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Boise blows out cold-shooting Weber

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Guard Shane Flanagan scored 17 points to lead Boise State to an 83-60 victory over Weber State Saturday night, breaking a six-game losing streak to the Wildcats.

Weber State (0-3) of the Big Sky Conference was led by Damian Baskerville and Ryan Jama with 13 points each. But the Wildcats shot just 39 percent from the field as Boise State pulled away in the second half.It was the first time the Broncos beat Weber in basketball since March of 1994.

Boise State (2-1) moved to a 41-25 halftime lead with 10 steals, three by Roberto Bergerson. Flanagan, who missed all of last season with an injury, had 14 points by halftime.

"I thought we did a good job tonight getting turnovers, and then getting something out of those turnovers," Coach Rod Jensen said.

Weber State had 27 turnovers for the game to 19 for Boise.

Bergerson had 16 points, Mike Tolman added 14 and Kejuan woods had 11.

The Broncos made 9 of 19 three point shots, including 4 of 5 by Tolman, and the Wildcats made 6 of 17.