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SCOTT SLANT: He did it again

SCOTT SLANT: He did it again

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Monday, November 23, 2020. Avery Williams was a game-changer again on Saturday night. Hawaii had just pulled to within 10 points of Boise State on its opening possession of the second half, an 87-yard drive that would foreshadow the difficulties the Broncos would have the rest of the game. But Williams…MORE

BLUE TURF SPORTS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

BLUE TURF SPORTS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

Prater and Mallory talk to Boise State beat reporter B.J. Rains (Idaho Press, BlueTurfSports.com), who confirms that Boise State received COVID clearance and headed to Hawaii on Friday afternoon, what makes the red-zone offense so special, and the Broncos’ seven-day countdown to their season opener in basketball.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Graham & Kinne, a decade later

SCOTT SLANT: Graham & Kinne, a decade later

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Friday, November 20, 2020. Boise State has faced new Hawaii coach Todd Graham twice before. His offensive coordinator, too. The Broncos played at Tulsa in 2009 and eeked out a 28-21 win. Keep in mind: that was Boise State’s last undefeated season, and it was the closest call of the…MORE

PREP RALLY: STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES THIS WEEKEND

PREP RALLY: STATE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES THIS WEEKEND

MOUNTAIN WEST BANK PREP RALLY EVERY THURSDAY AT 4 P.M. ON IST: Prater and Mallory talk to Ty Jones, the executive director of the Idaho High School Activities Association, on navigating through a COVID football season, and what it means to reach championship weekend.MORE

KTIK BEST BETS WITH LEE STERLING

KTIK BEST BETS WITH LEE STERLING

Prater and Mallory talk to national handicapper Lee Sterling (ParamountSports.com) about his picks of the week: Boise State (-14) vs. Hawaii, Ohio State (-20.5) vs. Indiana, Oklahoma (-7) vs. Oklahoma State, Oregon (-13.5) vs. UCLA, Seahawks (-3) vs. Cardinals.MORE

FANTASY CORNER WITH HOWARD BENDER

FANTASY CORNER WITH HOWARD BENDER

Prater and Mallory talk to national fantasy football insider Howard Bender (FantasyAlarm.com, SiriusXM, NY Post) about Kyler Murray, Davonte Adams, Ezekiel Elliott, the Steelers’ deep WR unit, and getting ready for the playoffs.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Jessup’s jaw may have dropped

SCOTT SLANT: Jessup’s jaw may have dropped

Presented by DIAMOND HEATING & COOLING. Thursday, November 19, 2020. Boise State’s Justinian Jessup went higher than anyone had projected Wednesday night in the NBA Draft. How about the 51st overall pick in the second round to the Golden State Warriors? The Mountain West’s career leader in three-pointers can be mentored by the guy who…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: The All-Decade grand finale

SCOTT SLANT: The All-Decade grand finale

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Wednesday, November 18, 2020. It’s the final week of voting in Boise State’s All-Decade Team, and they saved the best for last. You know the rules: “Any student-athlete who earned all-conference recognition from 2010-19—first-team, second-team or honorable mention—is eligible to be selected to the All-Decade Team.” Okay, so there are…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Run attack out of whack

SCOTT SLANT: Run attack out of whack

Presented by DIAMOND HEATING & COOLING. Tuesday, November 17, 2020. San Diego State rushed for 326 yards against Hawaii last Saturday while beating the Rainbow Warriors 34-10. Boise State won’t have the luxury of that type of running game this Saturday in Aloha Stadium. There are no signs that George Holani is ready to return…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Just appreciate 3-1

SCOTT SLANT: Just appreciate 3-1

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Monday, November 16, 2020. The Boise State football team is at a critical juncture. Not in the race for the Mountain West championship, but in simply playing games one week to the next. Except for the lucky 1,100 the past two weeks in Albertsons Stadium, Broncos fans have been yanked…MORE

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