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SCOTT SLANT: Guards reinvigorated

SCOTT SLANT: Guards reinvigorated

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Friday, February 19, 2021. It was good news-bad news as Derrick Alston was pretty close to a one-man show last Saturday against UNLV. The Broncos survived, but they really missed the production of their starting guards.MORE

CBS BRACKETOLOGIST JERRY PALM ON BSU’S NCAA HOPES

CBS BRACKETOLOGIST JERRY PALM ON BSU’S NCAA HOPES

Prater and Mallory talk to CBS bracketologist Jerry Palm on the chances of Boise State making the NCAA Tournament field. The Mountain West could put three or four basketball teams into the tournament, he said.MORE

IS THE LAS VEGAS SPORTSBOOK EXPERIENCE DEAD?

IS THE LAS VEGAS SPORTSBOOK EXPERIENCE DEAD?

Prater and Mallory debate whether the traditional Las Vegas Sportsbook Experience – road trip, the boys, packed house and high energy, Super Bowl, March Madness, drinks and gambling – is dead because of COVID and other issues. One long-time and well-known professional gambler in Vegas said sportsbooks will continue to shine during bigger events.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Can they do it again Friday?

SCOTT SLANT: Can they do it again Friday?

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Thursday, February 18, 2021. Can they do it again Friday? Well, Boise State will take this one for now. The Broncos rallied for a 79-70 win over Utah State Wednesday night in ExtraMile Arena to retake first place in the Mountain West. USU led by two at the half and…MORE

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: DENNIS DODD ON THE AVALOS, HARSIN, MALZAHN HIRES

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: DENNIS DODD ON THE AVALOS, HARSIN, MALZAHN HIRES

Prater and Mallory talk to Dennis Dodd, national college football reporter for CBS Sports, on the offseason hires of coaches Andy Avalos (Boise State), Bryan Harsin (Auburn) and Gus Malzahn (UCF). Avalos and Malzahn meet in the season opener in September.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Making enough noise to matter

SCOTT SLANT: Making enough noise to matter

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Wednesday, February 17, 2021. There’s been a breakthrough at the Boise State turnstiles. The cardboard cutouts will have companions.MORE

BOISE STATE FOOTBALL: MOLCHON ON HIS SUPER BOWL

BOISE STATE FOOTBALL: MOLCHON ON HIS SUPER BOWL

Prater and Behler talk to former Boise State offensive line star John Molchon, now a member of the Buccaneers (practice squad). He attended the Super Bowl – and the post-game party and parade – and will realize a childhood dream when picking up his ring. Molchon also reveals his official future with the NFL champs.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Ode to Bobby Dye’s heyday

SCOTT SLANT: Ode to Bobby Dye’s heyday

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Boise State coach Leon Rice may just now be drying out from the torrents of water poured on him in the locker room Saturday night after Boise State edged UNLV 61-59. The victory was Rice’s 214th at Boise State, lifing him past Bobby Dye as the…MORE

BLUE TURF SPORTS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

BLUE TURF SPORTS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

Mallory and Bob Behler talk to Boise State reporter B.J. Rains (Idaho Press and BlueTurfSports.com) about the basketball win over UNLV and the potential for fans in the stands against Utah State.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: There would be no déjà vu

SCOTT SLANT: There would be no déjà vu

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Friday, February 12, 2021. Lethargy turned into unbridled energy midway through the first half Thursday night, and Boise State went on to pick up a sorely-needed 78-66 win over UNLV in ExtraMile Arena.MORE

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