Idaho, making its first NCAA tournament appearance since 1985, will open Saturday morning against Connecticut at Storrs, Conn. The Vandals, champions of the Western Athletic Conference tournament, were awarded a 16th seed and the always-tough Huskies (29-4) earned the top seed in the Bridgeport Regional. Idaho is 17-15 after three narrow wins at the WAC tournament. Read Christian Caple's story
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