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Idaho colleges roundup: Boise State men’s cross country earns national berth

The NCAA selected the Broncos as one of 13 at-large teams for the NCAA Championships, which are Nov. 21 in Louisville, Ky. This is the first time in school history the men’s and women’s teams will compete at nationals. Each program has one previous trip, the men in 1996 and the women last year.


LA GRANDE, Ore. — The Coyotes clinched their fourth straight Cascade Conference title and an automatic bid to the NAIA Championships with a 27-25, 25-21, 25-16 sweep over No. 9 Eastern Oregon on Saturday. The No. 25 Coyotes (21-10) find out their tournament pairing and site Monday.

BSU VOLLEYBALL: The Broncos notched their fourth straight sweep and sixth straight win with a 25-18, 25-16, 25-11 victory over Nevada at Bronco Gym. The Broncos (20-7, 12-3 Mountain West) play at Air Force on Wednesday before closing the season with two home games.

NORTHWEST NAZARENE VOLLEYBALL: The Crusaders continued their quest to reach the NCAA Division II Tournament with a 25-16, 25-15, 25-15 sweep of Saint Martin’s in Nampa. NNU (17-9, 14-4 GNAC) has won 12-of-14 and faces No. 24 Central Washington on Tuesday with postseason hopes on the line.

C OF I MEN’S BASKETBALL: A 13-0 run from NCAA Division II Westminster College was too much for the Coyotes, who fell to 3-2 after a 77-64 loss in Salt Lake City. Joey Nebeker (Melba High) led C of I with 23 points.

C OF I WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: A 21-4 run helped Lewis-Clark State build a 20-point first quarter lead as the Warriors cruised to a 97-58 victory over the Coyotes (0-2) in Lewiston.

IDAHO MEN’S BASKETBALL: A 15-0 run in the first half gave the Vandals an early lead they would not relinquish, as Idaho (1-0) won at San Jose State (0-1) 74-54. Junior Perrion Callandret led the way for Idaho with 18 points and six assists.