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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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Boise State announces men’s basketball coach Leon Rice will stay with Broncos

Boise State men’s basketball coach Leon Rice has turned down the vacancy at Washington State, his alma mater, a source close to the Boise State program confirmed early Saturday morning. On Saturday afternoon, Boise State announced he would remain with

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Washington State fires men’s basketball coach Ken Bone; Broncos’ Rice on Cougars’ radar

On Tuesday, Washington State announced it had fired men’s basketball coach Ken Bone after going 80-86 in five seasons, including 10-21 this season. Bone previously was at Portland State, and his last game with the Vikings was in the opening

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A quick look back and look ahead for Boise State, MW hoops; my final AP top 25 ballot

The Boise State men’s basketball team entered this season returning all five starters and 92.4 percent of its scoring from last season’s NCAA Tournament team. The Broncos were able to rack up 21 wins in 2013-14, but won’t be playing

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Boise State men’s basketball faces ‘cream of the crop’; Vandal men, women in WAC final

Though Las Vegas is a neutral floor for the Boise State men’s basketball team in its 9:30 p.m. MT Friday semifinal at the Mountain West Tournament, it will seem like a road game. New Mexico (25-6) brings thousands of fans

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Boise State’s Watkins, Drmic earn second-team all-Mountain West; my AP, all-MW ballots (w/video)

For the second straight season, the Boise State men’s basketball team has two second-team all-Mountain West players. Senior Ryan Watkins and junior Anthony Drmic were named to the conference’s second team Monday. Drmic and Derrick Marks, who earned honorable mention

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Drmic expected to play against Nevada on Wednesday, seniors to be honored (video)

Boise State men’s basketball coach Leon Rice said Tuesday that junior Anthony Drmic, the Broncos’ leading scorer, will play against Nevada in Boise State’s home finale at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Drmic (16.9 points per game) missed the final 11 minutes

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Boise State coach Rice ‘didn’t mean any disrespect’ in celebration; Broncos up in RPI (w/video)

Once photo and video evidence supported that referees made the right call waving off Deville Smith’s potential game-winner at the buzzer in overtime Saturday, two things in the minutes after remained up for debate. What did you think of Leon

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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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Boise State feels better-equipped for tough matchup with UNLV (w/video)

Boise State men’s basketball coach Leon Rice can’t help but wince a bit when he thinks of the last time the Broncos faced UNLV. On Feb. 1 in Las Vegas, Boise State led 67-56 with 3 minutes, 48 seconds to

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