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
<b>Anton Lyons</b> led the Vandals to a blazingly fast start and wound up with 20 points shooting 69% inside the arc on the night. But Long Beach State used an effective half-court offense to chip away at what had been a 9 point Idaho margin, taking the lead at the 11:34 mark of the first half and defeating the Vandals 71-58 on Senior Night at Memorial Gym, Idaho's sixth straight loss. Among the 1,349 in attendance were former Vandal Coach Don Monson and announcer Bob Curtis.
February 27, 2005
Behind leading scorer <b>Anton Lyons</b>'s 22 points and some clutch free-throw shooting down the stretch (11 of 14 in final 2 minutes), Idaho beat Cal Poly 75-63 in San Luis Obispo. Idaho holds sole possession of 5th place in the Big West at 6-5 BWC, 8-14 overall.
February 6, 2005
After struggling for 39:32 at the free throw line, when "the game was on" (to use one of coach Leonard Perry's favorite sayings) the Idaho Vandals sank 3 critical free throws in 4 attempts and pulled out a 61-58 win over Cal State Fullerton Saturday night in one of the most exciting games at the Cowan Spectrum this season. Senior guard <b>Tanoris Shepard</b> led Idaho with 12 pts, 5 assists.<br>
January 23, 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