Stampede blow out Reno 120-95

Stampede blow out Reno 120-95
Boise, IDAHO (KBOI-TV) - Led by 28 points off the bench from Justin Holiday, the Idaho Stampede won for the fifth time this season, 120-95 over the Reno Bighorns Saturday night in Boise.

Idaho's Carlon Brown poured in 21 points in his first start of the season, but it was the Stampede bench which made the difference. In addition to Holiday, Sean Evans (14 points, 11 rebounds) and Justin Harper (17 points, 12 rebounds) picked up double-doubles, and Seth Tarver added five points and 10 rebounds.

Idaho shot 47.3 percent from the floor, made 24-of-30 free throws and gathered a whopping 68 total rebounds, including 20 offensive. The Stampede got off to a rocking start, making 18-of-24 shots in the first quarter, leading 44-23 at the end of the first quarter and building a lead of up to 33 points.

The Stampede limited Reno to 36.8 percent shooting, but Memphis Grizzlies assignee Tony Wroten finished with 27 points to lead the Bighorns. Jerome Jordan had 17 points, seven rebounds and five blocks in the loss.

Idaho (5-15) hosts Erie in CenturyLink Arena this Wednesday and Thursday.