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1990–91 Idaho Vandals men's basketball team

The 1990–91 Idaho Vandals men's basketball team represented the University of Idaho during the 1990–91 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Members of the Big Sky Conference, the Vandals were led by first-year head coach Larry Eustachy and played their home games on campus at the Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho.

1990–91 Idaho Vandals men's basketball
Idaho Vandals logo.svg
ConferenceBig Sky Conference
1990–91 record19–11 (11–5 Big Sky)
Head coachLarry Eustachy (1st season)
Home arenaKibbie Dome
Seasons
1990–91 Big Sky men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Montana 13 3   .813     23 8   .742
Nevada 12 4   .750     17 14   .548
Idaho 11 5   .688     19 11   .633
Boise State 10 6   .625     17 10   .630
Idaho State 7 9   .438     11 18   .379
Weber State 7 9   .438     12 16   .429
Montana State 6 10   .375     12 16   .429
Eastern Washington 5 11   .313     11 16   .407
Northern Arizona 1 15   .063     4 23   .148
Conference tournament winner

The Vandals were 17–10 overall in the regular season and 11–5 in conference play, third place in the league standings.[1][2]

At the conference tournament in Missoula, the Vandals defeated second-seed Nevada by nineteen points in the semifinals and were on the verge of a third consecutive title,[3] but lost by eight points in the final to host Montana.[4][5]

Postseason resultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Big Sky Tournament
Wed, March 6
5:30 pm
vs. Weber State
Quarterfinal
W 60–54  18–10
Dahlberg Arena (3,500)
Missoula, Montana
Fri, March 8
5:30 pm
vs. Nevada
Semifinal
W 93–74  19–10
Dahlberg Arena (6,056)
Missoula, Montana
Sat, March 9
6:07 pm, ESPN
at Montana
Final
L 68–76  19–11
Dahlberg Arena (7,156)
Missoula, Montana
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Pacific time.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Big Sky standings". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). March 3, 1991. p. 5C.
  2. ^ Schulte, Chris (March 5, 1991). "Idaho to meet Wildcats in BSC tourney". Idahonian. (Moscow). p. 6A.
  3. ^ Schulte, Chris (March 9, 1991). "UI shoots down Wolf Pack". Idahonian. (Moscow). p. 1D.
  4. ^ Schulte, Chris (March 11, 1991). "Watson shines in title game loss for UI". Idahonian. (Moscow). p. 1B.
  5. ^ Grummert, Dale (March 10, 1991). "Montana breaks through to beat Idaho". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). p. 1C.

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