Boise St. 79, Idaho St. 67

Ike Okoye scored 23 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked

four shots as Boise State overcame a slow start and defeated Idaho

State 79-67 Wednesday night.

La’Shard Anderson added 15 points and seven assists and Robert

Arnold had 13 points for the Broncos (5-3).

Broderick Gilchrest led the Bengals (2-7) with 20 points while

Amorrow Morgan had 14 points.

Boise State led by 12 early in second half, but Idaho State

twice closed to within two, the last time at 60-58 with 4:41

remaining. The Broncos responded with a 19-9 run to end the

game.

Idaho State jumped ahead 11-2 before Boise State scored nine

unanswered points to take its first lead, 22-21 with 4:04 left in

the half. The Broncos ended the half on a 9-4 run for a 31-25

lead.