Boise State routs Walla Walla 106-39

Boise State routs Walla Walla 106-39
January 5, 2013, 11:13 pm
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Boise State's Jake Ness (34) and Walla Walla's Clark Woodworth (21) and Tyreek Luckett (1) go after a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Matt Cilley)


BOISE, Idaho (AP) Ryan Watkins had a career-high 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Boise State rolled to a 106-39 victory over Walla Walla on Saturday night for its sixth consecutive victory.

Anthony Drmic scored 22 points, and Jeff Elorriaga and Thomas Bropleh added 14 apiece as the Broncos (12-2) set a school record with a 67-point margin of victory.

Tristan Greenidge scored 13 points for NAIA program Walla Walla (3-20), which shot just 21.6 percent from the field.

Boise State scored the first 18 points with Walla Walla finally getting on the board on a 3-pointer by Ryan Spady with 13:40 left in the first half. The Broncos' lead first reached 40 at 47-7 on a 3-pointer by Drmic with 5:24 left.

The Broncos led 59-20 at halftime and continued to pour it on in the second half. Boise State shot a season-best 62.9 percent from the field.