MW Lead Up for Grabs Wednesday
Jan. 24, 2017

Boise State vs Nevada
Wednesday, Jan. 25 | 8 p.m. MT | Boise, Idaho (Taco Bell Arena)
TV: CBS Sports Network
Radio: Bronco Radio Network
Live Audio | Live Stats

Boise State Game Notes

THE GAME: Sole possession of first place in the Mountain West is on the line Wednesday, as Boise State (12-6, 5-2 MW) hosts Nevada (16-4, 5-2 MW). The Broncos and Wolf Pack will tip off at 8 p.m. MT, on CBS Sports Network.

WATCH: The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network. Channel Finder: DirecTV 221, Dish 158, Cable ONE 139/1139.
Play-by-Play: Rich Waltz
Analyst: Dalen Cuff

LISTEN: Radio coverage of Wednesday's game will be broadcast on the Bronco Radio Network, with 670 AM KBOI serving as the flagship station. Bob Behler will handle play-by-play duties with Abe Jackson serving as the analyst. The pregame show will begin at 7:30 p.m. MT. The broadcast can also be heard live online at BroncoSports.com.

ABOUT NEVADA: The Wolf Pack is paced by four players averaging at least 13.6 points per game. Marcus Marshall leads the way at 21.7, but that number jumps to 24.4 in conference play.
All-Time Series: Nevada leads 40-27. The Broncos swept the series last season.

STRENGTH ON STRENGTH: Boise State has allowed the fewest three-pointers in the country this season. Opponents have made just 81 triples on 271 attempts (fourth fewest nationally). Nevada leads the Mountain West and ranks No. 42 in the nation with 9.2 made three-point field goals per game.

DEFENDING THE LINE: Boise State entered the season with a focus on defending the three-point line and limiting opponents’ looks from deep. Through the first 17 games, the Broncos have succeeded. Boise State leads the Mountain West in fewest three-pointers allowed (4.5 per game) and ranks No. 2 in three-point field goal percentage (.299). The defensive three-point percentage ranks 15th nationally. Nevada (.295) is the only MW team with a better three-point field goal percentage defense than the Broncos.

COACHES VS CANCER: Boise State will participate in the Coaches vs Cancer Suits and Sneakers Week put on by the NABC. While coaching games during the week, coaches wear sneakers with their game attire as a visible reminder about the importance of nutrition and physical activity in reducing cancer risk.

TOP STUDENT-ATHLETES RECOGNIZED: Boise State will honor its highest-achieving student-athletes Wednesday. During halftime, the 299 Broncos who achieved at least a 3.0 grade-point average for the fall semester or hold a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 will be recognized on the court.

CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY ON DISPLAY: The 2017 NCAA Championship trophy will be on display at Wednesday’s game, in the Fan Zone located on the concourse behind section 12, where fans will have the rare opportunity to see, touch and take their picture with the sport’s most coveted piece of hardware.

The Last Meeting
Nevada57
Boise State76
March 2, 2016
Taco Bell Arena
Drmic's Double-Double Helps Boise State Rout Nevada 76-57
Anthony Drmic had 22 points and 11 rebounds for his first double-double of the season to help Boise State roll past Nevada 76-57 on Wednesday night. Drmic made 10 of 18 shots and had a season-high rebound total in helping Boise State (20-10, 11-6 Mountain West) move into sole possession of third place in the conference standings.


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