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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

NMSU can't hold off Idaho

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) -- Stephen Madison scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Idaho to a 73-67 win over New Mexico State on Thursday night. Trailing by five points in the second half, Idaho (9-14, 3-6 Western Athletic Conference) took control with a 14-3 run capped by a Connor Hill 3-pointer that made it 64-58 with 5:32, and the Vandals held on down the stretch. Sekou...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Idaho edges New Mexico State 73-67

Stephen Madison scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lift Idaho to a 73-67 win over New Mexico State on Thursday night. Trailing by five points in the second half, Idaho (9-14, 3-6 Western Athletic Conference) took control with a 14-3 run capped by a Connor Hill 3-pointer that made it 64-58 with 5:32 to go and then protected its lead down the stretch. Sekou Wiggs contributed...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle beats Idaho in closing seconds, 68-67

Emmanuel Chibuogwu scored five points in the final 9 seconds to lift Seattle past Idaho 68-67 on Saturday night. Idaho had its largest lead, 49-33 with 14:43 remaining before Chibuogwu's 3-pointer capped a 19-2 run to give Seattle a 52-51 lead with 9:30 remaining. Idaho regained the lead when Connor Hill hit a trey and Stephen Madison added a jumper to give Idaho a 67-63 lead...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 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

Chicago State Begins WAC Era at Idaho

Photo: DePaul Athletics In its first WAC game ever, Chicago State (5-8) will play at Idaho (6-9, 0-1 WAC) tonight. The Cougars enter with losses in their last two games as they search for their first road win of the season, but the Vandals have lost three in a row, the last two on their home court. The Vandals, picked to finish fourth in the WAC’s preseason poll, lost their conference...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Idaho rallies to beat Portland State 76-75

Glean Dean scored a game-high 26 points and Connor Hill added 21 and Idaho came from behind Saturday night to beat Portland State 76-75. Trailing 36-34 at halftime, Idaho (5-6) took a 45-43 lead at 15:43 on a 3-pointer by Hill, but Portland State (4-4) fought back and the lead traded hands six more times until Stephen Madison's layup at 4:30 gave Idaho a 68-67 edge. Portland...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 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

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

The best shooters in college basketball

Few things are more unnerving than when the opponent has a great shooter. You watch them come off of staggered screens. You watch them v-cut. You watch them on the receiving end of a pick-and-pop. All they need is an opening, and then it's bottoms. The 3-pointer is such a dangerous weapon that all the announcer cliches about "no lead being safe" are actually true when...
Via Bloguin Best
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Idaho 76, Seattle 72

Kyle Barone had 27 points and 12 rebounds while Mike McChristian added 26 points and drilled seven 3-pointers as Idaho defeated Seattle 76-72 on Saturday night. Connor Hill had 18 points and made six 3-pointers for the Vandals (12-17, 7-11 Western Athletic), who came into the game locked into the No. 6 seed in the conference tournament and will play No. 3 New Mexico on Thursday...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Idaho 90, Texas St. 81

Kyle Barone had 26 points and 14 rebounds and Idaho snapped a five-game Western Athletic Conference losing streak with a 90-81 win at Texas State on Saturday. Connor Hill made 5 of 7 3-pointers to match his career-high of 22 points, Stephen Madison added 20 and Mansa Habeeb had 13 for the Vandals (11-17, 6-11). Idaho shot 56 percent from the field and was 24 of 31 at the free-throw...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas-San Antonio 74, Idaho 56

Michael Hale III scored 26 points and UTSA won its third straight game, defeating Idaho 74-56 Thursday night. Kannon Burrage added 16 points and Jeromie Hill had 12 for the Roadrunners (8-19, 3-12 Western Athletic), who shot 54.5 percent from the field and committed just six turnovers. Mike McChristian led Idaho (10-17, 5-11) with 19 points. Kyle Barone added 13 points and 15 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

