Boise State Routs Northwest Nazarene 91-51
Dec. 11, 2014

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BOISE, Idaho - Derrick Marks scored 19 points, James Webb III posted career highs of 18 points and 11 rebounds as Boise State routed Division II Northwest Nazarene 91-51 on Thursday night, at Taco Bell Arena.

Boise State (7-2) shot 55.9 percent from the floor, including 13-for-24 from three-point range (54.2 percent). Eleven different Broncos scored, all making at least one field goal.

Northwest Nazarene led 7-4 on a 3-pointer by Aubrey Ball, but Boise State took charge with a 30-3 run. Webb scored nine points in the first half and the Broncos were up 41-20 at the break, their largest halftime lead of the season.

Webb opened the second half with a layup and a 3-pointer to spark a 16-3 run and the Broncos cruised, leading by as many as 44 points.

Marks dominated the second half, scoring 14 points in just eight minutes. He was 6-of-8 from the field in the half and 7-for-11 in the game. He also had three assists, two rebounds, two steals and a block.

Boise State dished out a season-high 20 assists led by six from Igor Hadziomerovic . Montigo Alford added four assists to go with nine points. Hadziomerovic had zero turnovers and now has 15 assists against two turnovers in three games played at Taco Bell Arena this season.

Eight different Broncos made a three-pointer, including three apiece from Marks and Nick Duncan. Marks was 3-for-5, his second such performance of the season after having just one game with at least three triples during his first three seasons as a Bronco. Marks is now 13-for-25 (52 percent) from three-point range in eight games this year. Last season he shot 19-for-66 (28.8 percent).

Ball led the Crusaders (2-8) with 13 points, including three 3-pointers. Kevin Rima added 11 points while Erik Kinney had 10.

Boise State returns to action Sunday (Dec. 14), when it hosts Southern Utah. The game is part of a doubleheader with the Bronco women's team. Tipoff of the men's game is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. (MT).


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