Big Sky Breakdown

PRESS CONFERENCE: Idaho 78, Montana State 74


Idaho jumped out to a 16-point lead early in the second quarter before enduring a late run by the reigning Big Sky Tournament champions to emerge with a 78-74 win in the quarterfinals. UI hit 14 3-pointers, including seven from Taylor Pierce and five more from Mikayla Ferenz.

Idaho head coach Jon Newlee, Pierce and Ferenz plus Montana State head coach Tricia Binford and senior captains Hannah Caudill and Delany Junkermier address the media 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.