The fields for six early-season college basketball tournaments were announced Thursday. Here's your handy guide to each ESPN-aired event.
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— Lester Quinones made a putback with 32.5 seconds remaining to give Memphis the lead en route to a 59-56 win over Boise State in the NIT on Thursday night.
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— Desmond Cambridge Jr. had a season-high 31 points as fifth-seeded Nevada topped fourth-seeded Boise State 89-82 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference Tournament on Thursday.
— Deon Stroud posted 16 points and six rebounds, and Isaiah Hill capped the scoring on a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:10 left as Fresno State edged past Boise State 67-64 on Tuesday.
— Matt Mitchell hit two free throws with 3.3 seconds left and fellow senior Jordan Schakel made four free throws in the final 8.7 seconds for San Diego State, which beat Boise State 62-58 Saturday for its 10th straight victory.
— Matt Mitchell scored 24 points, including four in overtime, and No. 22 San Diego State overcame 29 points by Derrick Alston Jr. to beat Boise State 78-66 on Thursday night for its ninth straight win.
— Derrick Alston Jr. had 23 points as Boise State edged past Utah State 81-77 on Friday night.
— Derrick Alston Jr. had 26 points as Boise State stretched its home winning streak to 10 games, topping Utah State 79-70 on Wednesday night.
— Derrick Alston Jr. matched his season high with 27 points, Boise State coach Leon Rice collected a program-record 214th win and the Broncos edged UNLV 61-59 on Saturday night.
— Grant Sherfield had a career-high 29 points as Nevada got past Boise State 73-62 on Sunday.
— Grant Sherfield hit a jump shot with three seconds left to lift Nevada to a 74-72 win over Boise State on Friday night. On the next possession for the Broncos, RayJ Dennis...
— Marcus Shaver Jr. had a season-high 21 points as Boise State beat Colorado State 85-77 on Friday night.
— David Roddy had a career-high 27 points plus 15 rebounds as Colorado State extended its home win streak to seven games, easily beating Boise State 78-56 on Wednesday night.
— Derrick Alston Jr. had 21 points as Boise State won its 13th consecutive game, easily defeating Fresno State 73-51 on Wednesday night.
— Devonaire Doutrive came off the bench to tally 17 points to lift Boise State to a 90-70 win over Wyoming on Wednesday night, the Broncos’ 12th consecutive victory and the first time they ever started league play 8-0.
— Abu Kigab and Devonaire Doutrive scored 21 points apiece as Boise State won its 11th straight game, rolling past Wyoming 83-60 on Monday night.
— Abu Kigab had a season-high 25 points plus 11 rebounds as Boise State matched the program's longest win streak at 10 straight games, beating Air Force 80-69 on Friday night.
— Derrick Alston Jr. had 16 points and seven rebounds as Boise State extended its win streak to nine games, defeating Air Force 78-59 on Wednesday night.
— Derrick Alston Jr. scored 20 points with 10 rebounds, Abu Kigab scored the winning putback with 14 seconds left and Boise State stretched its win streak to eight games, edging past San Jose State 87-86 on Saturday.
Boise State named Jeramiah Dickey, who has been with Baylor since February 2017, its new athletic director.
— Derrick Alston Jr. had 23 points as Boise State won its seventh straight game, rolling past San Jose State 106-54 on Thursday night.
— Max Rice and Derrick Alston Jr. scored 22 points apiece as Boise State routed New Mexico 89-52 on Wednesday night.
— Derrick Alston Jr. scored 20 points as Boise State cruised past New Mexico 77-53 in a Mountain West Conference opener for both teams Monday night.