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Idaho Vandals outlook

RECORD: 13-10 overall, 6-5 WAC COMING UP: Saturday at Boise State, 8 p.m. (ESPNU)


Geiger’s career-best 11 assists help Idaho turn back Hawaii

MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho senior guard Jeff Ledbetter plopped down in his chair in the University of Idaho media room and immediately his eyes scanned across the scoresheet to the …


Vandals’ new class has distinct family feel

MOSCOW, Idaho – A family feel inside the program and heightened expectations – those are the two themes Robb Akey heard over and over again from recruits after they took …


Idaho Vandals outlook

RECORD: 12-9 overall, 5-4 WAC COMING UP: Tonight vs. San Jose State, 7; Saturday vs. Hawaii, 7


Effort aims to restore once-abundant burbot in Kootenai River

Snow was blowing sideways when Corie Laude hauled a hoop net from the choppy waters of the Kootenai River. Her catch lurked in the bottom of the net, green and …


Idaho Vandals outlook

RECORD: 12-7 overall, 5-2 WAC COMING UP: Tonightat Louisiana Tech; 5 p.m.; Saturday at New Mexico State, 6:30 p.m.


Idaho law student sues university over firearms

A law student at the University of Idaho has filed a lawsuit challenging the school’s rules that prohibit him from storing firearms in his on-campus apartment.


UI president warns against further cuts

BOISE – University of Idaho President Duane Nellis warned state lawmakers Monday that budget cuts like those the university has absorbed the past two years are “not sustainable.” UI has …


BSU earns controversial win over Vandals

MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho senior Shawn Henderson insisted it didn’t touch the rim. His coach – and most of the other 5,016 people at the Cowan Spectrum – agreed. Even …


Idaho Vandals outlook

RECORD: 12-6 overall, 5-1 WAC COMING UP: Saturday vs. Boise State, 7 p.m. (SWX)


Blanchette: Ex-GU assistant took reins of Broncos 10 months ago

Sitting atop Willy, a buckskin paint, on the sidelines at a Boise State football game, Leon Rice could imagine only two things going wrong. First vision: He would end up …


Vandals take on Fresno St.

The Idaho Vandals look to improve on their four-game Western Athletic Conference winning streak (five straight overall) when they take on Fresno State tonight at Fresno, Calif. The Vandals are …


3-pointer just beats buzzer, lifting Vandals in OT win

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Jeff Ledbetter’s 3-pointer at the overtime buzzer lifted Idaho to a 78-77 victory against Cal State Bakersfield on Saturday night. After Alex Johnson made 1 of 2 …


Idaho Vandals’ outlook

RECORD: 9-6 overall, 3-1 Western Athletic Conference COMING UP: Saturday at Cal State Bakersfield, 7 p.m.


Idaho posts its first four-game WAC win streak

MOSCOW, Idaho – Two loose balls, two heady saves under the basket. At any other time in the game, Luiz Toledo’s hustle scarcely would have been noticed. But his extra …


Vandals slip past Spartans

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Deremy Geiger scored 17 points, helping Idaho extend its winning streak to three games with a 73-64 victory over San Jose State on Saturday night. Jeff …


Idaho Vandals basketball outlook

RECORD: 7-6 overall, 1-1 WAC COMING UP: Tonight at Hawaii, 9:30 PST; Saturday at San Jose State, 7:30 p.m.


UI receives Potlatch archives

MOSCOW, Idaho – In an era of corporate mergers and acquisitions, many companies choose to shred their archives in periods of transition. Not Potlatch Corp. Recently, the Spokane-based wood products …


Vandals lose WAC opener

MOSCOW, Idaho – Left to digest another last-minute loss, the Idaho men’s basketball team could point to defensive letdowns or missed rebounds – among other things – as reasons why …


With UI campus quiet, few may see Vandals

MOSCOW, Idaho – The Idaho Vandals could use more time before the Western Athletic Conference men’s basketball season opens this week. That much is certain, and it’s not just because …


Area roundup: Gonzaga thumps Fullerton

Senior Janelle Bekkering scored a career-high 26 points, hitting 10 of 11 field goals, as Gonzaga (10-3) beat Cal State Fullerton 101-52 in nonconference women’s basketball Thursday at McCarthey Athletic …


Vandals start quickly, top cold-shooting UO

EUGENE, Ore. – Brandon Wiley scored 14 for Idaho and the Vandals held off the Oregon Ducks’ second-half rally to win 69-65 Tuesday night. Landon Tatum added 11 points for …


Vandals lose squeaker as Grizzlies hold off valiant effort

MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho coach Don Verlin left Montana three weeks ago after a 42-point drubbing from the Grizzlies and made a simple, candid declaration. The Vandals didn’t compete, he …


Seattle holds tough during Idaho’s late rally

SEATTLE – Seattle University’s men’s basketball team defeated Idaho 66-56 in the 2010 Elgin Baylor Classic on Saturday at KeyArena. Guard Cervante Burrell scored 14 of his game-high 20 points …


Barone paces Vandals in win over Eastern Michigan

MOSCOW, Idaho – Kyle Barone had 18 points and seven rebounds to help Idaho beat Eastern Michigan 75-60 in the Basketball Travelers Classic on Sunday night. Jeff Ledbetter made four …


Vandals cap year with OT win

MOSCOW, Idaho – It might not have had the stature of last year’s Humanitarian Bowl win, but Idaho’s season-ending victory on Saturday mimicked the late-game drama and excitement. Idaho blocked …


Geiger guides Vandals past Hawks

MOSCOW, Idaho – Deremy Geiger scored 17 points and hit four 3-pointers as Idaho beat Monmouth 69-66 Saturday night in the Basketball Travelers Classic. Luiz Toledo and Jeff Ledbetter each …


Late score denies Vandals another bowl trip

FRESNO, Calif. – Just when it looked like Idaho’s postseason hopes had been dashed, the Vandals responded with their biggest play of the season – an 86-yard touchdown on a …


Vandals pull away from Eagles

Despite missing eight of its first nine shots and coughing up every bit of a 17-point second-half lead, the University of Idaho found a way to finish at Reese Court …


Idaho’s O-line builds momentum

MOSCOW, Idaho – When the Idaho football team conjured up a breakthrough last year after a decade of losing, the Vandals had the luxury of banking on a solid-as-granite offensive …