Sacramento 36 31 67
Idahost 32 48 80
Date of game: 3/1/2014

Recap: Idaho State vs. Sacramento St

Pocatello, ID (SportsNetwork.com) - Jeffrey Solarin registered a double-double consisting of 14 points and a game-high 18 rebounds as the Idaho State Bengals defeated the Sacramento State Hornets, 80-67, in Big Sky Conference play at Reed Gym.

Leading the offense for the Bengals (11-16, 8-10 Big Sky) was Chris Hansen with 21 points as he converted 10-of-11 shots at the free-throw line, followed by Tomas Sanchez and Andre Hatchett with 18 and 11 points, respectively, as the team snapped a three-game slide.

The Hornets (13-14, 9-9), losers of back-to-back decisions, were led by Dylan Garrity with a game-high 26 points on an impressive 8-of-16 shooting beyond the arc. Mikh McKinnet accounted for 13 points and seven assists, followed by Jordan Salley with 11 points off the bench before fouling out.

Sacramento State led by as many as nine points a little over seven minutes into the first half, but the team's advantage at the break stood at only four points, 36-32, after the hosts connected on 14-of-16 at the free-throw line.

After knocking down only 36.4 percent from the floor through the first 20 minutes of action, the Bengals jumped up to 53.6 percent in order to take control and secure the win at home.

The Hornets managed to make good on 10-of-26 on the perimeter on the night, but the team was outscored at the charity stripe, 29-9, and that made all the difference.

Game Notes

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If ever there was doubt about the Missouri Valley Football Conference being the top conference in the FCS, Illinois State provided a reminder on Saturday.

Lions clinch playoff spot

Landover, MD (Sports Network) - The Detroit Lions clinched a playoff spot on Saturday due to the Philadelphia Eagles' loss to the Washington Redskins.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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