Broncos Return Home to Face Lobos
DATE: Saturday; Feb. 4, 2012
TIME: 2 p.m. (MT)
LOCATION: Boise, Idaho / Taco Bell Arena (12,480)
NBC Sports Network
RADIO: Bronco Sports Network /

THE GAME: The Boise State men’s basketball team completes its first run through the Mountain West, playing host to New Mexico Saturday at Taco Bell Arena. Tip-off between the Broncos (10-11, 0-6 MW) and Lobos (18-4, 4-2 MW) is scheduled for 2 p.m., and the game will be nationally-televised by NBC Sports Network.

The game is one of two Bronco broadcasts by NBC Sports Network this season.

Play-by-Play: Steve Schlanger
Analyst: Blaine Fowler

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

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

THE SERIES: The Broncos and Lobos will be meeting for the first time Saturday. New Mexico is the only current MW school that Boise State had yet to face prior to this season.

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.

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 started the same five the last two games against Wyoming and San Diego State, the first time in conference play the team started the same line-up in back-to-back games.

The Broncos’ 8.35 3-pointers per game entering this week ranked 21st nationally.

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