Trey Wertz hit a 3 with just under a minute to play in the first half to push the Broncos lead to 14 points, but Idaho State rallied with four points in the final :35 seconds to trail by just 10 points at the break.
A freshman center, Bediako scored 10 of his 12 points in the second half and matched his career high,
The Broncos (5-1) shot 31 of 52 from the field (59.6%), including 6 of 14 from distance. Meanwhile, they held the Bengals to just 19 of 51 (37.3%).
Caldwell carries Army over Buffalo 78-74
— Josh Caldwell scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lift Army to a 78-74 win over Buffalo on Saturday.
Ali scores 22 to lead Portland past William Jessup 83-73
— Ahmed Ali had a career-high 22 points as Portland defeated William Jessup 83-73 on Saturday.
Plowden has double-double in Bowling Green's 101-78 win
— Daeqwon Plowden had 19 points and 16 rebounds as Bowling Green rolled past South Carolina State 101-78 on Saturday.