Broncos Play Host to Drake Wednesday
DATE: Wednesday; Nov. 30, 2011
TIME: 7 p.m. (MT)
LOCATION: Boise, Idaho / Taco Bell Arena (12,480)
TV: None
RADIO: Bronco Sports Network /

The Boise State men’s basketball team closes out the month of November at home against Drake, Wednesday. The Broncos (4-1) and Bulldogs (4-2) are scheduled to tip at 7 p.m. at Taco Bell Arena.

RADIO INFORMATION: Boise State’s game against Drake will be broadcast live on the Bronco Sports Network, with KBOI 670 AM serving as the flagship station. The broadcast will also be streamed live at

Play-by-Play: Bob Behler
Analyst: Abe Jackson

SERIES HISTORY: The Broncos and Bulldogs have met just once prior to this season, a 72-69 Drake victory in Des Moines, Iowa, Dec. 12, 2010. The game was the third of four-straight losses of three-or-fewer points for Boise State.

VERSUS THE MVC: Boise State is 1-2 against current members of the Missouri Valley Conference. The lone victory came against Evansville last season (75-69), advancing the team to the semifinals of the CBI.

BRONCOS IN THE RANKINGS: The NCAA released its first official rankings for 2011-12 Monday, and the Broncos ranked amongst the nation’s best in a number of statistical categories: turnover margin (fifth; 7.8), scoring margin (11th; 23.6), 3-point field goals (14th; 9.6) and scoring offense (21st; 82.2). The Broncos lead the MW in each category.

Individually, freshman Anthony Drmic ranked fifth-nationally - and led the MW - in 3-point field goals per game (3.8) and redshirt senior Westly Perryman ranked 14th in assist-turnover ratio (4.25). Drmic also ranks second in the conference and 40th-nationally in 3-point field goal percentage (.475).

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