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Boise State Broncos
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School Name: Boise State University
Location: Boise, Idaho
Arena: ExtraMile Arena
Capacity: 12,542
Conference: MW
Head coach: Leon Rice

The Boise State Broncos men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. The school's team currently competes in the Mountain West Conference (MW). The team's most recent appearance in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament was in 2015. The Broncos are led by head coach Leon Rice, hired March 27, 2010.

In-Season Tournament Championships

  • 1984-85 Gem State Classic (Wins over Northwest Nazarene College & Idaho State University)
  • 1986-87 Real Dairy Classic (Wins over College of Idaho & Idaho State University)
  • 1986-87 Albertson's Holiday Classic (Wins over Southwest Texas State University & the University of San Diego)
  • 1987-88 Real Dairy Classic (Wins over Lewis-Clark State College & Idaho State University)
  • 1987-88 Albertson's Holiday Classic (Wins over Sam Houston State University & St. Mary's College)
  • 1988-89 Real Dairy Classic (Wins over Northwest Nazarene College & Idaho State University)
  • 1988-89 Albertson's Holiday Classic (Wins over University of Portland & University of Wisconsin–Green Bay)
  • 1990-91 Real Dairy Classic (Wins over Valparaiso University & Idaho State University)
  • 1990-91 Albertson's Holiday Classic (Wins over Monmouth College & Georgia Southern University)
  • 1991-92 Real Dairy Classic (Wins over California State University, Sacramento & Stephen F. Austin State University)
  • 1991-92 Albertson's Holiday Classic (Wins over Air Force & Western Michigan University)
  • 1992-93 Real Dairy Classic (Wins over Elizabeth City State University & Georgia State University)
  • 1992-93 Albertson's Holiday Classic (Wins over George Mason University & Southern Utah University)
  • 1993-94 Real Dairy Classic (Wins over Siena College & University of Illinois at Chicago)
  • 1994-95 Albertson's Holiday Classic (Wins over Bucknell University & Davidson University)
  • 1996-97 Albertson's Holiday Classic (Wins over Campbell University & Gonzaga University)

Regular Season Championships

  • 1976 Big Sky Conference Regular Season Champions.
  • 1988 Big Sky Conference Regular Season Champions.
  • 1989 Big Sky Conference Regular Season Champions.
  • 1993 Big Sky Conference Regular Season Champions.
  • 1994 Big Sky Conference Regular Season Champions.
  • 1999 Big West Conference East Division Champions.
  • 2008 Western Athletic Conference Regular Season Champions
  • 2015 – Mountain West Conference

Conference Tournament Championships

  • 1976 Big Sky Conference Champions.
  • 1988 Big Sky Conference Champions.
  • 1993 Big Sky Conference Champions.
  • 1994 Big Sky Conference Champions.
  • 2008 Western Athletic Conference Champions

NCAA Tournament Results

The Broncos have appeared in seven NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 0–7.

Year Result Opponent BSU Head Coach
1976 L 78-103 UNLV Bus Conner
1988 L 58-63 Michigan Bobby Dye
1993 L 72-92 Vanderbilt Bobby Dye
1994 L 58-67 Louisville Bobby Dye
2008 L 79-61 Louisville Greg Graham
2013 L 80–71 La Salle Leon Rice
2015 L 56–55 Dayton Leon Rice

NIT Tournament Results

The Broncos have appeared in six NIT Tournaments. Their combined record is 4–6.

Year Result Opponent BSU Head Coach
1987 W 62-61 Utah Bobby Dye
1987 L 68-73 Washington Bobby Dye
1989 L 55-69 Oklahoma State Bobby Dye
1991 L 74-75 Southern Illinois Bobby Dye
2004 W 84-69 UNLV Greg Graham
2004 W 73-70 Milwaukee Greg Graham
2004 L 53-66 Marquette Greg Graham
2017 W 73–68 Utah Leon Rice
2017 L 71–56 Illinois Leon Rice
2018 L 77–74 Washington Leon Rice

College Basketball Invitational Results

The Broncos have appeared in two College Basketball Invitationals. Their combined record is 2-2.

Year Result Opponent BSU Head Coach
2009 L 96-76 Stanford Greg Graham
2011 W 83–80 Austin Peay Leon Rice
2011 W 75–69 Evansville Leon Rice
2011 L 79–71 Oregon Leon Rice

Former players

  • Gus Johnson - F, 1961–1962, Balitmore Bullets, Phoenix Suns, Indiana Pacers
  • Trent Johnson - F, 1974-1978. Head coach of the Louisiana State University basketball team. Former head coach of Stanford University and the University of Nevada.
  • Chris Childs - G, 1986–1989, New Jersey Nets, New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors
  • John Coker - C, 1993–1996, Phoenix Suns
  • Roberto Bergersen- G/F, 1996–1999, drafted by the Atlanta Hawks, traded to the Portland Trail Blazers, current member of the Idaho Stampede
  • Coby Karl - G/F, 2004–2009, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors

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