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Boise State Crowned 2014-15 Mountain West Basketball Regular Season Champions

Boise State takes down Fresno State in style as the Broncos end the regular season with a 71-52 win. The Broncos finish the season with a 24-7 overall record and a 14-4 in conference record. The last time these two teams met, Boise fell which marked the teams only loss in the last 15 games.

The win tonight gives the Broncos the regular season title and increases their chances for an NCAA Tournament Berth.

First Half

Boise started fast jumping to a 9-0 lead. The Bulldogs didn’t score until just under 14 minutes in the first half with a jumper from Harris. The Broncos scored 28 total points in the first half with 12 coming from beyond the arch.

Marks accounted for 8 of the teams points while Webb III had a spectacular night accounting for 10 which included the teams first 7 points. Boise ended the half with a 9 point lead over the Bulldogs, 28-19.

Second Half

The Broncos again kept Fresno State scoreless early in the second half extending their lead to 17 before the Bulldogs got on the board again. Boise out scored Fresno by ten, scoring a total of 43 points in the second half. While Webb III carried his hot hand into the second half putting up two more 3 pointers, Duncan put up three of his own.

The Broncos downed the Bulldogs, 71-52.

Shooting

Fresno struggled with the jumper making only 35% of their shots while Boise shot 46%. The Bulldogs did fair better from beyond the arch making 50% of their 3 pointers. The Broncos made a total of 9 three pointers with four each coming from Webb III and the always reliable Duncan. Webb III finished the game with 18 total points, followed by Duncan, Marks, and Thompson with 14 each.

Boise State Football Coach Bryan Harsin congradulates coach Leon Rice, Photo via Bill Johnson

From all of us here at BNN we would like to thank and congratulate our seniors and Coach Leon Rice for their efforts throughout the entire season and for working hard to bring the 2014-15 Mountain West title to Boise State. Give your Broncos a big congratulations in the comments section below, Bronco Nation!

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About Mathew Douraghi

Mathew Douraghi
Mathew comes to Bronco Nation News from sunny Southern California. He completed his bachelors degree at Boise State in anthropology in 2012. From there he took his academic pursuits to the Bay Area where he recently completed his Masters degree in Medical Anthropology at California State University - East Bay. Mathew loves sports and like his co-author Steven, he loves all his sports teams down in Southern California. However, that doesn't mean he bleeds any less blue as Mathew has been following his beloved Broncos since 2005. After talking to his co-author and good friend Steven, Mathew joined the BNN staff to share is love of Bronco sports with Bronco Nation. He truly enjoys writing for BNN readers and hopes you enjoy his articles!

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