BOISE, Idaho -- Mark Sanchez scored 14 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to lead Boise State in a 57-48 victory over Eastern Washington on Monday night.
Sophomore Paul Noonan added 14 points for Boise State (9-3) of the Western Athletic Conference.
The Broncos took control of the game in the first half, holding the Eagles scoreless for more than 8 minutes and building a 23-11 lead with 10 minutes left. BSU led at halftime 32-22.
Both teams struggled with shooting.
Eastern Washington hit 31 percent from the field, including just four of 17 3-pointers, and only 6 of 14 from the free-throw line. The Eagles committed 15 turnovers.
Boise State hit 42 percent from the field, but only 2 of 11 on 3-pointers, and turned the ball over 14 times.