MOSCOW, Idaho – The Idaho men's basketball team fell to Sacramento State, 67-56, on Saturday afternoon. The Vandals (7-20, 3-13 BSC) made a late comeback bid, but the Hornets (14-12, 7-10 BSC) held on to win and earn the season split.
After Sac State got a quick basket to start the game, drilled a three-pointer to give the Vandals a 3-2 lead. However, the Hornets would take it right back with a layup by Osi Nwachukwu on their next possession. Ultimately SAC would not relinquish the lead again. After the visitors built a small cushion, a layup with 12:45 to play in the first brought the Vandals within two points, 10-8, before the Hornets would push their lead out to as many as 11.