Sienna Brings Broncos Down To Earth

The smaller, quicker Sienna Saints ran roughshod over Boise State last night in a 93-70 victory in Taco Bell Arena. The Broncos gave up eight more rebounds to their smaller opponents and turnovers once again did them in.

Alex Franklin had 30 points and 18 rebounds, and Edwin Ubiles added 22 points as Siena embarrassed Boise State 93-70 in Taco Bell Arena last night in ESPN's Bracket-Buster game. 

The Saints of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference broke open a tie game with a 12-0 run to go up 21-9 with the game just 5 minutes and 10 seconds underway.  Sienna never trailed after that point.

Boise State (20-7) went into the locker room at halftime happy to cut the deficit to 45-40.  They pulled within two at 48-46 when Matt  Nelson scored two minutes into the second half.  Sienna answered the challenge by steadily pulling away thanks to numerous instances of Boise State not taking care of the basketball (the Broncos finished with 20 turnovers).  The Saints finished the game on a 13-5 run.

Nelson finished with 20 points leading the Bronco scoring effort.  Siena held Boise State's leading scorer, Reggie Larry, to only eight points, 10 below his season's average.  Larry did tie Bronco all-time great Bill Otey for eighth place with four field goals to up his season total to 192.  He also blocked two shots to tie Jeff Kelley for seventh with 69 career blocks.  Tyler Tiedeman scored 12 points and Jamar Greene  10 for the Broncos.  Boise State played without starting guard Matt Bauscher, who rolled an ankle in practice this week.  Tiedeman hit two three-pointers to pass Coby Karl's season total of 67 in the 2004-05 season.  Tiedeman is now just four treys behind Abe Jackson for fourth place all-time. 

Boise State, in the thick of the race for the Western Athletic Conference title, was unable to box out the smaller Saints in this non-conference matchup.  Sienna grabbed 44 rebounds to just 36 for the Broncos.  Larry and Nelson had been having their way inside but on this night, the Saints outscored Boise State 46-28 in the key. 

Larry, Nelson and Tyler Tiedeman now have 1,307 points this season to move into fifth place in Bronco history, passing Childs, Jones and Wilson Foster (1987-88) and Ron Austin, Steve Wallace and Greg Bunn (1970-71).  With a great game in their next outing (45 points between them), the 2008 Boise State trio could tie or beat the all-time record.  That mark is co-held by John Coker, Sherman Williams and Steve Shephard (1993-94) and Roberto Bergersen, Mike Tolman and Gerry Washington (1997-98) with each trio finishing the season with 1,352 points.

Larry and Nelson passed the duos of Steve Connor & Pat Hoke and Chris Childs & Arnell Jones to slide into ninth place all-time with 927 points this season.  The number six scoring duo of Coby Karl and Jermaine Blackburn (955 points) is within reach in Boise State's next game.  A full review of the all-time records that are threatened by this Bronco team follows this article.

Boise State jumped into third-place all-time with 495 assists this season, just 45 behind the school record.

Sienna improved its season record to 17-10 with the lopsided win over one of the WAC's better teams.

 

Records within reach for 2007-08 Broncos:

 

Wins On The Road

1.  10 (2003-04)

2.    9 (1998-99)

       9 (1987-88)

       9 (1988-89)

       9 (2007-08)

6.    7 (1990-91)

7.    6 (2000-01)

       6 (1994-95)

       6 (1986-87)

       6 (1975-76)

11.  5 (1999-2000)

       5 (1996-97)

       5 (1995-96)

14.  4 (2002-03)

       4 (1984-85)

       4 (1974-75)

       4 (1973-74)

 

80-Points+ Under Graham:

2002-03 (1-0)

2003-04 (9-0)

2004-05 (6-1)

2005-06 (5-0)

2006-07 (9-2)

2007-08 (11-2)

 

90-Points+ Under Graham:

2003-04 Boise State 98, UTEP 94

2005-06 Boise State 90, Montana 69

2006-07 Boise State 94, Montana State 69

2006-07 Boise State 99, Sacramento State 66

2006-07 Boise State 101, Western Montana 65

2007-08 Boise State 107, Montana Tech 53

2007-08 Boise State 91, San Francisco 81 (A)

2007-08 Boise State 93, Idaho State 61 (A)

