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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’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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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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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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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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Rice talks Kentucky (video); Watkins stays on a roll, Drmic slated to return

On Thursday night, Boise State men’s basketball coach Leon Rice looked ahead to his next game and said “out of all my years of coaching, I think it’s got to be the most athletic top to bottom team I’ve ever

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Watkins a double-double man, Dukulis battling knee injury, Elorriaga takes misses in stride (w/video)

Boise State senior forward Ryan Watkins once again provided a yeoman’s effort Tuesday night in the Broncos’ 69-67 win over Utah with eight points and 10 rebounds. If Watkins had one more point and one more rebound thus far, he’d

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