Broncos Travel to Face Air Force
DATE: Saturday; Jan. 19, 2013
TIME: 2 p.m. (MT)
LOCATION: USAFA, Colo. (Clune Arena; 5,858)
TV: N/A
RADIO: Bronco Radio Network / BroncoSports.com

THE GAME:
The Boise State men’s basketball team, receiving votes in both the Associated Press and USA TODAY Coaches’ Polls this week, continues its first run through the Mountain West Conference, traveling to face Air Force Saturday (Jan. 19).

The Broncos (13-3, 1-1) and Falcons (9-6, 1-2) will tip at 2 p.m. at Clune Arena.

RADIO INFORMATION: Boise State’s game will be broadcast live on the Bronco Radio Network, with KBOI (670 AM) serving as the flagship station. The broadcast will also be streamed live at BroncoSports.com.

Play-by-Play: Bob Behler
Analyst: Abe Jackson

SERIES HISTORY: The Broncos have won two of the three games played against Air Force, including the last meeting between the schools. The Broncos defeated the Falcons Feb. 11, 2012 (72-61), the only game of the series played at Clune Arena. The win was the Broncos’ first conference victory as a member of the Mountain West, and the team’s only road victory during 2011-12.

PICK YOUR POISON:
Jeff Elorriaga (5th; .491) and Anthony Drmic (39th; .421) each rank in the top 50 nationally in 3-point field goal percentage. The Broncos are the only team in the country with two individuals in the top 50.

PLENTY OF THREES:
The Broncos are shooting 42.5 percent from 3-point range, leading the MW and ranking fourth-nationally (through Jan. 17).

Boise State is averaging 8.81 3-point field goals per game, a mark that leads the Mountain West and was 11th-nationally (through Jan. 13).

Junior Jeff Elorriaga leads the MW in both 3-point field goals per game (3.44) and 3-point field goal percentage (.491), and ranked 11th- and fifth-nationally in each category, respectively, in games played through Jan. 17.

Sophomore Anthony Drmic currently ranks tied for third in 3-point field goals made (2.50) and fourth in 3-point field goal percentage (.421). The marks ranked 71st and 39th, respectively, in the nation through games played Jan. 17.

Drmic and Elorriaga have each led the MW in 3-point field goal percentage at one point this season.

HALTED STREAK: The Broncos’ 79-74 overtime defeat at the hands of No. 19/21 New Mexico ended the team’s seven-game winning streak, which was tied for the 11th-longest in the nation.

--broncosports.com--

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