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Broncos Hammer On Rival Vandals

Mon., March 3, 1997

Senior guard Joe Wyatt and junior forward Roberto Bergersen each scored 15 points as Boise State defeated Idaho 73-53 in a technical-foul filled Big West Conference basketball game Sunday.

In the game between in-state rivals, Idaho (13-17, 5-11) was called for four technical fouls and Boise State (14-12, 9-7) was called for two. Idaho coach Kermit Davis was ejected from the game with his second technical late in the first half.

With 1:48 left in the half and Boise leading 32-17, Idaho’s Robert Scott was called for a personal foul, and Davis was hit with successive technicals protesting the call.

Boise State’s Mike Tolman hit five of the six free throws and the Broncos scored a field goal on the in-bounds play for a seven-point possession.

Boise St. 73, Idaho 53

Idaho (13-17) - Turner 8-14 3-4 19, Byrne 2-3 3-4 7, Jackman 3-10 2-2 8, Scott 1-3 1-2 3, Thompson 1-3 2-3 4, Baumann 2-3 2-2 7, Harris 2-3 0-0 5, Elliott 0-1 0-1 0. Totals 19-43 13-18 53.

Boise State (14-12) - Washington 4-8 0-0 10, Wyatt 5-10 2-4 15, Huleen 4-13 3-4 11, Bergersen 5-6 2-2 15, Tolman 0-5 5-6 5, Hagman 2-2 0-0 4, Shephard 3-6 4-5 10, Van Kirk 1-3 1-2 3, Lyons 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-54 17-23 73.

Halftime-BSU 39, Idaho 18. 3-Point goals-Idaho 2-5 (Baumann 1-2, Harris 1-1, Jackman 0-1, Elliott 0-1), BSU 8-17 (Bergersen 3-3, Wyatt 3-6, Washington 2-4, Tolman 0-2, Huleen 0-2). Fouled out-None. Rebounds-Idaho 30 (Jackman 6), BSU 26 (Huleen 10). Assists-Idaho 6 (Baumann 2), BSU 16 (Tolman 5). Total fouls-Idaho 21, BSU 20. Technicals-Idaho, Bench 2, Scott, Byrne. BSU 2, Tolman, Van Kirk. A-8,702.



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