FRESNO, Calif. -- La'Shard Anderson scored a career-high 33 points, leading Boise State to a 70-56 victory over Fresno State on Thursday night.
Westly Perryman added nine points for Boise State (16-11, 8-6 Western Athletic), which moved into a third-place tie with Idaho in the conference standings.
Kevin Olekaibe scored 23 points off the bench for Fresno State (13-15, 5-9), which dropped its third straight WAC contest.
Anderson went 11 of 14 from the field, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range. He added four rebounds, four assists and three steals.
After trailing for most of the first half, the Broncos began the second with a 15-2 run to open a 15-point lead en route to their fourth straight victory.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.