Scores

Final

Boise State 75

(8-3, 2-2 away)

San Diego 72

(6-7, 3-4 home)

    10:00 PM ET, December 22, 2008

    Jenny Craig Pavilion, San Diego, California

    1 2 T
    BSU 39 3675
    USD 32 4072

    Top Performers

    Boise State: A. Thomas 20 Pts, 8 Reb, 5 Ast

    San Diego: G. Pomare 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Boise St. 75, San Diego 72

    Associated Press

    SAN DIEGO -- Mark Sanchez and Anthony Thomas scored 20 points each to lead Boise State to a 75-72 win over San Diego on Monday.

    Sanchez, who scored 15 points in the second half, had 12 of Boise State's 14 points in one stretch that gave the Broncos a 65-61 lead with 5:53 left in the game.

    Kurt Cunningham scored consecutive baskets for Boise State (8-3) for a 69-61 lead with 3:06 remaining. San Diego (6-7) then cut the lead to three on three occasions, the final time on Trumaine Johnson's layup with 7.6 seconds left. But after the Toreros forced a turnover, Danny Brown missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

    Gyno Pomare scored a game-high 22 points for San Diego and Johnson added 16.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BSU
    USD
    Points 75 72
    FG Made-Attempted 28-52 (.538) 28-49 (.571)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-11 (.818) 3-10 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-14 (.714) 13-20 (.650)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 5

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