Big Sky women's tournament

BIG SKY WOMEN’S TOURNEY: No. 1 Idaho goes down


No. 1 Idaho came into the game sinking an NCAA-best 11.7 3-pointers per game. Taylor Pierce has hit more than 450 triples in her legendary career and senior teammate Mikayla Ferenz has made 400 more.

In the semifinals of the Big Sky Tournament, Portland State’s stout zone held Idaho to 6-of-29 from deep on the way to a 75-59 win to knock off the regular-season Big Sky champs.

Portland State’s Ashley Bolston, Kylie Jimenez and head coach Lynn Kennedy along with Pierce, Ferenz and head coach Jon Newlee after the game.

About Colter Nuanez

Colter Nuanez is the co-founder and senior writer for Skyline Sports. After spending six years in the newspaper industry with stops at the Missoulian, the Ellensburg Daily Record and the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, the former Washington Newspaper Association Sportswriter of the Year and University of Montana Journalism School graduate ('09) has cultivated a deep passion for sports journalism during his 13-year career covering the Big Sky Conference. In August of 2014, Colter and brother Brooks merged their passions of writing and art to found Skyline Sports.

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