The Idaho State basketball team is a collegiate basketball team representing Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. The team competes in the Big Sky Conference and has a rich history of success in the conference. The team's home court is the Holt Arena, which has a seating capacity of 8,000 spectators. The team's colors are orange and black, and their mascot is Benny the Bengal. The Idaho State basketball team has produced several notable players over the years, including Jeff Cook, who played in the NBA for the Portland Trail Blazers, and Nate Holmstadt, who was named the Big Sky Conference Player of the Year in 2002. The team is known for its fast-paced, high-scoring style of play and is a perennial contender in the Big Sky Conference.