MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Victor Sanders scored 18 points with three 3-pointers, Jordan Scott tied his career best with 13 points, and Idaho cruised past Division II Northwest Nazarene 87-61 on Saturday to end the non-conference portion of its season 5-5.

Down by 21 at halftime, Northwest Nazarene scored eight straight points early in the second half but still trailed by 20 after Idaho's Nate Sherwood hit a 3-pointer. Tyler Brimhall's 3 sparked a 13-3 run and the Vandals led by 23 with 4:07 left and continued to pull away.

Brayon Blake scored 12 points and made all eight of his free throws, and Idaho shot 25 of 27 from the line to the Crusaders' 6 of 18.

Scott scored four straight points and Idaho opened with a 23-4 run capped by Arkadiy Mkrtychyan's layup. The Vandals outscored the Crusaders 22-8 in the paint en route to a 46-25 halftime lead.

Bouna N'Diaye led the Crusaders (4-5) with 16 points.