Boise State Hoops on the cusp of Top 25 ranking by CBS Sports

Basketball season is upon us.

With the Boise State Basketball team already underway in their practices, there’s another sense of hype and expectations around this Bronco team, and for good reason.¬†Many of the national media agrees with the hype surrounding Leon Rice & Co.

CBS Sports ranked every college basketball team from 1-351. Among the top are North Carolina, Kentucky and Kansas. Scroll down a ways and you will see Boise State rated 31st.

Excerpt from CBSSports.com:

The Broncos do lose Mountain West player of the year Derrick Marks, but they return just about everyone else from last season’s 25-9 team and re-add Anthony Drmic, who has a chance to finish as the school’s all-time leading scorer.

Some notable observations on the rankings:

  • Boise State is ranked higher than San Diego State (36)
  • SDSU was picked to win the MWC in preseason polls
  • Broncos face two opponents ranked in the Top 25, Arizona (15), Oregon (23)

What do you think? Can the Broncos crack the Top 25 this season? Let us know in our comment section below.

Boise State SG Anthony Drmic rated 65th (out of 101) best college basketball player by CBSSports.com.

Drmic will probably become Boise State’s all-time leading scorer this year after stepping back into the Broncos’ lineup this year after missing the last one with an ankle injury. He’ll have a shot to win the Mountain West player of the year award. — SV

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