Denver 24 31 55
Idaho 28 21 49
Date of game: 1/10/2013

Recap: Idaho vs. Denver

Moscow, ID (Sports Network) - Chase Hallam scored 14 points in leading the Denver Pioneers past the Idaho Vandals, 55-49, in a Western Athletic Conference battle at Cowan Spectrum.

Chris Udofia added 12 points for Denver (7-7, 3-1 WAC) which has won five straight.

Stephen Madison had a game-high 19 points for Idaho (6-7, 2-1) and Connor Hill chipped in 12 points. The Vandals have lost back-to-back games after consecutive victories.

After shooting 55 percent from the field in the first half Idaho held a 28-24 lead at intermission. Denver shot at a 47.6 percent clip in the first 20 minutes.

Both teams cooled off in the second half. Denver shot just 39.1 percent, which was worse than the 40 percent Idaho managed, but using a 9-3 edge from beyond the arc and a 10-8 advantage from the free throw line, the Pioneers were able to pull out the win.

Idaho lost despite a 25-17 edge on the boards. Denver forced 18 turnovers which the Pioneers converted into 19 points.

Game Notes

Montana State wraps up spring campaign

Quarterback Dakota Prukop faced relentless pressure from the defense in Montana State's spring football game on Saturday, but he had plenty of answers for the pass rushers.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Angels activate Richards from DL to start vs. Astros

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim activated pitcher Garrett Richards from the 15-day disabled list to start in Sunday's rubber match against the Houston Astros.

Senators bench Hammond for Anderson

The Ottawa Senators have decided to make a goaltender change for Game 3 of their first-round playoff series against Montreal, as Craig Anderson will get the start Sunday night instead of Andrew Hammond after the Canadiens won the first two games at home.

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