GREELEY, Colo. (AP) Chad Sherwood hit back-to-back 3-pointers to give Idaho the lead with 3:08 left, and Perrion Callandret converted 11 of 12 from the free-throw line in the final 1:43 as the Vandals held off Northern Colorado, 75-70 on Saturday.
Sherwood, who knocked down 6 of 8 from beyond the arc, and Callandret, who finished 13 of 14 from the line, each scored 18 points to lead Idaho (10-5, 2-0 Big Sky). Victor Sanders and Chris Sarbaugh each contributed 11 points.
Idaho hit 10 of 22 from deep and converted 23 of 27 from the line.
Evans finished with 24 points to lead the Bears (4-10, 1-1). Dallas Anglin and Anthony Johnson added 14 and 13 points, respectively.