Idaho qualified for its first NCAA tournament since 1985 by holding off Seattle 67-64 in Saturday's Western Athletic Conference championship game in Las Vegas. UI's Stacey Barr, a sophomore from Australia, was named tournament most valuable player. Idaho will find out its opening-round assignment at 4 p.m. Monday when the tournament draw is revealed. One expert pegged the Vandals to play top-seeded Stanford at Stanford. Read Christian Caple's story
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