Boise St. 95, Colorado Christian 44

Derrick Marks scored 20 points in his Boise State debut to help

the Broncos to a convincing 95-44 victory over Colorado Christian

on Friday night in the season opener for both schools.

Marks shot 8 of 8 from the field while Ryan Watkins added 14

points on 7-of-7 shooting for the Broncos.

Kyle Weaver led the Cougars with 10 points. The Division II team

committed 27 turnovers.

Marks came off the bench to score 13 first-half points. He

tallied 11 during an 18-5 run that gave the Broncos a 29-14 lead

with nine minutes left in the half.

Westly Perryman added 11 points and six assists for Boise


Boise State shot 66.7 percent from the field and forced 13

first-half turnovers en route to a 48-24 halftime advantage.

Anthony Drmic and Igor Hadziomerovic were the first Boise State

freshmen to start a season opener since Coby Karl in 2003-04.