BOISE James Reid, a 6-foot-3 guard, will transfer to the Boise State men’s basketball team from Arkansas-Little Rock as a walk-on, a source confirmed Wednesday. Reid will redshirt next season since he is transferring from a Division I school and have one season to play in 2016-17 as a senior. Reid was fourth on the Trojans last season with 7.9 points per game, had 43 assists to 23 turnovers and led the team with 52 3-pointers, the most at UALR in five seasons. Reid, a native of Bend, Ore., played two seasons at the College of Southern Idaho from 2012-14. He averaged 8.7 ppg as a freshman and 8.9 ppg as a sophomore, scoring in double figures 23 times in his career.
BSU ATHLETICS: A limited number of tickets for the Boise State Auction Gala are available for purchase. The event will be from 5-10 p.m. on May 2 at the Boise Centre, and tickets are for sale for $200 by calling 426-5486.
BSU WOMEN’S TENNIS: The Broncos (9-13) lost to Nevada 4-2 in the first round of the Mountain West Championship in Albuquerque, N.M. Sammie Watson and Nancy Menjivar won singles matches in straight sets for Boise State. Teal Vosburgh (singles) and the doubles team of Watson and Bobbi Oshiro were named to the All-Mountain West team.
BSU WOMEN’S GOLF: The Broncos finished tied for seventh at the Mountain West Championships in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Boise State finished at 51-over 915, 39 shots behind champion San Diego State. Genevieve Ling and Dana Clary tied for 20th at 12-over 228 to lead BSU.
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BSU MEN’S TENNIS: Garrett Patton (Boise High) was named to the All-Mountain West team as a singles player. Thomas Tenreiro and Lewis Roskilly made the team as a doubles pairing.
IDAHO WOMEN’S GOLF: Leilanie Kim, Kaitlyn Oster and Kristin Strankman were named to the All-Big Sky first team. Amy Hasenoehrl earned honorable mention.
NBA Development League
Stampede’s Benimon earns all-league honors
NEW YORK Jerrelle Benimon was named to the D-League first team and the All-Rookie first team, the league announced Wednesday. Benimon played 44 games for Idaho and averaged 19.8 points and 11 rebounds per game. He had 23 double-doubles and a triple-double, and earned a 10-day contract with the Utah Jazz.
National Football Foundation honoring 10 Idaho athletes
BOISE The Southern Idaho Chapter of the NFF will hold its 19th annual Scholar Awards Banquet on Saturday at the Riverside Hotel in Boise. The high school honorees include Conner Poulson (Capital), Robert Rebholtz (Bishop Kelly), Kody Graves (Skyview), Daniel Heck (Emmett), Chase Bowen (New Plymouth), Thomas Crawford (Weiser), Tanner Crawford (Jerome) and Cole Lickley (Valley). The college honorees are Boise State’s Corey Bell and Idaho State’s Jim Bagley. The 10 athletes are being honored for their athletic ability and excellence in the classroom and community. Former Boise State/Boise Junior College Athletic Director and football coach Lyle Smith will be honored with the Distinguished Idaho Award. The banquet starts at 6:30 p.m. and tickets are available for $40. For reservations, call 208-424-1011 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.