Idaho State Bengals

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The Idaho State Bengals are the varsity intercollegiate athletic teams representing Idaho State University, located in Pocatello, Idaho. The university sponsors thirteen teams including men and women's basketball, cross country, tennis, and track and field; women's-only golf, soccer, softball, and volleyball; and men's-only football. The Bengals compete at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I level (Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) for college football) and are currently a member institution of the Big Sky Conference. The Bengals' in-state athletic rivals are the University of Idaho Vandals (located in Moscow).

Football

Idaho State Bengals college football
First Season
1902
Team History
Idaho State Bengals (1902-present)
Conference
Big Sky Conference (1963-present)
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (1950-60)
Independent (1902-49, 1961-62)
Venue
Holt Arena (1970-present)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Programs by season

1970s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1976
October 2 at UNLV Las Vegas Stadium

Men's Basketball

Idaho State Bengals men's college basketball
First Season
1926-27
Team History
Idaho State Bengals (1926-present)
Conference
Big Sky Conference
Venue
Holt Arena (1970-present)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Programs by season

1950s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1953-54
March 12, 1954 vs. USC Oregon State Coliseum
Big Sky Conference
Full members (all sports) Eastern Washington Eagles • Idaho Vandals • Idaho State Bengals • Montana Grizzlies • Montana State Bobcats • Northern Arizona Lumberjacks • Northern Colorado Bears • Portland State Vikings • Southern Utah Thunderbirds • Weber State Wildcats
Football-only members Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Mustangs • Sacramento State Hornets • UC Davis Aggies
Former members Boise State Broncos • Cal State Northridge Matadors • Gonzaga Bulldogs • Nevada Wolf Pack • North Dakota Fighting Hawks
Football Venues Washington-Grizzly Stadium
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Current: ASUN Conference • Big East Conference • West Coast Conference
Former: Big Eight Conference • Southwest Conference