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)
Derrick Marks led the Broncos with 20 points
BSU Will Play No. 2 Seed New Mexico on Friday
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.
Derrick Marks scored all 13 of Boise State's points in a thrilling 91-90 overtime victory against UNLV Saturday, Feb. 22. Marks was 5-of-5 from the floor and 2-of-2 from the free throw line in the extra period.
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 vs. No. 20 New Mexico - Mountain West Semifinals
Boise State vs. New Mexico
Boise State men's basketball
Boise State at UNLV photos by USA TODAY Sports
Men's basketball, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014
JUNIOR (2013-14): All-Mountain West Honorable Mention...appeared in all 34 games, starting 33...second on the team with 14.9 points per game...led Boise State and ranked third in MW at 1.5 steals per game...led Broncos with 2.6 assists per game and 3.4 rebounds per game ranked third on team...became 24th Bronco to score 1,000 points in his career, reaching milestone against Fresno State (Jan. 4)...led the Broncos in scoring 14 times...eclipsed 20 points nine times...scored career-high 39 points against Idaho (Nov. 27), with 27 coming in second half...made school-record 21 free throws, going 21-of-23 at the stripe...scored Boise State's final 15 points of the game in last 2:21, including 13-of-14 from the free throw line...tallied 17 points in season opener against UT Arlington (Nov. 8)...at least three steals in each of first three games...scored 24 at New Orleans (Nov. 23), including 10-of-12 at the free throw line...scored 17 points against Utah (Dec. 3), including Boise State's final six...hit go-ahead jumper with 55 seconds left...team-high 22 points to go with five assists against Saint Mary's (Dec. 14)...dished out seven assists at Hawai'i (Dec. 22)...scored 23 points against No. 14 Iowa State (Dec. 25)...21 points, five assists, two steals, season-high eight rebounds at Nevada (Jan. 14), while holding Deonte Burton to seven points...scored 19 points against Utah State (Jan. 18), including 16 in second half and 13 in final 4:44... made jumper to bring Broncos within one with 39.7 seconds remaining, ran down and blocked breakaway layup attempt after on ensuing inbound play, made go-ahead basket with 23.6 seconds left...named MW Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 19, after leading Broncos to wins against Wolf Pack and Aggies...22 points on 11-of-19 shooting at UNLV (Feb. 1)...game-winning free throws with 13 seconds left against New Mexico (Feb. 12), also had season-high eight assists...scored all 13 Bronco points in overtime against UNLV (Feb. 22)...averaged 17.7 points in three games at Mountain West Championship, including team-high 20 in semifinal against No. 20 New Mexico (March 14)...scored 16 against Nevada in quarterfinal (March 13), while going 11-for-11 from free throw line...scored 505 points on season, joining classmate Anthony Drmic as the fourth and fifth Broncos to score at least 500 points in a season twice.
SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Started each of his 31 games played for the Broncos in 2012-13...named All-Mountain West Second Team...was also a three-time MW Player of the Week recipient, tied for the most in the league...averaged 16.3 points per game, ranking second on the team and sixth in the MW...averaged 16.5 points per game in conference play, ranking fourth in the league...also ranked third in the conference in assists (3.94)...504 points scored rank 16th on Boise State's all-time single-season list...scored in double figures in a career-high 24 games, including eight 20-point games and three 30-point games...number of 30-point outings tied the school record and ranked tied for second in the MW during the regular season...went 169-of-363 from the floor (.466), ranking fourth in the league in field goal percentage...was 144-of-172 at the free throw line (.837), the second-best percentage in the MW and the 65th-best nationally...percentage is also the sixth-best in Boise State single-season history...free throws made are the sixth-most in single-season history by a Bronco...went 12-for-12 from the free throw line twice during the season (LSU, Dec. 14; Fresno State, Jan. 23), the best marks in the MW in 2012-13 and tied for the second-best performances at the line all-time at Boise State...led the MW in steals, averaging 1.81 per game...mark ranked 89th-nationally...scored a career-high 38 points against Colorado State (March 2), including 33 in the second half...went 11-for-11 from the floor in the second stanza en route to tying the fifth-highest scoring output all-time at Boise State...only 18 times had a player from Boise State scored more in an entire game than he scored in the second half against the Rams...scored 35 points in leading the Broncos to an 83-70 victory over No. 11/11 Creighton (Nov. 28), the highest-ranked team Boise State has defeated all-time...scored 30 points against Fresno State (Jan. 23)...career-high nine assists against both Walla Walla (Jan. 5) and Air Force (Feb. 20)...career-high six steals against Seattle (Dec. 2)...career-high nine rebounds - all defensive - against San Diego State, March 9...averaged 11.3 points per second half, a mark that would rank in the league's top 20 in scoring by itself...scored in double figures in the second half in 15 games, including five with more than 20...scored 24-consecutive points for the Broncos against Colorado State (March 2), and 18-straight against Creighton (Nov. 28).
FRESHMAN (2011-12): One of just two Broncos to appear in each of the team's 30 games...started 13 games during his debut season...notched his first start against TCU (Jan. 21), and started every game the rest of the season...named honorable mention All-Mountain West...averaged 9.4 points per game, ranking second on the team and second amongst freshmen in the MW...average was also tied for seventh all-time amongst Bronco freshmen...3.4 rebounds per game ranked fourth amongst league freshmen...63 assists led the Broncos, and ranked fifth all-time by a Boise State freshman...also ranked amongst Boise State's top-10 single-season freshmen marks in the following categories: free throws (83; third), field goal percentage (.495, 96-of-194; sixth), blocks (12; seventh), points (282; eighth), field goals (96; eighth), free throw percentage (.709, 83-of-117; eighth) and rebounds (102; 10th)...scored a career-high 21 points against No. 12/15 UNLV (Jan. 25)...led the Broncos with 20 points in his collegiate debut, going a perfect 8-for-8 from the floor against Colorado Christian (Nov. 11)...output marked the first 20-point game by a Bronco freshman since Anthony Thomas scored 21 against Hawaii, Jan. 20, 2007...was also the most points scored by a freshman playing in his first game since Tanoka Beard scored 23 in his debut against Lewis-Clark State, Nov. 24, 1989...the 8-for-8 mark was the best by a Bronco since Mark Sanchez went 9-for-9 against Pacific, Nov. 14, 2008...is one of only five Bronco freshmen with multiple 20-point games in the last 24 years...had 14 double-digit outings...led the Broncos in scoring seven times, in rebounding four times, in assists 10 times and in steals eight times...hit a game-winning, coast-to-coast lay-up with 0.8 seconds remaining against Colorado State (Feb. 15)...season-high eight rebounds against TCU (Jan. 21)...season-high four assists seven times...season-high four steals against Colorado Christian...multiple-block games against No. 17/17 San Diego State (Feb. 1) and TCU (Feb. 18).
Named All-Southwest Prairie Conference and garnered mention on the all-state team as both a JUNIOR and SENIOR...scored 42 points in a game in his final prep campaign - going a perfect 22-for-22 from the free throw line...averaged 22 points, 8.3 rebounds, five assists and 4.3 steals per game en route to MVP honors at the Lemont Christmas Classic...JUNIOR season averaged 17.5 points, four rebounds, three steals and three assists per game...named first-team all-area by three different newspapers.
MAJOR - Undeclared