Texas Southern vs Boise State

Boise St. 81, Texas Southern 63

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Derrick Marks had 16 points and eight rebounds as Boise State defeated Texas Southern 81-63 Sunday in the season-opening contest for both schools.

Kenny Buckner scored 12 points and Anthony Drmic and Ryan Watkins added 11 apiece for the Broncos.

Raymond Penn scored 25 points and Omar Strong added 11 for Texas Southern in the first game as Tigers' coach for Mike Davis, the former head man at Indiana and Alabama-Birmingham.

Boise State used a 21-4 spurt over a six-minute span of the first half to take a 20-point lead. Marks began the run with two free throws, and a three-point play by Buckner boosted the Broncos' lead to 33-19. A three-point play by Watkins completed the surge and made it 41-21 with 3:33 remaining in the half.

The Broncos led 49-30 at halftime and led comfortably the rest of the contest. Boise State's lead topped out at 26 points.

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Texas Southern Tigers
K. Sutton, F140-20-04030
R. Penn, G357-228-1034225
L. Johnson-Danner, G323-71-22109
O. Strong, G324-101-222211
D. Ellington, G272-42-22028
F. Sturdivant233-60-06126
M. Gibbs202-60-21124
A. Clayborn170-00-02240
Totals 21-5712-1826111763
 36.8%66.7% 
Boise State Broncos
A. Drmic, F264-90-044211
R. Watkins, F244-53-380211
D. Marks, G335-116-685216
J. Elorriaga, G272-60-03035
I. Hadziomerovic, G213-40-03137
M. Thompson224-102-342210
T. Bropleh162-40-02125
K. Buckner145-62-453112
J. Hanstad90-10-00000
D. Hamilton52-30-03014
V. Vujovic30-00-00010
J. Ness00-00-00000
Totals 31-5913-1642161981
 52.5%81.3% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.6-110-1072
Southern U.5-39-12282
Alcorn St.5-38-11301
Ark.-PB4-35-16343
Grambling3-47-12345
Jackson St.3-47-13293
Prairie View3-46-15261
Alabama St.3-45-14347
Miss. Val.3-43-17335
Alabama A&M1-61-17351

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Nevada5-216-430
Boise St.5-212-688
Fresno St.5-313-7124
New Mexico5-312-892
Colorado St.4-312-8173
San Diego St3-311-7102
Wyoming3-413-799
UNLV3-410-10195
San Jose St.2-59-9165
Utah St.2-59-10191
Air Force2-59-11217
 
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