2007-08 Boise State 95, Idaho 84  (A)

2007-08 Boise State 95, Nevada 80 (A)

2007-08 Boise State 95, Hawai'i 80

2007-08 Boise State 90, Fresno State 89 in OT (A)

 

Number Of 90-Point Games In A Season:

1.  10 (1969-70)

2.    7 (2007-08)

3.    7 (1974-75)

3.    7 (1971-72)

3.    7 (1968-69)

6.    6 (1975-76)

6.    6 (1970-71)

8.    4 (1992-93)

8.    4 (1981-82)

8.    4 (1977-78)

8.    4 (1972-73)

 

Number Of 80-Point Games In A Season:

1.  18 (1969-70)

1.  18 (1968-69)

3.  14 (1975-76)

4.  13 (2007-08)

4.  13 (1974-75)

6.  12 (1971-72)

7.  11 (2006-07)

8.  10 (2000-01)

8.  10 (1992-93)

8.  10 (1971-72)

 

Career Blocked Shots

 1. 160 Tanoka Beard 1989-93

 2. 156 John Coker 1991-95

 3. 126 Trever Tillman 1997-02

 4. 108 Bruce Bolden 1981-85

 5. 103 Jason Ellis 2001-05

 6 . 86 Dave Richardson 1977-80

 7 . 69 Jeff Kelley 1983-87

 7.  69 Reggie Larry 2006-current

 9.  62 Larry McKinney 1979-81

10. 60 Richard Morgan 1998-02

10. 60 Billy Fikes 1990-92

12. 57 Coby Karl 2003-07

 

 

Top Rebounding Duos In The Nation:

 (among those teams with two rebounders in the top 100)

 1.   Notre Dame--18.3 (Luke Harangody--10.4, Rob Kurz--7.9)

 2.   Rider--17.9 (Jason Thompson--11.8, Ryan Thompson--6.1)

 3.   California--17.8 (Ryan Anderson--10.2, Devon Hardin 7.6)

 4.  Tennessee Tech--17.5 (Daniel Northern--9.1, Amadi McKenzie--8.4)

 5.   Connecticut--17.3 (Jeff Adrien--9.3, Hasheem Thabeet--8.0)

 6.  St. Mary's--17.1 (Diamon Simpson--9.5, Omar Samhan--7.6)

 7.  Boise State--16.7 (Reggie Larry--9.1, Matt Nelson--7.6)

 8.  Syracuse--16.4 (Paul Harris--8.5, Arinza Onuaku--7.9)

 9.  Tennessee-Martin--16.1 (Gerald Robinson--8.3, Lester Hudson--7.8)

10. Louisville--15.9 (Earl Clark--8.2, Terrence Williams--7.7)

 

 

Top Rebounding Duos Among All Players:

 

 1.   Kansas State--19.3 (Michael Beasley--12.5, Bill Walker--6.8)

 2.   Notre Dame--18.3 (Luke Harangody--10.4, Rob Kurz--7.9)

 3.   Rider--17.9 (Jason Thompson--11.8, Ryan Thompson--6.1)

 4.   California--17.8 (Ryan Anderson--10.2, Devon Hardin 7.6)

 5.   Memphis--17.5 (Joey Dorsey--10.4, Robert Dozier--7.1)

 5.  Tennessee Tech--17.5 (Daniel Northern--9.1, Amadi McKenzie--8.4)

 7.   Indiana--17.4 (D.J. White--10.2, Jamarcus Ellis--7.2)

 8.   Connecticut--17.3 (Jeff Adrien--9.3, Hasheem Thabeet--8.0)

 9.   Ohio--17.1 (Leon Williams (10.0, Jerome Tillman--7.1)

 10.  St. Mary's--17.1 (Diamon Simpson--9.5, Omar Samhan--7.6)

11.  Boise State--16.7 (Reggie Larry--9.1, Matt Nelson--7.6)

12.  Pittsburgh--16.4 (DeJuan Blair--9.6, Sam Young--6.8)

12.  Syracuse--16.4 (Paul Harris--8.5, Arinza Onuaku--7.9)

14.  Grambling--16.2 (Anthony Williams--8.8, Jamal Breaux--7.4)

15.  High Point--16.1 (Arizona Reid--10.9, Cruz Daniels--5.2)

15.  Tennessee-Martin--16.1 (Gerald Robinson--8.3, Lester Hudson--7.8)

17.  Louisville--15.9 (Earl Clark--8.2, Terrence Williams--7.7)

18.  Niagara--15.8 (Charron Fisher--9.1, Benson Egemonye--6.7)

18.  Texas--15.8 (Damion James--10.6, Connor Atchley--5.2)

20.  Mississippi State--15.3 (Jarvis Varnado--8.0, Charles Rhodes--7.3)

 

