Ivory Clark and Antonio Chavers both scored 10 points Saturday to lead a balanced Washington State attack in a 63-37 victory over Idaho.
PULLMAN — Ivory Clark and Antonio Chavers both scored 10 points Saturday to lead a balanced Washington State attack in a 63-37 victory over Idaho.
Tanoris Shepard led Idaho (0-3) with 10 points. No other player had more than four points for the Vandals, who shot 29 percent from the field and 53 percent from the free-throw line.
Washington State (2-1) led 31-16 at halftime.
A 7-0 run gave Idaho a 9-7 lead with 12:32 left in the first half, but the Vandals missed all 11 of their remaining field-goal attempts of the half.
Idaho was held to its third-lowest total points since 1958-59. Idaho lost 37-36 to Washington State last year and 68-31 to Montana State in 2000-01.
Washington State has defeated Idaho three straight, eight of nine overall and nine straight in Pullman.
The game marked the season debut of Washington State guard-forward Rodney Edgerson. The highly touted junior college transfer, sidelined with stress fractures in his lower spine until being cleared to practice earlier in the week, scored six points in 12 minutes off the bench.
At Oregon 84, Rice 60
Malik Hairston and Chamberlain Oguchi scored 14 points each to lead the undefeated Ducks.
Aaron Brooks added 13 points for Oregon (4-0), and Bryce Taylor had 11.
Lorenzo Williams led the Owls (1-3) with a game-high 19 points, while Jamaal Moore added 12.
At Arizona St. 86, Alcorn St. 74
Kevin Kruger scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half, and the Sun Devils used a late 12-0 surge to beat the Braves.
Kruger, son of UNLV coach Lon Kruger, capped the decisive run with two of his four three-pointers, putting the Sun Devils (2-0) ahead 74-63 with 3:17 to play. Bryson Krueger also scored 21 for Arizona State.
Delvin Thompson led Alcorn State (0-3) with 25 points.
USC 57, at Alaska-Anchorage 56
RouSean Cromwell tipped in a missed free throw with 13 seconds left and the Trojans hung on to defeat the Seawolves for fourth place in the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout.
The Trojans’ strong inside game — 26 points in the paint — barely overcame the Division II Seawolves’ long-range shooting as Alaska-Anchorage (5-3) shot 9 for 14 from behind the arc.
The Trojans (2-2) led 51-49 when Alaska-Anchorage’s Kemmy Burgess hit a long jump shot, a three-pointer and two free throws to give the Seawolves a 56-51 lead with 4:02 remaining, their last points of the game.
At California 83,
DeVon Hardin scored 23 points and Ayinde Ubaka added 21 as the Golden Bears (3-1) won the Golden Bear Classic.
Jose Juan Barea scored 26 to lead the Huskies (4-1).
At Fresno State 80, Oregon St. 73
The Beavers led 38-27 at halftime but fell to the Bulldogs.
Chris Stephens scored 18 to lead the Beavers (1-2), and Lamar Hurd and Marcel Jones each scored 14.
Ja’Vance Coleman scored 24 for Fresno State (2-0).