The Bengals won the Big Sky championship Sunday in Pocatello, defeating Montana in penalty kicks in the title game. After ending regulation and two overtimes tied 0-0, ISU prevailed 4-3 in penalty kicks. It is the fifth Big Sky title for the Bengals, who will return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2006. ISU will learn its first-round opponent Monday during the Division I selection show (2:30 p.m., NCAA.com).
BOISE STATE VOLLEYBALL: The Broncos swept nonconference opponent Cal State Bakersfield in three sets at Bronco Gym, winning 26-24, 25-19, 25-23. It was the third straight win for BSU (14-12, 5-5 MW). Liz Harden and Leah Stevens led the Broncos with 10 kills apiece.