The University of San Diego hit 51% of its shots from the field but still lost to hot-shooting Boise State, 70-54, Saturday in a nonconference men's basketball game in front of 6,804 at Boise, Ida.
Boise State (5-0) shot 70.3% from the floor, and its pressure defense produced 22 USD turnovers.
Boise State led, 44-26, at the half on 16-of-20 shooting from the floor and 7-of-10 shooting from the line. The Broncos were 26 of 37 from the field for the game.
The Broncos held their biggest lead, 56-33, with 13:35 left in the game. USD (2-3) pulled to within 61-47 on a three-point shot by Marty Munn with 6:30 remaining.
Junior forward Wilson Foster scored 13 of his 19 points in the first half and was 9 of 10 from the field for the game. Forward Arnell Jones led all scorers with 20 points, and guard Chris Childs had 15 points and 7 assists for Boise State.