Boise State 1,000-Point Club

NAME (Years) G FGs FTs AVG. PTS

 1. Tanoka Beard, 1989-93 110 676 592 17.7 1944

 2. Steve Connor, 1974-78 107 771 385 18.0 1927

 3. Coby Karl, 2003-07 127 500 432 13.4 1698

 4. Abe Jackson, 1998-02 106 544 319 15.7 1660

 5. Chris Childs, 1985-89 118 540 359 13.6 1602

 6. Roberto Bergersen, 1996-99 86 535 252 17.3 1485

 7. Vince Hinchen, 1981-84 78 489 265 15.9 1243

 8. Gerry Washington, 1995-99 113 352 322 10.7 1210

 9. Pat Hoke, 1972-76 86 445 275 13.5 1165

10. Trent Johnson, 1974-78 107 463 229 10.8 1155

11. John Coker, 1991-95 84 439 154 13.4 1126

12. Danny Jones, 1974-78 98 406 278 11.1 1090

13. Bryan Defares, 2000-04 118 360 313 9.2 1087

14. Eric Lane, 2003-07 122 373 129 8.8 1074

15. Ron Austin, 1969-71 52 386 295 20.5 1067

16. Greg Bunn, 1970-73 77 343 346 13.4 1032

17. Booker Nabors, 2000-04 119 374 166 8.6 1025

18. Jason Ellis, 2001-05 120 387 230 8.4 1004

---  Reggie Larry, 2006-present 58 362 189 16.3 948

 

 Career Scoring Average

1.      Ron Austin 1969-1971 (20.5)

2.      Steve Connor 1974-1978 (18.0)

3.      Tanoka Beard 1989-1993 (17.7)

4.      Roberto Bergersen 1996-1999 (17.3)

5.      Clyde Dickey 1972-1974 (16.14)

6.      Arnell Jones 1986-1988 (16.11)

7.      Vince Hinchen 1981-1984 (15.9)

8.      Abe Jackson 1998-2002 (15.7)

9.      Larry McKinney 1979-1981 (15.2)

10.  Dave Williams 1979-1980 (15.1)

--- Reggie Larry 2006-present (16.3)

 

 

Career Rebounding Average

 1. 15.1 Bill Otey 1968-70

 2. 10.4 Steve Wallace 1970-72

 3. 7.9 Jason Ellis 2001-05

 4. 7.7 Arnell Jones 1986-88

 5. 7.0 Pat Hoke 1972-76

 5. 7.0 Bruce Bolden 1981-85

 7. 6.6 Trent Johnson 1974-78

 8. 6.1 Tanoka Beard 1989-93

 9.  6.0 Dave Richardson 1977-80

10. 5.7 Danny Jones 1974-78

---  8.6 Reggie Larry 2006-current

 

All-Time Single-Season Scoring Duos

 1.  Bergersen/Tolman 1997-98 1,021

 2.  Coker/Williams 1993-94 1,014

 3.  Austin/Wallace 1970-71 1,002

 4.  Bergersen/Washington 1998-99 998

 5.  Hoke/Connor 1975-76 987

 6.  Blackburn/Karl 2004-05 955

 7.  Jones/Childs 1986-87 936

 8.  Beard/Sanor 1990-91 928

 9.  Larry/Nelson 2007-08 927

10.  Jones/Childs 1987-88 922

11. Hoke/Connor 1974-75 917

12. Jackson/Nabors 2001-02 899

13. Karl/Larry 2006-07 895

13. Connor/Jones 1977-78 895

14. Bailey/McKinney 1980-81 891

15. Jackson/Woods 2000-01 888

16. Karl/Nelson 2006-07 875

17. Foster/Childs 1988-89 874

18. Haynes/Blackburn 2003-04 860

19. Beard/Haliburton 1991-92 857

20. Nelson/Larry 2006-07 854

21. Otey/Hart 1968-69 842

22. Haynes/Defares 2002-03 838

23. Beard/Morris 1992-93 836

24. Dickey/Wilson 1973-74 831

25. Karl/Lane 2005-06 829

 

