 of 6 passing for 68 yards, including a...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Florida Pay Idaho Even Though The Game Was Canceled?

Should the Florida Gators pay the Idaho Vandals for a game that was never played and ultimately canceled?
Via Gamedayr
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football 2014: The 10 Worst Stadiums In The Land

Every yin needs a yang, so as a nice little accompaniment to my last piece on college football's ten best stadiums, I would now like to take a look at the ten worst.Because sadly, for every five-star stadium, there are plenty that miss the mark.I had briefly considered putting ALL of the NFL stadiums where games are played on this list, but as I started to think about the ground...
Via Football Nation
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Idaho gets past Grand Canyon 83-77

Stephen Madison scored 34 points and Idaho avenged a loss to Grand Canyon earlier this season with an 83-77 win Saturday. Idaho (12-16, 5-8 Western Athletic Conference) opened the second half on a 7-0 run after leading 34-32 at half. The Vandals pushed the lead to 16 points, before Grand Canyon (13-12, 8-4) closed the gap. The Antelopes came within 78-73 with 1:04 remaining, but...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Idaho beats non-league Cal State Northridge 96-88

Connor Hill scored 28 points, on 8-of-11 shooting from beyond the arc, as Idaho defeated non-league opponent Cal State Northridge 96-88 on Tuesday night. The 96 points were a season-high for Idaho, eclipsing its previous mark of 89. It was also Idaho's highest scoring game since a 101-47 win over UC Irvine on Nov. 28, 2008. Stephen Madison added 21 points with eight rebounds for...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Idaho edged past Texas-Pan American 70-63 in OT

Stephen Madison made a tie-breaking 3 and finished with 22 points as Idaho edged past Texas-Pan American 70-63 in overtime on Saturday night. Idaho (10-14, 4-6 Western Athletic) made just 18.2 percent of its 3-pointers, but hit them when it counted. Madison knocked down a 3 - just the second of the game for the Vandals - with 9 seconds remaining to send the game into overtime. ...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Grand Canyon pulls away for 86-73 win over Idaho

Jerome Garrison scored 16 of his career-high 30 points on free throws to lead Grand Canyon to an 86-73 win over Idaho on Thursday night. Killian Larson added 24 points for Grand Canyon (8-10, 3-2 Western Athletic Conference), going 8 of 11 from the field and leading the Antelopes with 11 rebounds. Blake Davis also had 19 points for Grand Canyon as the trio of Garrison, Larson and...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Scott, Idaho top CS Bakersfield 64-61

Mike Scott scored a career-high 20 points, including a pair of free throws with 3 seconds left, to go with six assists and five rebounds as Idaho beat Cal State Bakersfield 64-61 Saturday night. Scott hit 7 of 9 from the field and 4 of 6 from 3-point range. Stephen Madison added 20 points and Connor Hill finished with 16 points. Idaho (8-12, 2-4 Western Athletic Conference) trailed...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Idaho tops Texas-Pan American in 2OT 86-85

Perrion Callendret's layup with one second remaining in double-overtime lifted Idaho over Texas-Pan American 86-85 Thursday. The layup accounted for Callendret's only points in the game. The Vandals (7-10, 1-2 Western Athletic Conference) were led by Connor Hill with 28 points, while Stephen Madison had 19 points and 14 rebounds, Glen Dean added 13 points and Sekou Wiggs 12. Javorn...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UMKC narrowly gets by Idaho 80-74

Nelson Kirksey scored 20 points and UMKC hung on to beat Idaho 80-74 in a Western Athletic Conference nail-biting opener and first ever meeting for both schools on Thursday night. UMKC, (4-9, 1-0 WAC), playing in their first WAC season, led the Vandals 40-32 at intermission but forfeited the lead to Idaho on a Glen Dean Layup with 12:11 remaining making it 58-56. The game stayed...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Idaho survives Idaho State's comeback rally 69-65

Glen Dean scored 18 points on Friday night and made two free throws with 7.9 seconds left to help Idaho hold off Idaho State's comeback rally 69-65. Idaho (6-6) made 11 of its first 15 field goals in the second half to build a 63-50 lead. The Vandals made no field goals over the final seven minutes, but their 6-of-10 free throw shooting was enough to hold on. Stephen Madison and...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington St pulls out win at Idaho, 67-66

DaVonte Lacy scored 23 points and D.J. Shelton added 10 points and 14 rebounds and hit two key free throws to help Washington State beat al Idaho 67-66 Saturday. Steven Madison hit two free throws with 30 seconds remaining in the game to put the Idaho up by one, 66-65. Lacy drove the lane on the next possession but missed the layup. Shelton was fouled on the rebound with seven seconds...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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