Boise State Upset in San Jose
Jan. 21, 2015

Final Stats

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Deanna Weaver, Camille Redmon and Brooke Pahukoa combined for 49 points but it was not enough as the San Jose State Spartans upset the Broncos 88-78 in a Mountain West women’s basketball game. It was a track meet from the opening tip with the Broncos jumping out to their largest lead of the game on a 7-0 run to start the contest. The Spartans then raced back on the Broncos gaining the lead at 8-7, then stayed on top most of the way. The game went back on forth in the second half with seven ties and 10 lead changes but the Broncos could not string enough together to claim a win as Boise State fell to 12-5 overall and 4-2 in league. 
    
Weaver scored 13 of her team-high 19 points in the second half and hit 5-of-10 3-pointers against the Spartans on the night. The senior added three rebounds and two assists in 31 minutes. Redmon recorded her first double-double as a Bronco on 16 points and season-high 13 rebounds. She also dished out a season-high four assists with two blocks and two steals.  
    
Brooke Pahukoa followed with 14 points, she scored nine on three 3-pointers. She added five boards, one block and two steals. Miquelle Askew added seven points and five rebounds, while Kenna McDavis and Kayla Reinhart each chipped in with six points apiece.
    
Boise State struggled from the floor in the second half making only two field goals in the last 12:36 of the game. Weaver hit a 3-pointer with 12:36 on the clock to make it 65-64 Boise State, then followed that with a 3-pointer at 3:25 to cut the Bronco deficit to 79-74. Those were the only two field goals made down the stretch as the rest of Boise State’s points came on 10-of-12 shooting from the free-throw line. 
    
On the night Boise State shot 41 percent (27-of-66) from the floor, 41 percent (11-of-27) from the arc and 72.2 percent (13-of-18) from the free-throw line. The Broncos out rebounded the Spartans 43-to-30. In the end what crushed the Broncos was turnovers committing 21 to SJSU’s 14, which led to a 29-to-4 advantage in points off turnovers. 
    
San Jose State finished the night shooting 48 percent (30-of-62) from the floor, 50 percent (12-of-24) from 3-point range and 73 percent (16-of-22) from the charity stripe. Three Spartans reached double figures in scoring led by Ta’Rae Cunnigan with 25, followed by Rebecca Woodberry with 23 and Nyre Harris with 14.
    
Next up for Boise State is a home game against the Air Force Falcons at 2 p.m. on Saturday. 

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