Western Athletic Conference Tournament - Idaho vs UMKC Wrap - Idaho Wins 73-70
Idaho got a 26-point performance from Stephen Madison, who added 17 rebounds as Idaho ran past UMKC 73-70 on Thursday at Orleans Arena.
Idaho won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites.
Sekou Wiggs had 18 points for Idaho and Glen Dean chipped in with 14 points. Mike Scott had 6 assists for them, while Stephen Madison was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 17 boards.
UMKC got 18 points from Martez Harrison in a losing cause and another 15 points from Nelson Kirksey. Martez Harrison contributed 7 assists for them, while Fred Chatmon had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed UMKC were victorious, as the score was 30-29 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Idaho as they grabbed 37 boards, while UMKC only had 26.