Fueled by an outstanding 27 point performance by sophomore point guard <b>Leilani Mitchell</b>, the Vandal women improved their season mark to 18-10 with their quarterfinal victory over UC Irvine. The women advance to the Big West semifinals against Long Beach State.<br> <br> The Vandal men's season ended Wednesday with a 80-67 first round loss to UC Irvine.<br>
March 10, 2005
In historic Memorial Gym Saturday night, the University of Idaho honored the six seniors from the Vandal Men's Basketball team, including guard/forward <b>Dandrick Jones</b>, the scoring leader on the team.<br> <br> <i>Among this class is guard Tanoris Shepard, who is expected to earn his degree this spring, making him eligible for one more season and a return in 2005-2006.</i><br>
February 28, 2005
True freshman <b>Jerod Haynes</b> (34 minutes, 6 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists) started at point guard for the Vandals in Thursday night's victory over UC Riverside at the Cowan Spectrum. Idaho climbed to a 4-2 Big West Conference mark and took sole possession of 3rd place in BWC standings.
January 21, 2005
Idaho is rolling in Big West action, having won 4 of their last 5 games. This week Idaho pounded Cal Poly 84-67 on Thursday, then seniors Tanoris Shepard (11) and Anton Lyons (25) helped clamp UC Santa Barbara tonight for a 61-50 victory. Here's a review of both games with post-game interviews.
January 8, 2005
Talk about redemption! A frustrating early season schedule resulted in the Vandal Men posting an uncharacteristic 1-8 record. But in front of a boisterous home crowd Thursday night at cozy Memorial Gym, the Vandal men triumphed over powerhouse Utah State by erasing a 12-2 deficit early in the game to post a 69-62 victory.
December 23, 2004
The Vandal Men's Basketball team earned their FIRST victory of this young season Saturday, pounding the University of Great Falls 79-47 at the Cowan Spectrum. Granted, the Argonauts are an NAIA team, but this convincing victory (led by senior forward <b>Dandrick Jones</b> who is averaging 15.8 PPG, 6.4 rebounds per game, and is shooting 70% from the free throw line) couldn't have come at a more critical time.<br>
December 12, 2004