Boise State's women's basketball team was able to down Utah State last night 67-57 in Logan. The Lady Broncos are now tied for fourth in the WAC pending a date with Louisiana Tech Saturday afternoon in Boise.
BoiseState came from behind
to down UtahState 57-47 on the road
last night in Logan.
Janie Bos and Tasha Harris combined for 31 points and 24 rebounds against the 12-16
Aggies.With Melissa Rima and
Jessica Van Hoogen either out or hobbled with injuries, Bos's play was huge
for Coach Gordy Presnell.
so proud of the team, they played so hard tonight," said coach Presnell. "We
came in two players short tonight and the team really responded by playing
together and not giving up."
recorded her sixth double-double of the season with 16 points and 16 rebounds.Harris had 15 points and eight boards while Rebecca Kepilino added eight
a 21-14 lead with to play in the
first half, BoiseState scored just two
more points before halftime and UtahState held a 25-23
advantage at the break.The Lady
Broncos stormed out of the locker room with a 17-6 spurt that gave them a 40-31
lead with 12 minutes to play.
UtahState closed within
three points twice, the last at 47-44 with remaining.Bos scored eight of the last 10 Bronco points including four consecutive
Amber White paced UtahState with 10 points.
the win, BoiseState is now 18-11
overall but just 7-8 in the Western Athletic Conference.Presnell's
team kept hopes alive for a #4 seed in next week's WAC Tournament.Boise State, Idaho and New MexicoState are all 7-8 in
BoiseState will host
Louisiana Tech this Saturday at in Taco Bell