Monday, March 21, 2011

Boise State Will Play at Oregon Wednesday Night

Oregon fans got good news when their Ducks won in the College Basketball Tournament over Duquesne.  But just when they thought they'd gotten rid of Boise State by rejecting them for Pac-10 membership, the Ducks found out that it will be those same Broncos coming to town for the CBI semi-finals.

Creighton will play Central Florida in the other semi-final, with the two winners playing in a best-of-three series for the CBI Championship.

Boise State Advances to CBI Final Four

Freshman Ryan Watkins scored a career-high 19 points to lead Boise State to a 76-67 victory over Evansville tonight in Taco Bell Arena to advance to the semi-finals of the College Basketball Invitational Tournament.

Boise State One of Only 37 Teams Still Dancing

116 men's college basketball teams started out last week dancing in quest of a tournament championship.  One by one, they have been tapped on the shoulder by someone letting them know their dreams were over.  Now, just 37 teams remain.

Boise State is one of those 37, and tonight the Broncos take on Evansville in the CBI quarterfinals.  Follow the link to read a preview of tonight's game.  Tip-off is 7 p.m. in Taco Bell Arena.

Tickets for the 2011 NCAA Gymnastics Regional in Denver

Now that we have told you that Boise State will be traveling to the NCAA Denver Regional Saturday, April 2, the next step is to announce ticket information.

You can purchase tickets directly through the Ritchie Center Box Office or from  The Ritchie Center is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and can be reached at 303-871-2336.  Reserved tickets are $15 for the lower level and $10 for the upper level.  Children and seniors are admitted for $8 in the upper level.

The Regional Championships begin at 6 p.m. on April 2.  The top two teams from the Regional will advance to the NCAA Championships April 15-17 in Cleveland.

Boise State Gymnasts will Compete in Denver Regional

Apparently it's a secret.
I had to learn about it not from the NCAA itself, but from the Deseret paper in Salt Lake City.  Here is the field and it is an Idaho exclusive (brought to you here on this blog before Boise State's official web site, before and before

Denver, Co. Regional - No. 1 Florida; No. 12 Arkansas; No. 13 Boise State; No. 19 Denver; No. 20 Arizona; No. 27 BYU

Tuscaloosa, Ala. Regional - No. 2 Alabama; No. 11 Penn State; No. 14 Illinois; No. 22 Auburn; No. 25 Central Michigan; Kentucky

Corvallis, Ore. Regional - No. 3 Oregon State; No. 10 Nebraska; No. 16 Iowa; No. 31 SUU; San Jose State; Michigan State

Ann Arbor, Mich. Regional - No. 4 Stanford; No. 9 Michigan; No. 16 Ohio State; No. 21 Iowa State; No. 23 Minnesota; No. 24 Kent State

Norman, Ok. Regional - No. 5 Oklahoma; No. 7 Utah; No. 17 Washington; New Hampshire; Missouri; North Carolina

Athens, Ga. Regional - No. 6 UCLA, No. 8 Georgia; No. 18 LSU; North Carolina State; Maryland; West Virginia

Boise State Remains at #13 in NCAA Gymnastics Rankings

NCAA to Announce Regional Gymnastics Lineup Today at Noon

The NCAA will announce which 36 teams will be invited to participate in the 2011 Regional Gymnastics Championships and where those teams will be performing.  The news is expected to be announced shortly after noon Mountain Time.