Nov. 26, 2013
Boise State Game Notes | Idaho Game Notes
BOISE, Idaho -
What: Boise State vs. Idaho men's basketball
Where: Boise, Idaho | CenturyLink Arena
When: Wednesday, Nov. 27 | 7 p.m. MT
*Full Game Notes Attached*
THE GAME: The Boise State men's basketball team (4-0) meets in-state rival Idaho (3-3) Wednesday, Nov. 27, with tip off scheduled for 7 p.m. (MT) at CenturyLink Arena in Downtown Boise.
TV INFORMATION: Wednesday's game will be televised by ROOT Sports in both the Northwest and Rocky Mountain regions.
Play-by-Play: Jerry Schemmel
Analyst: Joe Cravens
RADIO INFORMATION: Boise State's game will be broadcast live on the Bronco Radio Network, with KBOI (670 AM) serving as the flagship station. The broadcast will also be streamed live at BroncoSports.com.
Play-by-Play: Bob Behler
Analyst: Abe Jackson
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SERIES HISTORY: Boise State leads 52-35. Boise State is 10-0 when played as nonconference opponents. The Broncos are 4-0 against Idaho under Leon Rice, including a neutral-site game each of the last two seasons.
BACK FOR MORE: The Broncos are the only team from the 2013 NCAA Tournament to return all five starters...Boise State returns 92.4 percent of last season's scoring output, 90 percent of the minutes played and 157 of the 160 starts from 2012-13.
HITTING A HUNDRED: Boise State is the top scoring team in the country averaging 103 points per game. Boise State has scored at least 100 points in three of its first four games. Bose State has only scored hit triple digits four times in a season once (1974-75). The Broncos have scored at least 100 points 33 times in school history, eight of which have come under Leon Rice.
THREE-POINT BARRAGE: Boise State ranks among the national leaders in three-pointers made per game (11.8, third) and three-point percentage (.465, eighth). Jeff Elorriaga leads the country in three-pointers, averaging six per contest. Elorriaga also ranks second nationally in three-point percentage at .667. Anthon Drmic's 2.5 made triples per game ranks No. 5 in the MW and 115th in the NCAA.
1,000-POINT CLUB: Anthony Drmic became the 23rd Bronco to score 1,000 career points Saturday. Drmic reached the milestone in his 65th game, tied for sixth-fastest in school history. Follow the all-time list on page 10 as he continues to move up.
THIEVERY: Boise State is averaging 11.3 steals per game, first in the MW and 12th in the NCAA. Derrick Marks (3.3 spg, first), Anthony Drmic (3.0 spg, second) and Mikey Thompson (1.75, seventh) all rank in the top seven in the conference, individually. Marks' average is good for 11th in the country and Drmic ranks 17th...The Broncos have turned those extra possessions into points on a consistent basis, outscoring opponents 90-29 on points off turnovers this season and 42-14 on fastbreak points. Boise State is averaging 1.38 points per possession that stems from an opponent turnover.
PICKING UP WHERE HE LEFT OFF: Senior Jeff Elorriaga hit 7-of-8 three-pointers (.875) in his season debut against Simpson (Nov. 15), setting the school reord for three-point percentage in a single game with at least eight attempts. He led the Broncos to a 15-of-25 (.600) performance as a team from beyond the arc, one shy of the school record for makes and matching the school record for percentage in a game with at least 25 attempts.
GETTING TO THE LINE: Anthony Drmic went14-of-18 from the free throw line against Seattle (Nov. 19), the most in a game by a Bronco since Gerry Washington made 16 at LMU (Nov. 21, 1998). The Broncos are averaging 32.5 free throw attempts per game, No. 20 in the NCAA. The school record for a season is 30.65 attempts per game, set in 1971-72.
BRONCOS IN NOVEMBER: Boise State is 20-2 in the month of November under head coach Leon Rice. The Broncos are 4-0 this season after going 6-0 in 2010-11, 5-1 in 2011-12 and 5-1 in 2012-13.