March 15, 2015
BOISE, Idaho -
Boise State men's basketball was selected to participate in the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, Sunday. It is the second tournament invitation in the last three seasons, the only two at-large bids in school history. It is the seventh appearance all-time.
The Broncos (25-8) are a No. 11 seed in the East Region, and will face No. 11 seed Dayton (25-8) in the First Round, Wednesday March 18, at 7:10 p.m. MT, in Dayton, Ohio. The winner will take on No. 6 seed Providence Friday, in the Second Round in Columbus, Ohio.
The 11 seed is the highest for Boise State since the field expanded to 64 teams.
Boise State has played in the NCAA Tournament six times, winning the Big Sky Conference Tournament in 1976, 1988, 1993 and 1994, the Western Athletic Conference Tournament in 2008 and earning an at-large berth in 2013. The Broncos are 0-6 all-time in the NCAA Tournament.