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Jessup leads Boise St. past Alabama St. in 67-57 win

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Justinian Jessup scored 16 points, Alex Hobbs 15 and Boise State beat Alabama State 67-57 on Wednesday night.

RJ Williams added 12 points and Zach Haney 11 for the Broncos.

AJ Farrar made a layup with 61 seconds to go before halftime and Gene Davis buried a 3-pointer as the horn sounded and Alabama State led 30-25. Fausto Pichardo's hook shot after the break extended the run before the Broncos seized control with 17-0 run. Hobbs and Williams combined to score the first nine points of the run. Later, Jessup made back-to-back 3s and Boise State led 51-36.

Jacoby Ross scored 17 points for the Hornets and Pichardo 11.

Before the game, Boise State (4-5) announced that junior guard Pat Dembley was placed on a one-game suspension for attitude detrimental to the team. It was served against Alabama State (2-4). Heading into the game, Dembley, a junior college transfer, was the fourth-leading scorer at 9.1 points per game.

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Key Players
B. Johnson
24 F
J. Jessup
33.1 Min. Per Game 33.1
12.7 Pts. Per Game 12.7
3.3 Ast. Per Game 3.3
4.1 Reb. Per Game 4.1
53.8 Field Goal % 41.4
Three Point % 39.6
0.0 Free Throw % 85.7
  Defensive rebound by Derrick Alston 11.0
  Jacoby Ross missed jump shot 13.0
  Lost ball turnover on Alex Hobbs, stolen by Jacoby Ross 30.0
+ 2 Tobi Ewuosho made layup 38.0
  Defensive rebound by Gene Davis 43.0
  Justinian Jessup missed 3-pt. jump shot 45.0
  Offensive rebound by RJ Williams 59.0
  Alex Hobbs missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:01
+ 1 Fausto Pichardo made 2nd of 2 free throws 1:29
+ 1 Fausto Pichardo made 1st of 2 free throws 1:29
  Personal foul on RJ Williams 1:29
Team Stats
Points 57 67
Field Goals 22-59 (37.3%) 22-49 (44.9%)
3-Pointers 9-25 (36.0%) 8-23 (34.8%)
Free Throws 4-9 (44.4%) 15-20 (75.0%)
Total Rebounds 32 37
Offensive 10 8
Defensive 21 28
Team 1 1
Assists 10 14
Steals 5 5
Blocks 2 3
Turnovers 12 13
Fouls 19 15
Technicals 0 0
17 PTS, 3 REB, 1 AST
16 PTS, 6 REB, 3 AST
12T
away team logo Alabama State 2-5 302757
home team logo Boise State 4-5 254267
Team Stats
away team logo Alabama State 2-5 67.3 PPG 39.4 RPG 10.1 APG
home team logo Boise State 4-5 71.6 PPG 33.6 RPG 12.1 APG
Key Players
10
J. Ross G 12.5 PPG 2.7 RPG 2.3 APG 33.8 FG%
3
J. Jessup G 14.0 PPG 4.5 RPG 2.7 APG 44.5 FG%
Top Scorers
J. Ross G 17 PTS 3 REB 1 AST
J. Jessup G 16 PTS 6 REB 3 AST
37.3 FG% 44.9
36.0 3PT FG% 34.8
44.4 FT% 75.0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Ross 17 3 1 6/16 4/8 1/2 2 31 1 0 2 2 1
F. Pichardo 11 5 0 4/6 0/0 3/4 4 24 1 1 5 4 1
A. Farrar 7 7 1 3/7 1/3 0/0 1 23 0 0 0 1 6
L. Freeman-Daniels 3 0 2 1/8 1/5 0/0 1 22 3 0 1 0 0
K. Holston 3 3 1 1/7 1/4 0/0 1 13 0 0 1 1 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Ross 17 3 1 6/16 4/8 1/2 2 31 1 0 2 2 1
F. Pichardo 11 5 0 4/6 0/0 3/4 4 24 1 1 5 4 1
A. Farrar 7 7 1 3/7 1/3 0/0 1 23 0 0 0 1 6
L. Freeman-Daniels 3 0 2 1/8 1/5 0/0 1 22 3 0 1 0 0
K. Holston 3 3 1 1/7 1/4 0/0 1 13 0 0 1 1 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
G. Davis 8 1 4 3/5 2/4 0/1 3 25 0 0 1 0 1
B. Johnson 6 3 0 3/4 0/0 0/1 3 23 0 0 0 1 2
T. Ewuosho 2 8 1 1/3 0/0 0/0 4 24 0 1 2 1 7
A. Rogers 0 1 0 0/1 0/0 0/1 0 7 0 0 0 0 1
A. Seay 0 0 0 0/2 0/1 0/0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0
E. Jones - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Gee - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Gosier II - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Hodge - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Sellars - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Daniels - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 57 31 10 22/59 9/25 4/9 19 200 5 2 12 10 21
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Jessup 16 6 3 5/14 4/10 2/3 1 39 0 0 1 1 5
A. Hobbs 15 2 2 5/8 1/3 4/4 1 37 0 0 4 1 1
R. Williams 12 9 2 4/9 0/0 4/4 4 22 2 0 2 3 6
Z. Haney 11 6 1 4/6 1/2 2/4 3 22 1 2 2 2 4
M. Dickinson 3 3 4 1/2 1/1 0/0 3 34 2 0 3 0 3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Jessup 16 6 3 5/14 4/10 2/3 1 39 0 0 1 1 5
A. Hobbs 15 2 2 5/8 1/3 4/4 1 37 0 0 4 1 1
R. Williams 12 9 2 4/9 0/0 4/4 4 22 2 0 2 3 6
Z. Haney 11 6 1 4/6 1/2 2/4 3 22 1 2 2 2 4
M. Dickinson 3 3 4 1/2 1/1 0/0 3 34 2 0 3 0 3
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Alston 5 7 1 2/8 1/6 0/1 1 26 0 0 0 0 7
M. Harwell 3 0 1 0/1 0/1 3/4 0 7 0 0 1 0 0
D. Wacker 2 3 0 1/1 0/0 0/0 2 13 0 1 0 1 2
R. Jorch - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Christon - - - - - - - - - - - - -
P. Dembley - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Huang - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Rice - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Frazier - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Abercrombie - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Bereal - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 67 36 14 22/49 8/23 15/20 15 200 5 3 13 8 28