The Broncos (11-6, 3-2 WAC) will be on the road once again this week as they travel to the islands to meet the University of Hawai’i Thursday night at 10:00 p.m. (Mountain) in the Stan Sheriff Center. It will be the Rainbow Wahine’s first home conference game of the season after going 1-3 on the main land to open league action. Only Hawai’i has been on the road more than Boise State to open WAC play, the Broncos started with three straight road contests going 1-2.
Thursday’s game with Hawai’i will be the 15th meeting all-time in the series in which the Rainbow Wahine hold a 9-5 advantage. Last year’s conference series was swept by Boise State as the Broncos won for the first time on the islands by the score of 62-53 Jan. 20, 2007. The rematch in Boise went to the Broncos 66-56 in the regular season finale.
Following the trip to Hawaii, Boise State will return to host the rematch with league leading Fresno State at 7:00 p.m. (Mountain) at Taco Bell Arena. The Bulldogs downed the Broncos by 10 points, 73-63, to win the first meeting on January 5 in Fresno. Fresno State holds an 11-8 lead in the all-time series. Prior to their meeting with the Broncos, the Bulldogs will face San Jose State twice this week in a Tuesday - Saturday series.