Seasonal Tips Tuesday – Boise State University Athletics
Boise State (0-0, 0-0 MW) vs. Utah Valley (0-0, 0-0 WAC)
Tuesday, November 9 | 7:00 p.m. MT
Boise, Idaho | ExtraMile Arena
Live Video | Live audio | Live statistics
Boise State Play Notes
Boise State Men’s Basketball announces the 2021-22 season at home on Tuesday, against Utah Valley. Play is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. MT at the ExtraMile Arena.
SPECIAL TICKET: All fans who purchase a ticket to the first game of the year through the Offer “We win, you win”, and attend the game, will automatically receive a ticket to the next home game if Boise State is victorious. Those who participate in the offer will continue to get a ticket to the next game as long as they attend each home game and Boise State wins.
WATCH LIVE: Tuesday’s game will be broadcast live on the Mountain West Network, available for free at BroncoSports.com/mwn.
LISTEN LIVE: Radio coverage of the game will be broadcast on the Bronco Radio Network, with 670 AM KBOI serving as the flagship station, and online through the Varsity Network. Coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. MT.
Read by read: Bob behler
Analyst: Abe jackson
ABOUT THE UTAH VALLEY: The Wolverines are sacking 10 players, including three starters from last year’s squad that won a share of the WAC regular season title. Utah Valley went 11-11 overall and 9-4 in WAC to win just the second WAC title in team history. Among the returning players is center Fardaws Aimaq, reigning WAC player of the year and WAC defensive player of the year. Aimaq was named to the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year 2022 Watchlist.
SERIES HISTORY: Boise State leads the all-time series against Utah Valley 4-1. The teams haven’t faced each other since the Broncos swept a season-long home and away streak in the 2007-08 campaign. This season also featured a season opener between Boise State and Utah Valley in Boise, played on November 9. The Broncos won 73-72 in overtime, kicking off a 25-9 season in which Boise State won the Western Athletic Conference Titles in both regular season and tournament play.
SEASON OPENINGS: Boise State is 31-22 all-time in the opening games of the season, including an 8-3 mark during Leon Rice‘s as a head coach. The Broncos are 43-10 all-time in their home opener, going 27-7 in the season opener at home.
PRODUCTION RETURN: Boise State has 12 comebacks in 2021-22, including three starters and two All-Mountain West caps from a year ago. A school record of seven Broncos averaged at least eight points per game last season. Five of them are back with the Blues and Orange this year, scoring the most returns who have averaged at least eight points per game the previous year since 1983-84. Boise State returns 70.2% of minutes played, 66.2% of runs scored and 81.3% of rebounds grabbed last season.