B.J. Rains is a four-time winner of the NSMA Idaho Sportswriter of the Year Award. He covered Boise State Athletics for the Idaho Press from 2013 to 2021 before leaving to create Bronco Nation News. Rains, who was a voter in the Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball poll from 2014-2021, also makes weekly appearances on KTIK 95.3 FM each Friday at 4 p.m. Follow @bjrains

Boise State basketball lands commitment from NAIA star Javan Buchanan

Boise State continued to reload its roster Wednesday with a commitment from NAIA star Javan Buchanan, winning a competitive recruiting battle that included Texas Tech and others. Sources confirmed the commitment to Bronco Nation News on Wednesday. Buchanan was a first-team NAIA All-American after averaging 20.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.1 blocks and 1.1…

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Boise State quarterback CJ Tiller enters transfer portal

Boise State’s quarterback battle come fall camp has shrunk from a three-man race to two. Freshman CJ Tiller, who made his debut in the LA Bowl against UCLA, announced Friday that he will enter the transfer portal. The news is not that surprising given Tiller, who still has four years of eligibility remaining, appeared to…

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