MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Victor Sanders scored 28 points and Brayon Blake added 24, including the winning putback, to lift Idaho to a 78-76 win over Southern Utah on Saturday night.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Brayon Blake had 22 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks on Thursday night and Idaho pulled away to beat Northern Arizona 66-52.
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Brandon Boyd made a 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds left and finished with 32 points to lead Idaho State to an 86-83 victory over Idaho on Thursday night.
Idaho State (13-13, 8-7 Big Sky Conference) has won three of its last four games. Idaho (19-8, 11-4) had its six-game win streak snapped, but remains in third place in the conference standings behind Montana (13-2) and Weber State (12-2), which lost to Eastern Washington.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Brayon Blake had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Nate Sherwood scored at the overtime buzzer to give Idaho a 79-77 victory over Montana on Saturday night for its sixth straight win.
Montana's Ahmaad Rorie tied the game at 77 with 30 seconds left. The Vandals ran down the clock before Blake drove the lane and his running jumper rimmed out, but Sherwood tapped in the ball to end the only regular season meeting between the teams.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Brayon Blake had 24 points with 14 rebounds and Victor Sanders added 21 points as Idaho battled back late to beat Montana State 88-78 and win its fifth straight Big Sky Conference game Thursday night.
Blake hit 4 of 7 from distance as the Vandals drained 11 of 33 from long range.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Nate Sherwood scored 23 points, and Victor Sanders blocked a shot at the buzzer to give Idaho a 66-64 victory over Eastern Washington on Friday night.
Idaho (17-7, 9-3 Big Sky Conference) has won seven of its last eight games and moves into third place in the conference standings, a half-game back of Weber State (9-2). Eastern Washington (12-13, 7-5) has lost two straight.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Perrion Callandret had 23 points on 10-of-14 shooting and Idaho led the entire way in an 81-58 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday night.
Victor Sanders hit a 3 with 3:29 left that sparked a late 9-0 run to help the Vandals (16-7, 8-3 Big Sky) secure their third win in a row and sixth in the last seven.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brayon Blake scored 28 points with eight rebounds, Victor Sanders added 22 points with seven assists and Idaho turned back Portland State 97-88 on Thursday night.
The Vandals (15-7, 7-3 Big Sky Conference) took the lead midway through the first half and kept the lead in double figures most of the second half to avenge a one-point home loss in the first meeting.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Victor Sanders scored 26 points, Brayon Blake added 24 and Idaho rolled to a 96-71 victory over North Dakota on Saturday night.
Idaho (14-7, 6-3 Big Sky Conference) rebounded from a 17-point loss to Northern Colorado on Thursday to keep pace with Eastern Washington, who beat the Bears 67-65 Saturday. The Vandals and EWU remain a half-game back of second-place Weber State in the conference standings.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Chaz Glotta led a balanced scoring attack with 17 points and was perfect from the field as Northern Colorado took down Idaho 80-63 on Thursday night.
Andre Spight added 13 points and 9 assists for the Bears (14-7, 5-3 Big Sky Conference), while Jonah Radebaugh had 13 points and 8 rebounds. Five of Glotta's six baskets were 3-pointers.
Northern Colorado led wire-to-wire, racing to a 21-9 lead. Idaho did not score its first basket until nearly five minutes into the game.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Brayon Blake scored 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Idaho held on to beat Northern Arizona 84-80 on Saturday night.
Blake was 8 of 15 from the field and 7 of 8 from the line for the Vandals (13-6, 5-2 Big Sky) who have won three straight. Victor Sanders added 21 points, Perrion Callandret had 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists and Jordan Scott chipped in 11 points.
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Brayon Blake had 23 points and 12 rebounds, and Idaho defeated Southern Utah 80-76 Thursday night to move into a crowded tie for second place in the Big Sky Conference.
The Vandals are 4-2 in conference as is Weber State, Montana State and Eastern Washington. All are chasing unbeaten Montana (6-0).
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Victor Sanders scored 18 points and Brayon Blake added 11, including a key 3-pointer late, as Idaho pulled away in the last 13 minutes to defeat Eastern Washington 58-51 Friday night, capping a comeback from 14 points down and snapping a 12-game home win streak for the Eagles.
Idaho, the preseason favorite in the Big Sky Conference, held EWU's Bogdan Bliznyuk to 14 points on 5 of 14 shooting. Bliznyuk was held scoreless for more than 32 minutes.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Deontae North scored 30 points and Holland Woods got the winning putback to lift Portland State to a 73-72 win over Idaho on Saturday night.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Victor Sanders scored 21 points, Idaho closed on a 15-0 run and survived a scoreless drought over the last two minutes to rally past Sacramento State 69-68 on Thursday night.
Sacramento State had two chances in the last seven seconds, with a Justin Strings off-balance putback that nearly fell in at the buzzer.
Brayon Blake added 16 points, 11 rebounds for Idaho (10-5, 2-1 Big Sky) and Jordan Scott scored 10.
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Andre Spight tied a career-high with 28 points with six 3-pointers and Jordan Davis scored 23 and Northern Colorado beat Idaho 81-77 on Sunday.
Northern Colorado (11-4, 2-0 Big Sky Conference) went up 77-68 on a 3-point play from Davis off a layup, and another free throw with 2:23 to play, before Idaho's 50-second, 7-0 run. Jordan Scott made a layup, Perrion Callandret got a 3-point play off a dunk and Brayon Blake dropped in a layup with 46 seconds left.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Perrion Callandret scored 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting and Brayon Blake had 12 points and seven rebounds to help Idaho beat North Dakota 74-57 on Friday night in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams.
Victor Sanders had 11 points, Chad Sherwood scored nine — on 3-of-4 shooting from 3-point range — and Nate Sherwood and Jordan Scott added eight points apiece for Idaho (9-4).
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Brayon Blake scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half and added 10 rebounds to power Idaho to a 73-54 victory over Simon Fraser on Friday night.
Nate Sherwood scored 13 of his 17 points in the first half for the Vandals (7-3), while Victor Sanders chipped in with 10 points and five assists.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Brayon Blake scored 26 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Victor Sanders added 19 points and Idaho blew out Washington State 91-64 on Wednesday night.
Blake scored nine straight points, starting a 16-2 run for the Vandals (6-2) and a 22-6 lead barely five minutes into the game. They hit 4 of 5 3-pointers to that point. They ended the first half with a 13-0 run that included three treys, two by Blake, for a 49-20 lead.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Victor Sanders had a key pair of 3s late in the second half and finished with 22 points to help Idaho beat Sam Houston State 63-54 on Saturday night.
Sanders made back-to-back 3-pointers followed by a trio of free throws at the end of a 15-2 run that gave the Vandals (2-1) a 57-47 lead with just over three minutes left. The Bearkats (2-1) cut the deficit to six, but Idaho made 6 of 8 free throws to secure the win.
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Victor Sanders had 29 points, Nate Sherwood added a career-high 28, and Idaho cruised past Division III George Fox 101-62 on Monday night.
Sherwood also grabbed 13 boards and Brayon Blake had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Vandals (1-1).
The Bruins kept it competitive for the first eight minutes of the game and led 22-17 on Isaac Lee's 3-pointer with 12:37 left in the half.