Geno Luzcando had career highs of 29 points and 10 rebounds in Idaho State’s victory over Northern Colorado on Thursday night.
Dallas Anglin’s only 3-point basket cut Idaho State’s lead to 80-75 and, after a Bengals turnover, he was fouled on another 3-point attempt and made all three free throws with 16 seconds left. But Kyle Ingram made two free throws for Idaho State (6-8, 1-1 Big Sky) and Northern Colorado’s Jordan Wilson missed a layup with 10 seconds remaining.
Idaho State’s final 14 points came at the line, missing just one in the final 5:13 after going 14-of-24 until that point.
Luzcando, 10-of-10 shooting for the game, scored 16 points and Telfair 14 in the first half when Idaho State led 48-32. Telfair finished with 23. The Bengals shot 50 percent.
Anglin scored a career-high 31 points Northern Colorado (4-11, 1-2).
NORTHWEST NAZARENE MEN’S BASKETBALL: The Crusaders (5-7, 1-5 GNAC) used a late run to grab the lead and held off Montana State-Billings (6-7, 3-2) for the 98-96 home win Thursday. Detwon Rogers led NNU with 27 points.
NNU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: The Crusaders made clutch plays down the stretch and outlasted Seattle Pacific 66-65 for a road win. CoCo Gall hit a jumper in the last minute to give NNU (4-6, 2-2 GNAC) a lead. Seattle Pacific (6-5, 3-1) turned the ball over, and Ellie Logan hit two free throws in the final 10 seconds.
IDAHO STATE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: The Bengals (7-6, 0-2 Big Sky) gave up a jumper with .4 seconds left, losing 48-47 on the road to Northern Colorado (6-7, 1-2).
Boise State tennis coach inducted into Hall of Fame
The United States Tennis Association Intermountain Region inducted coach Greg Patton into its Hall of Fame in December. This is the fourth hall of fame that’s honored Patton. Patton has earned 22 coach of the year honors in his 35-year career. He’s in his 20th season at Boise State, and the team is coming off its fourth Mountain West title.