Portland vs Boise State

Watkins' 19 lead Boise State over Portland 92-70


BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Ryan Watkins had a career-high 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Anthony Drmic scored 17 points to lead Boise State past Portland 92-70 on Wednesday night.

Derrick Marks scored 16 points and Westly Perryman 13 as the Broncos (8-1) won their fifth consecutive game.

Tim Douglas scored 17 points and Ryan Nicholas 14 for the Pilots (3-6), who have lost two consecutive games and six of seven.

Portland cut a nine-point second-half deficit to 53-52 on Tanner Riley's two free throws with 14:21 left. The Broncos responded with a 13-2 spurt to take a 12-point advantage, and Boise State pulled away.

Boise State is 8-0 at home for the school's best start at Taco Bell Arena since going 13-0 during the 1997-98 campaign. Portland is 0-5 on the road.

Boise State never trailed and was 26 of 33 from the free throw line. The Pilots were 11 of 21.

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Portland Pilots
R. Nicholas, F285-93-661214
T. van der Mars, C294-81-36039
T. Riley, G311-42-20034
D. Rodgers, G192-50-05324
K. Bailey, G182-82-41147
T. Douglas256-122-223417
D. Cason183-40-24037
N. Mitrovic172-40-01235
E. Waterford91-40-02112
D. Carr40-10-00010
J. Bailey10-01-20001
K. Thieleke10-00-00000
Totals 26-5911-2129112670
Boise State Broncos
R. Watkins, F297-105-691319
T. Bropleh, F172-51-22155
A. Drmic, G345-106-866217
W. Perryman, G284-75-654213
J. Elorriaga, G262-52-22008
D. Wiley242-40-05015
D. Marks165-75-641016
I. Hadziomerovic143-52-31029
K. Buckner100-10-03030
J. Crayton10-00-01000
T. Nichols10-10-00000
Totals 30-5526-3339131892
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