Boise State, Idaho to meet in men's basketball Dec. 31 at Idaho Center in Nampa

By Brian Murphy

Boise State and Idaho won't be meeting on the football field this year, ending a streak of 40 years with a meeting. But the Gem State rivals — now in different conferences — will face off in men's basketball.

Boise State and Idaho will play Dec. 31 at the Idaho Center in Nampa. The game time has not been set. The one-year agreement calls for an equal revenue split.

The game has been in the works for months, but was officially announced Sunday by Boise State and Idaho.

Since 1971, the teams have met 85 times. Boise State leads the series 50-35. This will be only the second neutral site meeting. The first came at the 1992 Big Sky Tournament in Montana. All but eight of the meetings have come with the schools in the same conference.

Boise State joined the Mountain West on July 1. Idaho is a member of the Western Athletic Conference.

The Broncos won both meetings last year.

Idaho announces schedule

Idaho announced its complete schedule Sunday. The Vandals host Washington State at Cowan Spectrum on Dec. 7 and play a road game at Oregon State on Dec. 9. Idaho opens its season on Nov. 12 at Long Beach State.

The Vandals begin conference play on Jan. 5 vs. Nevada.

View the complete schedule here.

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13 OCT Lunch with Apache and 21 OCT lunch with B81

How does that sound guys.

I realize not all will be able to make all the lunches al the time. Maximum flexibility is called for.

Okay - how does this sound - lunch at the Broadway Ram at 12:00 Noon on 13 OCT (Thursday) to be able to meet Apache64 and for him to meet some of us.

And, lunch at the Broadway Ram on 12:00 Noon on 21 October (Friday) so we will be able to meet B81.

I know I will be able to make both lunches and I guess if others can make it cool if not that's cool too.

No reason for Fugly to not make at least one of those, as he said he was busy farming until 8 OCT and then he would be free after that. Both dates fall after Fugly has finished his tilling and planting and such for the year.

No excuses for Fugly.

Also, maybe Charliebub and RMSanford and SIF, et al. can make one of those dates as well.


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Ugly can most likely make one of


a bit drive from pocy tho....

PS....Why not invite cripe and murphy???? They are the ones we blog on the articles written by thereofs....

Fugly - good point Cripe and Murphy are invited

I apologize for not having specifically pointed out that Cripe and Murphy are both invited to Board Meetings when we have them at the Broadway Ram. My bad.

I would like very much to break bread with either one of them, as I am sure other Board Members would like that, as well.

It would be fun.

Hopefully Murphy will read this.


Why don't you invite Dave

Why don't you invite Dave Tester, might be kinda expensive to feed him though.

because he might take a swing at someone

he has anger issues