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UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 7:14 p.m.

Idaho’s Don Verlin says Commission on College Basketball reforms align with most head coaches’ platforms

Idaho men’s basketball coach Don Verlin says the issues addressed by the Commission on College Basketball align with discussions college coaches had among themselves in their annual meetings at the …

UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 5:11 p.m.

Eastern Washington, Idaho men one win away from Big Sky Tournament semifinal showdown

As Idaho and Eastern Washington step under the lights Thursday night, they can only hope their opponents don’t shoot them out.

UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 6:23 p.m.

Idaho men’s basketball focusing on the big picture ahead of Big Sky Tournament opener

To paraphrase Don Verlin’s season-long message to his University of Idaho team: “You can be great, if you realize you’re not that good.”

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:08 p.m.

Idaho’s Trevon Allen, Chance Garvin serve as role models to reservation kids

Idaho will observe its second annual Tribal Nations Night when the Vandals play host to the University of North Dakota on Saturday.

The Senior Strikes Back: Idaho’s Perrion Callandret takes full advantage of healthy season

In the two exhibitions and first two games, the energy was there but not yet the smooth presence on court or the deadly shooting.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 10:35 p.m.

Brayon Blake’s 26 points lead hot-shooting Idaho past Washington State for third-largest win in Battle of Palouse

Brayon Blake scored 26 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Victor Sanders added 19 points and Idaho blew out Washington State 91-64. Blake scored nine straight points, starting a 16-2 run …

Loaded Idaho Vandals embrace role of Big Sky Conference favorites

Picked by the Big Sky Conference coaches and media to win the league this year, the University of Idaho Vandals can either shrink from the challenge or embrace it.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 4:09 p.m.

Eastern Washington, Idaho to play men’s-women’s doubleheaders this season

The Eastern Washington-Idaho basketball rivalry just got bigger. The Eagles and Vandals will play a pair of men’s and women’s double-headers this winter, in Cheney on Jan. 12 and in …

Locally: University of Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2016

Four athletes, a beloved athletic trainer, husband and wife boosters and a team were inducted into the University of Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame last weekend in Moscow.

Vandals unveil plan for $30 million basketball, multi-use facility

A new home for University of Idaho events was unveiled on Friday. The Idaho Arena will be 4,700-seat, 70,000-square-foot athletics facility that will be home for the Vandal men’s and …

Redhawks end Vandals’ season

In the span of about three minutes, Brendan Westendorf all but put an end to the Vandals’ first postseason appearance since 2012, as well as their season.

Travel-weary Vandals excited for CBI experience

Perrion Callandret threw his jersey over his face to hide the tears as teammates consoled him, this following Idaho’s 80-71 Big Sky tournament semifinal loss to Montana.

Idaho clamps down on Eastern Washington for 77-73 win in Big Sky tournament

RENO, Nev. – Nate Sherwood scored 19 points, Victor Sanders 17 and third-seeded Idaho beat sixth-seeded Eastern Washington 77-73 in a Big Sky tournament quarterfinal Thursday night.

Healthy Vandals aiming for Big Sky tournament title, but first must get past EWU

By some accounts, the play happened just as then-Idaho coach Kermit Davis drew it up. The Vandals’ Ricardo Boyd caught the inbounds pass to the left of the 3-point circle …

Vandals celebrate 20-win season

When Don Verlin accepted the Idaho men’s basketball coaching job in 2008, the Vandals had won 16 games the previous three seasons. He immediately infused life into the program – …

Victor Sanders’ clutch 3 gives Vandals upset over Weber State

Tie game, 41 seconds left and Idaho had the ball with a full shot clock. Victor Sanders, who had shot dreadfully all night, could have dribbled the ball out and …

Four corners: UI Vandals

The formula for the Vandals is simple: Win out and they’re not only guaranteed a first-round bye to next week’s Big Sky Conference tournament, but they’re also guaranteed third place.

Chris Sarbaugh leads Idaho past EWU

MOSCOW, Idaho – Victor Sanders scored 16 points, Chris Sarbaugh added 12, and Idaho’s defense helped the Vandals to a 66-62 win over Eastern Washington on Saturday.

Four Corners: Sanders, Callandret both expected to start

Victor Sanders and Perrion Callandret should start a home conference game together for the first time all season on Saturday with both back from injuries that held them out most …

Sacramento State rallies to beat Idaho 68-65

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Justin Strings scored 23 points, grabbed nine rebounds and made three assists to help Sacramento State rally to beat Idaho 68-65 on Saturday night to sweep the …

Perrion Callandret leads Idaho past Portland State, 80-74

Perrion Callandret scored 19 points on 6-for-10 shooting to lead Idaho past Portland State for an 80-74 win Thursday night at Portland. Chad Sherwood added 15 points and Nate Sherwood …

Four corners: Perrion Callandret expected to start

Idaho received a boost in last Saturday’s win over North Dakota when Perrion Callandret played 24 minutes and scored nine points off the bench.

Vandals survive against North Dakota

Don Verlin isn’t sure what the most fortunate thing to happen to his team on Saturday was.

Jake Straughan steps up with 23 points to lead Idaho past Northern Colorado

Jake Straughan came off the bench to knock down 6 of 7 3-point attempts to score 23 points, including three straight free throws in the final 10 seconds to wrap …

Four corners: Vandals return home

The Vandals are still at least a week away from welcoming starting point guard Perrion Callandret back into the fold from his right foot sprain.

Northern Arizona holds off Idaho with 72-70 victory

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Mike Green and Chris Yanku each scored 17 points as Northern Arizona held on to beat Idaho 72-70 on Saturday to snap a seven-game skid. Marcus DeBerry …

Ty Egbert helps Idaho beat Southern Utah 68-44

Cedar City, Utah – Ty Egbert scored 12 points with two blocked shots and Idaho surged in the second half to beat Southern Utah 68-44 on Thursday night, avenging an …

Here’s the ‘skinny’ on the Vandals’ Ty Egbert

Ty Egbert might be getting tired of people pointing out his weight. You see, Egbert is what you would call skinny. He’s well aware of it.

Four corners: Vandals out for weekend sweep

The race for a first-round bye in the Big Sky Conference tournament is on. Seven teams are within two games of two of the top four spots, behind Montana and …

Idaho can’t climb out of early hole in 65-63 loss to Sacramento State

Sacramento State escaped the Cowan Spectrum on Thursday night, downing Idaho 65-63 in front of an announced 1,228 fans.