Ohio State tops BCS poll again

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Unbeatens Ohio State and Boston College retained the top two spots Sunday night when the latest BCS college football poll was released.

COL FB: Washington 24, Boise State 10

SEATTLE, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Jake Locker threw for one touchdown and ran for another Saturday as the Washington Huskies defeated 20th-ranked Boise State, 24-10.

COL FB: Boise St. 56, Weber St. 7

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Ian Johnson ran for 128 yards and three touchdowns Thursday night as No. 24 Boise State began its season with a 56-7 win over Weber State.

UPI Sports Calendar for Thursday, Aug. 30

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College football season starts Thursday

BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The 2007 college football season kicks off Thursday night with three game featuring teams in the pre-season Top 20 ESPN/USA Today coaches poll.

Boise State star receives death threats

BOISE, Idaho, July 26 (UPI) -- Boise State running back Ian Johnson has tightened security for his pending wedding to long-time girlfriend after receiving death threats.

Boise State's Karl facing cancer surgery

BOISE, Idaho, March 20 (UPI) -- Boise State guard Coby Karl, who is the son of Denver Nuggets Coach George Karl, is scheduled for surgery to remove cancerous lymph nodes.

COL BKB Tournament Roundup

NEW YORK, March 10 (UPI) -- Friday's College Basketball:

COL BKB Tournament Roundup

NEW YORK, March 9 (UPI) -- Thursday's College Basketball Tournaments:

COL BKB: Nevada 95, Boise St. 81

BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Nick Fazekas had 28 points Saturday night, as No. 10 Nevada claimed its fourth straight Western Athletic Conference title with a 95-81 win over Boise State.

Boise State FB coach given new contract

BOISE, Idaho, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Boise State football coach Chris Petersen, whose undefeated team posted a stirring Fiesta Bowl win Jan. 1, has been given a new contract.

COL BKB: Nevada 90, Boise State 86

RENO, Nev., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Nineteenth-ranked Nevada, led by Marcelus Kemp with 27 points, rallied to prevail over Boise State, 90-86, Monday.

UPI Sports Calendar for Monday, Jan. 8

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Boise State
Boise State head coach Chris Petersen holds the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Trophy after Boise State defeated Oklahoma 43-42 in overtime at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on January 1, 2007. (UPI Photo/Art Foxall)

Boise State University is a public university located in Boise, Idaho. Originally founded in 1932 by the Episcopal Church, the university became an independent institution in 1934, and has been awarding baccalaureate and master degrees since 1965. As of 2009, the university has over 70,000 living alumni.

Ranked among the top 100 Regional Universities in the Western United States by the U.S. News & World Report, Boise State offers 201 degrees in 190 fields of study. With nearly 20,000 students, Boise State is both the largest and fastest-growing institution of higher education in the state of Idaho.

Boise State was founded in 1932 as Boise Junior College by the Episcopal Church. After two years the school became independent, and, in 1940, moved from St. Margaret's Hall to its present site along the south bank of the Boise River between Capitol Boulevard and Broadway Avenue.

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