Boise State Hosts Lewis-Clark State on Veterans Day

Nov. 10, 2013


WHAT’S HAPPENING

  • The Game: Boise State (0-1) closes a two-game homestand to start the season Monday night when the Lewis-Clark State Warriors (5-0) from Lewiston, Idaho, come to town for a 7 p.m. (all times are Mountain) tip in Taco Bell Arena. This is an exhibition game for LCSC but will count for the Broncos. 
  • Ticket Promotion: The ticket promotion for this contests is honoring veterans with a $3 ticket. Anyone who presents a military ID will received the discounted ticket. 
  • Next Up: Boise State will travel to play at New Mexico State in Las Cruces on Thursday night.


THE SERIES

  • All-Time Record: Monday’s game will be the ninth meeting all-time in the series between the two programs with Boise State holding a 8-0 advantage. 
  • In Boise: Boise State is 5-0 in games played in Boise between Southern Utah and the Broncos. 
  • Last Time: These two have played a couple of times over the last eight years in exhibition contests all won by the Broncos. Note, even though Boise State will count this game, LCSC will not and has designated it as an exhibition contest. The last time these two met in the regular season was Dec. 10, 1988 in Boise when the Broncos defeated the Warriors 72-59. 


QUICK GAME NOTES: SETTING THE SCENE

  • Quick Look at LCSC: The Warriors are a NAIA squad and members of the Frontier Conference where they have been a power for several years winning three regular season titles, as well as five conference tournament titles and have advanced to 10 NAIA National Tournaments under head coach Brian Orr in his 12 years at the school. 
  • Last Year for Boise State: Boise State went 11-19 overall and 4-12 in the Mountain West Conference last year placing seventh. 
  • Recently for Boise State: The Broncos have played one game in the regular season so far, a 90-86 shootout loss to Southern Utah last Friday night in Boise. They did win their lone exhibition game 95-58 over Southern Oregon on Nov. 4.
  • Boise State’s Record: The Broncos are 0-1 on the year. 
  • Last Year for LCSC: Last year the Warriors saw a string of 20 consecutive years with 20-plus victories snapped as they went 8-21 overall. 
  • Recently for LCSC: The Warriors won a pair of games over Langston University this past weekend in Lewiston by scores of 93-66 and 81-67.
  • LCSC’s Record: The Warriors enter the game undefeated at 5-0. 
  • Boise State at Home: The Broncos are 0-1 in Taco Bell Arena this year. Boise State went 7-8 at home last season. The Broncos are 261-141 (.649 pct.) all-time in Taco Bell Arena.
  • LCSC on the Road: This is LCSC’s first road game of the season. 
  • Leading the Broncos: After one contest Boise State is being led by sophomore center Miquelle Askew in both scoring and rebounding at 18.0 ppg and 11.0 rpg. Redshirt-sophomore Lexie Der is next at 13.0 ppg and 5.0 rpg, while Kayla Reinhart matches Der’s points and is third in rebounding at 4.0 rpg. 
  • Leading the Warriors: Tanis Fuller leads the Warriors in both points and rebounding at 13.2 ppg and 7.6 rpg, followed by Shelby Barnes and Brittaney Niebergall at 12.4 ppg each.
  • Boise State as a Team: After one game Boise State is shooting 34.2 percent from the floor, 25 percent from the 3-point arc and 88.6 percent from the free-throw line, as well as averaging 86 points and 41 rebounds per game. Defensively the Broncos have allowed 90 points and 44 boards per game. 
  • LCSC as a Team: The Warriors are averaging 90 points and 46.4 rebounds per game after five contests, while allowing 44.4 points and 36 rebounds per game. 
  • Preseason Polls: Boise State was projected eighth out of 11 teams in the MW preseason poll, while Lewis-Clark State was fourth out of 9 in the Frontier Conference poll.
  • The Coaches: Brian Orr is in his 13th season at LCSC where his team won his 300th game last Saturday making him 300-102 (74.6 pct.) overall. Gordy Presnell is in his ninth season at Boise State where he is 136-114 (54.4 pct.), 532-241 (68.8 pct.) in his 27th season all-time.

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