First Road Trip Sends Broncos to New Orleans

Nov. 21, 2013

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What: Boise State at New Orleans
When: Saturday, Nov. 23, 11 a.m. (CT)
Where: New Orleans; Lakefront Arena

THE GAME: The Boise State men's basketball team (3-0) travels to New Orleans (1-1) for its first road trip of the season. The Broncos take on New Orleans Saturday, Nov. 23, at 11 a.m. (CT).

TV INFORMATION: Saturday's game will be televised by Cox Sports, and carried on ESPN3 in areas where Cox is unavailable.
Play-by-Play: Bob Licht
Analyst: Victor Howell

RADIO INFORMATION: Boise State's game 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: Mike Walsh
Analyst: Abe Jackson

SERIES HISTORY: Boise State leads 1-0. The Broncos defeated the Privateers 67-51 last season (Dec. 23, 2012), in Las Vegas. The box score can be found on the back page.

BACK FOR MORE: The Broncos are the only team from the 2013 NCAA Tournament to return all five starters....Boise State returns 92.4 percent of last season's scoring output, 90 percent of the minutes played and 157 of the 160 starts from 2012-13.

CENTURY CLUB: Tuesday marked Leon Rice's 100th game as head coach. Rice is the fifth coach to reach 100 games during the Broncos' Division I era (since 1970-71) and his 59 wins are the most by any of them in the first 100. Rod Jensen previoulsy held the mark for most wins through 100 games with 57. A full list of how the previos four head coaches fared through 100 games is on page 11.

CENTURY CLUB, PART TWO: Boise State is averaging 104 points per game, one of just three teams in the country averaging more than 100, and ranking second overall entering Thursday. Boise State has scored at least 100 points in two of its first three games The Broncos have scored at least 100 points 32 times in school history, seven of which have come under Leon Rice.

NEARING 1,000: Anthony Drmic enters Saturday with 988 career points, 12 shy of becoming the 23rd Bronco to reach 1,000. Drmic is averaging 25 points per game, reaching at least 16 in all three outings.

THREE-POINT BARRAGE: Boise State is averaging 12.3 made three-pointers per game, and shooting 46.8 percent from beyond the arc through three games. Both marks rank in the top 10 in the NCAA, entering Thursday.

PICKING UP WHERE HE LEFT OFF: Senior Jeff Elorriaga hit 7-of-8 three-pointers (.875) in his season debut against Simpson (Nov. 15), setting the school reord for three-point percentage in a single game with at least eight attempts. He led the Broncos to a 15-of-25 (.600) performance as a team from beyond the arc, one shy of the school record for makes and matching the school record for percentage in a game with at least 25 attempts.

BRONCOS IN NOVEMBER: Boise State is 19-2 in the month of November under head coach Leon Rice. The Broncos are 3-0 this season after going 6-0 in 2010-11, 5-1 in 2011-12 and 5-1 in 2012-13. 


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