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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

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

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

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

SCOTT SLANT: Getting bench balance back

SCOTT SLANT: Getting bench balance back

Presented by BACON. Thursday, February 11, 2021. The expectation (and it still may be reality) was that this is the best men’s basketball team in Boise State history. And one theory behind that was the uncommon depth that the Broncos enjoy.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Home away from home?

SCOTT SLANT: Home away from home?

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Wednesday, February 10, 2021. An unexpected little piece of news was broken Tuesday afternoon by B.J. Rains of the Idaho Press. Sources tell Rains that Boise State is looking into moving its home men’s basketball games Thursday and Saturday to the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: How deep are the defensive concerns?

SCOTT SLANT: How deep are the defensive concerns?

Presented by BACON. Tuesday, February 9, 2021. Boise State men’s basketball has suddenly fallen on hard times. Did the Broncos’ relatively easy schedule in late December and January disguise an issue with this team?MORE

SCOTT SLANT: A new goal-setting exercise?

SCOTT SLANT: A new goal-setting exercise?

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Monday, February 8, 2021. That’s why they play the games. All the assumptions about this Boise State team making the NCAA Tournament as an at-large pick are on the ropes now after Nevada completed a sweep with a 73-62 win in Reno on Sunday. With the game on the line in…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: A 100 percent Akot is a big help

SCOTT SLANT: A 100 percent Akot is a big help

Presented by RIB SHACK BARBECUE & CATERING. Friday, February 5, 2021. Boise State waited a long time to get Emmanuel Akot on the floor after he transferred from Arizona. The early results bore fruit, as Akot averaged 10 points and 5.3 rebounds per game before New Year’s Day. But the 6-8 guard has scored just…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: One more recruiting box checked

SCOTT SLANT: One more recruiting box checked

Presented by VETERANS PLUMBING. Thursday, February 4, 2021. Boise State didn’t need a completely new feature running back. After all, the Broncos still have George Holani. But they did need an injury-proof one-two punch in the backfield, and they appear to have hit the mark with the signing Wednesday of Oregon transfer Cyrus Habibi-Likio. Now…MORE

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