Bighorns Trampled Stampede
The Bighorns took the early lead in the first quarter with the help of Sundiata Gaines and DeQuan Jonesí having 7 points. After the first quarter of play, Reno led 37-13.
The second quarter Reno continued their lead throughout the quarter. They had their biggest lead of the game at 30 points. Going into halftime, the Bighorns were up 63-33. Sundiata Gaines had 14 points, Trent Lockett added 9. For the Stampede, Kevin Murphy scored 11 points.
The Stampede came within 20 points of the Bighorns in the third quarter; however they were not able to get any closer. Half of the Bighorns points in the third quarter were second chance points, 10 (5/5). After three quarters of play, Reno continued to lead 83-55 going into the fourth quarter.
The Bighorns outscored the Stampede in points in the paint, 60-44. Reno also outshot Idaho 58.9%-38.0%.
The Bighorns were led by KC Rivers with 18 points. Also in double figures for Reno were: DeQuan Jones (15), Sundiata Gaines (14), Walker Russel (14), and Trent Lockett (11). Mickell Gladness added 10 rebounds.
For the Stampede, Kevin Murphy had a game-high 21 points. Also in double figures were: Derrick Character (16), and Dee Bost (12).