OLYMPIA, Wash. – College of Idaho guard Josh Wilson put up the Yotes’ first triple-double of the millennium as 20th-ranked C of I earned a 115-78 win over the Evergreen Geoducks in a Cascade Conference men’s basketball contest on Saturday night at CRC Gymnasium in Olympia, Wash.
The Yotes (10-4, 1-1 CCC) couldn’t be stopped early as the Geoducks (1-6, 0-2 CCC) found themselves down by 10 just a little over three minutes into the game. The C of I lead hit 20 with 8:13 left in the first half as Taylor Pruett hit a jumper to put the lead at 40-20. The advantage would be 63-39 heading into the halftime break.
College of Idaho’s high-tempo offense continued to work in the second half as the Yotes continued to pull away. Seven different players would finish in double-digits for C of I as they earned the 115-78 win, their seventh straight over the Geoducks.
Evergreen was led by 14 points each from Marc Taylor (Boise, Idaho/Skyview HS/Edmonds CC) and Cameron Faison (Atlanta, Ga./Foster HS/West Valley College). Kyle Calhoun (Seattle, Wash./Hazen HS/Marshalltown CC) added 13 points while KJ Hong (Federal Way, Wash./Decatur HS/Shoreline CC) added 12 off the bench.
College of Idaho was led by 19 points from Pruett. Joe Vaz came off the bench to put up 15 points and nine rebounds. Demetrius Perkins added 14 points while Wilson, Sydney Donaldson and Andrew Bruce each chalked up 13 points in the win. Wilson added 11 assists and 10 rebounds to earn the triple-double.
The Geoducks will be back in action on Wednesday night when they host Puget Sound in the nightcap of a non-conference doubleheader. Tip with the Loggers is set for 8:00 p.m. at CRC Gymnasium in Olympia, Wash.