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Broncos defeat the Spartans 85 - 78

FINAL Boise State 85 San Jose State 78 The Broncos notched their 18th win of the season today after taking down the Spartans 85-78. The win also ensured a couple of things: Not too shabby, says I. Paris Austin led all scorers with 18 points. He had 5 rebounds and 2 assists to go along with that. Haney scored 2, but hauled in 10 rebounds. The Broncos had 5 players score in double...

Broncos to name Chris Strausser new assistant offensive line coach

The Broncos are finalizing a deal to make Chris Strausser their new assistant offensive line coach, an NFL source confirmed. Strausser, the offensive line coach at the University of Washington, fills a role that was re-opened when John Benton left for the 49ers. The new hire will be a familiar one for Broncos center Matt Paradis, who had Strausser as his offensive line coach at Boise...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Wake Up, Bronco Nation: Boise State basketball action; Football Players added

I used to be a banker. But I lost interest. ICYMI: Bronco MBB loses down in Reno Really disappointing game. Very much a winnable one. And it was great to see Nick Duncan, seemingly, shake off his cold spell and hit 5-6 from the three. His 19 points was a valiant effort in a frustrating outcome. Alas the Broncos fell back to third place while Nevada and Colorado State are...

Marshall, Oliver lead Nevada over Boise State 85-77

RENO, Nev. (AP) Marcus Marshall had 26 points and eight assists, Cameron Oliver had 21 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, and Nevada beat Boise State 85-77 on Wednesday night. Jordan Caroline also had 21 points and seven rebounds and D.J. Fenner scored 12 for the Wolf Pack (22-6, 11-4 Mountain West). Nevada erased a 10-point halftime deficit and took the lead for good at 65...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Boise State RB Jeremy McNichols

From now until the 2017 NFL Draft takes place, we hope to showcase as many prospects as possible and examine both their strengths and weaknesses. Most of these profiles will feature individuals that the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to have an interest in, while a few others will be top-ranked...
Via Steelers Depot
4 days ago

Wake Up, Bronco Nation: Boise State S&D honored; Academic All-MWC; Draft Diary

Why can you not use beef stew as a password? Because it is not stroganoff. Boise State softball Corey Hendrickson honored by Mountain West And rightfully so. She did some good things on the diamond. Congratulations to Ms. Hendrickson. Broncos land 67 on the Fall 2016 Academic All-MWC Which tied the conference for the most honorees. Being a full-time student and...

Nevada Basketball: Wolf Pack to meet against Boise State in a battle for first place

The Wolf Pack look to move closer to a regular season championship as they place host to the Boise State Broncos The Nevada Wolf Pack will face off against the Boise State Broncos on Wednesday night in a showdown for first place in the Mountain West Conference. Coming off a victory over Utah State by a score of 77-66 on Saturday, the Wolf Pack have just four games left in the regular...
Via Mountain West Connection
5 days ago

Boise State Game Balls for week of February 12th

Last week was a busy one for the Broncos. And quite successful. So lets get to it! Game Ball One: Anja Dokic (tennis) The freshman from Perth, Australia had herself a week. She helped dominate in the no. 1 slot (6-2) in doubles against Idaho State, and won her singles match 6-4, 6-3. This lead to a sweep of the in-state rivals 7-0. Unfortunately the week did not end quite...

Wake Up, Bronco Nation: Boise State gymnastics awards; Group of Five returning players; Bracketology

What is ET short for? Because he’s got small legs. Bronco gymnasts are no. 12 and snag a bunch of honors It’s almost unfair how many honors these ladies get weekly. (Note: almost.) The Broncos have been putting away their opponents quite handily and continue a pretty awesome run. With Alabama (yes, the Crimson Tide) up next the Broncos will have their work cut out for...

