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Boise State holds on to beat Idaho

The Idaho Vandals thundered back from 23 points down in the second half to make Boise State sweat, but the Broncos outlasted UI 98-89 at CenturyLink Arena in Boise on Wednesday night. The Vandals (3-4) closed within five points, 94-89, with 43 seconds remaining on...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 20, 2012

Vandals falter late in loss to Boise State

Idaho led by as many as 11 points Thursday night against rival Boise State at CenturyLink Arena in Boise. But the Vandals' most glaring weakness this season -- an inability to lock down defensively late in games -- was their undoing again. The Broncos shot...

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SATURDAY, DEC. 31, 2011

Idaho falls flat late again

The new year, and a new month, will be a welcome sight for the Idaho Vandals. They dropped their third straight game and fourth in December -- each coming by no more than three points -- with a 76-73 loss to Boise State at the...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2011

Different feel for Idaho-Boise St. hoops

The Idaho and Boise State men's basketball teams have met every year since 1971, and off and on for many years before that. But this time it's different. Read on for the reasons why, and a preview of the nonconference showdown set for 11 a.m....

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THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2011

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011

UI women thump BSU for third time

The third time looked like the first two. Idaho, after beating Boise State by 20 and 15 in the regular season, handled the Broncos by 11 in the opening round of the WAC women's basketball tournament. Here's a link to my game story.

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FRIDAY, NOV. 12, 2010

Game Day in Moscow

The streets and hotels are just a tad bit busier than normal in Moscow with Vandal and Bronco fans streaming into the Palouse for tonight's Idaho-Boise State clash. Gametime is 6 p.m. on ESPN2 and, we should mention, ESPN 3D. Read on for links and...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2010

Boise State on SI cover

The “firsts” keep coming for the Boise State football team. The Broncos will be featured on the national cover of Sports Illustrated magazine this week. The Idaho Statesman reports that SI writer Austin Murphy spent much of last week in Boise to report and write...

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TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010

BSU president lambasts UI fans, Moscow 

Bob Kustra, president of Boise State, told the Idaho Statesman today that he sees no need to play the the University of Idaho in Moscow -- or in Boise -- after the football teams meet for the last time this season before BSU moves to...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2010

FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2010

Rice takes over at BSU 

Leon Rice loaded the family into the Wagon Queen Family Truckster (yes, that's a Vacation reference) and drove to Boise Thursday night/Friday morning. He arrived at 3 a.m., slept a little and then was introduced as BSU's new coach at a 12:30 press conference.I tuned...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2010

Gonzaga coaches Leon Rice and Mark Few lead their team against Portland on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, at the McCarthey Athletic Center. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Rice to be a Bronco 

Good evening. Back with more on Leon Rice's decision to take the head coaching job at Boise State. Rice interviewed for the job earlier this week and I figured he was definitely in the mix when he didn't return phone messages over the last three...

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Report: Rice accepts BSU job

Gonzaga associate head coach Leon Rice has accepted an offer to become the head coach at Boise State, according to ESPN.com. More here.Rice would replace Greg Graham, who was fired nearly two weeks ago. Rice has been on head coach Mark Few's staff for 11...

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