What a difference a year makes. It's early, but Boise State's basketball team is off to a great start under new Head Coach Leon Rice. The Broncos came out of the gate firing on all cylinders as they blew away Eastern Washington 83-54 last night in Boise.
improved to 4-0 with its best start in 12 seasons as the Broncos walloped Eastern
Washington 83-54 last night in Taco Bell Arena.Robert Arnold led the way with 26 points while Zack Moritz had a
career-best 18 to pace Coach Leon Rice's team.
The reigning Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Year, Glen
Dean, was unable to play for the Eagles and no one else was able to step up to
stop the Broncos.Arnold
scored the game's first seven points and led his team into the locker room
with 15 points and a 43-27 halftime lead.BoiseState
shot 57.1% in the first half (16-28) and was never headed after that.Arnold
was 4-4 at the break, including 3-3 from beyond the arc.
Wesley Perryman had eight points, a career-high four steals and
three assists and Paul Noonan added 11 points for BoiseState.
Laron Griffin paced EWU (1-3) with 13 points while Cliff Ederaine