Bronco sophomore Geordan Martinez placed seventh at 149 pounds in the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitiational. Last year, Martinez placed fifth at 141 pounds. There were 40 schools in attendance, and Martinez was the only BSU wrestler to place.
IDAHO WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: The Vandals hit five free throws down the stretch to outlast Wyoming for a 61-57 win in Moscow. Idaho opened up 35-24 lead at halftime thanks to a 20-8 second quarter difference. Ali Forde led the Vandals (7-1) with 19 points and 13 rebounds.
IDAHO STATE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: The Bengals shot better than 58 percent in the second half and outscored Seattle 50-28 en route to a 83-67 win in Pocatello. Idaho State (3-4) was down by as much as 19 before roaring back. Four Bengals finished the game in double figures, led by Apiphany Woods’ 20 points.
COLLEGE OF IDAHO SWIMMING: The men and women dominated Trinity Lutheran in Caldwell, with the men winning 134-19 and the women 121-13. For the women, Abby Schwarte hit an NAIA “A” mark in the 100-yard breaststroke and Kelly Burnham won two races. For the men, Nolan Hill earned two individual victories and anchored the 200-yard freestyle relay.
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NORTHWEST NAZARENE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: A strong start wasn’t quite enough for the Crusaders. Northwest Nazarene (1-6) charged out of the gate and grabbed a seven-point lead in the opening quarter only to see host Montana State Billings slowly chip away en route to a 78-68 win in Billings.
NNU MEN’S BASKETBALL: A six-minute slump sank the Crusaders. Down just a two midway through the opening half, Northwest Nazarene (3-2) went into a brief offensive slump and host Alaska Anchorage took advantage with an 18-2 run, a charge that put NNU in a hole they it couldn’t dig out of in a 90-78 loss in Anchorage.