Men's Basketball

Drmic, Marks Named to All-Conference Team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Boise State sophomores Anthony Drmic and Derrick Marks were each named All-Mountain West Second Team, the league office announced Monday.

Each was named honorable mention all-conference following their collegiate debuts in 2011-12.

Drmic, a guard/forward from Endeavor Hills, Australia, led the Mountain West in scoring during conference games, averaging 18.8 points per game. His season scoring average of 17.2 ranked second in the league.

Drmic scored 20-or-more points in 14 games, including nine in conference play, each of which led the MW. He scored in double figures in 25 of the team’s 30 regular-season games, tied for the fourth-most in the league.

Marks, a guard from Chicago, was the only player in the MW to rank in the top five in both scoring (fifth; 16.4) and assists (fourth; 3.93) during 2012-13. He was also the only player in the league to accomplish the feat during conference play: fourth in scoring (16.5) and fifth in assists (3.87).

Marks recorded three 30-point games this season, tied for the second-most in the Mountain West. He was one of only three players in the league to record multiple 30-point outings during conference play.

Drmic and Marks were the highest-scoring underclassmen in the league in 2012-13, and each was named MW Player of the Week during the season. Marks garnered the accolade three times, tied for the most in the league.

Drmic also ranked amongst the league leaders in the following statistical categories: 3-point field goal percentage (second; .395), 3-point field goals made (third; 2.43), free throw percentage (fourth; .785) and field goal percentage (fifth; .467).

Marks, who led the MW in steals during the regular season (1.83), also ranked amongst the league leaders in the following statistical categories: field goal percentage (third; .483), free throw percentage (third; .833) and assist-turnover ratio (sixth; 1.18).

Boise State will square off against San Diego State in the quarterfinals of the 2013 Reese’s Mountain West Men’s Basketball Championship, Wednesday. Tip is scheduled for 10 p.m. MT at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, and the game will be nationally-televised by CBS Sports Network.
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