Down six points, Demetrius Romero (Mountain View High) needed to pin Purdue’s Dylan Lydy for the Broncos to tie the Boilermakers in the last match Friday night.
He dominated for a 9-3 decision in the 165-pound match, but BSU fell to Purdue 20-17.
Austin Dewey (Centennial, 174), Kadyn Del Toro (184) and Carson Kuhn (133) also won matches.
Boise State continues its season Sunday at the Roadrunner Open in Fresno, Calif.
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BSU SWIMMING AND DIVING: Brittany Aoyama broke the school record in the 100-yard fly, touching the wall in 52.04 seconds and finishing second at the Art Adamson Invitational in Mansfield, Texas. Diver Karli Kriewall scored a career-best and NCAA zone qualifying score of 272.30 to take fifth in the Lumberjack Invitational in Flagstaff, Ariz.
NORTHWEST NAZARENE MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bouna N’Diaye scored 19 points, Kaileb Rodriguez added 16 points and 10 rebounds, and the Crusaders (2-0) topped Portland Bible in the first game of the Taco Bell Shoot-Out in Caldwell.
COLLEGE OF IDAHO MEN’S BASKETBALL: Aziz Leeks scored 31 points, and the Coyotes (4-1) led the entire game in a 76-69 win over Colorado Christian in the Taco Bell Shoot-Out in Caldwell.