Boise State downs San Diego State 61-46
BOISE, Idaho (AP) Derrick Marks scored 19 points, and Boise State hit 10 3-point goals to down San Diego State 61-46 on Sunday.
The Broncos (17-6, 7-3 Mountain West) won their seventh consecutive game and beat the Aztecs (18-6, 8-3) for just the second time in history.
Boise State never trailed. The Broncos drained eight first-half 3-pointers to build a 17-point lead (27-10) and owned a 30-18 halftime edge.
San Diego State used a 10-0 run early in the second half to pull within 34-30 with 14:55 left, but the Broncos got back-to-back 3-pointers from Rob Heyer and James Webb III, who finished with 17 points and a team-high seven rebounds. The Aztecs, who saw their three-game winning streak snapped, never got closer.
J.J. O'Brien led SDSU with 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Winston Shepard scored 12 points.
Marks scored eight of his points from the foul line in the final 2:30. Boise State made 15 of 19 free throws, all of which came in the final 10 minutes.