All-Time Single-Season Scoring Trios

 1.  Coker/Williams/Shephard 1993-94 1,352

 1.  Bergersen/Tolman/Washington 1997-98 1,352

 3.  Hoke/Connor/Jones 1975-76 1,334

 4.  Karl/Nelson/Larry 2006-07 1,312

 5.  Larry/Nelson/Tiedeman 2007-08 1,307

 6.  Austin/Wallace/Bunn 1970-71 1,306

 7.  Jones/Childs/Foster 1987-88 1,286

 8.  Jones/Childs/Kelly 1986-87 1,267

 9.  Hoke/Connor/Smith 1974-75 1,257

10. Bergersen/Washington/Woods 1998-99 1,249

11. Blackburn/Karl/Lane-Harris 2004-05 1,248

12. Beard/Sanor/Fikes 1990-91 1,243

12. Connor/Jones/Johnson 1977-78 1,243

13. Haynes/Blackburn/Defares 2003-04 1,202

14. Jackson/Woods/Nabors 2000-01 1,184

15. Jackson/Nabors/Defares 2001-02 1,181

16. Otey/Hart/Burke 1968-69 1,175

17. Beard/Halliburton/Fikes 1991-92 1,165

 

Scoring Average, Season

 1.  24.5 Ron Austin 1970-71

 2.  22.2 Roberto Bergersen 1998-99

 3.  21.0 Tanoka Beard 1992-93

 4.  19.6 Steve Connor 1977-78

 5.  19.4 Roberto Bergersen 1997-98

 6.  19.2 Pat Hoke 1974-75

 7.  18.6 Abe Jackson 2001-02

 8.  18.1 Tanoka Beard 1991-92

 9.  17.7 Tanoka Beard 1990-91

10. 17.6 Vince Hinchen 1983-84

10. 17.6 Steve Connor 1974-75

12. 17.4 Abe Jackson 2000-01

12. 17.4 John Coker 1993-94

14. 17.3 Eric Bailey 1980-81

14. 17.3 Steve Connor 1976-77

16. 17.2 Coby Karl 2005-06

16. 17.2 Vince Hinchen 1982-83

16. 17.2 Clyde Dickey 1973-74

19. 17.1 Pat Hoke 1975-76

20. 17.0 Larry McKinney 1980-81

---  18.9 Reggie Larry 2007-08

---  15.8 Matt Nelson 2007-08

 

Rebound Average, Season

 1.  17.3 Bill Otey 1968-69

 2.  13.0 Bill Otey 1969-70

 3.  11.0 Steve Wallace 1971-72

 4.   9.8 Steve Wallace 1970-71

 5.   9.1 George Wilson 1973-74

 6 .  9.0 Jason Ellis 2003-04

 7 .  8.96 Jason Ellis 2004-05

 8 .  8.9 Matt Nelson 2006-07

 9.   8.8 Greg Bunn 1971-72

10.  8.75 Pat Hoke 1974-75

11.  8.73 Ron Austin 1970-71

---   8.6 Reggie Larry 2007-08

---   7.6 Matt Nelson 2007-08

 

Field Goals Made, Season

  1.  231 John Coker 1993-94

  2.  224 Roberto Bergersen 1998-99

  3.  221 Ron Austin 1970-71

  4.  217 Roberto Bergersen 1997-98

  5.  211 Steve Connor 1977-78

  6.  199 Tanoka Beard 1992-93

  7.  197 Jermaine Blackburn 2004-05

  8.  192 Reggie Larry 2007-08

  8.  192 Bill Otey 1968-69

 10. 188 Eric Bailey 1980-81

 11. 187 Arnell Jones 1987-88

 11. 187 Steve Connor 1975-76

---   170  Matt Nelson 2007-08

 

