Boise, ID (Sports Network) - Anthony Drmic led four Boise State players in double figures, scoring a game-high 16, as the Broncos secured a home victory over the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos, 72-56, at Taco Bell Arena.
Boise State (4-1) got 15 points on five three-pointers from Jeff Elorriaga. Igor Hadziomerovic chipped in 14 points while Derrick Marks went for 10 points and five assists.
Alan Williams scored 15 points to lead the Gauchos (2-3). Taran Brown chipped in 13 points, a team-high five rebounds and four blocked shots, but the Gauchos were outrebounded by Boise, 37-22.
BSU jumped out to a 17-point halftime lead and never looked back. The hosts shot 48.3 percent from the floor in the half while the Gauchos managed just 36.8 percent.
The Broncos continued to pour it on in the second half, increasing their lead to 28 at the 11:19 mark of the period before cruising to the 16-point triumph.
UCSB, which turned the ball over 16 times, managed just two second-chance points in the losing effort.