Jan. 12, 2016
Boise State (12-4, 3-0 MW) at Nevada (10-6, 2-2 MW)
Wednesday, Jan. 13 | 7 p.m. PT | Reno, Nev. (Lawlor Events Center)
THE GAME: Boise State (12-4, 3-0 MW) hits the road for a Wednesday game at Nevada (10-6, 2-2 MW) at 7 p.m. PT/8 p.m. MT. The Broncos have won nine straight games.
ABOUT NEVADA: The Wolf Pack are coming off an 86-63 win at Air Force Saturday, to even its conference record at 2-2. Head coach Eric Musselman is in his first season as a collegiate head coach, but has been the head coach for two NBA franchises (Golden State and Sacramento).
All-Time Series: Nevada leads 40-25. MW Games: Boise State leads 3-2.
The game will be produced by Campus Insiders and streamed vie the Mountain West Network. Live video can be found at broncosports.com/ mbasketballlive
ON THE CALL:
The Voice of the Broncos, Bob Behler
, is back for his eighth season of calling Boise State men's basketball on the radio. Behler is joined by Bronco great Abe Jackson in his eighth year as the analyst. The game will be carried on the Bronco Radio Network, including flagship station 670 AM KBOI in Boise. A live audio stream is also available at BroncoSports.com.
STREAKING BRONCOS: Boise State is riding nine-game win streak, matching the second longest in school history and just one off the program record. The last time the Broncos won nine in a row was 1992.
AWARD-WINNING WEBB: James Webb III
has been named Mountain West Player of the Week three of the last four weeks. The last player to accomplish that feat was Jimmer Fredette (Jan. 3-24, 2011).
Boise State scored 51 points in the first half Saturday, against Fresno State and led by 19 at the break. The Bulldogs rallied in the second half but the Broncos clamped down on defense and made enough free throws to win by double figures, 81-70. James Webb III
led the way with 25 points.
OFFERING ASSISTANCE: Mikey Thompson
is leading the Mountain West at 4.6 assists per game. Thompson has eight games this season with at least five assists, surpassing his total from his first three seasons combined.