Idaho Drops Season-Opener at UC Irvine

Idaho shot 44.4 percent (12-of-27) from beyond the arc, but just 43.6 percent (24-of-55) from the floor.  UCI finished the night 34-of-63 (54.0%) from the floor and 8-of-20 (40.0%) from range.

Trevon Allen finished the night with 8 points and a team-high 5 assists. Allen struggled to  find his rhythm shooting 2/12 for the night.

“Very disappointed in the result, but was really happy with our effort.  Irvine is a very good basketball team, a very big basketball team.  With us being so young, I thought we had a lot of guys step up.” said Coach Verlin

The Vandals were outrebounded, 42-22.  It is the first time since Verlin’s first year with the Vandals that Idaho posted a minus-20 rebound margin.

Idaho hosts Nicholls State on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in Memorial Gym.  Tickets are on sale now at GoVandals.com/Tickets.  Season tickets and four-game packs are also on sale.

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