Anthony Drmic and Derrick Marks are working hard on their final chapter
Boise State and the Mountain West will host basketball media day Oct. 22, at 3 p.m. (MT)
Boise State and the Mountain West will host basketball media day Oct. 22, at 3 p.m. (MT)
For the second-straight year the Broncos were picked to finish second and Anthony Drmic is a preseason All-MW First Team choice
Anthony Drmic vies for a spot on the national team beginning Friday in Australia
What does it take to turn a basketball star in to a basketball legend? If you knew, would you make the sacrifice? Boise State's Anthony Drmic and Derrick Marks are working hard toward their final chapter.
Boise State men's basketball defeated UNLV Saturday, 91-90, in a thrilling overtime game. The Broncos used huge games from Ryan Watkins and Anthony Drmic to force the extra period, where Derrick Marks scored all 13 Boise State points. It was just enough to beat the Rebels whose buzzer beater was waved off.
Hear Leon Rice, Thomas Bropleh, Anthony Drmic and Derrick Marks look back on Boise State's big win against New Mexico Wednesday night.
Boise State takes on Iowa State Wednesday, for the Diamond Head Classic Championship. The Broncos have been led so far by junior Anthony Drmic. Drmic's 51 points through two games lead the tournament.
Boise State vs. UNLV (USATSI)
Boise State vs. New Mexico
Boise State men's basketball
Men's basketball, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014
Boise State defeats Utah State, 78-74
JUNIOR (2013-14): USBWA All-District VIII Team...All-Mountain West Second Team...NABC All-District 17 Second Team...appeared in 32 games, making 31 starts...led Boise State in minutes played (1,048) despite missing two games...led Boise State with 15.9 points per game (No. 8 in MW)...third Bronco all-time to lead team in scoring three times...second on team at 4.5 rebounds per game...became 23rd Bronco to score 1,000 points in his career, reaching milestone at New Orleans (Nov. 23)...named to Diamond Head Classic All-Tournament Team...led Broncos in scoring 13 times...scored at least 30 points twice and 20 points seven times...matched career high with 34 points in season opener against UT Arlington (Nov. 8); most by a Bronco in a season opener...equaled career best with five steals against Simpson (Nov. 15)...made a career-high 14 free throws en route to 25 points against Seattle (Nov. 19)...led the Broncos with 18 points at No. 11/10 Kentucky, including 13 in the first half...poured in 30 points against South Carolina (Dec. 23), in semifinal of Diamond Head Classic, fourth 30-point performance in tournament history...recorded double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds at No. 13/15 San Diego State (Jan. 8)...26 points at Utah State (Feb. 8) on 9-of-15 shooting, including five three-pointers...team-high 18 points in win against New Mexico (Feb. 12)...19 points in win at Colorado State (Feb. 18) to go with five rebounds and five assists...missed game at Wyoming (March 1; foot)...returned against Nevada (March 5) and came off bench for first time in career...missed game against Carroll College (Dec. 5; illness), had played and started 56-consecutive games...scored 510 points on season, joining classmate Derrick Marks as the fourth and fifth Broncos to score at least 500 points in a season twice...ended season with 1,423 career points, most by any Bronco by the end of his junior season...enters senior year 521 points shy of all-time school record.
SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Was the only player to start each of Boise State's 32 games...named All-Mountain West Second Team...averaged a team-best 17.7 points per game, tied for the 10th-highest in Boise State single-season history, and the highest since Reggie Larry averaged 19.4 points per game in 2007-08...scoring average ranked second in the MW and 65th-nationally...his 18.8 points per game during conference play led the league...his 565 points scored are the sixth-most in Boise State single-season history...scored in double figures in a career-high 27 games, and scored 20-or-more in a league-leading 16 games - the most by a Bronco since Reggie Larry had 18 in 2007-08...included were nine 20-point outings during conference play, also a MW best...scored a career-high 34 points against LSU (Dec. 14), one of only eight players in the MW to register a 30-point game during the regular season...scored 28 points against LaSalle in the NCAA Tournament (March 20), the highest-scoring game by a Bronco all-time in the postseason, regardless of tournament...ranked second in the league in 3-point field goal percentage (.392) and third in 3-point field goals made (2.50)...his 80 3-point field goals are the tied for the fifth-most all-time in Boise State single-season history...3-pointe field goal percentage ranked 45th-nationally, and his 3-pointers per game ranked 65th-nationally...was 80-of-204 (.392) on the season, the fourth-most 3-pointers attempted in a season by a Bronco all-time...went 115-of-148 at the free throw line (.777), ranking sixth in the MW...was 185-of-399 from the floor on the season (.464), ranking fifth in the league in field goal percentage...ranked second on the team in minutes played (32.1), a mark that ranked ninth in the MW...rebounding average (4.6) ranked third on the team and 18th in the MW...went 12-for-18 (.667) from the field against LSU, and tied his career high with six 3-pointers...performance earned him his first-career Mountain West Player of the Week honor...set career bests in both field goal percentage (.800; 8-10) and 3-point field goal percentage (.714; 5-7) against Walla Walla (Jan. 5)...pulled down 10 rebounds against Oakland (Nov. 13), registering his second-career double-double...led the Broncos in scoring 17 times...scored 17 points in Boise State's 83-70 victory over No. 11/11 Creighton (Nov. 28), the highest-ranked team Boise State has defeated all-time...career-high two blocks against New Orleans (Dec. 23)...tied his career high with six assists against Corban (Dec. 30)...career-best 9-for-10 performance at the free throw line against UNLV (.900; Feb. 2)...knocked down a career-high 12 free throws (on 15 attempts) in the Broncos' win over Fresno State, Feb. 23...season-high three steals against San Diego State in the quarterfinals of the MW Tournament, March 13.
FRESHMAN (2011-12): Started each of his 29 games played in his debut season with the Broncos...missed the Iowa game (Dec. 22) with an ankle injury...starts are the second-most by a Bronco freshman since 1977-78...start against Colorado Christian (Nov. 11) marked the first time a Boise State freshman started a season-opener since Coby Karl in 2003-04...named honorable mention All-Mountain West...named MW Freshman of the Year and third-team All-MW by College Sports Madness...led the Broncos in scoring at 12.0 points per game, the third-highest mark by a freshman in school history...average ranked tied for 13th in the MW and led all league freshmen...also led the Broncos in rebounding at 5.0 per game, a mark that ranked tied for fourth all-time amongst Bronco freshmen...average ranked ninth in the MW and led all league freshmen...3.93 defensive rebounds per game ranked eighth in the MW and led all league freshmen...set Boise State's freshman single-season record for 3-pointers (57)...averaged 1.97 made per game, ranking sixth in the MW and leading all league freshmen...ranks amongst Boise State's all-time freshman leaders in the following statistical categories: points (348; second), rebounds (144; fourth), assists (60; fifth), steals (33; fifth) and free throw percentage (.734, 69-of-94; seventh)...career-high 26 points against Idaho (Dec. 31) were the most scored by a player from either team in the series since 2002, and the most scored by a freshman since Steve Shepherd also scored 26 against Montana State, Feb. 26, 1994...one of three 20-point games on the season, the most by a Bronco freshman since Tanoka Beard registered four in 1989-90...had 18 double-digit scoring games on the season...knocked down a career-high six 3-pointers against the Vandals...had 10 games with three-or-more 3-pointers...led the Broncos in steals 10 times, in scoring nine times, in assists seven times and in rebounding six times...knocked down two free throws with nine-tenths of a second remaining to send the Broncos to a 65-64 victory over TCU (Feb. 18)...scored 12 points and pulled down 10 rebounds against Air Force (Feb. 11), registering his first-career double-double...career-high 12 rebounds against Colorado State (Jan. 17)...career-high five steals against Northern Illinois (Nov. 26)...career-high six assists against Portland (Dec. 3).
Scholarship holder at the Australian Institute of Sport...named to the Australian Boomers team in August 2011...represented the Australian U19 National Team at the World Championships in Latvia in the summer of 2011...averaged 15.4 points with a .683 field goal percentage - tied for seventh-best at the tournament - en route to leading the team to a sixth-place finish at the event...averaged 23.2 points on 51 percent shooting in 2011...added 6.8 rebounds and five assists per game...in 2010, averaged 15 points, five rebounds and four assists per game...led the U19 Australian National Team to the title at the Albert Schweitzer Games in Germany.
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