Now the student section is giving his team a better home-court advantage, Rice said. It's a cycle: The better the team plays, the more fans come to support. The more fans that come support, the better the team plays and the crazier the student sections gets.
STARTING HIS OWN CLUB:With his next rebound, Ryan Watkins will become the first player in Mountain West history to score 200 points and pull down 200 rebounds in a conference season.
THREE WITH A THOUSAND?: There has not been a season in school history in which three Broncos have hit 1,000 points. Ryan Watkins is four points away from reaching the milestone. The 1977-78 Boise State team boasted a trio of 1,000-point scorers. Steve Connor scored his 1,000th point as a junior in 1976-77, and was joined the next year by Trent Johnson and Danny Jones.
A shout out to the Blue Thunder Marching Band