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Ohio, Nevada meet for 1st time in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 8:55 PM EST

Ohio (6-6, Mid-American) vs. Nevada (7-5, Mountain West), Jan. 3, 3:30 p.m. ET LOCATION: Boise, Idaho TOP PLAYERS Ohio: Sophomore QB Nathan Rourke threw for 2,676 yards and 20 TDs, with five INTs. Nevada: Redshirt freshman QB Carson Strong threw for 1,933 yards and 10 touchdowns, with seven interceptions, in...

Jessup leads Boise State over Colorado State 75-64

Dec. 7, 2019 11:01 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Justinian Jessup set career highs with 27 points and seven 3-pointers, including his 254th career 3-pointer, and Boise State beat Colorado State 75-64 on Saturday night for its first Mountain West Conference win. Derrick Alston scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Alex Hobbs had...

No. 19 Boise State tops Hawaii 31-10 for Mountain West title

Dec. 7, 2019 9:34 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Jaylon Henderson started the season third string on the quarterback depth chart. He finished the year by hoisting the Mountain West championship trophy after being selected the game MVP. The senior threw for 212 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score in No. 19 Boise State's...

Mike Bobo steps down as football coach at Colorado State

Dec. 4, 2019 5:23 PM EST

Mike Bobo has agreed to step down as football coach at Colorado State after a second straight losing season. The move was announced Wednesday by athletic director Joe Parker. Bobo went 28-35 during his five seasons in Fort Collins. The Rams made the move five days after a 31-24 loss to No. 19 Boise State to...

Alston Jr. lifts Boise St. past UNC-Wilmington 80-59

Nov. 29, 2019 11:36 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Derrick Alston Jr. had 24 points and RJ Williams added 21 as Boise State romped past UNC Wilmington 80-59 on Friday night to win its third straight. Alston shot 9 for 10 from the line. He added seven rebounds and seven assists. Williams also had eight rebounds for the Broncos. Justinian...

Former militia leader pleads guilty to 19 cheating clients

Nov. 21, 2019 4:40 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former leader of the militia group called 3% of Idaho has pleaded guilty to grand theft after he cheated 19 clients from his former property management company out of about $100,000, prosecutors said. Brandon Curtiss, 45, pleaded guilty Nov. 13 to a felony count of grand theft, the...

Alston, Jessup lead Boise State over BYU in OT 72-68

Nov. 21, 2019 12:49 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Derrick Alston had 26 points and 11 rebounds, Justinian Jessup scored seven of his nine points in overtime and Boise State defeated BYU 72-68 on Wednesday night. Alston scored the Broncos’ first four points in overtime but it was Jessup who gave Boise State (2-2) the lead for...

Henderson throws 3 TD passes, No. 21 Broncos beat New Mexico

Nov. 17, 2019 3:27 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Starting a third quarterback in a season for the first time in 26 campaigns, Boise State was counting on some help from its defense against New Mexico. Sonatane Lui and teammates were happy to oblige. No. 21 Boise State forced a turnover on the first play from scrimmage and went on to...

Worku, Greene lift UC Irvine over Boise State 69-61

Nov. 15, 2019 11:59 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Eyassu Worku tossed in 15 points and Brad Greene pitched in with 14 points and eight rebounds to send UC Irvine to a 69-61 victory over Boise State on Friday night. Collin Welp came off the bench to score 12 with six rebounds and five assists for the Anteaters (3-1). It was a three-man...

New Mexico seeking normalcy facing No. 19 Boise State

Nov. 15, 2019 3:23 AM EST

Even after decades of being associated with college football, this has been a new experience for New Mexico coach Bob Davie. The entire season, really, has been hard for the Lobos. The latest and biggest blow was the death of defensive lineman Nahje Flowers last week. For Davie it was the first time he could...