Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 81° Partly Cloudy
Sports >  Area sports

Area roundup: Weber State routs Idaho, keeping Vandals winless

Jan. 28, 2021 Updated Thu., Jan. 28, 2021 at 10:10 p.m.

From staff reports

Weber State built a double-digit lead in the first half and cruised to an 81-56 victory over Idaho in a Big Sky Conference men’s basketball game Thursday in Moscow, Idaho.

Zahir Porter led all scorers with 19 points for Weber State (8-4, 3-2).

Dillon Jones’ layup gave the visiting Wildcats a 37-24 lead with just over 2 minutes left in the first half. Weber State led 37-28 at the break.

Gabe Quinnett’s 3-pointer pulled the Vandals (0-12, 0-9) within 40-33 with 18:10 left in the contest, but Isiah Brown answered with a 3-pointer on the other end moments later to keep momentum in the Wildcats’ favor.

Weber State unleashed a 15-2 run in the second half to put the game out of reach.

Quinnett finished with 13 points for Idaho, and Scott Blakney added 12.

The teams play again in Moscow on Saturday at noon.

Women’s basketball

Sacramento State 82, Eastern Washington 76: Jazmin Carrasco scored 26 points, leading the Hornets (1-11, 1-8 Big Sky) past the Eagles (5-9, 4-5) in Sacramento, California.

EWU scored nine straight points and took a 45-44 lead on Grace Kirscher’s free throw with 2:47 remaining in the third quarter.

The Eagles led 69-64 with 4:02 left, but Sacramento State scored the next nine points, taking the lead for good.

Maisie Burnham paced EWU with 25 points.

The teams play at Sacramento State again Saturday at noon.

Idaho-Weber State postponed: The game between the Vandals and Wildcats in Ogden, Utah, was postponed due to COVID-19 protocols. Further testing will see if the game can be rescheduled this weekend. The teams are scheduled to play at 11 a.m. Saturday.

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.

Active Person

Subscribe to the sports newsletter

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