FRESNO, Calif. -- Anthony Demic scored 28 points and Jeff Elorriaga added 20 on Saturday night as Boise State defeated Fresno State 72-63.
Demic helped Boise State (18-8, 6-6 Mountain West) by sinking 12 of 15 free throws. Elorriaga was 6 of 10 from 3-point range.
Derrick Marks added seven assists.
Fresno State (9-17, 3-10) led briefly in the first half, but could not get much consistent play after that.
Boise State had a 33-26 rebounding advantage, but committed 13 turnovers.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.