BOISE -- The Boise State Men's Basketball team (10-3, 0-0) will open Mountain West Conference play against the Bulldogs of Fresno State (7-7, 0-1) on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. MST at Taco Bell Arena.
The Broncos are looking to bounce back after falling to 14th ranked Iowa State at the Diamondhead Classic.They beat Hawaii and South Carolina to get to title game, but came up just short by just four points to the Cyclones on Christmas Day.
While Fresno State is coming off their Mountain West Conference opener with a 75-62 loss against University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Boise State leads the Boise State/Fresno State series record 18-15, and their last meeting was on February 23, 2013 when the Broncos beat the Bulldogs 72-63. The Broncos have also won the last 6 of 7 meetings, with the last loss against Fresno State was back in January 2004.
This game could be a milestone for junior guard, Derrick Marks, who is 2 points shy of being Boise State's 24th player to enter the 1,000 point club, and become the 7th player to hit the mark while playing as a junior.
Anthony Drmic hit the 1,000 point milestone back on November 23, 2013 during the game against the University of New Orleans.
Game will be on ESPN3
The game will be online only via the ESPN3 platform. That means ESPN TV subscribers who register online can get access to the game. To do so, visit ESPN3 online and register your ESPN account. Also, Cable One high speed internet customers and Cox high speed internet customers can access ESPN3 for free.
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.
Tickets for Friday's game start at $18 for adults, $16 for Seniors (62 and older) and $11.75 for Junior (ages 2 - High School).
Boise State Transportation and Parking Services will offer game day parking in the East Stadium lot and the Lincoln Avenue Garage for $5 per space. A shuttle will be provided from the Lincoln Ave. Garage, to shuttle fans to and from the game starting one hour prior to the game, and immediately following the end of the game.