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Vandals men's basketball conference schedule released

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OGDEN, Utah – The 2018-19 Big Sky men's basketball schedule has been released, with the conference switching to a full, 20-game round robin schedule.  Idaho will take on each team in the Big Sky twice, once at home and once on the road.  All conference games will be streamed live on the PlutoTV app and at
Due to the change in teams, the Big Sky will be moving away from the traditional Thursday/Saturday schedule and will now include occasional Monday games.
The Vandals get things started with three straight, and five-of-six, at home, beginning with Idaho State and Weber State on Dec. 29 and 31.  Local rival Eastern Washington makes its way down to Moscow on Thursday, Jan. 3, before the Vandals hit the road for Northern Colorado on Jan. 5.
The following two weeks have the Vandals playing just twice.  The first game comes on Thursday, Jan. 10, at home against Montana State, while the second comes on Saturday, Jan. 19, also at home against Montana.
After a pair of road contests at Sacramento State (Thursday, 1/24) and Portland State (Saturday, 1/26), Idaho returns home to take on Northern Arizona (Saturday, 2/2) and Southern Utah (Monday, 2/4).  A tough road trip out to Montana (Thursday, 2/7) and Montana State (Saturday, 2/9) comes next.
The last four weeks of the season feature a lot of travel.  The Vandals begin at home on Thursday, Feb. 14, against Northern Colorado, before heading up to EWU on Monday, Feb. 18.  The following week, Idaho travels to Northern Arizona (Thursday, 2/21) and Southern Utah (Saturday, 2/23).
The final home games of the season come on Thursday, Feb. 28, against Portland State, and Saturday, March 2, against Sacramento State.  The regular season closes the following week at Weber State (Thursday, 3/7) and Idaho State (Saturday, 3/9).
The Big Sky Tournament will take place in Boise for the first time, March 11-16.  Scheduling for the tournament has yet to be released.
The non-conference schedule will be released in the coming weeks.  All dates and times are subject to change.
Fans can stay up-to-date on all things Idaho men's basketball by following the team on twitter, @VandalHoops.

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