3-Point Field Goals Made, Season

 1.  92 Abe Jackson 2001-02

 2.  83 Abe Jackson 2000-01

 3.  80 Coby Karl 2006-07

 4.  77 Mike Tolman 1997-98

 5.  72 Abe Jackson 1999-00

 6.  71 Roberto Bergersen 1998-99

 7.  70 Coby Karl 2005-06

 8.  69 Franco Harris 2004-05

 9.  68 Tyler Tiedeman 2007-08

10. 67 Coby Karl 2004-05

11. 63 Gerry Washington 1998-99

12. 60 Eric Lane 2005-06

12. 60 Roberto Bergersen 1997-98

12. 60 Joe Wyatt 1996-97

---  45  Matt Bauscher 2007-08

 

3-Point Field Goals Attempted, Season

 1.  281 Abe Jackson 2001-02

 2.  216 Coby Karl 2006-07

 3.  206 Abe Jackson 2000-01

 4.  200 Abe Jackson 1999-00

 5.  181 Coby Karl 2004-05

 6.  179 Roberto Bergersen 1998-99

 7.  178 Franco Harris 2004-05

 8.  177 Coby Karl 2005-06

 9.  174 Mike Tolman 1997-98

10. 167 Eric Lane 2005-06

11. 163 Eric Lane 2006-07

12. 162 Eric Lane 2004-05

---  136 Tyler Tiedeman 2007-08

 

Field Goal Percentage, Season

(Minimum 5 attempts per game)

 1.   71.4% (120-168) Billy Fikes 1991-92

 2. . 69.0% (129-187) Billy Fikes 1990-91

 3. . 66.1% (187-283) Arnell Jones 1987-88

 4. . 65.5% (114-174) Bruce Bolden 1984-85

 5. . 63.4%(109-172) Phil Rodman 1995-96

 6. . 60.6% (140-231) Danny Jones 1977-78

 7. . 60.2% (127-211) Dave Richardson 1979-80

 8. . 60.1% (101-168) Bruce Bolden 1982-83

 9. . 59.8% (144-241) Jeff Kelley 1986-87

10. .59.3% (131-221) Danny Jones 1975-76

---   65.6 (170-259) Matt Nelson 2007-08

 

3-Point Field Goal Percentage, Season

 (Minimum 2 attempts per game)

 1. .52.2% (36-69) Brian King 1987-88

 2.  49.5% (45-91) Lance Vaughn 1990-91

 3.  45.0% (54-120) Chris Childs 1987-88

 4.  44.61% (29-65) Kenny Wilson 2005-06

 4.  44.61% (29-65) Brian King 1988-89

 6.  44.56% (41-92) Shambric Williams 1993-94

 7.  44.3% (77-174) Mike Tolman 1997-98

 8.  44.0% (40-91) Booker Nabors 2003-04

 9.  43.7% (52-119) Chris Childs 1988-89

10. 43.2% (54-125) Gerry Washington 1996-97

---  50.0%  (68-136) Tyler Tiedeman 2007-08

---  44.1 % (45-102) Matt Bauscher 2007-08

---  45.5 % (30-66) Reggie Larry 2007-08

 

Assists, Season

 1. 145 Doug Usitalo 1987-88

 2. 145 Steve Connor 1976-77

 3. 135 Frank Jackson 1984-85

 4. 130 Doug Usitalo 1986-87

 5. 129 Coby Karl 2004-05

 6. 128 Rodger Bates 1980-81

 7. 127 Terry Miller 1975-76

 8. 125 Coby Karl 2006-07

 9. 122 Chris Childs 1988-89

10. 122 Steve Connor 1975-76

11. 118 Steve Connor 1977-78

---   114 Anthony Thomas 2007-08

 

Steals, Season

 1.  105 Doug Usitalo 1986-87

 2.   80 Doug Usitalo 1987-88

 3.   72 Rawn Hayes 1982-83

 4.   68 Chris Childs 1986-87

 5.   58 Chris Childs 1987-88

 6.   57 Bernard Walker 1993-94

 7.   56 Darnell Woods 1992-93

 7.   56 Chris Childs 1985-86

 9.   55 Gerry Washington 1996-97

10.  54 Roberto Bergersen 1998-99

10.  54 Arnell Jones 1987-88

---   45 Anthony Thomas 2007-08

 

