Colorado State vs. Boise State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Colorado State vs. Boise State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Colorado State 65
(22-7, 6-6 away)
Boise State 78
(20-8, 14-1 home)
Venue: Taco Bell Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Colorado State 36 29 65
Boise State 34 44 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Colorado State G Smith 17 G Smith 9 D Green 4
Boise State D Marks 38 A Drmic 6 D Marks 3

On Saturday, Mar. 2, Boise State took on Colorado State and defeated the Rams 78-65 in MWC play. With the win, the Broncos even the season series against Colorado State at 1-1. The Broncos got the win with a remarkable 38 points and five rebounds from Derrick Marks. Anthony Drmic had 15 points and added six rebounds. For the Rams, Greg Smith finished with a team-high 17 points and nine rebounds. Boise State (20-8, 8-6 MWC) gets UNLV (22-7, 9-5 MWC) on the road on Tuesday, Mar. 5.

Boise State Game Notes

  • Boise State started 20-8 during the 2003 and 1998 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over Colorado State extended the Boise State winning streak to four games.
  • BSU beat the spread by 12 points. That makes the 14th time this season the Broncos have beaten the spread.
  • The Broncos have won every game this season (8-0) after recording 29 or more field goals made.
  • Boise State has won every game this season (5-0) when its field goal percentage has been 53.7 percent or better.
  • Boise State has won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) after committing eight or fewer turnovers.
  • BSU has won every game this season (6-0) when opponents record four or fewer three-pointers.
  • This season Boise State has won 88 percent of the time (15-2) when Anthony Drmic has 15 points or more, 82 percent of the time (9-2) when Jeff Elorriaga plays 38 minutes or more, and 83 percent of the time (5-1) when Derrick Marks has eight free throws made or more.
  • The Broncos have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past six games.
  • This is the fourth win of the season where the Broncos came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--BSU has a 18.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Derrick Marks recorded a team season high in points with 38.
  • Derrick Marks accounted for 48.7 percent of the team's points.
  • Derrick Marks has led the team in scoring in 11 out of 28 games this season.
  • Anthony Drmic has led the team in rebounding in six out of 28 games this season.
  • This marks the ninth 20-point game of Derrick Marks's career.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Derrick Marks.
  • Derrick Marks had career highs with 38 points, 13 field goals made, and four three-pointers.
  • Anthony Drmic has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Kenny Buckner.

Colorado State Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Greg Smith and Dorian Green) accounted for 49.2 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Greg Smith and Colton Iverson) accounted for 56.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Greg Smith has led the team in scoring seven times in 29 games this season.
  • Dorian Green has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Wes Eikmeier has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Wes Eikmeier set a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • Colton Iverson has five straight double-digit point games.
CSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AGreg Smith361791001
B+Dorian Green401534003
B+Colton Iverson321281012
BJonathan Octeus7431000
B-Wes Eikmeier341411101
C-Pierce Hornung33141011
D+Daniel Bejarano16210101
BSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Derrick Marks403853203
AMikey Thompson11811100
B+Anthony Drmic361562004
BI. Hadziomerovic31742000
B-Ryan Watkins31450000
B-Jeff Elorriaga38340100
-Kenny Buckner5010101
-Thomas Bropleh4310000
-Jake Ness4010010

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