First-Place Showdown Wednesday in Reno
Feb. 21, 2017

Boise State at Nevada
Wednesday, Feb. 22 | 7 p.m. PT | Reno, Nev. (Lawlor Events Center)
Radio: Bronco Radio Network
Live Video | Live Audio | Live Stats

Boise State Game Notes

THE GAME: For the second time this season Boise State and Nevada will meet in a battle of first-place teams. The Broncos (17-8, 10-4 MW) and Wolf Pack (21-6, 10-4 MW), along with Colorado State, sit atop the Mountain West leader board as Boise State meets Nevada Wednesday at 7 p.m. PT/8 p.m. MT on ESPN3.

WATCH: The game will be broadcast by ESPN3, available at and the ESPN app.
Play-by-Play: Trey Bender
Analyst: Richie Schueler

LISTEN: Radio coverage of Wednesday's game will be broadcast on the Bronco Radio Network, with 670 AM KBOI and 1350 AM KTIK serving as the flagship stations. Bob Behler will handle play-by-play duties with Abe Jackson serving as the analyst. The pregame show will begin at 7:30 pm MT. The broadcast can also be heard live online at

ABOUT NEVADA: The Wolf Pack dropped its first two road games of February, but responded with convincing victories last week. Nevada was led by sophomore forward Cameron Oliver in its last two games. Oliver averaged 19.5 points and 12.5 rebounds last week, earning MW Player of the Week honors.
All-Time Series: Nevada leads 41-27. The Wolf Pack won 76-57 in Boise earlier this year.

10 WINS AGAIN: Boise State has won 10 Mountain West games each of the last three seasons. It is the second time in school history the Broncos have won 10 league games three straight years (1987-89; Big Sky). It is the 13th time Boise State has recorded double-digit conference wins, the fourth under Leon Rice.

LOOKING AHEAD: The Mountain West’s top five seeds earn a bye at the conference tournament (March 8-11). Boise State enters the week two-and-a-half games clear of sixth place with four games to play.

DOING IT ALL: Chandler Hutchison leads the Broncos in points (449), rebounds (208) and steals (30). Hutchison also ranks second in assists (58). Only three times has one player led the Broncos in points, rebounds and steals for a season. It has never been done with points, rebounds and assists.

STEPPING UP: In Mountain West play Paris Austin is averaging 13.9 points per game, No. 16 in the conference. Austin has scored in double figures in 11 of Boise State’s 14 league games, including two 20-point outings.

The Last Meeting
Boise State57
January 25, 2017
Taco Bell Arena
Boise State Falls to Nevada, 76-57
D. J. Fenner scored 21 points and Marcus Marshall added another 18 as Nevada beating Boise State 76-57 in a battle for first place in the Mountain West Conference Wednesday night.

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