NCAA Basketball

Idaho Vandals (22-9)


Thu. 2/22 Sat. 2/24 Thu. 3/1 Sat. 3/3 Thu. 3/8
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L 83-86
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W 68-62
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vs. NoAri 
W 66-52
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vs. SoUt 
W 78-76
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vs. SoUt 
L 78-92
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Southern Utah upsets Idaho 92-78 in Big Sky quarterfinal

RENO, Nev. (AP) Brandon Better scored a career-high 27 points, Jadon Cohee added 20 and No. 10 seed Southern Utah upset second-seeded Idaho 92-78 on Thursday night in a Big Sky Conference Tournament quarterfinal.

Southern Utah (13-18) avenged a pair of regular-season losses to the Vandals, including a 78-76 defeat on Saturday, and will move on to a Friday semifinal game. The Thunderbirds also snapped a five-game losing skid against Idaho.

The game was tied at 49 before Southern Utah used a 20-10 run for a 69-59 lead with 7:41 to play, and they held a double-digit advantage for the last six minutes.

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Leaders
Points: V. Sanders19.0
Rebounds: B. Blake9.6
Assists: V. Sanders3.3
FG%: B. Blake50.0%
FT%: V. Sanders77.8%
3P%: B. Blake44.8%
Steals: V. Sanders1.0
Blocks: J. Scott0.6
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia31-3
2 Villanova36-4
3 Xavier29-6
4 Kansas31-8
5 Michigan State30-5
6 Cincinnati31-5
7 Michigan33-8
8 Gonzaga32-5
9 Duke29-8
10 North Carolina26-11
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova36-4
2 Michigan33-8
3 Kansas31-8
4 Duke29-8
5 Virginia31-3
6 Texas Tech27-10
7 Loyola Chicago32-6
8 Xavier29-6
9 Purdue30-7
10 Gonzaga32-5
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Big Sky Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Montana 16-2 26-8
Idaho 14-4 22-9
Weber State 13-5 20-11
Eastern Washington 13-5 20-15
Northern Colorado 11-7 26-12
Portland State 9-9 20-14
Idaho State 9-9 14-16
Montana State 6-12 13-19
North Dakota 6-12 12-20
Southern Utah 5-13 13-19
Sacramento State 4-14 7-25
Northern Arizona 2-16 5-27
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 75.2 (134)
Rebounds: 10.0 (198)
Assists: 14.8 (90)
FG%: 46.8% (62)
FT%: 73.5% (95)
3P%: 40.8% (8)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 68.8 (82)
Rebounds: 26.8 (64)
Assists: 11.8 (61)
FG%: 41.9% (61)
FT%: 71.2% (179)
3P%: 34.7% (164)
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