Kigab leads Boise State against Colorado State after 23-point performance | national

Boise State Broncos (24-6, 15-2 MWC) at Colorado State Rams (23-4, 13-4 MWC)

Fort Collins, Colorado; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Boise State takes on the Colorado State Rams after Abu Kigab scored 23 points in Boise State’s 73-67 win over the Nevada Wolf Pack.

The Rams are 13-1 in home games. Colorado State is averaging 75.2 points and outscoring opponents by 8.9 points per game.

The Broncos are 15-2 in conference. Boise State leads the MWC with 9.2 offensive rebounds per game led by Mladen Armus averaging 3.2.

The teams are facing each other for the second time this season in MWC. Colorado State won the last meeting 77-74 on Feb. 13. David Roddy scored 18 points to help lead the Rams to victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Isaiah Stevens is averaging 14.9 points and 4.9 assists for the Rams. Roddy is averaging 12.9 points and 4.8 rebounds while shooting 57.2 percent over the past 10 games for Colorado State.

Marcus Shaver Jr. is shooting 38.2 percent from beyond the arc with 1.9 makes 3 points per game for the Broncos, while averaging 14 points. Kigab is averaging 10.9 points over Boise State’s last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rams: 7-3, averaged 61.7 points, 30.8 rebounds, 10 assists, 5.3 steals and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 40.8 percent from the field. Their opponents are averaging 61.4 points per game.

Broncos: 8-2, averaging 71.9 points, 29 rebounds, 9.8 assists, 8.6 steals and 1.2 blocks per game while shooting 46.8 percent from the field. Their opponents average 65.7 points.


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