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Vandals stunned in Boise

Idaho women's basketball ends their Big Sky tourney run in the semifinals after falling to Portland State, 75-59, Wednesday evening at CenturyLink Arena.

Vandals earn postseason honors

Senior Mikayla Ferenz was selected Big Sky Most Valuable Player, headlining the Vandals' historic postseason award cleanup for the program. 

Vandals defeat Wildcats; clinch share of Big Sky title

Idaho used a late rally in the fourth quarter to take the lead for good in an 86-78 triumph over Weber State and claimed at least a share of the Big Sky Conference regular season title on Thursday inside Cowan Spectrum.  

Turnovers costly for Vandals

Saturday afternoon saw Idaho women's hoops (13-9, 10-3 Big Sky) lose to Northern Colorado (16-8, 11-4 Big Sky) by a score of 77-72. Both team struggle in early in the game but it was a 13-turnover first half that led the Vandals astray.

Vandals cruise past Hornets

Idaho women's basketball hits the century mark, and ties school record for most threes made in a game in 104-66 romp over Sacramento State Thursday night.

Vandals fall on the road

Idaho women's basketball (3-5) outscored the Cowgirls in all but the opening quarter, but it was a strong first quarter showing that gave Wyoming (6-2) all it needed to defeat the Vandals, 64-61, at Arena-Auditorium in Laramie Saturday afternoon.

Idaho Falls in Championship

A hot-shooting Northern Colorado Bears squad was too much to overcome on Saturday in the Big Sky Championship game, with Idaho falling, 91-69.  The Vandals have already earned an automatic bid to the 2018 WNIT, and will find out their destination and opponent on Monday.

Vandals Defeat Bobcats

 It was a wire-to-wire victory for the Vandals on Wednesday night in Reno, as Idaho took down Montana State, 78-74, to advance to Friday's semifinal.  The Vandals will next take on the winner of Eastern Washington and Portland State, tipping off later tonight.  The semifinal matchup will tip off at 2:35 p.m.

Vandals Wrap up No. 2 Seed

Idaho women's basketball wrapped up the Big Sky regular season with a 65-57 win over Southern Utah on Friday. The Vandals finish the conference season with a 13-5 record, securing the No. 2 seed in next week's Big Sky Tournament. 

Vandals Fall on Senior Day

The Idaho Vandals and Weber State Wildcats played a grind-it-out battle inside Memorial Gym on Saturday. Both teams got to the free-throw line in abundance, but it was the hot shooting of Weber State that downed the Vandals, 105-88, on Senior Day.

Vandals Prevail in Montana

Idaho women's basketball continued to roll, winning its ninth consecutive game on Saturday. The Vandals bested Montana 67-56 in front of 3,353 loyal Griz fans inside Dahlberg Arena.  

Vandals Zap the Hornets, 101-66

The Vandal women led wire-to-wire Saturday afternoon, avenging their earlier loss to the Sacramento State Hornets. Idaho picked up its sixth straight win, sending the Hornets packing 101-66. 

Ferenz & Co. Lead the Way at Portland State

The Vandal women's basketball team went into the Pamplin Sports Center and ended Portland State's five-game winning streak on Saturday. Idaho hit the 100-point mark for the first time since 2016, closing the road trip with a 101-90 win.

Turnovers Prove Costly for Vandals

Idaho had four players score in double-figures, but Vandal turnovers proved costly on Saturday. Senior Geraldine McCorkell scored a team-high 20 points, but it was Northern Colorado who got the upper hand, 78-72.