Men's Basketball Loses At Boise State, 86-36

Rashad Muhammad has led the team in scoring nine times this season.
Jan. 21, 2015

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Boise, Idaho --- The San José men's basketball team suffered through its worst game of the season in an 86-36 loss to Boise State in Mountain West play at Taco Bell Arena Wednesday night.

The Broncos (13-6, 3-3 MW) exploded on a 16-0 run over three minutes in the first half to create the initial separation. The Spartans (2-17, 0-7 MW) made only one basket in the final 9:30 of the first period, and had 13 first-half turnovers. SJSU shot 11-of-44 for the contest, making it three of the last four games shooting 25 percent or lower as a team.

Rashad Muhammad scored 13 points to lead San José State.

Derrick Marks paced Boise State with a game-high 19-points, and Montigo Alford added 14 points.

The Spartans next game is a full week away on January 28, at home against Air Force.

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San Jose State vs Boise State
01/21/15 8 p.m. at Boise, Idaho (Taco Bell Arena)
At Boise, Idaho (Taco Bell Arena)

BOISE STATE 86, SAN JOSE STATE 36

SAN JOSE STATE (2-17 (0-7 MW))
Muhammad, Rashad 4-12 4-4 13; Thornton, Isaac 2-5 2-5 7; Williams, Jaleel
2-7 3-5 7; Singer, Ryan 1-3 0-0 3; Mahoney, Danny 1-3 0-0 2; MITCHELL,
Brandon 1-5 0-0 2; Gaynor II, Darryl 0-9 2-2 2; Basor, Ivo 0-0 0-0 0. Totals
11-44 11-16 36.

BOISE STATE (13-6 (3-3 MW))
MARKS, Derrick 8-16 0-0 19; ALFORD, Montigo 6-10 0-0 14; WEBB III, James 3-5
1-1 8; DUNCAN, Nick 3-4 0-0 8; HADZIOMEROVIC, Igor 3-4 0-2 7; THOMPSON,
Mikey 2-4 3-4 7; HUTCHISON, Chandler 3-5 0-1 6; WACKER, David 2-4 0-0 4;
ALLEN, Kevin 1-1 2-4 4; TRENT, Dezmyn 1-2 0-0 3; HANSTAD, Joe 1-4 0-0 3;
HEYER, Rob 1-5 0-0 2; NESS, Jake 0-0 1-2 1; NEALEY, Chris 0-1 0-0 0. Totals
34-65 7-14 86.

San Jose State................   17   19  -   36
Boise State...................   45   41  -   86

3-point goals--San Jose State 3-19 (Singer, Ryan 1-3; Thornton, Isaac 1-3;
Muhammad, Rashad 1-3; Mitchell, Brandon 0-2; Gaynor II, Darryl 0-2; MAHONEY,
Danny 0-1; Williams, Jaleel 0-5), Boise State 11-25 (MARKS, Derrick 3-6;
DUNCAN, Nick 2-3; ALFORD, Montigo 2-5; TRENT, Dezmyn 1-2; HANSTAD, Joe 1-3;
HADZIOMEROVIC, Igor 1-1; WEBB III, James 1-2; NEALEY, Chris 0-1; HEYER, Rob
0-2). Fouled out--San Jose State-None, Boise State-None. Rebounds--San Jose
State 27 (Mitchell, Brandon 8), Boise State 42 (HEYER, Rob 6; WEBB III,
James 6). Assists--San Jose State 3 (Thornton, Isaac 1; Gaynor II, Darryl 1;
Muhammad, Rashad 1), Boise State 16 (ALFORD, Montigo 4; HADZIOMEROVIC, Igor
4). Total fouls--San Jose State 12, Boise State 18. Technical fouls--San
Jose State-None, Boise State-None. A-4219