It's certainly fair to say that Boise State basketball over the last two years has stolen a little bit of shine off of the long-time powerful football program. Eventually, the university was going to grow enough to have more than "just a football team" and Leon Rice has helped get them there. To be clear, the women's team has historically had great runs as well--it just happens to be the men on fire right now.

This year was their second in a row making a run at the Big Dance in March--something that Boise State fans (and we say this respectfully), just aren't used to. Let's be clear--the last loss that Final Four team San Diego State had was in Boise, against the Broncos!

Could the Broncos make it three years in a row next year? A recent announcement has some hopeful.

Star guard, Max Rice, has announced he's using his "COVID year" and is coming BACK!



At the end of the season, head coach Leon Rice said he's wanting to build a 'Super Team' and we can't wait to see what he pieces together from recruiting and the Transfer Portal!


Boise is no stranger to great basketball games! Just weeks ago, downtown Boise hosted the Big Sky Conference championship games and an insane buzzer beater put the game front and center on ESPN! 

Insane Big Sky Basketball Moment Makes National Headlines

Check out the break down of this amazing sports moment that happened in downtown Boise.

Watch the full video below!

Of all the folks who get praise within Boise State's athletic department, here's who we wish would get a little bit more: 

Boise State's Most Underappreciated Star

Boise State seems to mean "football" for most, right? On a national stage, after all, it's the blue turf and the success that the Broncos have had on it that made the university a household name. What happens on the hardwood, however, is far from appreciated at the level that it should be. Leon Rice came to Boise State as a blessing from one of the most powerful basketball programs in the nation: Gonzaga University. Now, the winningest basketball coach in the history of the school seems to take immediate heat if the Broncos aren't in the Final Four. Spoiled by wins on the football field, fans seem to expect the same of the basketball program but when the investment in basketball is so much less than football--can you really have these types of expectations!?

This Former Nampa Basketball Star is ESPN's Darling

It's not often that you see Sports Center re-run a single play as often as they did last night. The good folks at ESPN could not get enough of the dominating performance by one particular Texas Tech player who left it all on the court. His team defeated Baylor-- the defending National Champion and the only remaining undefeated team in the country this season.
Plot twist, this player has some serious Idaho ties-- with NO offers out of High School, Adonis Arms played in Nampa at Northwest Nazarene University where he gained the skill set and the reputation to make his way up to the big time stage.


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