Upcoming Events In March

The image to the left screams Vandal football, but this is mainly an Idaho basketball update, plus information about a possible change in the game date between Idaho and BSU this fall, and a list of upcoming events to keep in mind throughout the month of March.

Women's Hoops News
On Wednesday of this week the women's basketball team defeated Cal State Northridge at the Cowan Spectrum. The victory bumps the women's record to 5-10 Big West, 11-15 Overall, good enough for a tie for 6th in the conference race. With one game left, the women are assured a spot in the Big West Conference Tournament next week in Southern California. However, you have one chance left to see the women play in Moscow before they head off to the tournament, as they host Pacific (11-4 BWC, 16-10) this Saturday at the Cowan Spectrum. Its the senior's last opportunity to play in front of a home crowd, and a great opportunity for Idaho fans to show their support for what this undermanned team, and 1st year head coach Mike Divilbiss, have accomplished this season. University of Idaho Press Release, Women's Hoops

Men's Hoops News
The Idaho men's basketball team (6-10 Big West, 9-17 overall) had a rough outing tonight, losing on the road at Cal State Northridge (10-7 Big West, 11-15 overall) by a final score of 63-46. The men will spend the remainder of this week in California as they take on the University of the Pacific (10-7 Big West, 18-9 overall) this Sunday, and prepare for a return to the Big West Tournament in Anaheim which starts next Thursday. University of Idaho Press Release, Men's Hoops

Football News
Idaho and Boise State are investigating the possibility of moving their season-opening football game at Bronco Stadium from Saturday, Aug. 31, to Thursday, Aug. 29.

The reasons? To diminish the conflict with Labor Day weekend, possible TV exposure and more preparation time for each team's ensuing game.

MARCH - Calendar of Events

2nd (Saturday) Idaho Baseball
10am & 4pm, Simplot Sports Complex, Columbia Village, SE Boise
3rd (Sunday) Idaho Baseball
10am, Simplot Sports Complex, Columbia Village, SE Boise
6th - 9th Big West Basketball Tournament - Anaheim, CA
All-session tickets are $60 (good for all games throughout the tournament) and can be purchased by calling the Anaheim Convention Center box office at (714) 765-8980, or the UI ticket office at (208) 885-6466. Individual game tickets are also available (Women $10-$15, Men $15-$25).
16th (Saturday) North Idaho Hall of Fame Banquet
Where: Coeur D'Alene Inn
When: Cocktails 5:30pm; Banquet 7:00pm
Inductees: Dennis Erickson, John Friesz, and Tom Flynn.
Tickets: $23 (Adults), $9 (Students)
Contact: Ron Reynolds (reynolds@Lewiston.com)

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