March 8, 2017
LAS VEGAS - Boise State men's basketball will face San Diego State Thursday, in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Championship. The Aztecs defeated UNLV 62-52 in overtime Wednesday, in the opening round of the tournament. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. PT/9:30 p.m. MT at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas and will be televised on CBS Sports Network.
The third-seeded Broncos (19-10, 12-6 MW) were victorious against San Diego State (18-13, 9-9) in the only meeting of the regular season. Boise State won 78-66 Jan. 7, in Boise. Zach Haney and James Reid each scored 19 points in the win.
San Diego State is the No. 6 seed in the tournament. The Broncos are 0-2 all-time against the Aztecs in the Mountain West Championship, falling in the quarterfinals in 2012 and 2013.