Nonconference Slate Closes Wednesday
Dec. 20, 2016

Boise State vs Cal State Northridge
Wednesday, Dec. 21 | 7 p.m. MT | Boise, Idaho (Taco Bell Arena)
Video: Mountain West Network
Radio: Bronco Radio Network
Live Video | Live Audio | Live Stats

Boise State Game Notes

THE GAME: Boise State (6-4) closes its nonconference slate Wednesday, hosting Cal State Northridge. (3-8). Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. MT, at Taco Bell Arena.

LIVE VIDEO: A live video stream of the game will be available for free online at broncosports.com/mbasketballlive through the Mountain West Network.

LISTEN: Radio coverage of Wednesday's game will be broadcast on the Bronco Radio Network, with 670 AM KBOI serving as the flagship station. Bob Behler will handle play-by-play duties with Abe Jackson serving as the analyst. The pregame show will begin at 6:30 pm MT. The broadcast can also be heard live online at BroncoSports.com.

ABOUT CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE: The Matadors are 3-8 on the year, and led by four players each averaging at least 12.6 points per game. CSUN is shooting 47.5 percent as a team.
All-Time Series: Boise State leads 6-0. The last meeting was Nov. 19, 2011, in Boise.

VS BIG WEST: Boise State was a member of the Big West Conference from 1996 to 2001. The Broncos went 44-36 in those five seasons. Cal State Northridge joined the Big West the year following Boise State’s departure from the conference. Under Leon Rice, Boise State is 6-3 against current Big West members, winning the last four.

STARTING STRONG: Boise State has led at halftime in eight of its 10 games this season. The Broncos are shooting 47.3 percent from the floor and 37.1 percent from three-point range in first halves, while outscoring opponents 36.9 to 30.2.

DEFENDING THE LINE: Boise State entered the season with a focus on defending the three-point line and limiting opponents’ looks from deep. Through the first 10 games, the Broncos have succeeded. Boise State leads the Mountain West in fewest three-poitners allowed (4.5 per game) and three-point field goal percentage (.290). The defensive three-point percentage ranks 25th nationally.

HOLDING COURT: Boise State is 80-17 at Taco Bell Arena under head coach Leon Rice, including a 44-2 mark in nonconference games, winning 41 of the last 42. Boise State has won 59 of its last 67 overall at home.

The Last Meeting
Cal State Northridge61
Boise State103
November 19, 2011
Taco Bell Arena

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