LAS VEGAS — Zach Haney had 16 points and seven rebounds and Derrick Alston posted 17 points as Boise State defeated Colorado State 66-57 in the first round of the Mountain West Conference tournament on Wednesday.
Alex Hobbs had 12 points for Boise State (13-19). Marcus Dickinson added 10 points.
Justinian Jessup scored six points despite leading the Broncos in scoring coming into the matchup with 14 points per game. He shot 0 of 5 from behind the arc.
J.D. Paige had 25 points for the Rams (12-20). Nico Carvacho added 12 points.
The Broncos will face top-seed No. 14 Nevada at 1 p.m. Thursday. That game will air on CBS Sports Network.