Sacramento State escapes late rally, beats Idaho 65-63
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Marcus Graves had 18 points with nine assists on Thursday night and made all four of his free throws in the last 19.8 seconds to help Sacramento State hold on to beat Idaho 65-63.
Graves made both at the foul line with 9.3 seconds left to make it 65-61. But Patrick Ingram scored quickly for Idaho, Eric Stuteville missed a pair of free throws with 3.5 seconds left and Nick Hornsby inadvertently fouled Ingram away from the basket, giving Idaho a chance a chance to tie at the foul line with 0.9 seconds left.
Ingram missed the first off the back of the rim and missed the rim completely on his second - a quick shot intended to give his teammates a chance for a putback.
The Hornets (9-9, 2-5 Big Sky) led 61-52 with 2:14 left but allowed the Vandals (12-9, 4-4) within one just 1:04 later. Ingram scored a quick layup and Chad Sherwood added back-to-back 3-pointers to make it 61-60.
Justin Strings added 17 points and Dreon Barlett scored 10 for Sacramento State.
Sherwood had 22 points and Ty Egbert 11 for Idaho.