IDAHO VANDALS NEWS

Idaho adds ex-UMass HC Molnar to coaching staff

Nearly seven months after getting his head-coaching knees lopped off, Charley Molnar has landed on his assistant-coaching feet. The Idaho Vandals announced via a press release Wednesday that Molnar has been hired as the wide receivers coach for first-year head coach Paul Petrino. It will mark Molnar’s first stint as a receivers coach since his time at Cincinnati from 2007-09.
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Low APR scores will cost Idaho postseason eligibility

The Idaho Vandals will not be eligible to participate in college football’s postseason in 2014 due to a failure to meet the APR standards established by the NCAA. In addition to a postseason ban for 2014, Idaho will lose four hours of practice time each week. “My commitment to education mirrors my commitment to football,” Idaho head coach Paul Petrino said, according to Josh...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Lady Cards Cruise Past Idaho In NCAA First Round

Paul Hafacre – USA Today Sports Jeff Walz and the Lady Cardinals started the 2014 NCAA Tournament with a bang, knocking off the Idaho Vandals, 88-42, in Iowa City, IA. Louisville had somewhat of a slow start against the No. 14 seeded Idaho, but put together a 28-10 run to close the half and never looked back. The Lady Cards started the second half with a 28-10 run and put the game...
Via The Cardinal Connect
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Idaho advances in WAC Tourney

IN A SEE-SAW BATTLE in the first round of the Western Athletic Conference tournament, the Vandals picked up their first WAC Tourney win with a 73-70 victory over Kansas City. Idaho was led by senior forward STEPHEN MADISON who scored 26 points and added a career-high 17 rebounds. The fifth-seeded Vandals will take on top-seeded and regular season champ Utah Valley at 6 p.m. (PT) on Friday.
Via idaho.scout.com
March 14, 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...
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...
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...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Rehkow named Walter Camp All-American

UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO TRUE FRESHMAN Austin Rehkow was named a Walter Camp All-American today, and is the third consecutive UI punter to earn All-American honors for the Vandals, following in the footsteps of Bobby Cowan (Idaho's career punting leader) and T.J. Conley (also a Walter Camp All-American). Rehkow finished 2013 as the nation's leader in yards per punt (47.8), which...
Via idaho.scout.com
December 13, 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

Idaho rallies to upend UC Davis 80-76

Connor Hill had a career-high 29 points and Glen Dean scored all of his 18 points in the second half as Idaho defeated UC Davis 80-76 Saturday. The Vandals (4-4) erased an early 15-point deficit and climbed within two on a Dean 3-pointer at the 7:59 mark. After a Brynton Lemar layup and three-point play by Igor Nujic, Idaho surged on a 16-2 run, sparked by a trio of 3-pointers from...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

FSU Vandalizes Idaho: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The competition was not the greatest, but when a college football team can out 80 points on the scoreboard, there is definite reason to celebrate and talk. Florida State’s 80-7 win over the Idaho Vandals was not only impressive, it proved that the off field issues concerning Jameis Winston and the hype resulting from a potential national title bid has done nothing to slow down...
Via Football Nation
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida State Seminoles vs. Idaho Vandals: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty images The Florida State Seminoles will host the Idaho Vandals on Saturday in a classic mismatch. No. 2 Florida State (10-0) will be looking to improve to 11-0 and keep its National Championship hopes alive when it takes on Idaho. (1-9) Coverage of the game between Florida State and Idaho will air on ESPNU beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, FL...
Via Tireball.com
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Idaho defeats Northwest Nazarene 78-64

Connor Hill scored 13 of his game-high 22 points in the second half as the Idaho Vandals gradually pulled away to a 78-64 victory over Northwest Nazarene Saturday night. The Vandals (2-1) led 36-30 at the end of the first half behind junior transfer Bira Seck of Senegal, who scored all of his 14 points by the break. The Vandals went up 52-41 on Hill's layup with 10:42 remaining...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

ORB Staff GameDay Picks – Week 9

WE UNANIMOUSLY PICK OLE MISS TO BE IDAHO. Ole Miss will host the Idaho Vandals for their 86th Homecoming game. This will be the first ever meeting for the Vandals and Rebels. Even though the Rebels are battling injuries, it is kind of obvious who is going to win this game. Our staffs’ picks are going to be kind of short this week, due to not a lot of major games going on around...
Via Ole Rebel Blog
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Rebels vs. Iowa Vandals: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty images The Ole Miss Rebels and Iowa Vandals will meet on Saturday. Entering Saturday’s game Ole Miss is 4-3 while Iowa is a mere 1-6. Coverage of this game will air on GamePlan and ESPN3 beginning at 7:30 pm ET from Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, MS. // The Odds: The Ole Miss Rebels are 41 point favorites against the Idaho Vandals. The over/under for this game is 58...
Via Tireball.com
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Idaho falls 61-14 to No. 23 Fresno State

Idaho coach Paul Petrino had predicted this week that the Vandals would face some bad losses as he tried to rebuild the program. But he wasn't expecting them to be quite this bad. Derek Carr threw five touchdown passes as No. 23 Fresno State beat Idaho 61-14 on Saturday. ''I understand that maybe that team was better than us,'' Petrino said. ''But that...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Fresno State Bulldogs vs. Idaho Vandals: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

The No. 23 ranked Fresno State Bulldogs travel to Moscow, ID to take on the Idaho Vandals this Saturday. Fresno State (4-0)  has used four straight wins as a means to nudge their way into the AP Top 25. Idaho (1-4) won their first game of the season last week against Temple. Coverage of the game between Fresno State and Idaho will begin at 5:00 pm ET (2:00 pm PT) from the Kibbie...
Via Tireball.com
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Idaho hangs on to defeat Temple 26-24

Chad Chalich rushed for 120 yards and threw for 310 and a score, and freshman Austin Rehkow kicked four field goals to help Idaho hold off a late-game surge and give the Vandals their first win of the season, beating Temple 26-24 on Saturday. Idaho (1-4) had command in the first half, holding a 17-3 lead, but the Owls (0-5), also looking for their first win, made it interesting...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Wyoming dominates Idaho 42-10

Brett Smith threw for four touchdowns and Shaun Wick rushed for 110 yards as Wyoming beat Idaho 42-10 Saturday in a game that included a half-hour lightning delay. Smith set a school record by netting 72 passing and rushing TDs in his career. Just a junior, Smith surpassed the previous record of 70 set by quarterback Casey Bramlet from 2000-03. He is one TD pass from tying Bramlet...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

GAMEWEEK: Idaho at North Texas

THE 2013 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND, and for the Vandals the season starts with a trip to Denton to face the University of North Texas. This game marks the 10th meeting all-time between the schools, with UNT holding a narrow 5-4 margin. Senior DT VINCE KEENER (6-4, 270) and the Vandals have their sights set on erasing a frustrating 2012 season, and it all starts Saturday.
Via idaho.scout.com
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Seahawks WR Justin Veltung’s insane 56-inch standing box jump

Former Idaho Vandals wide receiver Justin Veltung pulled off an insane box jump, popping onto a 56-inch high stand.
Via Gamedayr
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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