Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Friday, October 30, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 45° Clear
Sports >  Idaho basketball

Vandals, Ducks play exhibition to raise funds for wildfire relief

Don Verlin’s Idaho Vandals played the Oregon Ducks in an exhibition on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 in Eugene. The game was played to raise money for Red Cross wildfire relief efforts. (Lance Iversen / Associated Press)
Don Verlin’s Idaho Vandals played the Oregon Ducks in an exhibition on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 in Eugene. The game was played to raise money for Red Cross wildfire relief efforts. (Lance Iversen / Associated Press)

Idaho men’s basketball hit the road for an extra exhibition, playing the Oregon Ducks on Saturday to benefit the Red Cross.

The game didn’t go Idaho’s way, but together the Vandals and the Ducks helped raise $17,465 for the Red Cross to help bring relief to those affected by the wildfires in Oregon.

Idaho stayed close with Oregon through the first half, but the Ducks pulled away in the second to take the 81-57 win.

Victor Sanders finished with a team-high 15 points on 4-of-9 shooting in 10 minutes of action for Idaho. Nate Sherwood also finished in double figures, scoring 13 points and adding a game-high five boards.

The Vandals will take on Lewis-Clark State on Sunday, November 5 at 4 p.m. in Memorial Gym before kicking off the regular season on the road at Nevada on November 10.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Subscribe to the sports newsletter

Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.


New health insurance plans available Nov. 1 through Washington Healthplanfinder

 (Photo courtesy WAHBE)
Sponsored

Fall means the onset of the cold and flu season.