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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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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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Rice feels Broncos peaking at the right time; Watkins, Duncan making waves (w/video)

For the only time this season, the Boise State men’s basketball has back-to-back home games — the Broncos won 76-55 against San Jose State on Saturday and host Air Force on Wednesday (7:05 p.m., ROOT). “We need a huge crowd

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Boise State’s Hadziomerovic dealing with rib injury, Elorriaga talks drought (w/video)

Boise State junior guard Igor Hadziomerovic, who had started 25 straight games before playing just four minutes Saturday and zero Tuesday, is dealing with an injury, coach Leon Rice confirmed Friday. “I think he’s feeling a little better, he’s got

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Veteran Watkins, newcomer Duncan stepping up big for Broncos

On their own the numbers were staggering — 22 rebounds, 11 offensive and 11 defensive. Add in the fact Boise State’s Ryan Watkins did it Tuesday as New Mexico 7-footer Alex Kirk and 6-9 forward Cameron Bairstow were giving themselves

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Mountain West newcomer Utah State a familiar foe for Broncos; more Trent ahead (w/video)

The Boise State Broncos haven’t played the Utah State Aggies in nearly three years, but Boise State’s veterans won’t forget that last matchup. On March 12, 2011, Utah State beat Boise State 77-69 in the WAC championship game in Leon

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Broncos’ bench steps up again in win over Nevada

With sophomore Mikey Thompson still a bit hobbled by a bruised knee, the rest of the Boise State Broncos’ bench came up big Tuesday in their 74-65 win at Nevada. Thompson, who was averaging 9.3 points per game, played seven

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Rice praises Broncos’ stellar shooting; turnovers turning into points (w/video)

In Boise State’s 110-53 win over Simpson on Friday night, the Broncos hit 15-of-25 3-pointers. Jeff Elorriaga was 7-of-8, Nick Duncan was 4-of-5, while Joey Nebeker, Dezmyn Trent, Anthony Drmic and Igor Hadziomerovic each had one. “There’s a lot of

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Video: Boise State coach Leon Rice talks about Broncos’ exhibition win

Boise State’s defense was tough Friday in the Broncos’ 80-52 exhibition win over Lewis-Clark State, but it still provided a good amount to work enough next week before Friday’s regular season opener against UT-Arlington. The Broncos held the Warriors to

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Boise State hoops signee Darnell Taylor released from NLI

Darnell Taylor, a guard at Saddleback (Calif.) Junior College, will not join the Boise State men’s basketball team this upcoming season, according to his father, Charlie. Taylor signed his National Letter of Intent with the Broncos in November, but within

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