Stories tagged: Don Verlin
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019, 8:37 p.m.
John Blanchette was right on with his June 14th column denouncing the firing of Don Verlin at Idaho.
Sat., June 15, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
The timing with respect to day of the week and time of day is evidence of a gutless University President.
Fri., June 14, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
John Blanchette: Firing Don Verlin puts Idaho in contention as college basketball’s No. 1 laughing stock
This may be Idaho doing the most Idaho thing ever. So far.
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019, 11:25 p.m.
Assistant Zac Claus has been named interim coach and will serve in that role through next season.
Fri., June 7, 2019, 5:20 p.m.
Summer session classes at the University of Idaho start Monday, and the ongoing suspension of men’s basketball coach Don Verlin has implications for five prospective Vandals who are junior college …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 5:50 p.m.
The future of University of Idaho basketball was celebrated Thursday in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new arena that has been on a wish list for half a century. But …
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 3:58 p.m.
University of Idaho men’s basketball coach Don Verlin was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday, one day after university officials received a consultant’s final report detailing three potential violations of …
Thu., May 2, 2019, 8:06 p.m.
Ja’Vary Christmas, a 6-foot-4 guard from Sheridan (Wyoming) College, and Keyshaad Dixon, a 6-1 point guard from Ranger (Texas) College, join Bruce Simmons and former Oregon State center Jack Wilson …
Thu., April 18, 2019, 6:02 p.m.
Proposal to slow graduate transfer market could affect Gonzaga basketball, Washington State football
A proposal that aims to slow the graduate transfer market could be a mixed bag for local college football and men’s basketball programs.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
Cameron Tyson and RayQuawndis Mitchell have already had breakout games that offer Vandals fans hope the current 4-15 record is on-the-job training and dues-paying for stellar seasons ahead.
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: Thu., April 12, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Cameron Tyson of Bothell, Washington, signed his National Letter of Intent on Thursday to join the Idaho men’s basketball program this summer.
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 7:19 p.m.
With five seniors who had a hand in Idaho winning 62 games over the past three seasons, but who were not of one mind that they had anything left to …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 11:03 p.m.
After two narrow wins against the 10th-place team in the Big Sky Conference, surely the Idaho Vandals would take care of business when it mattered most.
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 5:11 p.m.
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.
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.”
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
Perrion Callandret, who missed long stretches of two seasons with injuries, had his University of Idaho basketball career cut short by another one.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
Idaho will observe its second annual Tribal Nations Night when the Vandals play host to the University of North Dakota on Saturday.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Victor Sanders scored 25 points with six 3-pointers, Brayon Blake scored 19 points with a career-high five 3-pointers, and Idaho hit 17 3s to beat Western Michigan 82-52 on Monday …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 6 a.m.
In the two exhibitions and first two games, the energy was there but not yet the smooth presence on court or the deadly shooting.
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
An opening 10 minutes played at full tilt got Idaho’s men’s basketball team out to a big early lead.
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 9:50 p.m.
Idaho men’s basketball hit the road for an extra exhibition, playing the Oregon Ducks on Saturday to benefit the Red Cross, raising $17,465 to help bring relief to those affected …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
Idaho has added another exhibition to their preseason, as the Vandals will head west to take on Oregon in Eugene at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
In a normal year, the start of college basketball practice would focus nearly universally on the prospects of a team, with maybe a few thoughts given to how a conference …
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
The Big Sky Conference announced on Monday that it will move its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments to CenturyLink Arena in Boise.
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
The Idaho Vandals men’s basketball season came to an end in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament on Wednesday night in a defensive battle with the Texas State Bobcats.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
The season is stretching into its sixth month and the Idaho men’s basketball team had to make another multileg trip for tonight’s second-round CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament game at Texas State.
Tue., March 14, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
It doesn’t have the prestige of the NCAA Tournament, or even the College Basketball Invitational that the University of Idaho played in last year. But the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament affords …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Normally, having one player who enters a zone in which he simply can’t miss from downtown is enough to win a basketball game. When two do it? Well, it’s no …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 12:04 a.m.
Vic Sanders wasn’t supposed to be a point guard this season. Nor was he supposed to be the Idaho Vandals’ only premier scorer.