Boise State men's basketball defeats Idaho 98-89; Marks scores 39

November 27, 2013 

Boise State University and the University of Idaho tip off at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho, on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2013.


Center Ryan Watkins had 16 points and six rebounds in the first half as Boise State took a 44-31 lead at halftime against Idaho before a sellout crowd at CenturyLink Arena in Boise.

Guard Derrick Marks had 12 points for the Broncos (4-0).

Idaho senior Stephen Madison led the Vandals (3-3) with 12 first-half points and five rebounds.

Boise State attacked the paint against Idaho. The Broncos, the No. 1 scoring team in the country at 103.0 points per game, scored 28 points in the paint and added 16 points at the free-throw line in the first half. Boise State shot 60.9 percent from the field in the first half.

Boise State did not make a 3-pointer in the first half, missing all three attempts.

Idaho was 1-for-8 from 3-point range in the first half.

Boise State has won four straight games against Idaho.

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