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Boise State men’s basketball coach Leon Rice: ‘I know we can build something here’

Boise State men’s basketball coach Leon Rice feels he is building something “special” with the Broncos. That feeling was so strong, in fact, that he opted not to pursue a job at his alma mater that would have reportedly paid

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See Boise State coach Leon Rice’s postgame reaction; Marks, Watkins hitting new highs

For a few minutes, Boise State coach Leon Rice thought his team might have lost another heartbreaker Saturday night against UNLV. Deville Smith’s 3-pointer at the buzzer initially was ruled as good with Boise State leading 91-90 in overtime. A

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Post-New Mexico notes: Elorriaga toughs it out; break comes at key time

In Boise State’s 71-70 win over New Mexico on Wednesday, it was fitting that the Broncos’ “glue guy” made an appearance in a game that ended a three-game losing streak. Senior Jeff Elorriaga played just 2 minutes Wednesday after missing

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Boise State men’s basketball hopes to get on track in difficult environment (w/video)

If Boise State hopes to end a two-game losing streak, it will need to do something Saturday it has never done before — win at Utah State. The Broncos (15-8, 5-5) are 0-17 all-time in Logan. The Aggies (13-9, 3-7)

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New-look Rebels still present big challenges for Broncos (w/video)

When the Mountain West basketball preseason polls came out in October, Boise State and UNLV tied for second. After slow starts, both are 5-3 in conference play, currently tied for fourth. Both have won four of their last five and

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Broncos battle bug in win over Spartans; Trent’s final shot irks Rice (w/video)

The Boise State men’s basketball team had a few players come to practice Friday wearing surgical masks as to not get any fellow players sick with a bit of a stomach virus. Before Saturday’s game against San Jose State, a

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Boise State’s Derrick Marks, Lexie Der named MW players of the week (w/video)

Boise State junior guard Derrick Marks was named Mountain West men’s basketball player of the week Monday. In wins over Nevada on Tuesday and Utah State on Saturday, Marks had 40 points and 12 rebounds. Against Utah State, he had

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Boise State comes up just shy of big win again at No. 13 San Diego State

Stop if you’ve heard this before. Derrick Marks dribbles with a chance to put Boise State in position to beat a top-15, but he misses the jumper. The Broncos play solid, but not well enough to get the third top-15

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Broncos get another top-15 test in San Diego State; Marks looks to bounce back (w/video)

Boise State’s first Mountain West road game will be quite a doozy. The Broncos travel to No. 13 San Diego State on Wednesday for a 9 p.m. MT game, televised on ESPNU. The Aztecs (12-1, 1-0) are coming off a

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Elorriaga a weapon, shooting or not; Marks closes in on 1,000 (w/video)

In seven of Boise State’s last nine games, senior Jeff Elorriaga has been held to single-digit scoring. For the most part, the Broncos are just fine with that. The 3-point ace, who has hit 39-of-68 3s (57.4 percent, No. 1

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