Sept. 14, 2016
Thursday, Sept. 15, 6 p.m. PT
Boise State at Gonzaga
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Sunday, Sept. 18, 1 p.m. PT
Boise State at Washington State
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Complete Match Notes
The final weekend of nonconference play takes Boise State to Gonzaga and Washington State. The Broncos (1-6-0) will face the Bulldogs Thursday, at 6 p.m. PT, before a Sunday meeting with the Cougars at 1 p.m. PT.
WATCH LIVE: Both matches this weekend will be available to watch. The match at Gonzaga will appear on TheW.tv, the WCC's live streamining platform. A link is availale on the soccer schedule page at BroncoSports.com.
The match at Washington State will be televised by the Pac-12 Network. It is the Broncos' second television appearance of the season. In Boise, the channel can be found on DISH Network. The game will also be streamed online at Pac-12.com
LAST TIME OUT: Boise State suffered two more one-goal defeats over the weekend. A 1-0 loss at Montana and a 1-0 loss at home against Idaho ran the Broncos' losing streak to six - all by one goal.
ABOUT GONZAGA: The Bulldogs enter the weekend 4-2-2, including wins against Montana and Washington State, plus a draw with Idaho. One of the two losses came to Oregon. Gonzaga is scoring 1.7 goals per game and allowing 1.1.
All-Time Series: Gonzaga leads 7-2-0. The Bulldogs have won the last three meetings and are 4-0-0 in Spokane. Boise State's last win came in 2009. The last meeting was 2014.
ABOUT WASHINGTON STATE: The Cougars are off to a 3-2-1 start, including an Aug. 25 win over then-No. 13 Santa Clara. WSU has advanced to the last five NCAA Tournaments. The Cougars will host Seattle before welcoming the Broncos to Pullman.
All-Time Series: Washington State leads 3-0-1. This season marks the fourth meeting in five years after the two programs had not met since 1999. Boise State's only prior visit to Pullman came in 2012, a 6-0 WSU victory. The Broncos earned a draw in 2013, Jim Thomas' first year.
BRONCOS VS PAC-12: Boise State's match at Washington State marks its third match of the year against a Pac-12 foe. The Broncos are 2-14-4 all-time against Pac-12 opponents, but hold a 2-4-2 mark under Jim Thomas. Boise State's first two wins against the league came in 2013, winning at Washington and Arizona State. The Broncos also tied WSU that season, their only result in four all-time matches against the Cougars.