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UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019

Sports letters: Don Verlin firing another misstep by University of Idaho athletics

John Blanchette was right on with his June 14th column denouncing the firing of Don Verlin at Idaho.


Sports letters: University of Idaho made a mess of Don Verlin firing

The timing with respect to day of the week and time of day is evidence of a gutless University President.


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

Idaho fires men’s basketball coach Don Verlin after he was placed on administrative leave

Assistant Zac Claus has been named interim coach and will serve in that role through next season.


Idaho’s men’s basketball uncertainty could affect five junior college transfers

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

Redacted report lists three potential violations by Idaho’s men’s basketball program

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

Idaho basketball coach Don Verlin on administrative leave amid potential NCAA violations

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 …


Idaho basketball adds junior college guards Ja’Vary Christmas, Keyshaad Dixon

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 …


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

Freshman tandem of RayQuawndis Mitchell, Cameron Tyson has provided instant spark for Vandals

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

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

Idaho men’s basketball signs Cameron Tyson, Bothell High’s all-time leading scorer

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

Vandals won’t seek invitation to secondary postseason tournament

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

Hot-shooting Southern Utah surprises Idaho in Big Sky Tournament quarterfinal

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

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

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.”


Idaho Vandals lose senior guard Perrion Callandret for remainder of season

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

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.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017

Vandals hit 17 3-pointers in 82-52 win over Western Michigan

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 …


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.


Victor Sanders, tough defense lead Idaho to men’s basketball win

An opening 10 minutes played at full tilt got Idaho’s men’s basketball team out to a big early lead.


Vandals, Ducks play exhibition to raise funds for wildfire relief

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

Idaho men’s basketball to face Oregon in preseason exhibition

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.


Vandals expect perfect mixture of seniors, top newcomers

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 …


Big Sky Conference basketball tournament counting on central location in Boise

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

Trouble at free-throw line leads to postseason loss, end of season for Idaho men

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.


Vandals men prepare for Texas State with another 20-win season in reach

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.


It’s not the NCAAs, but CIT still valued reward for Vandals

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

Vic Sanders scores 40 as Idaho cruises past Portland State in Big Sky men’s basketball

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

Vic Sanders matches career high with 33 points as Vandals men triumph

Vic Sanders wasn’t supposed to be a point guard this season. Nor was he supposed to be the Idaho Vandals’ only premier scorer.