Drmic went over the 1,000 career points mark to become the 23rd Boise State player to reach the plateau. Boise State (4-0) had five players in double figures. Jeff Elorriaga added 18 points -- all from 3-point range. The Broncos made 51.6 percent of their shots and made 10 3-pointers.
New Orleans (1-2) got 23 points, 10 rebounds, and four blocks from Cory Dixon and 17 points from Matt Derenbecker. The Privateers were coming off a loss to LSU, which they trailed by just four points at halftime.
Boise State scored the first eight points of the game, pushed the lead to 24-5 after 9 minutes and held a 52-28 halftime advantage.
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.
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