GAME DAY GUIDE: BSU Men's Basketball at Fresno State

GAME DAY GUIDE: BSU Men's Basketball at Fresno State

GAME DAY GUIDE: BSU Men's Basketball at Fresno State

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by KTVB

KTVB.COM

Posted on February 25, 2014 at 6:36 PM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 25 at 6:41 PM

BOISE -- The Boise State Men's Basketball team (18-9. 8-6) is set take on the Bulldogs of Fresno State University (14-14, 7-8) at 7:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, February 26 at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California.

The Boise State hoops team has fought back and have worked its way into bubble talk for the NCAA tournament, or at least on the edge of the talk.

The Broncos don't have that signature win, but they do have some recent clutch wins over New Mexico and UNLV at home. 

They've won 18 games, and currently sit tied for third place in the Mountain West. 

With four games to go, the Broncos could make a solid case to be an at-large bid. 

It something they think about, but not too much. 

"Well I always want them to understand, see the forest for the trees. I mean, they have to know what's going on around them, and have to know that everything's in their control, but I don't wanna pile the pressure on them," said head coach Leon Rice. "The focus is just on, let's just play our best, and if we play our best, and our best energy, our best emotion, then we'll have a great chance, and we're going to put ourselves in a good position."

While the Bulldogs are coming off a 79-76 win against Utah State University.

GAME TELEVISED ON CBS SPORTS NETWORK
The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network, which can be found on the following local channels.

  • CableOne -- 332 & 410 (HD)
  • Cox Cable -- 234 & 1234 (HD)
  • Direct TV -- 221
  • Dish Network -- 158


And on the Radio: Boise State's games will be broadcast live on the Bronco Radio Network, with KBOI (670 AM) serving as the flagship station. The broadcast will also be streamed live at BroncoSports.com.

SERIES HISTORY
The Broncos lead the Fresno State series 19-15 and are 6-1 against Fresno State under head coach Leon Rice, and have won seven of the last eight games in the series. As conference opponents, Boise State is 17-9 against Fresno State. The Broncos beat Fresno State in the 2013-2014 Mountain West Conference opener at Taco Bell Arena on January 4, 86-79. The series dates back to December 6, 1975 when Boise State lost at Fresno State 70-72 in overtime.

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