David Wacker is battling a foot injury, and Zach Haney played just two minutes in three games prior to Wednesday’s loss at Nevada. But when they’re at their best, the sophomores can be difference-makers.
Leading by as many as 10 points in the second half, Boise State loses to the Wolf Pack 85-77. The Broncos were outshot at the free throw line 34-16; Nevada attempted 29 free throws in the second half alone.
Boise State won the Mountain West swimming and diving championship over the weekend in Texas. On Monday, 13 Broncos were placed on the all-conference team. The NCAA Championships start March 15 in Indianapolis.
Boise State head coach Leon Rice knows how important Wednesday's matchup against Nevada is for his team, and he isn't backing down from its implications. The Broncos and Wolf Pack are tied with Colorado State atop the Mountain West with just four games remaining in the regular season.
Boise State head coach Leon Rice has turned this year's Broncos into unlikely contenders in the Mountain West. How good a job has he done? The Idaho Statesman asked a few fans before a Feb. 11 game vs. Air Force for their thoughts on Rice.
The College of Idaho men’s basketball team will host Northwest University in a Cascade Conference Tournament quarterfinal at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Caldwell. The Yotes’ women will face Northwest Christian at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Eugene, Ore.