Career Field Goals Made

 1.  771 Steve Connor 1974-78

 2.  676 Tanoka Beard 1989-93

 3.  544 Abe Jackson 2001-02

 4.  540 Chris Childs 1985-89

 5 . 535 Roberto Bergersen 1996-99

 6.  500 Coby Carl 2003-07

 7 . 489 Vince Hinchen 1981-84

 8 . 445 Pat Hoke 1972-76

 9 . 439 John Coker 1991-95

10. 406 Danny Jones 1975-78

11. 389 Jason Ellis 2001-05

---  362 Reggie Larry 2007-08

 

Career Three-Point Percentage

 1. 45.3% (120-265) Brian King 1987-90

 2. 42.3% (47-111) Wilson Foster 1987-89

 3. 42.2% (163-386) Chris Childs 1985-89

 3.  42.2% (43-102) Shambric Williams 1992-94

 5. 40.9% (45-110) Craig Spjute 1984-86

 6. 40.049% (163-407) Roberto Bergersen 1996-99

 7.  40.046% (171-427) Mike Tolman 1992-93/95-98

 8.  38.7% (77-199) Jermaine Haliburton 1991-93

 9. .38.3% (184-480) Gerry Washington 1995-99

10. .38.3%(112-293) Franco Harris 2003-05

---  39.6% (105-265) Matt Bauscher 2005-current

--- 42.6% (113-265) Tyler Tiedeman 2005-current

 

 

TEAM RECORDS:

 

Games Won

1. 24 1987-88

2. 23 2003-04

2. 23 1988-89

4. 22 1986-87

5. 21 1998-99

5. 21 1992-93

-- 20 2007-08

 

Points Scored

1. 2,431 2003-04

2. 2,393 2004-05

3. 2,360 2006-07

4. 2,293 1975-76

5. 2,249 1968-69

6. 2,237 2000-01

-- 2,216 2007-08

 

Scoring Average

1. 83.3 1968-69

2. 82.0 1974-75

3. 79.6 1970-71

4. 79.1 1975-76

5. 78.5 1971-72

-- 82.1 2007-08

 

Field Goals Made

1. 956 1968-69

2. 867 1975-76

3. 856 2004-05

4. 852 2003-04

5. 848 1993-94

-- 804 2007-08

 

Field Goals Attempted

1. 2,146 1968-69

2. 1,987 2004-05

3. 1,919 1972-73

4. 1,904 2003-04

5. 1,828 2006-07

6. 1,809 1975-76

-- 1,569 2007-08

 

Field Goal Percentage

1. 52.4% 1987-88

2. 51.2% 1978-79

3. 50.5% 1990-91

4. 49.7% 1986-87

5. 49.6% 1988-89

-- 51.3% 2007-08

 

Free Throws Attempted

1. 797 1971-72

2. 792 1986-87

3. 768 1975-76

4. 746 1970-71

5. 712 1992-93

-- 563 2007-08

 

Free Throw Percentage

1. 73.8% 2003-04

2. 72.8% 1975-76

3. 71.9% 1997-98

3. 71.9% 1981-82

3. 71.9% 1988-89

---65.4% 2007-08

 

3-Point Field Goals Made

1. 263 2004-05

2. 230 2005-06

3. 223 1996-97

4. 221 2007-08

4. 221 2003-04

4. 221 1997-98

7. 220 2006-07

 

3-Point Field Goals Attempted

1. 735 2004-05

2. 649 2006-07

3. 639 2003-04

4. 629 2005-06

5. 613 1996-97

6. 570 1995-96

---563 2007-08

 

3-Point Field Goal Percentage

1. 44.7% 1987-88

2. 44.1% 1988-89

3. 39.4% 1997-98

4. 39.1% 1986-87

5. 38.0% 1989-90

---39.3% 2007-08

 

Rebounds

1. 1,545 1968-69

2. 1,193 2004-05

3. 1,190 2006-07

4. 1,136 2003-04

5. 1,120 1974-75

6. 1,099 1993-94

--   966  2007-08

 

Rebounding Average

1. 57.2 1968-69

2. 43.1 1974-75

3. 40.0 1971-72

4. 38.4 2006-07

5. 38.3 1972-73

6. 37.5 1978-79

-- 35.8 2007-08

 

Assists

1. 540 1975-76

2. 520 1993-94

3. 495 2007-08

4. 489 1977-78

5. 480 1981-82

6. 475 1976-77

6. 475 1973-74

 


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