NCAA Tournament March Madness

#55 Boise St

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Projected seed: 7

Boise State's tournament resume speaks to a team that's capable of handling business both on their home court and in hostile environments. Victories against San Diego State, Colorado State, and Nevada, mirror the kind of tenacity the selection committee typically rewards, especially considering these are fellow top-tier conference opponents. Furthermore, their ability to rebound from losses, as showcased in their response to slip-ups against UNLV and Utah State, signifies a resilience that's essential come tournament time. The Broncos have demonstrated defensive prowess that can stifle high-caliber offenses, a critical factor in the grind of March. They've had their stumbles in non-conference play against powerhouses like Clemson and respectable mid-majors, but they've also secured key out-of-conference wins versus teams such as St. Mary's CA, underscoring their ability to compete with a wide range of styles. While a strong finish in their remaining games is paramount to solidifying their standing, the body of work thus far is indicative of a squad that will enter the tournament not just to participate, but to potentially wreak havoc.

Date Opponent Ranking Outcome
11/12San Francisco87W63-58
11/19@Clemson19L85-68
11/23(N)Virginia Tech59L82-75
11/24(N)VCU79W65-61
11/26(N)Butler74L70-56
12/1(N)St Mary's CA50W63-60
12/5North Texas92W69-64
12/12Northwestern LA319W95-54
12/17CS Fullerton237W88-65
12/21(N)Washington St43L66-61
12/29Utah Valley170W85-63
1/5@San Jose St254W78-69
1/9Colorado St31W65-58
1/12@Nevada29W64-56
1/16UNLV65L68-64
1/20San Diego St20W67-66
1/23@Fresno St195W72-68
1/27Utah St42L90-84
1/31@New Mexico37W86-78
2/3Air Force290W94-56
2/6@Colorado St31L75-62
2/10@Utah St42L80-61
2/17Fresno St195W90-66
2/20San Jose St254W82-50
2/24@Wyoming171W92-72
2/27@Air Force290W79-48
3/2New Mexico37W89-79
3/5Nevada2954%
3/8@San Diego St2027%