1st Quarter Report

A win for Idaho State would push their record over .500, and after one quarter of play they've put themselves in a good position to make it happen. They have jumped out to a quick 23-13 lead against The Citadel.

Idaho State have yet to string together two consecutive wins, but this may be their chance. For now, things are looking good for they.

Who's Playing

The Citadel Bulldogs @ Idaho State Bengals

Current Records: The Citadel 1-3, Idaho State 2-2

How To Watch

  • When: Monday, November 20, 2023 at 4 p.m. ET
  • Where: John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center -- Buies Creek, North Carolina
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What to Know

The Idaho State Bengals will face off against The Citadel Bulldogs at 4:00 p.m. ET on Monday at John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center. Both teams come into the contest bolstered by wins in their previous matches.

After a disappointing 55 points in their last match, Idaho State made sure to put some points up on the board against Northwest on Thursday. The Bengals steamrolled past the Eagles 85-51 at home. The game was pretty much decided by the half, when the score had already reached 45-19.

Meanwhile, The Citadel finally caught a break after three consecutive losses. They enjoyed a cozy 77-59 victory over the Crusaders on Thursday.

The victory got the Bengals back to even at 2-2. As for the Bulldogs, their win bumped their record up to 1-3.

Idaho State is hoping to beat the odds on Monday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. This will be their first time playing as the favorites this season.

This contest is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: Idaho State have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 38 rebounds per game. However, it's not like The Citadel struggles in that department as they've been even better at 38.2 per game. Given these competing strengths, it'll be interesting to see how their clash plays out. Check CBS Sports after the action for a full breakdown of the game and more NCAA Basketball content.


Idaho State is a slight 1.5-point favorite against The Citadel, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is set at 135 points.

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