Broncos Go For 10th Win This Afternoon

Boise State has elevated their game significantly since the beginning of the season, posting a 30-point plus win in their last outing. The Broncos showed in that game that they are going to be a key player in the WAC race this season. Just exactly who are we talking about?

Boise State goes for its 10th win of the season this afternoon against Nevada with a 2 p.m. tip-off set for Taco Bell Arena. No, that's not the men's team going for their 10th win--they are struggling just over the .500 mark. Its Coach Gordy Presnell's Lady Broncos that are already aiming for double figures in wins. Fresh off a resounding 70-38 victory over Utah State, the Broncos are poised to collect their first 10-win season in four years. And the conference season is just beginning. With two road losses last week, Boise State needs a win to jump back into the league race. Louisiana Tech, Fresno State and San Jose State are still undefeated in conference action. A win over Nevada today will even their Western Athletic Conference record at 2-2.

Nadia Begay leads the team with in scoring at 15.3 points per game, while Jackie Lee is right behind her at 14.7 and Jessica Thompson adds 13.3 points per contest. Begay is a sensational 47-110 in three-point tries (42.7%). Lee leads the Broncos with 99 rebounds this season (6.6 per game). Boise State is averaging 67.3 points per game, while holding opponents to just 59.6 points a game.

Boise State is 9-6 on the season with a 5-1 home mark in Taco Bell Arena, while Nevada is 0-3 in the WAC and 3-11 overall.

 

 


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