Idaho State @ Portland State
Regular Season Records: Idaho State 7-22; Portland State 12-16
What to Know
The Idaho State Bengals have been on the wrong side of a one-way rivalry with the Portland State Vikings and are hoping to record their first victory since Jan. 21 of last year. The Bengals and Portland State are set to clash at 2 p.m. ET March 9 at Idaho Central Arena in the first round of the Big Sky Conference Tourney. Given that these two teams suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this game.
Idaho State came up short against the Southern Utah Thunderbirds this past Thursday, falling 79-71.
Meanwhile, the Vikings came up short against the Eastern Washington Eagles this past Saturday, falling 83-75.
A pair of stats to keep an eye on: Idaho State is stumbling into the matchup with the 48th fewest takeaways in college basketball, having accrued only 11.2 on average. To make matters even worse for Idaho State, Portland State enters the contest with 17.1 takeaways on average, good for 11th best in college basketball.
How To Watch
When: Wednesday at 2 p.m. ETWhere: Idaho Central Arena — Boise, IdahoFollow: CBS Sports App
Portland State have won nine out of their last 13 games against Idaho State.
Feb 26, 2022 – Portland State 73 vs. Idaho State 69Dec 02, 2021 – Portland State 63 vs. Idaho State 55Jan 23, 2021 – Portland State 69 vs. Idaho State 43Jan 21, 2021 – Idaho State 64 vs. Portland State 57Feb 27, 2020 – Portland State 89 vs. Idaho State 76Jan 18, 2020 – Portland State 82 vs. Idaho State 76Feb 21, 2019 – Portland State 99 vs. Idaho State 93Feb 02, 2019 – Idaho State 69 vs. Portland State 67Feb 17, 2018 – Portland State 91 vs. Idaho State 77Jan 18, 2018 – Portland State 87 vs. Idaho State 83Feb 09, 2017 – Portland State 74 vs. Idaho State 69Feb 11, 2016 – Idaho State 88 vs. Portland State 71Jan 16, 2016 -…..