Broncos Host Montana Tech in Exhibition Game
BRONCO BASKETBALL: The Boise State University men’s basketball team kicks off its 2010-11 season with an exhibition game against Montana Tech of the Frontier Conference Friday (Oct. 29) at Taco Bell Arena. Tip-off between the Broncos and Diggers is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

Friday’s game is the first of two exhibition contests for Boise State prior to the start of the regular season. The Broncos will also play host to Adams State Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m.

DEBUT FOR RICE: Leon Rice enters his first season as head coach at Boise State after being named the seventh coach in school history, March 26, 2010. Rice joins the Broncos after spending the last 11 seasons on the coaching staff at Gonzaga. He had served as the associate head coach with the Bulldogs since 2007.

LISTEN LIVE: Bob Behler is in his third season as the “Voice of the Broncos,” and his 25th calling college basketball games. Joining Behler, and also in his third season, is former Bronco Abe Jackson, who played for Boise State from 1998-2002.

All Bronco games will be broadcast on the Bronco Radio Network, with KBOI 670 AM serving as the flagship station.

Normally requiring a subscription, Boise State’s exhibition games will also be available via Bronco Vision free of charge. To access the free broadcasts, visit

PARKING: Parking for each of the Bronco men’s basketball exhibition games will be free in the West and East Stadium Lots to all fans. Parking for all women’s basketball games, including the exhibition game but excluding doubleheaders, is also free in the West and East Stadium Lots. For more information, contact Boise State Transportation and Parking Services at (208) 426-7275.

HALLOWEEN IN THE ARENA: Boise State student-athletes will be in costumes at Friday’s game, handing out treats to kids wearing costumes.

RETURNERS: The Broncos ranked third in the Western Athletic Conference in scoring last season at 74.1 points per game, and 62 percent of the team’s scoring returns in 2010-11.

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