Mountain Lions complete exhibition slate with loss to Division I Boise State

By Doug Fitzgerald published November 8, 2011

BOISE, Idaho - Jordan Carter and Darius Pardner each had eight points as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs completed the exhibition portion of its season with a 93-47 loss to the NCAA Division I Boise State Broncos Tuesday evening at Taco Bell Arena.

The Mountain Lions will begin the regular season with home games against Winona State on Friday and Bemidji State on Saturday. Both games will tip off at 7 p.m. As is the case for all UCCS home games, faculty, staff and students will be admitted FREE of charge.

The Mountain Lions' two Kansans, Jake Darby and Matt Heydman, each added seven points Tuesday.

After a Darby layup tied the score at 6-6 at 14:59, Boise State took control and scored 20 straight points over the next 8:30 aided by eight UCCS turnovers.
 
The Mountain Lions maintained kept the deficit in that neighborhood until a 10-0 run early in the second half put the Broncos up 59-24 with 17:42 remaining. UCCS had a pair of 7-2 runs in the half, but could never sustain any momentum.

Boise State used its size and athleticism to good advantage, outrebounding UCCS 48-22 and holding a 28-15 advantage in turnovers.

Anthony Drmic led five Broncos in double figures with 16 points. Kenny Buckner had a game-high eight rebounds.

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