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Rice Gets 100th Win with 68-51 Victory

March 05, 2015

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Rob Heyer scored a career-high 15 points and Boise State defeated San Jose State 68-51 on Wednesday night for Leon Rice's 100th career Division-I coaching victory.

Rice is 100-61 over five years at Boise State (23-7, 13-4 Mountain West). The 23 season wins are the most in Rice's tenure, and 13 conference victories ties a school record.

Boise State won its fifth straight game and can claim its first MWC title and the No. 1 seed to the conference tournament with a win at home Saturday over Fresno State.

The Broncos led 38-21 at halftime and were up as many as 25 in the second half. Derrick Marks scored 13 points, James Webb III 11 and Chandler Hutchison 10.

Rashad Muhammad scored 17 points to lead the Spartans (2-27, 0-17). Darryl Gaynor II scored 11 points and Jaleel Williams 10. Brandon Mitchell had a career-high 11 rebounds.

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