Posted by Dave Southorn on December 19, 2014
Boise State men's basketball coach Leon Rice said Friday that senior guard/forward Anthony Drmic will miss a fourth straight game Saturday while he tries to heal a back injury he suffered Nov. 18 in the Broncos' home opener. Drmic played in the next four games after he hit the floor hard while being fouled attempting a layup against Montana. He has used a stretch against two Division II opponents and two Division I teams with two combined D-I wins to rest. But looking again at Dec. 6's game film against Saint Mary's, Rice knew something was off.
"He couldn't move like Anthony moves, he was a step and a half slow, and physically, he couldn't block out ," Rice said.
The Broncos host Abilene Christian at 11 a.m. Saturday before playing Monday and Tuesday in the Las Vegas Classic. They also may not have sophomore forward Nick Duncan for the near future, either, as he tweaked his ankle in practice and wore a protective boot Friday as a precautionary measure. With key players out, it means more chances for bench players to grow Rice said the freshmen "aren't freshmen anymore."
Posted by Dave Southorn on December 18, 2014
Matt Pistone (6-4, 235) is rated a three-star prospect by all major recruiting services. He decommitted from Oregon State before committing to Boise State.
Posted by Dave Southorn on December 15, 2014
Idaho State football coach Mike Kramer, Boise State women's basketball coach Gordy Presnell, Boise State volleyball coach Shawn Garus and Idaho State athletic director Jeff Tingey are up for improved contracts this week.
Posted by Dave Southorn on December 14, 2014
Senior guard Derrick Marks had 30 points and sophomore forward James Webb III added 17 points and eight rebounds.
Posted by Dave Southorn on December 8, 2014
Marks, a senior guard, scored 22 points and had seven rebounds in an 82-71 win at Saint Mary's on Saturday.
Posted by Dave Southorn on December 7, 2014
Air Force (9-3) of the Mountain West will take on Western Michigan (8-4) of the MAC on Dec. 20 at Albertsons Stadium.
Posted by Dave Southorn on November 25, 2014
Brett Rypien, who is set to join the Broncos in January, finished with a state-record 13,044 career passing yards. Future receiver Akilian Butler finished a big year on a strong note, too.