Wake Up, Bronco Nation: Chandler Hutchison gets an award; Boise State WTN wins

What kind of pet is the loudest? A trumpet. Bronco women’s tennis scores in All the way at Dixie State. Which is only kind of down south. Down in St. George, Utah. The women’s team are having a solid year so far. Hope to see them put together a few more wins. Chandler Hutchison gets another award The cool thing about this one is it sets up Mr. Hutchison for the...
Via One Bronco Nation Under God
16 hours ago

Boise State Game Balls for week of March 12th

Sorry for being late on this one. Life comes at you fast. Game Ball One: Rebekah Cervantes (softball) Homegirl knows how to bat. Last Sunday she had three hits, three runs, and two RBIs in the 10-1 win against Hartford. The win helped cap a 5-0 weekend for the Broncos. The performance even netted her a Mountain West softball player of the week. Pretty awesome. Game Ball...

Wake Up, Bronco Nation: Boise State softball hits 20-win mark; Men’s tennis wins; Women’s tennis today

Why did Joe work at the shoe store? He did it for the kicks. Bronco softball hits the 20-win mark They went 1-1 in Montana. Came close to sweeping, but they didn’t leave Missoula empty-handed at least. Good for the Broncos Bronco men’s tennis gets a win in Las Vegas This was a needed win as the Broncos (now) have three wins on the season. UNLV beat the Broncos last...

Wake Up, Bronco Nation: Boise State MBB lose; Gymnastics no. 2; Softball!

I asked my wife which neckwear looked better on me, red or blue. She said it was a tie. ICYMI: Bronco MBB fall against Illinois While it is a bummer, the Broncos had a decent run. Another 20-win season for Leon Rice and Nick Duncan had himself quite the career. And he had himself some pretty neat instances. Anyway, the future of Bronco MBB is going to be bright. (I am sad...

Broncos see their season end in Champaign (not the good kind)

The Broncos hung tough with the Big 10’s Fighting Illini...even leading at the half, but a brutal 10 minute stretch in the second half destroyed any hope of moving forward in the NIT and Boise State fell 71-56 in Champaign. The young Bronco team, picked to finish 5th in the MWC, got to 20 wins for the 5th straight season under head coach Leon Rice, and gave a historically great...

Wake Up, Bronco Nation: Boise State MBB at Illinois; Bronco Gym awards; Softball

I told the builder I did not want carpeted steps. So he gave a blank stair. Bronco gymnasts earn a bunch of awards The Broncos have been good all year. And cleaning up the awards is no shocker. This just adds to the already crowded award shelf for these accomplished ladies. The Broncos were either outright champions, or co-champions, in the respective apparatus. Not surprising...

Bronco Women Fall At Tournament, BSU Gym Wins MRGC Championships, Kekoa Nawahine Buzz

Boise State Women fall at NCAA tournament Star player, Brooke Pahukoa had some great things to say about her coach. In turn, basically all of the Boise sports media had something glowing to say about the departing senior star. Boise State Men prepare for their postseason matchup Bronco Gym continues historic season They’re pretty stoked about it too. Exhibit A: Some images...

Canada lifts UCLA past Boise State 83-56

LOS ANGELES (AP) Monique Billings scored 19 points and Jordin Canada had 15 points and 16 assists to help fourth-seeded UCLA roll to an 83-56 win over Boise State on Saturday in the first round of the women's NCAA Tournament. The Bruins (24-8) opened the game with a 15-0 run and were never seriously threatened the rest of the way. UCLA used a balanced scoring attack, with four...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NIT bracket update: Boise State, Colorado State advance

Boise State and Colorado State move on in the NIT. The Mountain West started with three teams in the NIT and two will advanc to the second round, sorry Fresno State who lost to TCU, with Boise State upsetting Utah and Colorado State defeating the College of Charleston. The NIT is a tricky tournament because some teams want to be there and some do not, and just look at the portion...
Via Mountain West Connection
5 days ago

Canada lifts UCLA past Boise State 83-56

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Monique Billings scored 19 points and Jordin Canada had 15 points and 16 assists to help fourth-seeded UCLA roll to an 83-56 win over Boise State on Saturday in the first round of the women’s NCAA Tournament. The Bruins (24-8) opened the game with a 15-0 run and were never seriously threatened the rest of the way. UCLA used a balanced scoring attack, with four...
5 days ago

UCLA hopes to make deep NCAA Tournament run

LOS ANGELES (AP) UCLA's women's basketball team believes its program is on the rise and is searching for its first trip to the Final Four. The Bruins open up against a surging Boise State squad on Saturday. ''We are positioned to make a deep run,'' said UCLA coach Cori Close. ''But in order to be able to do that, you can't think about making a deep run. That's the reality.''...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Analysis of Today's Interview With Bryan Harsin

The Interview ...not to be confused with the James Franco/Seth Rogen film of the same name, this interview features Boise State football's head man, Bryan Harsin. Coach Harsin met with the media again today following the conclusion of the second week of spring camp, and here are some key takeaways from the segment: Today's practice was a scrimmage, and when asked to single out...

Wake Up, Bronco Nation: Boise State MBB next game set; WBB send off; Swimming finish

What happens when a fish is too old to lay eggs? It goes through minnow-pause. Get ready for a Monday night MBB game And the game is going to be on the ESPN mothership. The Broncos, at this point, are playing with house money. I doubt a whole lot of people expected them to get even this win. So whether or not they steal one at Illinois, I think we can put this season down...

