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Boise State rolls in Poinsettia Bowl, wins 55-7

Boise State running back Jeremy McNichols maneuvers through the Northern Illinois defense with a pass reception during the first half of the Poinsettia Bowl on Wednesday in San Diego. (AP /  Lenny Ignelzi)
Boise State running back Jeremy McNichols maneuvers through the Northern Illinois defense with a pass reception during the first half of the Poinsettia Bowl on Wednesday in San Diego. (AP / Lenny Ignelzi)

The Boise State University Broncos crushed the Northern Illinois Huskies 55-7 in the Poinsettia Bowl today in San Diego, setting records along the way. Idaho Statesman Broncos beat writer Chadd Cripe has a full wrapup here. Freshman quarterback Brett Rypien was the game’s offensive MVP, while junior defensive end Kamalei Correa, who is expected to leave for the NFL draft, was named the defensive MVP. The Broncos outgained the Huskies 654 yards to 33.




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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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