Boise State cruises past San Jose State 85-56
BOISE, Idaho (AP)—Paul Noonan scored 15 points to lead Boise State to an 85-56 win over San Jose State on Saturday.
Boise State (15-16, 5-11) secured the final available spot in the WAC tournament next week in Reno. San Jose State (14-16, 6-10) locked up the No. 6 seed earlier this week.
Leading 21-18 with 7:50 left in the first half, Noonan hit a pair of 3-pointers to spark a 13-3 Boise State run and help the Broncos take control of the game.
San Jose State chipped away at the lead, but Noonan hit another 3-pointer to start a 7-0 Boise State run to close out the half with a 43-26 lead.
Robert Arnold scored 14 for Boise State, while Ike Okoye and Daequon Montreal added 12 points each.
Conference-leading scorer Adrian Oliver led San Jose State with 12 points. Robert Owens added 10 points while Chris Oakes pulled down a game-high 15 rebounds.