Men's Basketball Hosts First Exhibition Saturday
Oct. 31, 2014

BOISE, Idaho - Boise State men's basketball will host La Verne Saturday, at 6 p.m. (MT) at Taco Bell Arena. It will be the first of two exhibition games for the Broncos this season, before the regular-season opener Nov. 14, against San Diego at the LMU Classic in Los Angeles.

RADIO: The "Voice of the Broncos" Bob Behler and color analyst Abe Jackson will call the game on the Bronco Radio Network. It can be heard locally on the flagship station, 670-AM KBOI. The audio will also be streamed at BroncoSports.com and on the Boise State Broncos Mobile App.

LIVE VIDEO: The game will be live video streamed on the Mountain West Network. Access the stream via BroncoSports.com, including on the men's basketball schedule page. The postgame press conference will also be streamed live.

TICKETS: Single-game tickets start at $11 for adults, and are available to purchase online at BroncoSports.com/tickets or through the Boise State Athletic Ticket Office in person or by phone (208-426-4737). Season tickets are also still available, starting at just $149 for all 16 home games.

PARKING: Free parking is available to all fans on a first-come, first-served basis. A small portion of the West Stadium Lot will be reserved for Hardwood Club and Arena Club members. The District III Band Competition will be taking place at Albertsons Stadium Saturday, and portions of the stadium lots will be reserved for busses and trailers. The Lincoln Garage will also be available for basketball patrons at no cost.

ABOUT THE BRONCOS: Boise State enters the fifth season of the Leon Rice era, coming off back-to-back 20-win seasons. The Broncos return three starters among eight letterwinners. They also welcome back three members of last year's squad who redshirted and bring in five newcomers. Seniors Anthony Drmic and Derrick Marks begin their final season already ranked in the top 10 of the school's all-time scoring list.

SCOUTING LA VERNE: The University of La Verne is located in La Verne, Calif., in Los Angeles County. The Leopards compete in NCAA Division III, as members of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The men's basketball team is led by eighth-year head coach Richard Reed, a 1999 graduate of La Verne. The Leopards went 10-15 last season, including a 7-9 mark in SCIAC play. Junior Weston Newell is the leading returning scorer at 8.0 points per game.


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