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Boyd’s late 3-pointer lifts Idaho State past Idaho 86-83

February 23, 2018

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Brandon Boyd made a 3-pointer with 2.2 seconds left and finished with 32 points to lead Idaho State to an 86-83 victory over Idaho on Thursday night.

Idaho State (13-13, 8-7 Big Sky Conference) has won three of its last four games. Idaho (19-8, 11-4) had its six-game win streak snapped, but remains in third place in the conference standings behind Montana (13-2) and Weber State (12-2), which lost to Eastern Washington.

Idaho State had a 10-point lead with three minutes left, but Brayon Blake scored seven points and Victor Sanders hit a 3-pointer with 13 seconds left for the Vandals to tie at 83.

Balint Mocsan added 18 points, Jared Stutzman had 17 and Geno Luzcando 10 for the Bengals. Novak Topalovic chipped in nine points and 11 rebounds.

Sanders and Nate Sherwood scored 19 points apiece for Idaho. Blake, who had 27 points in the Vandals’ two-point win against Montana on Saturday, finished with 18 points.

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