13th-seeded Boise State meets 13th-seeded La Salle in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at University of Dayton Arena on Wednesday. Tipoff is at 9:10 p.m. ET and it can be seen on truTV.
In their last outing, despite 20 points from Anthony Drmic, the Broncos fell to San Diego State 73-67 on Mar. 13. At 17.3, he paces the team in points per game. For the Explorers, Jerrell Wright finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds in the 69-58 loss to Butler on Mar. 15. He is averaging 10.3 points per game and leads the team in rebounds with 6.9 per game.
StatSmack! Boise State is better than La Salle
The Boise State basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than La Salle (75 percent vs. 60 percent).
More property crime happens in Philadelphia so you better protect your valuables if you visit (when compared to Boise -- according to the FBI).
The Mountain West has a conference RPI that is better than the A-10 (No. 1 vs. No. 7).
The Mountain West had fewer blowout games in conference (meaning there is greater parity within the conference) than in the A-10.