Braxton Tucker made 10 of 14 shots and finished with 22 points and seven rebounds as North Idaho caught fire in the second half and beat Southern Idaho 75-66 in a Scenic West Athletic Conference game Saturday night in Coeur d’Alene.
The Cardinals (20-10, 7-8) trailed by five at halftime, but outscored the Golden Eagles 43-29 in the second half.
Dallas Anglin scored 22 points and Charles Jackson added 15 points and 10 rebounds for CSI (26-4, 12-3).
Up next for the Cardinals is the SWAC tournament, held Feb. 27 through March 1 in Ephraim, Utah.
Big Bend 81, CC Spokane 76: Brendan Westendorf had 24 points and 12 rebounds and the Vikings (21-7, 10-4) edged the Sasquatch in a NWAACC game in Moses Lake.
Chase Haack scored 20 points and Dean Richey added 18 points, five rebounds and five assists for CCS (17-11, 7-7).
Despite the loss, the Sasquatch secured the Eastern division’s fourth berth to the NWAACC tournament, which will be held March 1 through March 4 in Kennewick.
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