Broncos Meet Wolf Pack in Quarterfinal

March 13, 2014

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What: No. 6 Boise State vs No. 3 Nevada
When: Thursday, March 13 | 8:30 p.m. (PT)
Where: Las Vegas | Thomas & Mack Center
How to Follow: TV: CBSSN | Live Audio Stream | Live Stats | Twitter | Official Boise State App (iOS | Google Play)
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THE GAME: No. 6 Boise State (20-12) takes on No. 3 Nevada (15-16) in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Tournament Thursday, Tip off is slated for 8:30 p.m. (PT) at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

The Last Meeting
Nevada83  
Boise State81(2OT)
March 5, 2014
Taco Bell Arena
Broncos Slip to Nevada in 2OT, 83-81
Ryan Watkins scored 27 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, breaking numerous records along the way.

TV INFORMATION: Tuesday's game will be televised by CBS Sports Network. Cable ONE channel 332 and 410 (HD), DirecTV channel 221 and DISH channel 158.
Play-by-Play: Andrew Catalon
Analysts: Steve Lappas and Doug Gottlieb
Sideline: Lauren Gardner

RADIO INFORMATION: Boise State's games 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: Nevada leads 40-23. The Broncos and Wolf Pack have met twice previously in a conference tournament (2005 and 1985). Boise State won the 2005 meeting a the No. 8 seed, upsetting host and No. 1 Nevada in the quarterfinals.

RECORD-SETTING WIN: Boise State defeated San Jose State 83-52, Wednesday, to advance to the quarterfinals. The 31-point margin of victory is the largest in MW Championship history.

TOURNAMENT HISTORY: Boise State earned its first MW Tournament win Wednesday, to advance to the quarterfinal. The Broncos fell to San Diego State in the quarterfinals each of their first two years in the conference. Boise State is 2-5 in conference tournaments since winning the 2008 WAC Tournament Championship, its fifth conference tournament title. The Broncos won the Big Sky four times in addition to the one WAC championship.

ALL-MW AWARDS: Anthony Drmic and Ryan Watkins were named All-Mountain West Second Team. Derrick Marks earned honorable mention accolades. This is the second-straight year two Broncos were named to the second team. Drmic repeated the honor and it is the first-career conference award for Watkins.


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