New Mexico St. 76, Idaho 74

Daniel Mullings scored only seven points all game but came up big when his team needed him most, hitting a pair of free throws with 14 seconds left to give New Mexico State the lead for good in a 76-74 win over Idaho on Thursday night. Kevin Aronis' 3-pointer gave New Mexico State (16-8, 10-2 WAC) a 67-56 lead with 6:14 remaining in the game but the Vandals responded with an...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Idaho 66, San Jose St. 63

Connor Hill scored 19 points and Kyle Barone added 15 points and 12 rebounds to lead Idaho to a 66-63 victory against San Jose State on Saturday night. The Vandals (9-12, 5-6 Western Athletic) held on despite not getting a field goal in the last 5:22. D.J. Brown had 18 points and Nick Grieves and Louis Garrett added 10 each for the Spartans (9-13, 3-8). Chris Cunningham had five...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Idaho 74, Texas-San Antonio 70

Kyle Barone scored 25 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Idaho outlasted Texas-San Antonio 74-70 on Saturday night. Barone also had three blocked shots for Idaho (8-11, 4-5 Western Athletic). Idaho's Connor Hill scored 15 points, including 4 of 9 baskets from 3-point range. Stephen Madison chipped in with 13 points. Michael Hale III scored 21 points and had seven assists for...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Vandals snap 4-game skid, win at UT Arlington

IT WAS A CAREER-BEST REBOUNDING NIGHT for senior center KYLE BARONE as he pulled down 18 rebounds and added 14 points in Idaho's 77-64 road win Saturday at the University of Texas - Arlington. Sophomore guard Connor Hill tallied a game-high 19 points on the night, including 4-of-6 from behind the arc. The Vandals now host four in a row in Moscow, starting with Texas State on Thursday night.
Via idaho.scout.com
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Vandals fall at Utah State in OT

POST FALLS (IDA.) STANDOUT CONNOR HILL LED IDAHO with 18 points against Utah State on Saturday night, but the effort wasn't enough to deliver the win for Idaho, as the Vandals dropped a hard fought road game 82-75 to Utah State. Senior center Kyle Barone and senior guard Mike McChristian each notched double-doubles, but the Vandals could not hold onto an 8 point lead with 3...
Via idaho.scout.com
January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Idaho 71, Seattle 64

Robert Harris hit three 3-pointers in the final 2:34 on Saturday night, helping Idaho rally for a 71-64 victory over Seattle at Key Arena. Kyle Barone led Idaho (5-6, 1-0 WAC) with 25 points and 11 rebounds. Harris finished with 16 points, including four 3-pointers. Connor Hill scored 12 points. Seattle (5-6, 0-1), playing its first NCAA Division I conference game in 33 years,...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Idaho 81, E. Washington 79

Stephen Madison scored 29 and Kyle Barone scored 20 to lead Idaho to an 81-79 overtime victory over Eastern Washington on Thursday night. Barone had 11 rebounds, and Madison had 10 to give both double-doubles. Connor Hill and Mansa Habeeb added 10 points apiece for the Vandals (3-4). Eastern Washington led 34-33 at halftime in a game that saw 22 lead changes. At 15:53 in the second...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Idaho 73, UC Davis 66

Stephen Madison had 21 points, Kyle Barone had 12 and Idaho needed a 26 for 31 effort from the free-throw line to get past visiting UC Davis on Saturday night 73-66. Madison was 7 of 14 from the field and pulled six rebounds. Barone added eight rebounds and three assists to his point total and Connor Hill chipped in with 11. Idaho (2-4) shot 42 percent from the field, hitting 21...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

New Mexico 73, Idaho 58

Demetrius Walker scored eight straight points to spark a game-deciding, second-half run that turned a New Mexico deficit into a victory Friday as the Lobos beat Idaho 73-58. Walker, who hit all five of his 3-point attempts, finished with 19 points. Connor Hill scored 20 points to lead Idaho (1-3) and Kyle Barone added 16, but no other Vandal was in double figures. Alex Kirk contributed...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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