Matt Paradis again leads Broncos in performance-based pay

Center Matt Paradis, one of the best bargains in football, led the Broncos in performance-based pay for the second-consecutive season, according to an NFL source. Paradis, 27, received an extra $306,002.71, worth nearly 60 percent of his $525,000 base salary for the 2016 season. In 2015, Paradis led the league in performance-based pay, earning $391,648 on top of his rookie-minimum...
Via The Denver Post
8 days ago

Wake Up, Bronco Nation: Boise State MBB win; Swimming & Diving NCAA begins today

What’s a cat’s drool called? Mewcus. ICYMI: Bronco MBB stole an NIT game at Utah Boise State was a twelve point underdog to the Runnin’ Utes. And managed to dig themselves out of a 11-point hole to get the win. A pretty impressive showing by the Broncos and it nets Coach Leon Rice another 20-win year. This is his sixth 20-win season in his seven years. Pretty awesome...

Hutchison scores 34, Boise St beats Utah 73-68 in NIT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Chandler Hutchison had a career-high 34 points, Marcus Dickinson scored 10 of his career-best 12 points in the final 12 minutes and Boise State overcame an 11-point second-half deficit to beat Utah 73-68 on Tuesday night in an opening-round game of the NIT. Zach Haney had five of his seven points, five rebounds, three blocked shots and two steals in the second...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State stuns Utes 73-68 in NIT

FINAL BSU 73 UTAH 68 Wow. That was awesome. If you disagree, well, go re-watch it. BSU went on a 15-1 run at the end of the game to pull out the first round NIT win, their first since March of 2004. They were also 12-point underdogs heading into the game. Lead by none other than Chandler Hutchison, posting a career best 34 points. I want to say he hit up the Konami Code before...

Wife of Boise state quarterback in hospital with serious mystery illness

Boise State quarterback Rathen Ricedorff is at his third school in just over three years. Yet, learning the offense and competing for a spot on the team is not his greatest challenge. His wife has also been in the hospital for more than two weeks now, fighting a condition that’s still unknown to doctors. Since March 1, Kizzy Ricedorff has been in the hospital fighting a nerve...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Boise State Game Balls for week of March 5th

The Mountain West Conference basketball tournaments ended last week. Diving had their regionals. Softball did things. So did golf and tennis. Let’s pass out some Game Balls! Game Ball One: Brooke Pahukoa (basketball) Last week was very kind to the Broncos WBB. A big—huge—part of that was in part to Ms. Pahukoa’s generally being awesome at shooty-hoops. How good? She...

Wake Up, Bronco Nation: Boise State WBB head to LA; Bronco MBB play tonight; Basketball Coach

How does a Lego man measure his shoe size? In square feet. Bronco WBB headed to UCLA The women get placed in the same region where they’ll just have to end the UCONN women’s gaudy streak of over 100 wins. Ain’t no thing. Just got to believe. Coach Gordy Presnell has his squad rolling with their own 10-win streak so it would be nice if they prolonged that by just a few...

No more sadness, embrace the madness in OBNUG’s tournament pool

So what if you didn’t hear Boise State’s name called in the selection show last night? So what if it’s Monday? So what if your big interview on BBC got interrupted by your kids? Today is a new day, and you can still salvage some of your dignity in the OBNUG tournament pool. Of course, you could also get embarrassed but fortune favors the bold, I always say. All you’ve gotta...
Via One Bronco Nation Under God
10 days ago

Wake Up, Bronco Nation: Boise State MBB in the NIT; Softball wins; So do women’s tennis

I finally passed my writing skills test. Good writtens. ICYMI: Bronco MBB made the NIT And there was much rejoicing. In a year that ended in a bit of a disappointing thud, Coach Leon Rice, and crew, have the possibility to make up some ground and steal some wins in the NIT. We are going to try to find a way to do an NCAA-esque type bracket-buster to stay along. Hopefully...
Via One Bronco Nation Under God
10 days ago

Boise State makes the NIT field as a no. 6 seed and heads to Utah

The Broncos will be doing a mini-cha cha at the NIT. After failing to secure the Mountain West Conference’s auto-bid with a tournament win, the Boise State MBB got a post-season second wind with an assist from the National Invitation Tournament (NIT). The Broncos had been toying around with the possibility of going into the CBI if they were not selected for an NIT bid. Following...
Via One Bronco Nation Under God
11 days ago

Inda inks for Boise State

After the unexpected announcement that Joe Martarano would forego his senior season to pursue a career in MLB, Boise State quickly picked up a commitment from JC MLB Joseph Inda. Listed at 6’2 and 230lbs, Inda quickly and quietly became a top target to replace the departed JoeMart and wasted no time while on his official visit this weekend. While he was hearing from Nevada, ULL...
Via One Bronco Nation Under God
12 days ago

Wake Up, Bronco Nation! Women’s BBall Wins MW Tournament, Bronco Gym Record, Sadi Henderson Win

The Boise State Women’s Bball team is going dancing! Winning. ‘Tis a joyous thing. BSU Gym beats No. 8 ranked team on historic night Spring Camp interview series continues This particular one includes interviews with Coach Avalos, Ryan Wolpin, Chase Hatada, and Sonatane Lui. Sadi Henderson. Remember that name. BSU Women’s Softball back on track We’ll miss you...
Via One Bronco Nation Under God
12 days ago
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