Mikayla Ferenz exploded for 33 points, Taylor Pierce added 16 and the Idaho Vandals punched their ticket to the Women’s Basketball Invitational semifinals with a 74-67 win over Big Sky rival Eastern Washington on Monday.
Ferenz, Pierce and Karlee Wilson played all 40 minutes for Idaho (19-14).
The Vandals will take on Rice on Thursday in Houston. The tipoff time is TBD.
NORTHWEST NAZARENE BASEBALL: The Crusaders issued 21 free passes (17 walks, four hit batters) and fell to NAIA power Lewis-Clark State 18-10 in Nampa. Billy King went 2-for-3 with a home run to lead NNU (10-11).
COLLEGE OF IDAHO WOMEN’S TENNIS: The Yotes (2-5) beat Chaminade 9-0 to open a spring break trip to Hawaii.