First 2017 Football Power Index is out: Boise State leads the Mountain West

More computer formulas/rankings for the upcoming football season. Computers are not supposed to be biased and use straight numbers and/or whatever formula is inputted, so technically there is some sort of bias as a human has to make the formula which the computer spits out. This brings us to the very first FPI (Football Power Index) from ESPN for the 2017 season and here is its formula...
Via Mountain West Connection
13 days ago

PODCAST: Mountain West basketball update; league is still up to Nevada, Boise State

Spin the wheel as to who will represent the league in the NCAA tournament. We start the show off discussing the rise and improvement of San Jose State basketball which has been huge as they have as many conference wins this year as they have in the prior three. We jump into some prior games, like the quadruaple overtime game Wednesday night between Fresno State and Wyoming. Then...
Via Mountain West Connection
17 days ago

Boise State football: Kameron Miles arrested for domestic battery

A member of the Boise State football program has been arrested. According to the Idaho Press-Tribune, Boise State defensive back Kameron Miles was arrested Wednesday morning on a domestic battery charge. Boise State has yet to comment on the incident. From the Boise Police Department’s statement: As officers were responding they received more information the situation was reportedly...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago

Austin scores career-high 25, Boise St beats Colorado St

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Paris Austin made 7 of 10 from the field, 10 straight free throws and scored a career-high 25, James Reid added 18 points and Boise State held off Colorado State for a 79-76 win on Tuesday night. Reid hit a career-best six 3-pointers on nine attempts and Chandler Hutchison had 10 points and seven rebounds for Boise State (14-7, 7-3 Mountain West), which...
Via Associated Press
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Nevada beats Boise State 76-57, claims Mountain West lead

BOISE, Idaho (AP) D. J. Fenner scored 21 points and Marcus Marshall added another 18 as Nevada bounced back from a loss by beating Boise State 76-57 in a battle for first place in the Mountain West Conference Wednesday night. The Wolf Pack, who lost to Fresno State on Saturday, now takes over sole possession of first-place. Chandler Hutchison converted a layup with four seconds...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

63 names to know for Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI is more than just the Julio Joneses and the Tom Bradys making it to the championship. From commissioners to kickers, here are the 63 names you need to know before the 2016-2017 NFL season wraps up in Houston. 
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Boise State earns wire-to-wire win over San Jose State

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) David Wacker scored 17 points on 5-of-5 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds, Chandler Hutchison finished with 15 points and eight rebounds, and Boise State topped San Jose State 75-65 in a wire-to-wire win on Saturday. Boise State (12-6, 5-2 Mountain West) led 43-30 at halftime and maintained a double-digit lead for most of the second half. After Hutchison...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Boise State Football: Did Jeremy McNichols make the right decision?

The Boise State Football program has been known to produce some solid running backs as of late. Doug Martin and Jay Ajayi were the most recent to make NFL rosters and Jeremy McNichols will attempt to follow suit. McNichols will be entering the 2017 NFL Draft after deciding to forgo his senior season with the Broncos. With the importance of the running back position decreasing year...
Via isportsweb.com
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

PJ Fleck, Les Miles, Bryan Harsin mentioned for Minnesota job

Minnesota fired Tracy Claeys on Tuesday following a 9-4 season, and there are already some names being mentioned as his potential replacement. The Minneapolis Star Tribune’s Joe Christensen said in his article on Claeys’ firing that P.J. Fleck, Les Miles and Bryan Harsin are expected to be mentioned in connection with the job. 247 Sports’ Travis Haney even said that many...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Cactus Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's. This bowl game features two high-powered offenses...
Via Yardbarker
December 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Hutchison, Austin power Boise State to third straight win

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Chandler Hutchison scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help lead Boise State to a 79-62 win over Cal State Northridge on Wednesday night. The Broncos (7-4) close out the non-conference portion of their schedule winners of three straight. Paris Austin also finished with 20 points for the Broncos, who were out shot by the Matadors 39.2 percent to 36.4...
Via Associated Press
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Oregon has decided on new head coach

Oregon reportedly has made a decision on a new head coach and an announcement is expected to come soon. Nigel Burton, a Pac-12 Networks and Comcast analyst, says Oregon has made a decision on a new head coach and the official announcement should come within the next 24 hours. BREAKING: Heard from source w/ ties to UO ath dept, decision on new head football coach HAS been made...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 06, 2016  |  Discuss
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