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

Long, athletic Tigers to provide big challenge for Boise State

PORTLAND, Ore. – Boise State coach Leon Rice has found himself enjoying tape of Memphis this week – until he remembered the Broncos are playing them in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.  “I’ve caught myself a bunch of times rewinding the tape just for my entertainment on some of their dunks…

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