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.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.