Broncos, No. 17 Aztecs Square Off Wednesday


DATE: Wednesday; Feb. 1, 2012
TIME: 8:15 p.m. (MT)
LOCATION: San Diego, Calif. / Viejas Arena (12,414)
TV: CBS Sports Network
Bronco Sports Network / BroncoSports.com

THE GAME: The Boise State men’s basketball team travels to face No. 17/17 San Diego State Wednesday at Viejas Arena in San Diego, Calif. Tip-off between the Broncos (10-10, 0-5 MW) and Aztecs (18-3, 4-1 MW) is scheduled for 8:15 p.m. (MT), and the game will be nationally-televised by CBS Sports Network.

The game is one of three Bronco broadcasts by CBS Sports Network this season.

Play-by-Play: Todd Harris
Analyst: Steve Lappas
Sidelines: Steve Kerr

RADIO INFORMATION: Boise State’s game will be broadcast live on the Bronco Sports 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

THE SERIES: The only previous meeting between the Broncos and Aztecs prior to this season was played more than 35 years ago. San Diego State defeated Boise State 79-68 in San Diego, Dec. 16, 1976.

FROSH 20-POINT GAMES: Boise State boasts five 20-point games by freshmen this season, including three from Anthony Drmic and two from Derrick Marks.

The five outings in 2011-12 are more than the combined total of 20-point games by Bronco freshmen the last 17 seasons. The single-season total is also the highest in at least the last 24 years.

STARTING LINE-UPS: The Broncos have already used 11 different starting line-ups through 20 games in 2011-12, more than the team used all of last season (eight).

The Broncos have had nine different players lead the team or tie for the team high in scoring in 2011-12. Additionally, 11 different players have recorded at least one double-digit scoring game this season.

AMONG THE NATIONAL LEADERS: The Broncos’ 8.35 3-pointers per game rank 21st nationally.