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Idaho men open WAC Tournament with win over UMKC; BSU notes, Mountain West recaps

Idaho men’s basketball coach Don Verlin got his first WAC Tournament victory in his sixth trip as the Vandals knocked off Kansas City, 73-70. “That feels awful good,” Verlin said. Stephen Madison had 26 points and 17 rebounds to pace

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It’s back again — Broncos and Vandals set for basketball rivalry game Wednesday

No longer in the same conference, the Idaho Vandals and Boise State Broncos still have made it important to continue playing in at least one sport — men’s basketball. The two teams have faced one another on neutral courts the

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Boise State, Idaho set date for men’s basketball game

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com © 2013 Idaho Statesman For the second straight season, Boise State and Idaho will play a men’s basketball game at CenturyLink Arena in Downtown Boise. This year’s game will be held on Nov. 27, the night

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State Board approves new deals for Boise State’s Rice, Idaho’s Verlin

The Idaho State Board of Education approved new contracts for Boise State men’s basketball coach Leon Rice and Idaho men’s basketball coach Don Verlin on Thursday. Rice’s deal, which runs through the 2017-18 season, will pay him a salary of

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