FINAL: La Salle 80, Boise State 71. Boise States season came to an end with an 80-71 loss to the La Salle Explorers on Wednesday night in Dayton, Ohio. The Explorers shot a season-best 63.3 percent from the field, making 31-of-49 shots. They shot 72.7 percent from the field in the second half (16-of-22). "We tried zoning them, we tried trapping them, we tried pressing them," Boise State coach Leon Rice said. "They did a nice job of keeping their poise, and they kind of had an answer for everything we did." Anthony Drmic had a Boise State NCAA Tournament record with 28 points. The Broncos end the season 21-11. La Salle will face Kansas State on Friday in Kansas City, Mo. HALFTIME: La Salle 35, Boise State 27. The Broncos were able to shoot fairly well in the first half, making 11-of-21 shots (52.4 percent), but had nine turnovers that led to 14 Explorer points plus the Explorers shot 55.6 percent from the field (15-of-27). Anthony Drmic leads Boise State with 11 points, while Tyrone Garland has 10 points for La Salle. See below for our live coverage of Wednesday night's game between Boise State and La Salle in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
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