Vandal Men Defeat San Jose State 64-55 - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Vandal Men Defeat San Jose State 64-55

Posted: Updated:

By Idaho Athletics

Both teams got out to a sluggish start, but only Idaho men's basketball broke free in a 64-55 Western Athletic Conference win at San Jose State on Thursday at The Event Center.

In the first seven minutes of the game, Idaho (6-6, 2-0 WAC) and San Jose State (7-6, 2-1 WAC) combined to shoot just 24.1 percent from the floor (7-of-29). Idaho got back into rhythm and finished the game shooting 25-of-50 (.500) overall, but the Spartans never gained their shooting touch with a final tally of 20-of-71 (.282) overall and 3-of-20 (.150) from 3-point range.

Senior Kyle Barone led Idaho with 16 points and a season-high 13 rebounds. It was his third-consecutive double-double and his 15th of the career. It was also the first time in his career that he registered a double-double in three-straight games.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • IdahoIdahoMore>>

  • Vandals land three players on preseason All-Sun Belt team

    Vandals land three players on preseason All-Sun Belt team

    Courtesy: Idaho AthleticsCourtesy: Idaho Athletics

    Idaho football placed three on preseason All-Sun Belt Conference teams - reigning Newcomer of the Year Aikeem Coleman and offensive lineman Jordan Rose took home first team honors, while linebacker Tony Lashley earned second team accolades.

    More >>

    Idaho football placed three on preseason All-Sun Belt Conference teams - reigning Newcomer of the Year Aikeem Coleman and offensive lineman Jordan Rose took home first team honors, while linebacker Tony Lashley earned second team accolades.

    More >>
  • Vandals picked to finish 6th in Sun Belt

    Vandals picked to finish 6th in Sun Belt

    Courtesy: Idaho AthleticsCourtesy: Idaho Athletics

    Idaho football was picked to finish sixth in the Sun Belt Conference Preseason Poll, the league office announced on Thursday. The poll is compiled by the conference's 12 head coaches.

    More >>

    Idaho football was picked to finish sixth in the Sun Belt Conference Preseason Poll, the league office announced on Thursday. The poll is compiled by the conference's 12 head coaches.

    More >>
  • Vandals' Linehan named to Unitas Award watch list

    Vandals' Linehan named to Unitas Award watch list

    Courtesy: Idaho AthleticsCourtesy: Idaho Athletics

    Linehan took home Famous Idaho Potato Bowl MVP honors after going 21-of-31 for 381 yards and four touchdowns to help Idaho take down Colorado State. On the season, Linehan finished first in the conference with 3,184 passing yards and second with 19 touchdowns.
     

    More >>

    Linehan took home Famous Idaho Potato Bowl MVP honors after going 21-of-31 for 381 yards and four touchdowns to help Idaho take down Colorado State. On the season, Linehan finished first in the conference with 3,184 passing yards and second with 19 touchdowns.
     

    More >>